Who We Are
Merritt Preferred Components (Merritt) is a modern machine shop manufacturing facility, specializing in complex, medium to large, CNC milling, turning, grinding and assembly. Merritt serves customers in the aerospace, energy, mining and commercial industries. A.P. Merritt Sr., founded the company in 1928 – then known as Merritt Tool Company.
Today, the company is co-owned by A.P. Merritt, Jr. (President) and Bryan Johnston (Vice President) of the production facility located in Kilgore, Texas.
Merritt has been featured in Modern Machine Shop magazine for its dedication for continuous improvement principles resulting in cost reductions for the customer.
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Merritt’s heritage is closely tied to the oilfield industry. For decades, we have produced product for many OEMs including Halliburton, Franks Casing, Weatherford, Schlumberger and FMC Technologies. We have developed significant deep bore capability for down-hole product, competencies for manufacturing multiple fluid end manifolds designs and large format turning capability for subsea product applications.
to provide the best value to our customers through advanced capability, advanced manufacturing processes, quality components, skilled people, competitive cost structure and excellent customer service.