Meier Industries is an Elmira, NY-headquartered group of manufacturing companies owned and operated by Elmira businessman, John H. Meier.

Consisting of roughly 125 employees across ten businesses, Meier Industries is comprised of:

• The Machining Group: Lakeside Innovative Technologies of Chittenango, NY specializes in high-speed machining of aluminum and plastics.  H.C. Young Tool & Machine Co. of Syracuse, NY focuses on short-run milling, turning, cylindrical grinding and honing, while Scientific Tool Co., also of Syracuse, specializes in high-volume bar-fed turning and rapid milling of stainless-steel alloys and other materials. I Do Machining specializes in CNC turning, CNC milling and injection molding capabilities; Foam Specialties Inc., which fabricates foam organs for medical supply companies.

• The Motion Control Group: SEPAC®, Inc. designs and manufactures friction disc and tooth clutches, wrap spring brakes and clutches, and electromagnetic and permanent magnetic brakes for use in aerospace, defense, medical, robotics, energy and industrial markets. Placid Industries manufactures standard and custom magnetic particle clutches and brakes, as well as hysteresis brakes and actuator level devices for tensioning applications in packaging, printing, fiber optic, and cable manufacturing industries.

The Rescue Group: Res-Q-Jack®, Inc. designs and builds stabilization and lifting struts for first responders, rescue technicians and firefighters with a channel of distribution of national and international dealers providing rescue training with our own proprietary tool designs and methods of stabilizing and lifting.

• The Construction Group: Cepco Tool Company, which manufactures time-saving construction tools in the decking and flooring installation market, and BES Products, which manufacturers wire-pulling products, drill bits and hole saws, wire carts and reel holders, and lights and specialty tools.


Our timeline of acquisitions. 


Ward Diesel Filter Systems, Inc.


Acquired Foam Specialties, Inc.


Res-Q-Jack®, Inc.


Acquired I Do Machining


Acquired SEPAC®, Inc.


Ward Diesel Filter Systems, Inc.


Greek Peak Mountain Resort


Acquired Toggenburg


Acquired Placid Industries


BES Products


Acquired Scientific Tool


H.C. Young
Tool & Machine Co.


Acquired Lakeside Innovative Technologies

About John

John Meier is a graduate of Union College and resides with his wife, Christine, and their three children in Elmira, NY.  John and Christine are also the owners of Greek Peak Mountain Resort in Cortland, Central New York’s largest ski and year-round recreational resort, and Toggenburg Mountain in Fabius, NY.


Meier Industries

1580 Lake Street
Elmira, NY 14901

Phone: 800-466-9626

[email protected]