CHICAGO – Global law firm Reed Smith today announced that it has advised TriMas Corp. (TriMas) on its agreement to acquire the operating net assets of Weldmac Manufacturing Company, a manufacturer of engineered components and assemblies for the aerospace, defense, commercial power and space launch end markets. TriMas manufactures a diverse set of products primarily for the consumer products, aerospace and industrial markets through its TriMas Packaging, TriMas Aerospace and Specialty Products groups.

The cross-office and cross-practice Reed Smith team that advised TriMas was led by corporate partner Nicholas Gibson and included corporate partners Arnie Grant, Dan McClain and Catherine Castaldo; real estate partner Dana Janquitto; global regulatory enforcement partners Elizabeth Leavy and Michael Lowell; insurance recovery partner John Vishneski; labor and employment partners Paulo McKeeby and Michael Kleinmann; energy and natural resources partner Jennifer Smokelin; real estate counsel Anne Ryan; corporate associates Rishi Jain, Stuart Cobb and Karim Alhassan; real estate associate Jessica Henschel; global regulatory enforcement associates William Kirkwood and Ozra Ajizadeh; labor and employment associate Joseph Mammone; and energy and natural resources associate Randa Lewis.

A copy of the press release issued by TriMas Corp. can be found at