In 1950, Silvene Bracalente opened a machine shop outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Three generations later, Bracalente is still family-owned and operated and creating dependable manufacturing solutions for companies worldwide.

Our Bracalente Story

Bracalente Team

Our factories are equipped with the latest CNC machines, state-of-the-art robotics, operated by first-class engineers, tech specialists, machinists, project managers and fulfillment specialists.

We are pioneers at heart, and our precision manufacturing furthers the innovation of vehicles, electronics, and green technology. Our global footprint with plants in the US and China and offices in India and Vietnam has expanded our manufacturing expertise and international supply chain, serving customers on five continents. True to Silvene’s vision, Bracalente is a dynamic leader in an ever-changing industry, and we remain committed to our founding principles: respect, social responsibility, integrity, teamwork, family and continuous improvement.

Ron Bracalente

Ron Bracalente

President | CEO

“When an opportunity is brought to BMG, we look it over closely and we start asking questions. We want to understand what you are looking for and the problem you are trying to solve. We learn by listening to your needs and applying the right resources to develop a solution that will deliver to you exactly what you want. This process has proven effective and we pride ourselves in delivering a solution that will complement and enhance your go to market strategy delivering on quality, cost and timing.”

Jack Tang

Jack Tang

General Manager | BMG China

“Our plant in China is run and managed to the same high standards that one would expect in a mature Western manufacturing plant. Our attention to detail, performance metrics and process controls ensure that your product is made the same way every time and the standards are consistently met from the first run to the last and every time in between.”

Our History

Silvene Bracalente was a visionary with the heart of an entrepreneur. He grew up quickly outside of Philadelphia. Raised in the close-knit community of Trumbauersville, he entered the work force after the eighth grade to help support his family. He was industrious, finding jobs and quickly promoted in local machine shops and apparel factories. His passion for life and nurturing nature propelled his career, but he wanted to create his own legacy.

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Bracalente Culture

The core values that Silvene Bracalente built the company on are the same ones that drive Bracalente today. Continuous Improvement, Respect, Social Responsibility, Integrity, Teamwork and Family are the backbone of the team worldwide.

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Silvene Bracalente Memorial Foundation

Silvene Bracalente was always giving back, to his community, to his family, to organizations in need. He quietly donated his time and resources to making things a little better for people. He had a servant leader’s heart and found ways to instruct by doing not telling. His energy and kindness continue to emanate through the Foundation that bears his name. Founded in 2015, the Silvene Bracalente Memorial Foundation raises money and provides scholarships to students in trade and manufacturing. It helps community food banks and local non-profits and helps provide money to vocational schools.

Each year, SBMF holds two events to raise awareness and funds to continue Silvene’s legacy of providing hope and help to neighbors in need.

Senior Management Team

Ron Bracalente

Ron Bracalente

President | CEO

Jack Tang

Jack Tang

General Manager, China

David Borish

Dave Borish

Vice President of Operations

Ken Kratz

Ken Krauss

Quality Manager

Roy Blume

Roy Blom

Manufacturing Engineer Manager (CNC)

Breanda Deal

Brenda Diehl

Human Resources Manager