Blount International Acquires Merit Engineering (...)
Published: 22/10, 2018
Blount International Acquires Merit Engineering and Equipment Company
Blount International, Inc., has acquired Merit Engineering and Equipment Company. The move integrates Merit’s brand of concrete cutting products and their manufacturing facility into Blount’s Concrete Cutting and Finishing business unit, which the ICS® brand of concrete cutting equipment. CCF is also the exclusive distributor of Pentruder® wall saws and wire saws in the Americas.
“The acquisition of Merit is very exciting as it adds a new high quality product line to our assortment of premium products designed for the concrete cutting professional,” says CCF President Todd Hall. ”The combination of Merit’s high quality flat saws and the distribution capabilities of ICS, as well as other synergies, create a strong foundation for continued growth.”
Adds Merit President Rita Ferguson, “Merit is thrilled to join Blount and the ICS family of companies. We look forward to sharing our unique expertise with an industry leader like ICS to supply professional concrete-cutters with the very best.”