Blount International acquires Merit Engineering and Equipment Company
Portland, Ore. – October 8, 2018 - Blount International, Inc. (“Blount”) announced today it has acquired Merit Engineering and Equipment Company (“Merit”). The Merit brand of concrete cutting products and their manufacturing facility will be integrated into Blount’s Concrete Cutting and Finishing (“CCF”) business unit. CCF manages the ICS® brand of concrete cutting equipment and is the exclusive distributor of Pentruder® wall saws and wire saws in the Americas.
CCF President Todd Hall commented “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. 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.”
Merit President Rita Ferguson commented “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.”
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