Leitz Tooling Acquires Royce//Pacific Precision Cutting Tools

Posted: 01/29/2013 10:35AM


Leitz Tooling AcquiresFrom left: Mike Lind, CEO, Leitz USA, Holger Nagel, Regional Sales Mgr., Western Region Leitz USA, and Edmund Mahler, Sales Mgr., Leitz GmbH & Co. KG. GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Leitz Tooling Systems LP, a member of the Leitz Group, worldwide leader in the manufacture and service of precision cutting tools for wood and advanced materials, announces that it has finalized purchase of the assets of Royce//Pacific Precision Cutting Tools in San Bernardino, CA.

"The purchase is a continuation of our international growth strategy and will enable Leitz to offer enhanced diamond and carbide service capabilities and additional experienced technical personnel to the market." said Mike Lind, Leitz USA CEO. "This particular acquisition represents a stronger, more “local” approach to serving the Western region of the United States."

Former CEO, Holger Nagel, will assume the responsibilities of Western Regional Sales Manager for Leitz to insure a smooth and successful transition. His 25+ years of industry experience combined with Leitz's innovative technology guarantee exceptional customer care to the West Coast woodworking market.

About Leitz Tooling:

Leitz Tooling Systems LP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leitz GmbH & Co. KG, which has been headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany for over 135 years, and employs 4,700 worldwide. Leitz Tooling Systems LP is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, with a manufacturing facility there, and 11 service centers across the United States and Canada.

Source: Leitz Tooling Systems LP


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