EUGENE, Ore. – Burton Saw and Supply has acquired Global Tooling and Supply LLC, a distributor of cutting tools, knives and associated products for the wood products industry. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 1903 and based in Eugene, Oregon, Burton Saw and Supply is a manufacturer and distributor of consumable products and equipment to saw mills and wood product manufacturers.

“Global Tooling has supplied Burton Saw for the past 20 years and we are aligned with Burton Saw’s culture, vision and values,” said Eric Allen, owner of Global Tooling.  “This combination is a logical fit and we are very excited about the future.” Based in Eugene, Oregon, Global Tooling has a portfolio of approximately 2,0000 SKUS and a customer base of more than 800 customers.

“Global Tooling’s diverse business model, impressive growth, outstanding customer service and strong cross-selling potential made the company an ideal addition to the Burton Saw platform,” said Craig Tompkins, CEO of Burton Saw. “The partnership also facilitates a strong entrée into the secondary wood products market for our organization.”

Burton Saw said this is the company's second strategic acquisition since Pfingsten became the majority shareholder in December 2014.  The transaction is part of Pfingsten’s strategy to create the leading supplier of consumable products and equipment to North American wood product manufacturers.
 

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