ELKHART, Ind. -- Riverside Tool Corp., a Techniks Industries company, has announced the acquisition of Carbide Specialties Inc. in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Carbide Specialties manufactures cutting tools for the wood and plastics markets and maintains high standards in customer service. The acquisition of Carbide Specialties will strengthen the capabilities, products, and services of both companies.

“Paul Lidgard and Tom Roth have built a great team at Carbide Specialties,” said Ronald Migedt, general manager of Riverside Tool Corp. “We look forward to working with the Carbide Specialties team to bring new capabilities, products, and services to the customers they serve.”

Riverside Tool is the maker of the SuperSand profile, which addresses a need for a sanding head doesn’t deflect when pressure is applied, requiring constant operator intervention. SuperSand was an IWF 2016 Challengers Award semi-finalist.

Located in Elkhart, Indiana, Riverside Tool Corp. is a full-service provider and manufacturer of cutting tools for the woodworking and plastics industry. Riverside specializes in custom profile tooling using carbide, Riverloy and PCD (Diamond) materials. Products are distributed throughout the United States and internationally through a network of dealers. For more information contact Ron Migedt at 1-800-430-8498, or go to http://www.riversidetool.com.

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