DeWalt, a manufacturer of industrial power tools and accessories, and Empire Level Mfg. Corp., jointly announced that they will end their partnership on the private label line of professional box levels that Empire Level licensed, designed and manufactured in 2010 under the DeWalt brand.

“We’re disappointed that this agreement didn’t work out as planned, but we certainly understand that a partner who becomes a direct competitor through acquisition is an untenable situation, and we’re pleased that an amicable resolution has been reached,” said Jenni Becker, president of Empire Level Mfg. Corp.

“Though we enjoyed working with Empire Level, we’re pleased that we were able to come to an agreement to exit our partnership, which pre-existed the acquisition and was no longer appropriate for either brand,” said Jennifer Ervin, director of new business development, DeWalt.

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