Woodworking Industry News EXEL acquires Johnstone August 15, 2011 | 11:04 am EDT Comments Print PLYMOUTH, MI – EXEL North America acquired Johnstone, a division of Ingersoll Rand. Johnstone supplies dispense technology to the automotive market. EXEL’s portfolio also includes Kremlin, Rexson and Sames brands. Have something to say? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.