BlackHawk Industrial, Broken Arrow, OK, distributor of metalworking and industrial supplies and No. 27 on MDM’s list of the top 40 industrial distributors, has acquired metalworking distributor Specialty Tool Inc., Rock Hill, SC.
"Specialty Tool will be a base of operations for BlackHawk, allowing us to expand rapidly in the Southeast Region," said Derek Upson, BlackHawk’s vice president of eastern regional sales. "Now that BlackHawk has a base of operation in the southeast region, we will add more locations and acquisitions in key cities to further expand our operations in the region. We will also attract additional sales and customer service personnel to join our BlackHawk team."