BlackHawk Acquires Tools for Industry

The distributor of metalworking, industrial, MROP and packaging supplies acquired Tools for Industry and its affiliate, Service for Industry.
Blackhawk Industrial acquires tools for industry

Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BlackHawk Industrial — a distributor of metalworking, industrial, MROP and packaging supplies — acquired Dayton, Ohio-based Tools for Industry and its affiliate, Service for Industry.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

The acquisition strengthens BlackHawk’s presence in southwestern Ohio, the company said.
“Not only are we picking up a great team with a broad range of new customers, we are also increasing the breadth of our solutions with the addition of some unique manufacturing capabilities,” BlackHawk President and CEO John Mark said. “TFI/SFI is a great fit for BlackHawk and our culture.”

Tim Ozvath, former president of TFI, will join BlackHawk as team leader and will “help to integrate TFI into BlackHawk’s Dayton branch,” the company said.

Thirteen TFI/SFI associates also will work for BlackHawk.

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