Industrial distributor BlackHawk Industrial has appointed Todd Sanzone to the newly created role of General Manager of BlackHawk Manufacturing, the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma-based company announced Oct. 3.
Sanzone will lead efforts to integrate and optimize the manufacturing operations of BlackHawk’s recently acquired companies Tool Fab, XPress, J & S, and JET Tool.
Sanzone joined BlackHawk Industrial following the acquisition of his company (JJ/Jet Tool) in April 2022. He brings more than two decades of experience in tool design, manufacturing, and business development to this role.
BlackHawk is strategically acquiring manufacturing operations to benefit customers and enhance its reputation in the tooling sector, company officials said in an Oct. 3 news release. As the company continues to grow and expand, officials say they are actively seeking opportunities to acquire new partners and integrate them into their operating system.
BlackHawk ranked twice on MDM’s 2023 Top Distributors Lists, including as No. 32 on the Top Industrial Distributors List and No. 14 on the Top MRO Industrial Distributors List.