BlackHawk Industrial acquires J&S Tool
BLACKHAWK INDUSTRIAL ACQUIRES J&S TOOL INC. AND EXPANDS ITS DISTRIBUTION AND XPRESS MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES.
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, February 5, 2020 — BlackHawk Industrial, a market-leading distributor of metalworking, industrial, MROP and packaging supplies, today announced the acquisition of J&S Tool.
With the latest technology and a highly experienced, technical staff J&S Tool is a leading distributor, manufacturer and reconditioner of cutting tools for industrial manufacturers in the St Louis and Southern Illinois markets.
The acquisition of J&S Tool, broadens and deepens BlackHawk’s distribution and manufacturing footprint with their state of the art facility in O’Fallon, Missouri. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
John Mark, CEO of BlackHawk Industrial, said: “We continue to invest in growing our distribution and value-added services in strategic locations, allowing us to increase our capabilities and reduce lead times on our customers’ mission critical tools. The addition of J&S is a significant multiplier of those capabilities.”
Shane Hammond of J&S, said: “This is a big day for all J&S associates. We have experienced significant growth as a smaller company, but now have unlimited potential with access to the broader customer base and sales team of BlackHawk.”
About BlackHawk Industrial
BlackHawk Industrial is a market-leading industrial distributor, focused in metalworking such as carbide cutting tools, abrasives, saw blades. They also provide a full-line MRO product offering. BlackHawk also has the expertise and capability to provide custom industrial vending solutions and creative design, build, and supply chain solutions. The highly technical sales staff strives to deliver world-class service and cost savings across the customer’s production floor.
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