Posted May 2, 2018

Johnson Level acquired by Swedish firm

Hultafors Group of Goteborg, Sweden has acquired Johnson Level and Tool Mfg. Co. Inc. of Mequon, Wisconsin.

For over 70 years Johnson Level has supplied innovative solutions across a broad spectrum of customers in the layout and measuring product categories. Today Johnson is the only U.S. based supplier offering a full spectrum of levels, lasers and layout tools.

“No other company in the North American marketplace has a greater breadth of line, a deeper understanding of the tradesmen they serve or the channel partners with whom they work than Johnson,” said Ole Kristian Jødahl, CEO at Hultafors Group AB. “We are extremely proud to be expanding our product portfolio with Johnson and are committed to expanding their portfolio with ours. This acquisition is part of our strategy to strengthen our presence in North America.”

Hultafors Group brands include Snickers Workwear, Hultafors Tools, Wibe Ladders, Solid Gear, Dunderdon and Toe Guard.