Posted October 2, 2018

Milwaukee Tool acquires Imperial Blades

Milwaukee Tool announced the acquisition of the Imperial Blades business based in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.

The original inventor of the universal shank for use on oscillating multi-tools, Imperial Blades is known for high-quality products and a broad range of accessory solutions, such as Storm Titanium coating and the Carbide Extreme Blade.

“Imperial Blades is a strong brand focused on expanding and delivering a broad range of high quality solutions to the oscillating tool category,” saidJoseph Galli, CEO of TTI. “Milwaukee Tool remains relentlessly focused on delivering innovative solutions, and we are proud to expand our U.S. manufacturing footprint and portfolio of professional brands with Imperial Blades.”

Milwaukee Tool is the Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Techtronics Industries (TTI).

With the addition of 69 employees from Imperial Blades, Milwaukee Tool now employs more than 3,600 people nationwide.