News

July 11, 2017

Riverside Tool Acquires General Saw

Elkhart, IN, July 11, 2017 – Riverside Tool Corp., a Techniks Industries company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of General Saw Corporation, based in Cape Coral, Florida. For 80 years General Saw built an exemplary reputation for manufacturing quality carbide-tipped saw blades for the plastics, acrylics, and wood markets and maintaining the highest standards in customer service. The acquisition of General Saw will strengthen the capabilities, products, and services of both companies – allowing our distributors to access the many years of knowledge in the General Saw products.

The Kordecki family and General Saw team have built a business with tremendous knowledge in cutting some of the most demanding applications in the industry. “The Riverside Tool team looks forward to working with Ray Kordecki to offer his tremendous knowledge to our dealers and the customers we serve in this product category”, said Ronald Migedt, General Manager of Riverside Tool Corp.

“The additional of General Saw to Techniks Industries’ growing portfolio of brands enhances the range of solutions and our value to both our distribution partners and end-user customers”, said Vern Cameron, CEO & President of Techniks Industries. He further added, “We are committed to building our platform with industry- leading brands and leveraging the incredible depth and collective industry knowledge to drive operational efficiencies and performance for our customers. We are truly redefining the ‘Gold Standard’ for excellence”.

Located in Elkhart, Indiana, Riverside Tool Corp. is a full service provider and manufacturer of cutting tools for the woodworking and plastics industry. Riverside Tool Corp., a Techniks Industries Company, specializes in custom profile tooling using carbide, Riverloy and PCD (Diamond) materials. Products are distributed throughout the United States and internationally through a network of dealers. For more information, contact Ron Migedt at 800-430-8498.