Waukesha, Wis. (June 19, 2012) – The Fisher-Barton Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Lund Precision Products Ltd., Ireland from U.S-based Lund Precision Group. Operating as a division of the Fisher-Barton Group of companies, Lund Precision Products Ltd., Ireland is positioned as Europe’s leading provider of high performance agricultural cutting systems. With manufacturing and distribution facilities located in Athlone, Ireland, Lund Precision Products Ltd., Ireland provides products for Agricultural Tillage Tools, Agricultural Harvesting Equipment, and Agricultural Crop Movement Equipment.
Fisher-Barton President, Greg Wilkey stated, “Lund Precision Products Ltd., Ireland provides us with the manufacturing footprint we desired to serve and expand our European customer base. We’re excited to bring our industry-leading materials expertise to the European continent. We are confident that the synergies gained through the addition of Lund Precision Products Ltd., Ireland will prove to be very beneficial to the domestic and international markets that we serve.”
Founded in 1973, Fisher-Barton is the largest OEM supplier of lawn mower blades and agricultural knives in the world. Prior to the Lund Precision Products Ltd., Ireland acquisition, the Fisher-Barton Group consisted of seven business units located throughout the United States and Vietnam: Fisher-Barton Blades, Inc., Fisher-Barton Specialty Products, Inc., Fisher-Barton South Carolina, Inc., Thermal Spray Technologies, Inc., Accurate Specialties, Inc., Lineage Alloys, Inc., and Zenith Cutter, Inc.
About Fisher-Barton Group The Fisher-Barton Group of independent companies leverage their materials expertise and world leading process innovations to manufacture high value components for a variety of markets including agricultural equipment, converting equipment, outdoor power equipment, medical device, recycling equipment and solar power. Business unit products consist of industrial knives and accessories, lawn mower blades, agricultural knives, power transmission components, stampings, thermal spray coatings, and heat treated weldments. For more information, visit http://www.fisher-barton.com/ or view our company video on YouTube.