Blount International Company Profile - Sep 08, 2011 by WrightReports


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   Blount International, Inc.
                                                                                          440 Wheelers Farms Road
                                                                                          Milford, CT 06461 U.S.A.

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                                  Wright Quality Rating:CDNN                                   Key Data

   Blount International, Inc. (Blount) is an international industrial company. The             Ticker:
   Company has one business segment, the Outdoor Products segment, which                       BLT
   accounted for 100% of the revenues during the year ended December 31, 2010.
   Blount designs, manufactures and markets replacement parts and equipment for                2010 Sales:
   consumers and professionals in markets, including forestry, lawn, and garden; farm,
   ranch, and agriculture, and concrete cutting and finishing. Its products are sold in
   over 100 countries and approximately 68% of its 2010 revenues were outside of the
   United States. Blount has manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada,            Major Industry:
   Brazil and China. Additionally, it operates marketing, sales, and distribution centers in   Machinery & Equipment
   other parts of the world. On March 1, 2011, it acquired KOX GmbH and related
   companies (KOX). On September 30, 2010, the Company sold its indirect wholly                Sub Industry:
   owned subsidiary Gear Products, Inc. (Gear Products) to Tulsa Winch, Inc. In August         Miscellaneous Machinery &
   2011, it acquired FinalameSA.                                                               Equipment
                       Stock Chart                                   Officers
                                                           Chairman & Chief Executive          Country:
                                                                 Joshua L. Collins             United States

                                                           President & Chief Operating         Currency:
                                                                                               U.S. Dollars
                                                                 David A. Willmott

                                                                                               Fiscal Year Ends:
                                                               Senior Vice President &
                                                               Chief Financial Officer         December
                                                                  Calvin E. Jenness
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