Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Overview. Blount International, Inc. (“Blount” or the “Company”) is a global industrial company. The Company designs, manufactures, and markets equipment, replacement and component parts, and accessories for professionals and consumers in select end-markets under our proprietary brand names. We also manufacture and market such items to original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”) under private label brand names. We specialize in manufacturing cutting parts and equipment used in forestry, lawn, and garden; farming, ranching, and agricultural; and construction applications. We also purchase products manufactured by other suppliers that are aligned with the markets we serve and market them, typically under one of our brands, through our global sales and distribution network. Our products are sold in more than 115 countries and approximately 56% of our 2012 sales were shipped to customers outside of the United States of America (“U.S.”). ... More ...