Minneapolis-based Mereen-Johnson, LLC has Diehl Machines, a Wabash, Indiana based manufacturer of industrial wood working equipment and see great potential for growth with new products and innovation.
“We believe the acquisition of Diehl Machines gives us the opportunity to add a complimentary line of products to our portfolio,” said Paul Wiles, CEO of Mereen-Johnson.
“We also see great potential for growth with new products and innovation from the Diehl line.”
Mereen-Johnson, founded in 1905, also manufacturers a line of heavy-duty industrial production machinery, primarily geared to the wood industry, but increasing used in the cutting of composites, plastics, aluminum and many other materials.
“Like Mereen-Johnson, Diehl has a history going back over 100 years and is well known in the industry for manufacturing high quality, long lasting machinery,” said Wilmes.
“As a result, we intend to keep the Diehl name on the line of products we are acquiring as well as develop plans for growing it in the future.”
Founded in 1905 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mereen-Johnson manufactures a complete line of stationary and moving blade multiple ripsaws, Rip Optimizing and material handling systems and much more. The company has plants in Webster, South Dakota and Wabash, Indiana (home to the Diehl Machines Division).