Martin Inc. Acquires Ameritool lnc. in Huntsville, Alabama


Martin Inc. has agreed to acquire the assets of Ameritool Inc. with headquarters in Huntsville, AL. Ameritool Inc., founded in 1987, is a wholesale distributor of industrial machinery and equipment.

James Garrett, President of Ameritool, said “We are very excited to be joining the Martin Team and believe this move will enable us to serve our Customers even better.” 

 “We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Ameritool,” said David Ruggles, President of Martin Industrial Supply. “Ameritool has an established reputation for service and quality in the Southeast metalworking markets. This acquisition fits our strategy for geographic expansion with Customer growth opportunities for all of Martin’s lines of business.”  

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Founded in 1934 and headquartered in Florence, AL, Martin Inc. is one of the nation’s leading providers of custom-tailored solutions for maintenance, repair, operation and production supplies (MROP) to the industrial and construction markets. Martin offers a wide variety of products and services in Industrial, Safety, Integrated Supply, and Fastening – all uniquely designed to help companies operate better. Martin is a member of Affiliated Distributors, the Industrial Supply Association, the National Fasteners Distributor Association and the Global Sourcing Alliance. In 2020, Martin was ranked 50 on Industrial Distribution‘s 2020 Big 50 List. For more information, visit or follow us on LinkedIn.