Midwest Rake Co. of Warsaw, Ind., has purchased Seymour Manufacturing Co., headquartered in Seymour, Ind., for an undisclosed sum. Both companies are outdoor hand tool manufacturers, serving multiple markets both domestically and internationally.
Midwest Rake will continue to operate independently with existing management in place. At the same time, the companies will share in the breadth and diversity of each other’s product lines and customer base.
Midwest Rake Company is a 22-year-old family owned and operated manufacturer and supplier of long-handled tools used in a variety of markets and work environments. Midwest Rake products are sold and in use domestically and internationally, under the Midwest Rake, Kenyon, Northstar and Toolite labels. The company also provides OEM and private-label capabilities.
Seymour Manufacturing began its history in Seymour, Ind., in 1872, three years before the first telepho