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Amano Pioneer Eclipse acquires HireTech

By Stephen Elliott

September 10, 2023

Amano Pioneer EclipseAmano Pioneer Eclipse logo (APEC), Sparta, N.C., a designer and producer of commercial floor-care equipment and chemicals, has acquired HireTech, a United Kingdom-based manufacturer of wood floor sanding machines for the tool rental (hire) market.

The HireTech product line includes a disc edger, orbital sander and a line of drum sanders.

“With HireTech’s established presence in the U.K., Europe and Australia, this acquisition allows APEC to further expand its geographic reach into the international rental markets,” said Tom Benton, CEO, Amano Pioneer Eclipse. “This acquisition complements our American Sanders brand of wood floor products which have a well-established distribution in the tool rental market, primarily in North America. We are very happy to have this opportunity to fulfill more of the diverse needs and demands of the world-wide tool rental industry.”