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Lackmond Products, Inc. Acquires Diamond Tooling Solutions

Monday, November 2, 2015  
Posted by: Trish Moss
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Lackmond Products, Inc., a leading supplier of diamond tools, carbide tools and equipment, and parent company of Lackmond Stone, has acquired Diamond Tooling Solutions (DTS), of Royalton, MN.

Diamond Tooling Solutions (DTS) was founded in 2010.  The company’s product lines consist of Tyrolit CNC Tooling, Nemi Vacuum Pods, and many other tools and supplies for the stone fabricator.  Their ability to offer support and application solutions to automated fabrication shops has made them a valuable resource to the stone fabricator.  Whether it’s calibrating a CNC machines, setting up a new set of tools or helping provide other solutions in the shop, DTS provides the support and knowledge to help the stone fabrication shop become more efficient and profitable.

Cliff Sallis, President and Owner of Lackmond Products, Inc., commented, “Troy Gertken and his team created significant value through their experience and expertise with operating CNC Machines, not only providing the best CNC Tooling in the industry, Tyrolit, but also giving solutions and support to their many customers.  We intend to commit all our resources to continuing Troy’s and DTS’s legacy and extending their vast coverage, as well as expanding Lackmond Stone’s footprint in the stone industry.  Mr. Sallis emphasized that Lackmond’s acquisition will allow the company to pursue its growth strategy in the stone market.

Troy Gertken, President and Owner of DTS, commented, “Our team has done an outstanding job positioning DTS as a leader with extensive knowledge in the CNC Tooling and stone business.  Lackmond Products, through their Lackmond Stone division, has a keen understanding of our industry and we are fortunate to have them as a partner as we continue to expand our business.”

Lackmond Products, Inc., based in Marietta, GA, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of diamond tools, carbide tools and equipment, for the tile, stone and construction markets. The company has been serving professional construction and plant maintenance markets for over twenty years, with seven warehouses in the United States as well as international locations in Canada and Latin America.  For more information, visit or call 1-800-850-2044.