OSG USA acquires IMU DiesClick image to enlargeOSG USA Inc., Glendale Heights, IL, has acquired the assets and proprietary manufacturing technology of IMU Dies.

 The acquisition makes OSG the exclusive source for IMU branded dies globally.

“IMU has produced and sold dies for almost 40 years, so we are excited to now be able to sell them as an OSG brand and manufacture them at our fastener products plant in Parma, OH,” says Mike Grantham, president of OSG USA.

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Rob Adkins named OSG Canada president

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