S.G. Morris has sold to Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc.

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S.G. Morris Company has been acquired by Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc., the Cleveland, Ohio-based industry leader in industrial products distribution throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand. EdgePoint served as the exclusive financial advisor to S.G. Morris Company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Since 1932, S.G. Morris has been a leading, value-added distributor of fluid power products to various commercial and industrial markets throughout the Midwest. A former employee-owned business, S.G. Morris also provides custom engineered fluid power systems.

Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. is a worldwide leader in industrial distribution with more than 5,800 employees across the globe.

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George Blind
Vice President and General Manager
S.G. Morris Co., LLC

“I cannot imagine that we could have been represented by any better professional advisors than EdgePoint. It was a real pleasure. The results were as good as could have been expected, it was quite an experience.”

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