Würth Baer acquires fellow distributor Hermance Machine
April 9, 2021 | 11:08 am CDT
Hermance Machine

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Woodworking machinery distributor Hermance Machine Co. has been acquired by fellow distributor Würth Baer Supply Co. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“The Würth team is extremely pleased to announce this strategic Hermance acquisition which will expand and solidify our woodworking machinery expertise under the Akins Machinery team," said Würth Baer CEO John Geraghty.  “Adding Hermance’s high level of sales and technical expertise to our portfolio underscores our unwavering commitment to servicing the woodworking profession.”

Hermance offers a large selection of new and used machinery from major manufacturers, servicing a 300-mile radius around central Pennsylvania. Inventory is housed in the company's 60,000-square-foot operation. Hermance offers clamps, CNC routers, dovetailers, edgebander, saws, sanders, and other equipment.

The company distributes and services key brands including SCM Group, Anderson America, Gannomat, Cantek America, Doucet, Imperial Systems, MB, Cresswood, Nordfab, and Tigerstop.

Hermance's day-to-day management will combine with Würth Baer's Akins Machinery division. The Williamsport facility will also act as a Würth Baer distribution site.

Find out more about Würth Baer here.


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