Multiquip Inc. of Carson, Calif., announced the acquisition of Diamond Back Diamond Blades, based in Newark, N.J.

"Diamond Back is a company with a track record of supplying superior diamond blades and specialty cutting tools and with an outstanding reputation for meeting the needs of its customers," said Multiquip President Roger Euliss. "This acquisition allows Multiquip to further strengthen our presence in the diamond tool market and offer our customers new and expanded product lines to enhance their business."