Blount International History & Overview

OREGON® is the premium brand of Blount International Inc., a global leader in the manufacturing of saw chain since 1947. Combined with its other market brands Carlton®, SpeeCo® and ICS®, Blount designs, manufactures, and markets replacement parts and equipment for consumers and professionals in selected global end markets, including: Forestry, Lawn, and Garden; Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture; and Concrete Cutting and Finishing. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Blount manufactures in the United States, Canada, Brazil and China. Operations employ approximately 4,500 employees worldwide and products are sold in more than 100 countries.

Building on the company’s global leadership in developing cutting systems for Outdoor Power Equipment, the OREGON® Cordless Tool System is a natural extension. Based on the premium OREGON PowerNow™ Lithium Ion battery platform, the OREGON Cordless Tool System provides industry leadership in the macro trend towards cordless technology and provides a platform for breakthrough innovations like PowerSharp®.