SureWerx, a manufacturer of safety, tool and equipment products, announced that it has acquired Footwear Specialties International (FSI), a maker of safety footwear based in Portland, OR. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

“Adding Avenger Work Boots and Nautilus Safety Footwear to our growing, world-class portfolio of SureWerx brands moves us further toward our goal of becoming the global leader in Safety & Productivity,” said SureWerx CEO Chris Baby. “FSI offers an ever-growing range of high-quality, innovative safety footwear for all professional applications. Whether you work in a warehouse, a manufacturing plant, on a construction site, or in the service and utility sectors, FSI has a proven, solution-based product that not only protects you from injury but also improves your quality of life.”

“FSI has always focused on delivering the best in safety footwear for professionals across many industry verticals,” said Aaron Atkinson, FSI’s president. “Joining SureWerx will enable us to accelerate our growth in existing channels, while at the same time expanding our reach into the extensive SureWerx distributor network.”

In the United States, SureWerx sells under the American Forge & Foundry, Pioneer, PeakWorks, Sellstrom, Jackson Safety, ADA Solutions, Due North, and K1 brands. FSI sells under Avenger Work Boots and Nautilus Safety Footwear.