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Sherman & Reilly sold to Greenlee utility firm

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (Times Free Press) -- Greenlee, a Textron Inc. company, announced today it is buying Sherman & Reilly, Inc., a Chattanooga-based manufacturer of underground and aerial transmission and distribution products.

Founded in 1927, Sherman & Reilly is the leading U.S. maker of pulling and stringing equipment for the power utility segment and currently employs 110 workers.

Terms of the sale were not disclosed.

Scott Hall, president of Greenlee and the Textron Induutrial Segment, said Sherman & Reilly "is an acknowledged leader in heavy pulling products for distribution and transmission applications" and is "a logical complement" to Greenlee Utility and Gator products.

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