Avery Weigh-Tronix Limited, a business unit of Illinois Tool Works Inc., has announced it has acquired Central Weighing Limited.

Avery Weigh-Tronix is a global supplier of weighing solutions, operating out of Fairmont, Minnesota with headquarters in the UK. The acquisition of Central Weighing will facilitate the pooling of technological resources, complimentary product and service capabilities of two market leaders, according to the company. "The acquisition of Central Weighing will bring a new depth of innovative products, allowing us the opportunity to expand our global reach and bring added value to the market by leveraging existing distribution networks,” said Peggi Trimble, general manager of the industrial division at Avery Weigh-Tronix.