Columbia, MO - GME Supply Co ("GME") is pleased to announce that its Columbia Safety & Supply business has completed the acquisition of Custom Tool Supply, based in Denver, CO. Custom Tool Supply is a full-line distributor of power tools, hand tools, CATV & satellite specific tools, testing equipment, ladders, safety equipment, fiber maintenance cable & satellite installation materials and related products.

"We are incredibly excited to have Custom Tool Supply join our team of gear experts," said Beau Aero, president of GME. "Our shared focus on unmatched service and expertise fits perfectly with the needs of the industries we serve, including construction and telecommunications. In addition, its headquarters in the fast-growing city of Denver aligns with our North American expansion plans."

"Our primary focus on service, product availability, competitive pricing, and honest communication aligns well with GME's approach to business, as does our dedication to job site and worker safety," said Andrew Helbig of Custom Tool Supply. "We are looking forward to working together to continue our company's success."

GME continues to evaluate acquisition opportunities in the industrial distribution sector, specifically focused on work-at-height experts in the telecommunications, wind and steel erection end markets.

About Custom Tool Supply

Custom Tool Supply has spent decades helping contractors in CATV, satellite and other specialty industries by providing hand tools, power tools, test and measurement equipment and safety equipment. Custom Tool Supply is located in Denver, CO and distributes products nationally. For more information, please visit

About GME Supply Co

GME Supply Co is North America's premier outfitter of fall protection, safety equipment, and gear for at-height workers in the telecommunications, wind, solar, industrial and construction markets. GME is headquartered in Columbia, MO and has distribution hubs in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, and Ontario, Canada.


Brian P. Klaban

Director of Business Development & Capital Markets

(303) 292-7317


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