MILWAUKEE (June 2, 2014) – Milwaukee Tool announced the acquisition of the Empire Level business based in Mukwonago, Wisconsin.

Empire Level is a fully integrated solutions provider in the layout and measurement product categories. Empire manufactures levels, squares, layout tools, and safety and utility tape.

“From the invention of the Monovial, to the introduction of the first Torpedo Level, Empire has a strong history of innovation. We share a passion for delivering best-in-class solutions for our users,” said Steve Richman, president of Milwaukee Tool. “We are extremely proud to expand our portfolio with Empire Level, and we are committed to driving disruptive innovation and accelerated growth within the business.”

Milwaukee Tool provides heavy-duty tools and accessories.