AccuTec Blades Appoints Durham Duplex as UK and European Distributor of Personna, GEM, and American Line Products

AccuTec Blades, Inc. today announced its appointment of Durham Duplex as the exclusive UK and European Distributor of its Personna®, GEM® and American Line® branded products. Key areas that Durham will service are medical device manufacturing, food processing, glass processing, fiber, industrial and medical blades.

AccuTec Blades, Inc. (formerly known as Personna Industrial) is one of the largest producers of high quality professional, medical, and specialty blades in the world, with manufacturing facilities in Verona, VA and Obregon, Mexico. AccuTec is dedicated to manufacturing blades and bladed products that satisfy the needs of professional, medical and industrial customers everywhere.

Durham Duplex, located in Sheffield, UK was founded as the Durham Razor Company in New York in the late 19th century to manufacture the revolutionary Durham-Duplex safety razor system. Durham-Duplex Razor Blade Company Ltd. was subsequently registered in the UK in 1910 with European Manufacturing in Sheffield, UK. During the late 20th century, the company focused on the production of machine knives and industrial blades from strip steel which it continues today.

Rick Gagliano, President and CEO of AccuTec, said “We are very pleased to have a distribution partner with the strength of Durham Duplex. Their understanding of the European markets and complimentary product offerings will provide us the opportunity for growth with a solid partner for years to come.”

Charles Turner, President of Durham Duplex said “Durham-Duplex have a long history of selling AccuTec’s Personna branded blade products as part of our range in the UK and we are delighted to expand our role into Europe. The quality of the AccuTec range especially the Gem®, Dermablade® and the Personna® skinner blades are well known across our target industry sectors and we look forward to growing these markets with AccuTec Blades Inc.”

About AccuTec Blades
AccuTec Blades, Inc. manufactures a wide variety of Specialty, Medical and Professional blades for use in categories including Histology, Food Processing, Fiberglass Manufacturing, Catheter Manufacturing, Dermatology, Medical, Glass Processing, Flooring Installation and DIY blades and tools found in many retail channels. Manufacturing locations include Verona, VA and Obregon, Mexico. Visit AccuTec Blades, Inc. at