INTERNATIONALKNIFE AND SAW (IKS) is a world recognized manufacturer and marketer of high quality industrial cutting tools. IKS is a privately held company operating from an 110,000 sq. ft. manufacturing plant, which includes a distribution center and sales headquarters located in Florence, South Carolina. The company sells their products into five distinct markets: Printing, Packaging, Paper Converting, Tissue & Towel, and Metal. End Users of IKS products range from large companies such as Georgia Pacific, Kimberly Clark, Proctor and Gamble, Mittal Steel and DuPont down to smaller family owned businesses that repair and sharpen many of the products IKS produces.