Blount International

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Blount International

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Milwaukie, OR (US)

ProsBlount International has a good track record with employees instilling longevity and loyalty. There were many people who were 20+ years and retired and as many 20+ years and still working.

ConsBlount International keeps employees and tries to grow them in their knowledge of company key metrics. However some people learn how to just get buy and sort of float through the system without giving 100%

Advice to Senior ManagementBlount is trying to buy certain competitors but they are in a commodities business. The bottom dollar will win most of the time. They need to innovate something spectacular and relative to their current customer base.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A great place to work, in an old school manufacturing company.

    Manufacturing Engineer (Current Employee) Portland, OR (US)

    I have been working at Blount International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: -Feels like a family at work, people really dive into the work, great company in the Pacific NW, with a… Cons: - Old Boy style progression of employees - The product amount to limited growth in a commodity market, and efforts… Advice to Senior Management: - Think long term, and look for competitive strategies regarding investment in manufacturing excellence. Management is too focused on short term solutions, and the progressive… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    My experience here has been demanding, confusing, and unfruitful after two years of service.

    Parts Puller/Packer (Current Employee) Kansas City, MO (US)

    I have been working at Blount International full-time for more than a year

    Pros: Your base pay gets bumped up pretty quickly after your first year, and the overtime is abundant. Their… Cons: 1. You top out pretty quickly here. There are individuals here who haven't received any raises for over a decade. After year one,… Advice to Senior Management: I have spoken with associates from Blounts' all across the US and have heard great things. … No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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