Blount International to Participate in the William Blair & Company 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference

PORTLAND, Ore., June 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced that it will participate in the William Blair & Company 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference on June 10, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Josh Collins, Blount's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the conference and discuss the Company's operations, business performance, and other matters of interest to investors.

The presentation being presented at the conference will be available for download on the Company's website at in the presentation portion of the investor relations section.

Blount is a global manufacturer and marketer of replacement parts, equipment, and accessories for consumers and professionals operating primarily in two market segments: Forestry, Lawn, and Garden ("FLAG"); and Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture ("FRAG"). Blount also sells products in the construction markets and is the market leader in manufacturing saw chain and guide bars for chain saws. Blount has a global manufacturing and distribution footprint and sells its products in more than 115 countries around the world. Blount markets its products primarily under the OREGON®, Carlton®, Woods®, TISCO, SpeeCo®, and ICS® brands. For more information about Blount, please visit our website at

CONTACT: David Dugan Director, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations 503-653-4692Source:Blount International, Inc.