Adams International Technologies Inc (AIT), supplier of fabric fusing, heat transfer printing and materials handling equipment, has purchased Astechnologies' lines for the apparel manufacturing, retail stores and reprographics industries.

The deal includes all Astechnologies' fabric fusing, heat transfer printing, and merchandise handling equipment.

AIT has been responsible for marketing, sales, service and distribution of the Astechnologies lines since August of 2001.

Adams International Technologies, which is headquartered in Ball Ground, Atlanta, Ga, was founded by Michael Adams, the former director of sales for the Equipment Group of Astechnologies. In addition to Adams, AIT's board of directors includes three former members of Astechnologies' management, sales and marketing team.