CLEVELAND (AP) _ The Tranzonic Cos., a maker of paper, cloth and vinyl products, said Monday it has acquired Ever-Ready Appliance Manufacturing Co. for an undisclosed amount.

Ever-Ready, a St. Louis-based manufacturer of ironing boards and step stools, will join Tranzonic's housewares division, which includes Pressing Supply Co. of Philadelphia and American Homeware Co. of Dallas.

Tranzonic is headquartered in Cleveland.