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Midwest Tool - Tool & Die Division

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Midwest Tool and Cutlery Co. – TOOL AND DIE DIVISION

4985 Marion-Mt. Gilead Road, Caledonia, Ohio 43314

tel: (800) 233-0594
fax: (740) 389-2694
email: tretterer@midwestsnips.com

Billing (Corporate Office)

Midwest Tool and Cutlery Co.

PO Box 160, 1210 Progress Street, Sturgis, MI 49091

tel: (269) 651-2476
email: terrie@midwestsnips.com

Division Manager

Todd Retterer
(800) 233-0594

Product Engineer

Scott Musser
(269) 651-2476

Purchasing Manager

Dave Schmick
(269) 651-2476



Corporate Status

Michigan S-Corp

Corporate Classification

Small Buinsess

Bank Reference

Key Corp

Midwest Tool and Cutlery Company (Midwest) began manufacturing metal cutting snips and related hand tools in Sturgis, Michigan in 1945. Today, Midwest is a privately held Michigan corporation that operates manufacturing facilities in Sturgis, MI; Grand Rapids, MI; Kalkaska, MI; and Caledonia, OH.

In the beginning, Midwest operated as the highest quality private label manufacturer of edge hand tools for many leading professional quality brands. Today, the company’s Midwest Snips® national brand has become a leading tradesman brand both domestically and in many regions globally. All models of the company’s Midwest Snips aviation and tinner snips are manufactured by Midwest in its USA facilities.

As a leading innovator and manufacturer of metal cutting snips and specialty hand tools, Midwest has developed and owns numerous product design and utility patents that enhance Midwest product performance.

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