News & Notes

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Royal Quick-Grip

  If you are turning material 4" or smaller you should take a look at Royal's Quick-Grip series.  These are extremely accurate and can be customized to accept hex or other shapes.  In a production environment where you may have to...

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Walter Tools new Gold milling inserts…

Walter Tools introduced a new insert coating at the last IMTS that they promised would be a "game changer".  It is called Tiger-tec Gold.  We routinely hear those kinds of claims from various manufactures and sometimes the results can be a...

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-NEW- Online Catalog

Many of our customers have requested an option for on-line ordering.  As you can imagine this is no small project for even a medium sized distributor to tackle.  Trying to create a user friendly site takes manpower and resources that up until recently, only the large...

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All I need is a 1/4″ drill!

Sounds like a simple request.   After all, how many can there be to pick from?  You know it is steel so that narrows it down.  Well the truth is just one of our manufacturers shows over 40 different catalog items for a steel 1/4" drill.  And that is just one source,...

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Vending

  In today’s competitive manufacturing environment efficiency, cost reduction, and continuous improvement are the keys to survival.    At The Tool Crib, we recognize that this is a huge challenge for our customers and have dedicated ourselves to help find new...

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Minority Business Enterprise

MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (MBE) PROGRAM ACHIVE MINORITY SPEND CREDITS THROUGH TOOL CRIB AND IBC TOOL CRIB can provide Minority Spend/Diversity Spend credits to help customers with initiatives and strategies to support minority business enterprise (MBE) companies...

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Go Virtually Paperless

Are you grinding, honing, lapping, or any other type of machining the creates micron sized metal chips?  Are you using paper filters to clean the swarf that comes off of your machines?  Go paperless. With Magnetic Products Inc. (MPI) magnetic filters you can do just...

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