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Founded in 1948

Now one of the largest custom tool manufacturers in the United States.

Founded in 1948 and headquartered in Newton, Iowa now with a five locations throughout the United States. Our 360° Total Solution – a full range of value-added services and programs — is what sets us apart from the competition. Everything you need from one source: Custom tools, engineering services, full-line distribution, manufacturing supply programs, and tool reconditioning.

Cline Tool is a division of AFC Industries.

The Ultimate Customer Experience is our Top Priority. We don’t just sell product – we bring value to the product. Our engineers will work with you to solve problems. Our inside team is here to keep you up and running.

360 Total Solution

We’re continually working to change the way people think about and engage with our products.
One of the Largest Custom Cutting Tool Manufacturers in the U.S.

with decades of experience, highly skilled staff, and the most advanced manufacturing equipment.

Tool Reconditioning

We will restore your tools to original specifications and reduce your tooling budget with repair costs based on actual damage.

Engineering Services

In-house engineering, custom tool design, and on-site engineers.

Full-Line Distributor representing the world’s most respected brands

Cutting tools, coolants, abrasives, MRO, janitorial, assembly.

Integrated Supply Programs

We achieve significant cost savings with our customized, scalable inventory management systems.

Complete Project Management

We will keep your projects on track and within budget from concept to production.

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The experienced staff at Cline Tool can help with the challenges you face every day: Cost objectives, deadlines, limited resources and continuous improvements. Let us put our unique combination of engineering, manufacturing, tool distribution and integrated supply management skills to work for your organization.

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