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Fullerton Tool
www.fullertontool.com / Revenue: $25 million to $35 million / HQ: Saginaw, Mich. / Employees:
180 / Specialty: Cutting tools / Patrick Curry, president: "We care about our people."

Midwest

in addition to its reputation
for providing quality tools,
fullerton tool is focused on
building strong relationships.

The Right Tools

fullerton tool builds on its 75 years as a familyowned precision tool manufacturer. by jim harris
Fullerton Tool has been improving the way its customers work for 75
years. "When people deal with Fullerton, they know they will be getting
high-quality precision tools that improve their productivity," says Patrick Curry, president of the Saginaw,
Mich.-based company. "Our customers want to work with someone who
can provide innovative products that
can help them be more profitable, and
that's what we thrive on."
The company in recent years has
earned two American Eagle awards
from the Industrial Supply Association
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for saving its customers more than $2
million in operating costs. Examples
of its work include developing a tool
for an automotive manufacturer that
replaced three tools. This improved its
client's cycle time and saved it roughly
$113,000 in costs annually.
Founded in 1942 by Curry's grandfather Morgan Arthur Curry, Fullerton Tool provides carbide tools
to the manufacturers of products in
the aerospace, firearms, heavy equipment, medical, energy, automotive
and mold and die fields.
"Our customers have been coming

back to us for many years because
of the tools we provide, and we've
formed strong relationships with
many of them," Patrick Curry adds.
"It has been enjoyable for us to be a
supplier to our customers and establish relationships with them over a
number of years."

Professional and Responsive
Although the company's products,
technology and methods have evolved
greatly since it was first established,
Fullerton Tool's focus on building
strong relationships with its customers has not.
"We are professional and act like a
large organization, but still offer our
customers a family feel in that we are
flexible and responsive," he added.
"You can call all the way up to the owners of the company and get an answer to


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