Cline Tool Opens New Rockford, IL Location

The Newton, Iowa-based Sandvik distributor and custom tool manufacturer has now opened three new locations so far in 2015, with the other two in Asheville, NC, and Houston, TX.

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NEWTON, IA — Cline Tool, one of the largest Sandvik distributors and one of the largest custom tool manufacturers, has announced their expansion into a third new market since the end of last year. Industry veteran Tony Cornelius has been hired as Regional Sales Manager for the Illinois territory. 

"We are excited to announce our newest location in Rockford, IL," said Cline Tool President Jim Long. "Tony has over 25 years of experience in the metal fabrication industry. He brings a wealth of technical skills and strong connections to manufacturers in the area, plus his customer-oriented approach is a perfect fit with our philosophy of providing the ultimate customer experience."

In addition to the Illinois facility, Cline Tool opened locations earlier this year in Asheville, NC and Houston, TX. Each location offers manufacturers a full range of services including custom metal cutting tools, engineering services, integrated supply/vending programs, and tool reconditioning.  

Founded in Newton, IA in 1948, Cline Tool serves manufacturing leaders in a variety of industries, including agriculture, automotive, construction equipment, medical, appliances, and hydraulic valve controls.  

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