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For over 185 years, skilled masters in many wood processing industries have turned to Simonds International for products and services to improve their competitive position in the marketplace. We provided high quality tools, training on how to optimize the use of them and superior value at our start, and we carry on that tradition today.

As the oldest cutting tool manufacturer in North America, Simonds International offers one of the broadest and most trusted lines of cutting tools and related reconditioning equipment found anywhere in the world. Mill Managers, Filers and Grindermen have grown to depend on the quality and innovation of Simonds International products and services. And with our merger with B.G.R. Saws in 2017, our ability to supply innovative custom saw blade designs, quality and value has grown stronger.

We have a continuing tradition of quality, design, and innovation at a fair price. We understand that when you start out with high standards, your customers grow to expect it. We've worked long and hard to gain your respect and we won't let you down.

Simonds International maintains a manufacturing space and warehouses in close proximity to our valued customer base. Our plants manufacture a wide assortment of Wide and Narrow wood cutting bandsaw blades, custom designed circular saw blades from 12" – 36" in diameter, our legacy Insert Tooth Circle Saws for producing boards and cutting logs to length in diameters from 12" – 84", machine knives for chipping, peeling, shaping, finishing and more.  And our range of filing room equipment, including Armstrong brand, is the recognized leader in filing rooms across N America.

Simonds sales people are all factory and industry trained professionals. Many have filing experienced enjoy sharing their expertise with our customers.  Each one provides a value added service to their customers when they are on site.  They are just as comfortable on the shop floor as they are in the purchasing office. Our sales people are a great resource for applications recommendations, trouble-shooting and technical assistance.