ARCH Cutting Tools

Incorporating a wide range of drill lengths and diameters, ARCH Cutting Tools Patriot High Performance portfolio of solid carbide drills excels across the broad spectrum of all ISO class workpiece materials, from general steels, cast irons, HSRA, and many more. With diameters as small as 0.8 mm (0.0314 inches) and up to 20.0mm (0.7874 inches),…
Supporting both the growth of U.S. manufacturing and the growth of the cutting tools market is ARCH Cutting Tools, with its expanded, all-American Patriot High Performance portfolio.
While some of this momentum comes from COVID-19 pandemic-related shortages and shutdowns and supply chain back-ups; in the long-term reshoring has the potential to save U.S. manufacturers critical production time, reduce transportation costs and could better support just-in-time production by reducing capital tied up in stock.
Marcus Ralston explains his outlook regarding three key milestones of the evolution taking the cutting tool industry into the 21st century.

Fast, flexible custom tooling, easy access to tool data through cloud technology and automation are some of the technologies driving tool production processes, according to a recent discussion between two industry executives.
Diversity, including gender diversity, in the workplace can drive innovation, and ARCH Cutting Tools supports the idea that a gender-diverse culture, including in its engineering team, can spur innovation and growth. A key member of the ARCH Cutting Tools team is Dolores Morrison, an engineer at the company’s ARCH Cutting Tools – Mentor (Ohio)…
On its 80th anniversary, the KEO brand looks ahead to the future. The company's long-range strategy is to build upon the trust and reputation of the brand and to acquire diverse, complementary companies to drive overall growth.
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ARCH Cutting Tools continues to focus on their commitment to deliver an exceptional customer experience. Backed by a talented line up of experienced engineers to assist you in creating personalized custom tool solutions and fueled with an ever increasing standard, stocked high performance offering of cutting tools and holders.
Cutting tool innovation often starts with collaborative problem solving at the spindle. Breakthroughs in cutting tool proficiency occur when the ARCH cutting tool group works in close collaboration with its customers.
ARCH Cutting Tools, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, recently visited with Quality Machine & Repair Inc., Hartville, Ohio, to learn more about the company's decision to use Patriot High Performance™ endmills for a small run of complex parts made of a flame-hardened 4140 steel with a crust in the 50 Rockwell range. The company ordered 16…
ARCH Cutting Tools is a leader in standard cutting tools for manufacturing, providing a multitude of industries with the most trusted cutting tools in this competitive environment.
ARCH Cutting Tools offers a video overview of its Patriot high-performance boring bars, which offer tunable internal damping technology to deliver optimal dynamic stability and yield significant increases in machining performance.

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ARCH Cutting Tools is pleased to announce and welcome Bill Orris as Manager of Technical Product and Sales Training.
ARCH, a Strength Capital Partners and Main Post Partners platform company that is focused on manufacturing precision cutting tools, precision-machined industrial components, and medical implants and instruments has acquired American Tool Service and OrthoGrind (“ATS” and “OrthoGrind”), with locations in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Indianapolis.
ARCH, a Jordan Company platform company that is focused on manufacturing precision cutting tools, precision machined components and medical implants and instruments, has acquired Siem Tool Co., Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Siem Tool is a manufacturer of customized solid-carbide drills, endmills, reamers, thread mills and form tools. Siem Tool will join…
Arch Cutting Tools hired Charlie Novak Jr. as Arch Specials business development and coordinator. He will be located at Arch-Mentor and report to Brent Sheerer, product manager for Arch Specials (dotted line to Jeff Cederstrom, divisional president of Arch Cutting Tools). Novak joined the company on Nov. 11, Veterans Day, as the toolmaker honored…
ARCH Cutting Tools in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, released its first fully integrated master catalog, titled “The Collection.”
Now in its fourth year, ANCA Tool of the Year has raised the profile of cutting tools and those companies who make them.
ARCH Cutting Tools in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan named two key manager positions. Anja Redzepagic was named national channel manager and key accounts, and Dave Valtierra was named West Coast Regional Manager. 
ARCH is pleased to announce and welcome Brent Sheerer as Director of Product Management, ARCH Specials.
ARCH, a Strength Capital Partners and Main Post Partners platform company that is focused on manufacturing precision cutting tools, precision machined industrial components and medical implants and instruments has acquired Competitive Carbide Inc. (“CCI”), Mentor, Ohio. CCI is a manufacturer of customized solid-carbide drills, endmills, reamers,…
ARCH announced the appointment of Lori Lorant to the position of vice president human resources. Lorant has been with the organization for almost five years and has held the roles of employee relations manager and director of human resources prior to her promotion to vice president.
ARCH Cutting Tools names Brian Barlow as general manager – ARCH Cutting Tools Rhode Island. Barlow is responsible for the overall business and production operations at the ARCH Cutting Tools Smithfield, Rhode Island, manufacturing facility. The plant invested in a 1,000-sq.-ft. expansion/modernization in January 2019 that included new machining…
ARCH Cutting Tools has named Doug Wickham as its new direct marketing/business analyst. In this role, he is working with the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan-based ARCH Cutting Tools marketing and business development team and reports to Stacey Eeman, marketing and business development manager.
Arch Cutting Tools expands its solid round cutting tool portfolio with a new business acquisition.
​​​​​​​ARCH Cutting Tools Corp. in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, has acquired North American Carbide of Orchard Park, New York.
ARCH Cutting Tools is pleased to announce and welcome Marcus Ralston as Director of Product Management - Standards.
ARCH, a Strength Capital Partners and Main Post Partners platform company that is focused on manufacturing precision cutting tools, precision machined industrial components and medical implants and instruments, has been acquired by The Jordan Company (“TJC”) effective April 1, 2019. Eli Crotzer, president and CEO of ARCH Global Precision and the…
ARCH Cutting Tools announced that the Richards Micro-Tools product portfolio is being rebranded as KEO Micro Tools.
With 28 entries, 1.2 million social impressions and almost 4500 votes, ANCA’s Tool of the Year winner was ARCH Cutting Tool’s entry that demonstrated the use of multiple ANCA’S iGrind machine operations with several complex profiles. 
Arch Cutting Tools has made organizational changes within its national sales structure..
Turcar, a Turkey-based company, was the winner of the virtual tool category in 2020, and this year it took home the #MadeonANCA and Most Innovative Tool categories. Coming in second in the #MadeonANCA category was Poland-based FANAR, and third place went to Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based ARCH Cutting Tools.
ARCH Cutting Tools Corp. has acquired Greene Tool Systems, Inc., of Dayton, Ohio.