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RTS buildingOur origins go back to 1939 when Rutland Tool Service was founded in a garage on Rutland Street in Detroit, Michigan, the automotive capital of the world. In the beginning, our focus was to regrind cutting tools to give our customers better performance and tool life. We have worked hard to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations and requirements. Though our scope has changed over the past 75 years, our focus to provide exceptional customer service has not.

RTS has grown considerably and now occupies a 25,000 square foot facility that has allowed us to become the market leader in providing special cutting tools to meet the most demanding requirements. Our manufacturing facility conforms to ISO-9001 standard. We manufacture cutting tools from High Speed Steel, Solid Carbide and Carbide Tipped materials to provide our customers with a full range of products. Our continuous investment in state of the art CNC equipment, highly trained personnel and a proven manufacturing process properly positions us for the future. Our commitment to quality products and quality relationships reinforces our belief that our customers remain our most valuable asset.

RTS is an approved supplier of Specialty Cutting Tools to the world’s major Automotive, Aerospace, Heavy Equipment, Defense Supply Chain, and US Government Agencies. We pride ourselves in offering made to order products, competitive pricing, and on-time delivery while maintaining the highest product quality and customer service.

Porting tools and High Performance Cavity Tools are one of our specialties. We are the preferred supplier to Sun Hydraulics and many other manufacturers of fluid control products. We have a large inventory of cavity tools in stock. We also have various high performance cavity tools to suit your particular application.

RTS is certified to the ISO-9001 standard and has been given several awards for outstanding quality and exceptional service. RTS is a proud member of the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), Michigan Manufactures Association (MMA) and the Global Tooling Alliance (GTA).

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