Company Profile

Colonial has been a world class manufacturer of broaching tools, precision spindles (precision rotating products), CNC broaching and special machines, work-holding fixtures, spline rolling/ cold forming racks, machine slides and advanced cutting tool systems.  

Colonial's facilities are international with locations in Canada, USA, and Mexico.  This provides an overall capacity of 100,000 sq.ft. filled with engineering and manufacturing expertise.

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Persistent investment, in our technology, products, and people, has provided consistent growth and revenue in excess of $25m per year.

Colonial manages its costs and quality in the only way possible, with in-house control on design and build, including heat treatment and surface treatments of our products.

Recently adding Advanced Cutting Tools a well-known and experienced cutting tool systems manufacturer globally to our operation.

Colonial can service your company's demand with quality and efficiency in our total solution facilities.


Colonial has been in the machine tool business for almost 80 years.  It was initially established in 1929 as a division of Michigan Tool, but in 1954 it was purchased by the Ex-Cell-O Corporation.  Thirty-two years later, in 1986, it was acquired by Textron and ultimately it became Colonial Tool in 1993.

What stands us apart from our competition is our process and attention to detail, customers will shop around but always end up in the same place. We do the job right the first time and it is our long lasting relationships with satisfied customers that have kept us in business for 80 years.

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