New Talent and Equipment at Pride Tool
Cincinnati’s Leading Machine Shop Is Positioned to Serve the Industry’s Fabrication Needs
Cincinnati’s leading machine shop, Pride Tool, under the new ownership of Scott Schwarz, has updated equipment and enhanced the staff with additional CNC technicians to better serve the USA Manufacturing Industry.
The acquisition of Pride Tool by Scott Schwarz was completed in the fall2022.“WhenIheard about the opportunity to acquire Pride Tool Co. Inc., I was immediately interested,” stated Mr. Schwarza US NavyVeteran.“This shop was the perfect size and had all the right people and equipment. It felt like my perfect vision of the business I wanted to purchase.
Mr. Schwarz utilized the first quarter of his ownership to analyze the business, assess operational efficiencies, inspect existing equipment and tooling.His research led to investments in new horizontal milling capacity, fiber-laser cutting, press brake forming, and other vital equipment. He also evaluated staffing against similar businesses in the same industry and found that the Pride Tool team was highly trained, capable and are poised to achieve great things. Additional investments in infrastructure, machine programming, and additional technical specialists will afford the greatest opportunity for Pride Tool’s success. The Cincinnati machine shop supplies B2B metal fabricated and machined precision parts for companies in a multitude of industries, including packaging, automotive, aerospace, medical, military, oil and gas, transportation, and others. Pride Tool also holds a patent for a testing apparatus which is designed into a custom lifting-device testing machine. The Pride Tool Test Stand is used for testing new and modified lifting devices such as chain hoists, lifting winches, and chains and slings. “Our Test Stands are an essential appliance anywhere there is a need to lift heavy objects utilizing hoists and slings. OSHA recommends regular testing of lifting devices,” said Mr. Schwarz. “We build two sizes of our Test Stands:a mobile 6-Ton unit, and our most popular 16-Ton unit. Customers tell us that our Test Stand is one of their best investments. It saves them thousands of dollars in outsourced testing and provides ultimate peace-of-mind knowing the equipment needed to test any device anytime is readily available.”
“I’m very excited to take the lead role at Pride Tool, and with the help of a great team here, we can do great things.With the post-COVID thinking around off shoring changing, we are seeing increased demand every month for machined parts and services. My industry operational excellence experience should prove to be invaluable in taking the company to the next level,” he continued.
Read more about the transformation at pridetool.com.
ABOUT Pride Tool:
Founded in 1988, Pride Tool is a leading Machine Shop located in Cincinnati, Ohio that specializes in custom-manufactured and precision-made parts for local and North American manufacturing customers. With a 24,000-square-foot machine shop that houses over80 specialized machines including laser cutters, welding stations, CNC machining centers, lathes, mills, and ID/OD/surface grinding equipment that employ state-of-the-art CAD/CAM modeling and Master Cam software with internal programming capabilities for CNC Machining and CNC Turning processes. Material expertise includes work with stainless steels, carbon steels, aluminum, brass, bronze, copper, exotics, super alloys, plastics, and all grades of tubing and piping.