Capability Statement

West Ohio Tool Co. is a leading U.S. manufacturer of custom carbide, PCD and CBN tooling.


  • Awards: Apr 2023 – cover story of womLEAD magazine & Business of the Month Logan County Chamber of Commerce, Mar 2023 – Top 5 Female Influencers of 2023 for WomELLE, panelist for “She’s Possible” (WomLEAD magazine event), Jan 2023 – Top 25 Female Influencers of 2022 for WomELLE; Sept 2022 – Ohio Business 500 in Manufacturing (Ohio Business Magazine) & Jan 2022 – Small Business Award – NHL Columbus Bluejackets
  • Helping others gain the edge for over 30 yrs
  • Creator of the EdgeX4 developed for significantly longer tool life for significantly lower cost per hole
  • Ability to reverse engineer from part print & combine multiple tools into one
  • On-time deliveries (up to 75% quicker than industry) with phenomenal quality and ongoing support
  • Independently owned by second-generation family members
  • 100% Women Owned
  • ISO 9001:2015; AS9100
  • 20,000 sq ft facility (12,000 current shop/8000 warehouse available for growth)


  • Federal: Unique Entity ID: L3TFTQ7NJNX3
  • Federal: CAGE Code: 9E4M7
  • NAICS Codes:
    • 333515 Cutting Tool & Machine Tool Mfg
    • 333517 Machine Tools, Metal Cutting, Mfg

    • 332216 Drills, Countersinks, Counterbores Mfg

    • 423830 Schunk clamping and Workholding Sales

    • 423930 Metal Scrap (purchase carbide and metal recycling)

  • PSC Codes:
    • 3419 misc machine tools
    • 3460 machine tools, portable
    • 3455 cutting tools for machine tools
    • 3456 cutting and forming tools for secondary metalworking machinery
    • 5133 drills, counterbores, countersinks
  • CMMC Level 2 compliant
  • WBENC WBE Certified; WOSB Submitted
  • Certification for United States/Canada Joint Certification Program & Form DD2345 Approved
  • Approved Portals: BPMI, Dibbs and SAP Ariba


  • Custom cutting tool manufacturer: carbide, PCD & CBN from carbide rod, preform, steel body or integral shank/monobloc for a broad range of industries across the United States
  • Helping obtain the lowest cost per hole through innovative solutions that include the EdgeX4
  • Service (retip/regrind) custom cutting tools


  • Provided Schunk workholding to NASA ahead of schedule and on cost
  • EdgeX4 drill was the only PCD drill (out of 5 companies) to perform in a ceramics application for semiconductor manufacturing; customer orders several hundred per year
  • Extended new tool life from 25,000 holes in aluminum drilling to 1,000,000 holes without change out for 4 years. Reduced cost from $.007/hole to $.001/hole for transmission manufacturing
  • Only PCD cutting tool supplier out of 5 to provide a solution for brake manufacturing to remove chatter in the bore
  • Reduced PCD costs for brake manufacturer by 39% & delivery by 50% for new tools and by 67% for regrinds and as a result significant savings in inventory
  • EdgeX4 drills performed better than previous supplier’s PCD full nib in aerospace composite at a lower cost per hole
  • EdgeX4 has helped a transmission manufacturer cut tooling expenses by $325,000 annually
  • Improved performance of NHL hockey puck in 5 out of 6 categories
  • Reduced cost per hole engine component manufacturing from 5 1/2 cents to 3/4 of a cent while reducing tool change out by 1700 minutes
  • EdgeX4 drills able to perform 33% faster at 6.5″ depth compared to previous supplier for carbide manufacturing
  • EdgeX4 drills lengthen automotive aluminum application more than 114x carbide drill tool life (from 5,400 to more than 600,000)
  • Reduced cycle time with PCD tools from 3:45 to 1:00 (73.3% reduction)

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