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History of Missouri Tools

Missouri Tools was established in 1966 by its founder Gerhard "Gary" Mueller. Through quality work and dedication, Gary was able to expand his company with the additions of G.M Abrasives and Merrick Machinery.  Over the years, Missouri Tools has become a thriving and respected company within the greater St. Louis area. The following are a few accomplishments we would like to share with you.

  • In 1978, Missouri Tools moved to their current location in Fenton Industrial Park.  
  • In September of 1985, Merrick Machinery was purchased and resides in Bridgeton, Missouri.
  • In 1988, Missouri Tools becomes one of the pioneers in the area by purchasing a Schutte CNC tool grinder.
  • In 1990, Missouri Tools purchase ANCA 7 axis tool grinder capable of manufacturing and reconditioning tools. Missouri Tools was now capable of remanufacturing tools to a new specifications.
  • In 1992 Missouri Tools was the first in the area to do an integrated tool crib using Cribmaster Software.
  • In 2002, Missouri Tools designs and manufactures their own vision of a variable helix end mill. In doing so, they became one of the first in the nation to offer variable helix end mills.
  • In 2015, always striving to be on the cutting edge with advancements in the industry. Missouri Tools purchases ANCA's MX7 Linear. The MX7 features a special designed tubular linear motor capable of a 0.1 Micron resolution and positioning.
  • In 2017, Missouri Tools receives one of the first ANCA FX5 with Nachi Robot.
  • In 2019 Missouri Tools expands it grinding facility to nine CNC tool grinding machines 6 with robot loaders.