Products from Midwest
The right tools since 1945
Midwest Tool and Cutlery Company (Midwest) began manufacturing metal shears and related hand tools in Sturgis, Michigan in 1945. Today, Midwest is a privately held Michigan company with manufacturing facilities in Sturgis, MI, Kalkaska, MI, and Caledonia, OH.
In its early days, Midwest was a manufacturer of the highest quality hand tools for many leading professional quality brands. Today, the company's Midwest Snips® national brand has become a leading hand tool brand both domestically and in many regions of the world. All models of Midwest Snips aerospace and sheet metal shears are manufactured by Midwest at its facilities in the USA.
As a leading innovator and manufacturer of metal snips and specialty hand tools, Midwest has developed and holds numerous product design and utility patents that enhance the performance of Midwest products.