Grobet File Company of America

Grobet is a leading global manufacturer and value-added distributor of specialty tools and accessories. Founded in 1915, Grobet offers its diverse portfolio of products to over 5000 customers in more than 50 countries and its products are used in the jewelry, industrial, optical, professional, hobby and dental marketplaces. The company has distribution facilities in Carlstadt, New Jersey and Toronto, Canada and manufacturing facilities in Cheyenne, Wyoming and Vallorbe, Switzerland.

Grobet sources product for distribution from over 25 countries and combines them into a portfolio of specialty brandnames. The company has become the resource for specialty tools and accessories for distributors, Original Equipment Manufacturers and retailers around the globe. Grobet, through its Scies Miniatures subsidiary in Vallorbe, Switzerland, is the world’s leading manufacturer of miniature jewelers sawblades. The Swiss operation also makes a wide variety of miniature specialty saw blades used in industry and hobby. The Cheyenne facility manufactures carbide tooling, brushes and jewelers equipment used around the world in diverse applications from precision metal working to shipbuilding.

For more information visit: http://www.grobetusa.com

Grobet operates in the following NAICS codes:
332212 Hand and Edge Tool Manufacturing
332213 Saw Blade and Handsaw Manufacturing
339114 Dental Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
339115 Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing
339913 Jewelers’ Material and Lapidary Work Manufacturing
42345 Medical, Dental, and Hospital Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
42346 Ophthalmic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
42394 Jewelry, Watch, Precious Stone and Precious Metal Merchant Wholesalers

Acquisition thinking:

Niche manufacturing companies that sell to the same markets (and who may be a supplier to Grobet)

Specialty saw blade manufacturers who could be located anywhere in the world

Specialty Tool and supply distributors who would complement Grobet’s product offering in either the same markets or new ones in any geography.

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