Second Building on Metzen

Knight leases a second building on Metzen and purchases two Schneeberger 5-axis cutter grinders to accommodate the production of a full line of spade drill inserts. Other products introduced at this time include a line of thread chasers for the oil and gas industry.


Bruce Kyle’s son John joins the company to assist in inside sales and engineering. We add a full range of PVD coatings to our offerings through a partnership with Blazers