Peterson Tool Company

739 Fesslers Ln.
PO Box 100830
Nashville, TN 37210 US

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Growth of a Company

Growth of a Company
Peterson Tool Co. was founded in 1958 by John L. Peterson, Sr., with a $500 loan and 1,000-sq.-ft. barn in a town outside of Nashville, Tennessee. More than 60 years later, Peterson Tool fills 40,000 sq. ft. between two adjacent facilities and serves 30 countries.

Peterson Tools ThriftEdge System Reduces Setup Time
PMTS 2019: Peterson Tool’s ThriftEdge form tool system is said to help reduce setup and change-over time, maintenance and boost efficiency.

company employee outside building

Peterson Tool Co. Celebrates 60 Years
“As we celebrate 60 years, it’s important to remember where we’ve come from, but more importantly, where we want to go.”

Nancy Peterson

Training the Next Generation: Two PMPA Members Selected for 2018 STEP Awards
Nancy Peterson, chairman and CEO of Peterson Tool, and Joan Wrenn, co-owner, Hudson Precision Products, were this year’s nominees by PMPA for the Manufacturing Institute’s 2018 STEP Awards for excellence in manufacturing.

Johnny Freeze to Present at PMTS Knowledge Center

Johnny Freeze to Present at PMTS Knowledge Center
Johnny Freeze, applications engineer, Peterson Tool Co., will be presenting “You Cannot do that on a CNC … Or can You?” on Wednesday, April 22, at 10 a.m.

Another Crack in the ‘Glass Ceiling’

Another Crack in the ‘Glass Ceiling’
Nancy Peterson Hearn, chairman of the board at Peterson Tool Company, has been awarded the prominent Gold Micrometer Award by the Precision Machined Products Association (PMPA) for making significant contributions to the industry during her 40 years of service.

Product Categories of Peterson Tool Company

Cam Layouts
Chamfering Tools
Counterbores/Countersinks
Cut-off Attachments
Cut-Off Tools/Attachments
Endworking Tools
Form Tools
Forming Attachments
Grooving Tools
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Milling Cutters
Reamers
Shaving Attachments
Shaving Tools
Toolholders
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change

Trade Names

Thrift Recess
Thriftchange
Thriftedge
Thriftform
Thriftpart
Thriftshave
Thrift-Turn