GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Leitz Tooling Systems, a member of the world's leading manufacturing group of tooling solutions for machining wood and advanced materials, announced the move of their U.S. production facility from Jasper, Indiana to Grand Rapids, Michigan.

"We are excited about the synergistic effect of uniting our US production facility and corporate headquarters and the benefits this will bring to our customers." said Mike Lind, CEO. "As the industry leader, Leitz is committed to providing the finest tools, the quickest delivery times, and the lowest applied machining costs to woodworking companies throughout North America."

Leitz will continue to operate a full-line service center in Jasper, Indiana to serve the needs of customers within the region.

Leitz Tooling Systems is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leitz GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany for over 135 years and employs 3500 worldwide. Leitz Tooling Systems North American headquarters has been located in Grand Rapids, Michigan for over 28 years, and the company operates 10 service centers across the United States and Canada.

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