Whether you are a fine woodworker or a high-production cabinet shop, one thing is for certain… you depend on the best, most precise cutting tools that deliver superior quality finish with long cutting life.
At Freud, we take to heart the time, money and creativity you dedicate to each woodworking project. That is why our philosophy is to consistently strive for perfection in cutting tool performance.
Freud meticulously analyzes every detail of the woodworker’s needs and requirements; enabling us to design and produce superior tailored solutions. The level of precision that goes into each cutting tool is unprecedented in the industry. For example, each Freud saw blade takes up to 35 manufacturing steps. Each product is carefully crafted using the best materials, leading innovative designs, and the most sophisticated manufacturing process. Every product is specifically designed for superior performance and maximum life. Just like you take pride in your projects, we take pride in our product so you receive the best cutting performance every time.
Freud Premium Manufacturing
Freud owns and operates the most innovative and technologically advanced manufacturing facilities in Italy and Switzerland; thus consistently delivering premium quality products. To ensure that the highest quality products meet the toughest design standards, Freud owns and operates ISO9001, Vision 2000 quality certified facilities; which is an acknowledgement of top quality production processes. In addition, Freud operates one the most modern product development research centers for cutting tools. By overseeing the entire manufacturing process from start to finish, Freud guarantees the highest quality, most advanced products in the industry.
Producing Our Own Carbide
Freud is the only manufacturer of cutting tools in the world that produces its own MicroGrain carbide with Titanium, called TiCo™, a combination of Titanium and Cobalt. By producing our own carbide, Freud has the unique ability to formulate each tool for each specific application, thereby maximizing the cutting life and performance of the tool.
Freud is the industry leader in innovation. Freud consistently evolves the market with new features that extends the life of the product while enhancing its performance. Some of these Freud exclusive features include: TiCo™ Hi-Density Carbide, Perma-SHIELD® Non-Stick Coating, Tri-Metal Brazing, and Quadra-Cut™ 4-Cutter design.
Freud’s Industry Leading Innovations includes:
- TiCo™ Hi-Density Carbide
- Premium Coatings – The first saw blade manufacturer that had 100% saw blades offering coated in the Anti
- Vibration Technology
- Tri-Metal Brazing
- Anti-kickback Design
- 100% Laser Cut
- Complex Tooth Geometries
- Dial-A-Width – Shim-less Dado
- Heat-forged Steel Router
- Quadra-Cut™ 4 Cutter Design
- Double-Grind™ Straight Bit Design
- Patented Adjustable Tongue & Groove
- Extended Tenon Patented System
- Interior & Exterior Door System
- Automatic Diameter Recovery (ADR) System
Diablo’s premium brand of cutting tools and abrasives are specifically designed for the contractor and remodeler to provide superior performance while withstanding the most extreme conditions. Diablo products are manufactured in the world’s most technology-advanced facilities to consistently provide high-quality results every time; saving you time and money.
Diablo specializes in circular saw blades, reciprocating blades, sand paper, bonded abrasives, router bits and forstner bits … so no matter what job or results you need, Diablo has a specialized solution that is guaranteed to give you the best performance.
What makes Diablo different?
- We produce our own carbide so we are able to create solutions designed for specific applications to maximize your blade‘s cutting life
- We are certified quality control (ISO9001 Vision 2000) so you consistently get maximum performance
- We create innovative product designs catered to your cutting application for highest quality finish and longest cutting life
- We are manufactured in the most sophisticated and technologically-advanced facilities to provide you with the latest innovation in Diablo products
It all started with the motor over 100 years ago. Makita Corporation was founded in 1915 as an electric motor sales and repair company. Today, as a global brand in over 40 countries, Makita is an innovation leader, manufacturing best-in-class products at 10 plants operating in 8 countries.
The unmatched quality and durability of Makita products is driven by the company’s strong R&D capabilities, and have earned the trust of professional users worldwide. Every day, on jobsites around the world, Makita delivers the power, performance and durability that professional users demand with products that are more compact, have less vibration and feel better.
The Makita U.S.A., Inc. Head Office is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. The Makita Corporation of America is located in Buford, Georgia, and is part of a global Makita network of 10 manufacturing and assembly plants that is the source of Makita products used on job sites around the world. The product development team works closely with engineers on job sites to develop products that exceed the demands of the American contractor.
Makita U.S.A., Inc. operates warehouse and distribution facilities in La Mirada and Buford, as well as Mt. Prospect, Illinois and Wilmer, Texas. Buford and Wilmer are also the locations of Makita University, a hands-on educational experience where contractors and dealers can learn the latest technologies, products and applications.
In May 2021, Makita U.S.A., Inc. was named Sphere 1’s Supplier of the Year. The award recognizes Makita as the organization’s top preferred supplier for offering excellent service and a quality program to Sphere 1 members. The award is based on an overall support score by the entire Sphere 1 membership. Sphere 1, a cooperative of independent tool, fastener, and concrete accessory distributors, recognizes a single vendor partner each year in the Core Products category.