Simmons Knife & Saw Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Glendale Heights, Illinois – September 16, 2015 – Simmons Knife & Saw hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house at their new facility in Glendale Heights, IL on September 10, 2015. Attendees included officials from the Village of Glendale Heights, neighboring companies and various individuals whose efforts contributed to the realization of this upgraded facility. Glendale Heights is just 20 miles southwest of the previous location in Wheeling.


Simmons moved all operations from Wheeling, IL into this new site on July 1st.   Growing sales and the recent consolidation of its California and Illinois operations prompted Simmons to find a larger facility. “The new plant doubles production floor space allowing for additional production lines and improved operational efficiencies to meet an expanding market,” said Colin Murphy, VP/General Manager of Simmons. “This move positions us to continue to remain competitive with the ultimate result being improved customer service and satisfaction.” 



About Simmons Knife & Saw – Since 1946, Simmons Knife & Saw (formerly Simmons Engineering Corporation) has been a supplier of cutting blades for industrial use. Simmons uses the highest quality steel available to manufacture its extensive selection of sizes and edge types, offering customized cutting solutions to the foam fabrication, food processing, metal cutting and packaging industries. World class quality in manufacturing, innovation in design and product development, and exceptional customer service have become Simmons’ trademarks as the company continues to meet constantly changing user demands worldwide.


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