Harvey Performance Company History
Harvey Tool Company is founded by John Harvey, who sought an opportunity to bring niche products to an untapped cutting tool market.
Harvey Tool’s 1st catalog, an 8-page pamphlet featuring 64 ready-to-ship tools, is released.
Helical Solutions is founded by Dave McCulloch with 3 employees. Operations begin in a 5,000 square foot facility in Saco, Maine.
Harvey Tool Company makes a strategic decision to eliminate selling direct to end-user accounts and focuses resources on building deeper relationships with distributor partners across the US & Canada. Authorized Harvey Tool Distributors provide stronger end-user onsite support and are utilized as an extension to the Harvey Tool Sales Team.
Helical Solutions triples their number of employees and outgrows their facility after only 2 years. They relocate to an 11,000 square foot location in Gorham, Maine, and begin manufacturing high performance carbide end mills.
Helical introduces its first catalog featuring a full-line of stocked tooling.
Peter Jenkins, a manufacturing consulting expert and financial leader, purchases Harvey Tool Company after serving as President for three years.
Helical Solutions becomes the first Haimer Safe-Lock™ licensee, allowing them to offer customers an added Safe-Lock™ shank configuration to any standard or custom tool.
Helical Solutions breaks ground on a 10,000 square foot addition to their building, doubling their manufacturing capabilities. The company exceeds 35 employees.
Harvey Tool Company celebrates its 30th Anniversary by releasing a 268-page catalog containing over 12,000 tools.
Harvey Tool Company acquires Helical Solutions and begins combining the product performance and technical expertise of both organizations.
Helical Solutions earns an “Exceeding Expectations” recognition at the 2015 Boeing Industry Challenge II, a multi-month invitational tournament meant to gauge the world’s strongest and highest-performing milling tools.
Helical Solutions breaks ground on a facility renovation creating 40 percent additional CNC manufacturing capacity.
Harvey Performance Company introduces Machining Advisor Pro™ (MAP), a tool designed to quickly, seamlessly, and accurately deliver recommended running parameters to machinists. MAP is the new and improved version of the Milling Advisor™ software.
Harvey Performance Company acquires Micro 100, adding their turning tool expertise to the Harvey Performance Family
Harvey Performance Company opens 79,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Gorham, Maine, to support the tremendous growth and product demand its brands continue to experience.
Harvey Performance Company acquires Titan USA, adding their high-value tooling solutions and best-in-class coating operation to the Harvey Performance Family of brands.
Harvey Performance Company acquires CoreHog, adding their specialized composite and honeycomb tooling to the Harvey Performance Company family of brands.