KOMET SERVICE® Partner, Countyline Tool Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Countyline Tool of Peoria, IL is the most recent KOMET SERVICE® Partner to earn ISO 9001:2015 certification, a major step for both Countyline Tool and KOMET SERVICE®, as the two companies push for increasingly higher standards of quality assurance.

Peoria, Illinois based KOMET SERVICE® Partner, Countyline Tool, and KOMET of America, are pleased to announce that Countyline Tool has attained ISO 9001:2015 certification. All KOMET SERVICE® Partners are currently working to obtain the ISO 9001:2015 certification and Countyline Tool is the eighth Partner to have completed the certification. This certification, established by the International Organization for Standardization, ensures that customers receive goods of a consistently high quality, and that all regulatory requirements are met, regardless of the nature of the product or the industry. A certification with such broad applicability naturally carries with it a great degree of steps and requirements; as such, Countyline Tool’ certification shows the commitment to quality and customer assurance that they share with KOMET.
“This is exciting for our Partner, Countyline Tool, but it is equally exciting and motivating for us all at KOMET SERVICE®,” declares Tom Whennen, Manager, KOMET SERVICE® North America. “All of our Partners are actively working towards ISO certification, and getting closer each day. Countyline Tool’s accomplishment KOMET, Countyline Tool, ISO9001-2015shows the dedication we all have towards being ISO certified. ISO certification is an added stamp of quality and reliability, and it is what sets KOMET SERVICE® apart in the solid carbide tooling market. Our joint dedication to quality and to customers is unequalled.”
Our dedication to excellence, in the manufacturing of High Performance/Custom Cutting Tools & Tool Reconditioning, is our prime mission.  We strive daily to exceed our customers’ expectations in Quality, Delivery, Performance and Customer Service.” Vonda Jones, President of Countyline said. “Here at Countyline Tool, Our team’s commitment to Quality has earned COUNTYLINE TOOL the ISO 9001:2015 Certification.  This is yet another step in our Continual Improvements, to provide our customers the Quality that they deserve and depend on.  I couldn’t be more proud of the COUNTYLINE TOOL team!”

Countyline Tool was the first KOMET SERVICE® Partner to join the network in December 2012, but Countyline Tool has been providing quality tools and services to its customers since 1985, Countyline was purchased by Vonda Jones in April of 2012. From day one Countyline Tool’s main focus has been quality improvement, technology advancement, and customer satisfaction.  

About KOMET of America, Inc.

KOMET of America, based in Schaumburg, Ill., is the largest subsidiary of the German KOMET GROUP®, a global leader in metal-cutting and boring technology and tools. Its KOMET®, DIHART®, JEL®, RHOBEST®, BRINKHAUS, and KOMET SERVICE® brands make KOMET a renowned and trusted leader in the metalworking industry, especially for drilling, boring, reaming, milling, and threading operations. KOMET has been an innovator in this industry for over 90 years – beginning with their indexable drilling tools and continuing today with innovations such as their mechatronic tool systems. The company proudly employs over 1,600 staff throughout its 20 subsidiaries, and today maintains a presence in more than 50 countries.

About Countyline Tool

Countyline Tool provides expert manufacturing and refurbishing of cutting tools. We are a progressive, female-owned company with the primary goal of achieving excellence in everything we do. At Countyline, we strive to exceed customer expectations without fail.

We are the first U.S. KOMET SERVICE® partner. We provide professional tool processing for refurbishment and carbide custom tool manufacturing. Our precisely defined and strictly controlled work procedures for original re-grinding are performed on state-of-the-art equipment by highly skilled technicians. This allows us to deliver a reconditioned tool which will achieve a machining precision of up to 100% in comparison to a new tool.

For the processing of your tools, we rely on the latest CNC grinding centers and high-precision measuring devices. This equipment allows us to manufacture high-quality, highly complex special tools that achieve minimal tolerance ranges in a fully automated operation. Our design capability, combined with the resources of the KOMET GROUP, allows us to provide you with special tools that will meet your most stringent production requirements. With the integration of these components, as well as our access to factory-original coatings, we can offer you high-precision tools with an excellent tool life.