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Old 10-01-2021, 09:15 PM
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Default Hoosier Profiles to stop making toolings

Joe Andrew's just posted this on Facebook..

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At the end of of this Year we will no Longer be producing Metal Shaping Tooling. Due to Steel prices being double what they were a year ago, Heat treat going up, Electricity, not to mention all the consumables associated with producing Our Products. We had a price increase about 6 months ago and orders have fallen off more.

About two years ago we were in the same position we are in now, we took in a lot of work and things were ok for about 6 months then COVID hit. Currently we have 3 orders we canít Ship because of COVID restrictions. International orders were starting to return but have died out.

We want to Thank Everyone that has Supported us over the last 11 years.
We have a couple of Customers we produce tooling for on a larger volume and we are going to keep those going.

Our Pulleys are what we are going to be concentrating on, Ford and Chrysler are next up.

We do have a lot of Tooling left and will be selling stuff till years end, if youíve been waiting to order this is the last 3 months to do so before we shut Hoosier Profiles is shut down for good.
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Old 12-05-2021, 11:08 AM
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just bringing this to the top

Thanks Joe for all that you have done for the metalshaping community.
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Old 12-05-2021, 12:22 PM
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It's sad when something good ends. If our customers always paid the right price, I would never make my basic amateur non-turbid set. I would buy a basic set from professionals and I wouldn't deal with money. Unfortunately, the situation is that I use everything that spins and I don't mind that it spins swaying - my frame from the saw can handle it.
I always think about it when I insert a bike from the gym ...
Good luck then. There have been many similarities in history.
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Old 12-06-2021, 11:14 PM
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Wow that's a shocker and heart breaking , I'm sorry to see them dropping the metal shaping products , I wish them well and thank them for putting out such great products I love my Hoosier tools
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Old 12-07-2021, 12:04 AM
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This the "positive outcome" of the Great Reset and the build-back-better ideology. Yeah, right!
Sad news, but wish Joe the best for the future and have greatly valued his massive input into the metal shaping community...

Love my Hoosier anvils.
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