Established in 1983, Tufts Grinding Inc. is a provider of precision bar stocks for diversified markets. Based in Chicago Heights, Ill., the firm distributes its products to original equipment manufacturers and distributors in North America, South America and Europe. Its additional capabilities include turning, grinding and polishing the precision products. The company manufactures products from carbon and alloy materials, which in turn, are used to manufacture equipment for the agricultural, energy, construction, auto, airplane and watercraft industries. Tufts Grinding Inc. is affiliated with Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI), a trade association that supports and represents most elements of the metals value chain, including metals producers, distributors, and processors.