Established in 1941, North American Products is one of the first companies to develop a line of carbide tooling for the woodworking and nonferrous metals industries. The company has more than 60 patents on tool design, tooth geometry and insert tooth holders. North American Products operates tool service centers throughout the eastern and central United States, as well as Canada. It manufactures products, such as woodworking and metalworking saw blades, diamond and insert tooling, sidewinders, knife heads, insert router bit, refuse huggers and mounting systems. North American Products utilizes advanced computer systems, such as 3D design and AutoCAD and SurfCAM software.