Detroit Edge Tool Company, also known as DETCO, is one of the world s leading suppliers of rails, industrial machine knives and slide assemblies. Founded in 1885, the company manufactures machine knives for cutting metal, plastic, wood and textile. It performs grinding work at various machine components, such as fixtures, dies and die plates, linear motion bars and risers. The company serves customers in the government, defense and manufacturing industries. It performs hardening and straightening procedures on die sections, rolls, gears, clamps, ways, rails, transfer, crane wheels and rope drums. The company manufactures knives in rectangular, tapered and circular shapes. Detroit Edge Tool Company maintains a more than 15,000 square feet of environmentally-controlled finish grinding room.