OUR STORY

precisely manufactured goods

Founded in 1964 by Larry C. Arant in the basement of his Northeast Charlotte home, Northeast Tool & Manufacturing represents two generations of family tradition in providing precision manufacturing services. For over five decades, we have been a preferred supplier of precision machined parts and complex assemblies for the aerospace, defense, energy, medical, and commercial industries.

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Northeast Tool's Beginning- "PROVIDE"

Northeast Tool's first location

Gifted with an entrepreneurial spirit, blessed with a keen awareness for business opportunities, and driven by the need to provide for his family, Larry C. Arant...

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1964
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BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE

Northeast Tool's first factory

Larry recognized Northeast Tool's potential and knew that he could need to move his business to a location that would allow for growth and expansion. A brief relocation to Indian Trail, although more than...

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1971
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EQUIPPING AND EXPANDING

Old Northeast Tool factory

Northeast Tool purchased its first Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Lathe to meet the market demands for specialized manufacturing. Northeast Tool expanded its facilities by constructing a 20,000 sq...

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1987
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THE NEW FACTORY WORKER

Business Week

Northeast Tool developed and established an elaborate training program for its team members that focused on core competency. This program was featured and recognized in Business Week magazine...

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1996
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GLOBAL SUPPORT

military vehicle

Northeast Tool reached 90 team members across three shifts due to a continued effort of customer diversification. During this time, Northeast Tool was granted numerous contracts by Federal Defense...

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2005
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50 YEARS OF BUSINESS

3D printing machine

The elements that contributed to Northeast Tool's early success still guide it today. Northeast Tool understands the importance of keeping up-to-date in today's business environment. This importance was reiterated...

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2014