About Us › The History of General Saw

68th anniversary seal The "General Saw" name has been around for nearly 70 years and has become synonymous with quality saw blades. We have maintained our reputation of quality by always giving you the best product, always at a fair price.

    1937 - The story begins with General Saw and Knife Company opening it's doors for business in New York City.

    1967 - In 1967, General Saw and Knife was sold and re-established as the current family-owned business.

    1970 - The company changed it's name to General Saw Corporation and relocated from New York to Secaucus, New Jersey where it expanded into a larger facility to accommodate its rapid growth. Secaucus remained home for 30 years.

    1992 - Spurred by the tremendous industrial growth within the Southeast United States, General Saw opened an additional manufacturing facility in Cape Coral, Florida. General Saw South soon gave the company the flexibility to manufacture and service an even wider range of blades for the wood, plastics and aluminum industries.

    photo of general saw headquarters 2001 - General Saw Corporation moved it's corporate headquarters and northern manufacturing unit to Cape Coral, Florida, where it remains today.

    Today - Over the years, General Saw has made it's name by combining tried and true craftsmanship with today's modern technologies, delivering to you the finest quality saw blades possible. We have never forgotten that our reputation is only as good as your finished products. Eighty years and three generations later, our commitment to you remains the same ... quality and craftsmanship built in every blade we make. You have our guarantee.

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