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Founded in 1977, Saint Paul, Minnesota – Total Tool is a family-owned company purposefully grown to meet the demands of job sites across North America. We pride ourselves on being your singular source for construction and industrial solutions.

From supplying a vast inventory of tools for purchase or rental to specializing in standard and custom rigging to keeping your tools and equipment in commission with certified warranty repair – Total Tool is your solution provider.

With four decades of service experience under our belt, we provide the know-how, expertise, and strategic partnership to get the job done on time, on budget, and in the safest way. The best outcomes come from the best solutions and the best solutions only come from the in-depth knowledge we bring to the table.

industry focus

total tool is a construction tool supplier to all in need of industrial solutions.

Customer categories include:

  • Commercial
  • Electrical
  • General Contractor
  • Industrial
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Utility

Total Tool supplies four decades of service experience to your work site.

Explore the History of total tool.

Total Tool Supply, Inc. is founded in Saint Paul, MN.

The Repair Division is created.

Total Tool purchases Homelite Service Center.

Headquarters move into the current Saint Paul office.

The Rental Division launches.

The Rigging Division is created after the purchase of Safeway Sling.

Total Tool joins Evergreen Marketing Group.

Total Tool acquires Superior Industrial Tool expanding to their second location in Superior, WI.

Third branch opens in Wausau, WI.

Total Tool launches their website.

Fourth branch opens in Appleton, WI.

The Crane & Hoist Division is created.

Fifth branch opens in Hibbing, MN.

Total Tool purchases The Tool House, establishing branches in Lincoln, NE., Omaha, NE., and Des Moines, IA.

Total Access launches, offering customers an e-commerce platform.

Total Tool purchases Cisco’s industrial business, establishing a branch in Kansas City, KS.

Total Tool purchases Bailey Tool and Safety, establishing branches in Louisville, KY. and Indianapolis, IN.

First distribution center opens in St Paul, MN.

Second distribution center opens in Kansas City, KS.

Total Access relaunches, offering a new and improved shopping portal.

Total Tool purchases Jensen Equipment, establishing a branch in Milwaukee, WI.

Total Tool purchases Tool & Anchor Supply, establishing branches in Denver, CO and Greeley, CO.

Get to know Total Tool

Whatever the project, Total Tool is your singular source for all your construction needs. We look forward to partnering with you.

A Company Built On Values

Teaming up with any one of our locations connects you to a company culture built on a strong set of values that form the foundation of our collective success. Each one of our six core values serve as Total Tool’s guiding principles for how we live, work, and hire. Demonstrated daily by each employee, Total Tool puts emphasis on character, integrity, and trust within each relationship and transaction. 

As opposed to merely creating an arbitrary list of values that simply serve as a poster to hang on a wall, Total Tool lives and breathes our Core Values. When you partner with us, you will witness first-hand the pride we place in all of our relationships. From our employees to our customers to our vendors, you will become a part of our family. Experience the Total Tool difference today.  


We are one family


Dedication is in our dna


Embracing What’s Next


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Only as Good as Our Word


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Good Enough Isn’t Enough


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You before me