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WHO WE ARE

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YOUR GO-TO PARTNER

EXPERTS WHO CARE ABOUT YOUR SUCCESS EQUIPPED TO PROVIDE CUSTOM CONSTRUCTION AND INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS.

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.

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

Explore the History of total tool.

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  • 1977

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

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

    March 27, 1977
  • 1982

    Total Tool launches its Repair Division.

    Total Tool launches its Repair Division.

    March 1, 1982
  • 1989

    Headquarters move into the current Saint Paul office.

    Headquarters move into the current Saint Paul office.

    March 1, 1989
  • 1989

    The Rental Division launches.

    The Rental Division launches.

    March 31, 1989
  • 1990

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

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

    March 1, 1990
  • 1990

    Total Tool joins Evergreen Marketing Group.

    Total Tool joins Evergreen Marketing Group.

    March 31, 1990
  • 1991

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

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

    March 1, 1991
  • 1993

    Third branch opens in Wausau, WI.

    Third branch opens in Wausau, WI.

    March 1, 1993
  • 1998

    Total Tool launches their website.

    Total Tool launches their website.

    March 1, 1998
  • 1998

    Fourth branch opens in Appleton, WI.

    Fourth branch opens in Appleton, WI.

    March 26, 1998
  • 1999

    The Crane & Hoist Division is created.

    The Crane & Hoist Division is created.

    March 1, 1999
  • 2005

    Fifth branch opens in Hibbing, MN.

    Fifth branch opens in Hibbing, MN.

    March 1, 2005
  • 2007

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

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

    March 1, 2007
  • 2008

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

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

    March 1, 2008
  • 2011

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

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

    March 1, 2011
  • 2017

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

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

    March 1, 2017
  • 2018

    First distribution center opens in St Paul, MN.

    First distribution center opens in St Paul, MN.

    March 1, 2018
  • 2019

    Second distribution center opens in Kansas City, KS.

    Second distribution center opens in Kansas City, KS.

    March 1, 2019
  • 2022

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

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

    March 1, 2022
  • 2022

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

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

    March 28, 2022

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.  

Family

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We are one family

Commitment

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Dedication is in our dna

Change

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Embracing What’s Next

Integrity

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Only as Good as Our Word

Excellence

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Good Enough Isn’t Enough

Concern

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You before me