Company History 

 Timeline: 1979 

Onsrud Cutter Manufacturing Group and its subsidiaries were sold to an employee investment group.

The company was renamed Onsrud Cutter, Inc. (OCI). Annual sales in 1979 were $6.5 million.


 Timeline: 1989 

Onsrud Cutter introduced a line of tooling specifically designed to cut plastics. From a modest

start of 48 SKUs in 1983, this plastics line has developed into a complete catalog of 650 tools for

plastic machining and now accounts for 31% of Onsrud Cutter’s total volume.


 Timeline: 1996 

Onsrud Cutter Inc. celebrates 50 successful years in Libertyville, Illinois


 Timeline: 1996 

June 2, 1996 was proclaimed as Onsrud Cutter Day by the County Board of Lake County

in recognition of 50 years of service to the community.


 Timeline: 2016 

LMT Onsrud celebrated its 70th anniversary.