Crescent Nicholson - 150th Anniversary

Crescent Nicholson - 150th Anniversary, Files, Rasps, Saws

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Twelve perfect files in every dozen

Nicholson, a 150 year tradition of quality.

In 1864, William Thomas Nicholson revolutionized

the file manufacturing process with his improved

file cutting machine.

Superior files could now be produced in mass

rather than cut by hand.

Making them affordable and more consistent

in quality.

Soon after receiving patents for his file

making process, the first Nicholson production

factory opened in Providence, Rhode Island.

Withing three decades, Nicholson had grown

to become the most recognized name in files,

producing over 36,000 per day.

A testament showcased at the 1893 World's

Fair in Chicago, when over 3000 unique styles

of Nicholson files and rasps were displayed.

Today, Nicholson continues to be the leader

in files and rasps.

In addition, Nicholson is one of the top manufacturers

of saws for cutting wood, metal, and other


Plants in Brazil,Columbia, and Mexico machine

more than 50 million products annually, utilizing

over 5600 tons of steel.

Truly worldwide, Nicholson products are available

in over 80 countries and play a vital role

in agriculture, forestry, and manufacturing.

And Nicholson continues to grow with introduction

into new markets and industry.

How has Nicholson remained at the forefront

for 150 years?

The answer is simple, the same dedication,

quality, and attention to detail instilled

by William Thomas Nicholson remains at the

center of the Nicholson brand.

Nicholson files are made of superior quality

steel,and are cut with the famous Nicholson


The result - teeth that are more consistent

and last longer than any other file or rasp.

Each and every Nicholson file is hand inspected

and tested.

No product leaves the plant without the Nicholson

quality promise.

Nicholson's tradition of quality is evident

in the brand's famous slogan, and that's as

true today as it was 150 years ago.