For more than 40 years, Birdsall Tool & Gage has delivered quality and reliability in an ever-changing manufacturing world. We listen to our customers and understand their requirements and can anticipate their needs. Since 1970 we’ve taken our responsibility seriously, and with cooperation and a team spirit, we can provide total system support and manufacturing of our customers’ gaging needs.
1970 Started the Company
The founder bought a few pieces of machinery and started Birdsall Tool & Gage from his garage on Cavell Street in Livonia, MI.
1978 Built New Location
The business had grown enough that he purchased land, built a 5000 sq ft. building, and moved the company again to our present location.
1980 Expanded Location
The building size doubled to 10,000 sq ft. manufacturing and 3000 sq ft. office.
To honor God and Country through our business systems as we work with our stockholders, employees, customers, and suppliers.
To provide a good return on their investment
To provide good management that effectively utilizes the talents of all employees. To provide opportunities for training that will enhance life-long education and personal growth. To provide an atmosphere of continuous improvement that leads to job security and good quality of work life.
To provide a quality product that meets or exceeds their expectations at a fair market value. Service them to their level of satisfaction, and work with them to continually improve their tools, gages, fixtures, and management systems.
Work fairly with our suppliers. Assist them in improving their quality. And foster a win-win relationship where we both remain competitive and profitable.
Quality System Awards
Our quality system has been the recipient of numerous Customer Quality Awards. The benefit to you is that we are applying our quality knowledge in the manufacturing of quality tools and gages. Some of our awards are:
- ISO 9001:2008
- Ford Q-101
- General Motors “Targets for Excellence” in Leadership, Quality and Technology.
- Masco Tech – Forming Products Groups quality award
- General Dynamics Land Systems Division MIL-STD-45662A.
- Score Card award in the American Axle Scale Program
Our management’s values are demonstrated by a history of more than 40 years of investing in the right people, reinvesting in the business, and servicing our customers with honesty and integrity.
Our ownership and management commitment is to foster these same values in our newer employees through training and mentoring so they will continue this tradition in the future.