About Cincinnati Tool Steel

About us

Cincinnati Tool Steel Co. (CTS) is celebrating its 42nd year of success in the tool steel industry. Founded by Ronald F. Cincinnati, President and CEO, in December 1976. CTS has proven itself as a quality tool steel plate and bar supplier. CTS Started with only 3 employees and has successfully grown and now employs 170 plus personnel.

As one of the largest stocking suppliers and distributors of tool steels, powdered metals and alloys, CTS has created a unique place for itself in the tool steel industry. In addition to cutting material to customer specifications, CTS also offers value added services, such as custom boring, surface grinding, centerless grinding, milling and precision saw cutting.

Due to CTS's extensive and diverse inventory, Cincinnati Tool Steel is a supplier and distributor to a variety of industries, which include automotive, computer, aerospace, agriculture, paper and food processing.


  • Powder Metal
  • Pre-Ground Flat Stock
  • Drill Rod
  • High Speed Steel
  • Tool Steel Rounds
  • Tool Steel Plate
  • Saw Cutting
  • Surface Grinding
  • Boring
  • Plate Conversion