Cogsdill Tool Products Inc. has acquired E-Z Burr Tool Co. E-Z Burr will continue to operate as an independent entity out of its Livonia, Michigan, facility.

“E-Z Burr is a standout company who has been innovating high quality deburring products for almost 60 years. Not only are their tools of immense quality, but so are their operations,” says Don Aycock, vice president of sales and marketing at Cogsdill.

E-Z Burr’s owner, Bill Robinsons has opted to retire after working there for more than 40 years.

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