Alro logo Alro Steel was established in 1948 by Al and Robert Glick and has grown to include Alro Plastics and Alro Industrial Supply.
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Your Source for Cutting Tools, Abrasives & Die Supplies!

  • Since 1964, our Industrial Supplies division complements our metals and plastics offerings.
  • We specialize in distributing cutting tools, abrasives, coolant and MRO supplies.
  • Let our sales staff assist your company with custom tool management solutions.
  • Industrial Supply product questions? View our literature and manufacturer offerings below.
  • Looking for an Industrial Supply location near you? Click on our locations page to see our map.
  • Alro is certified to ISO 9001. Learn about our quality system and how we can deliver next day!
Alro Metals, Alro Plastics and Alro Industrial Supply divisions make Alro a one stop shopping experience.
Alro stocks thousands of cutting tools, abrasives, coolant and MRO supplies ready to ship.
Alro Metals, Alro Plastics and Alro Industrial Supply divisions make Alro a one stop shopping experience.
Alro offers a comprehensive tool management program including SmartCell replenishment systems.
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Alro has 60 locations in 12 states to service your metal and plastic needs.
Locate the closest Industrial Supply location including contact information, directions, and capabilities.

Alro Industrial Supply enables our customers to purchase a wide variety of products and reduce their total procurement costs. With an emphasis on cutting tools, abrasives, coolant and MRO supplies, Alro represents the most upstanding vendors in the industry. Our large inventory can be tailored to your specific needs to allow for same day order processing. Our knowledgeable tooling specialists will assist in selecting the best tool for the application at competitive prices.

Alro Industrial Supply began in 1964 in Jackson, Michigan to provide cutting tools, abrasives and die supplies to all of Alro Steel’s existing customer base. Taking advantage of extra space during a warehouse expansion at that time, Alro was able to purchase a local industrial supply company going out of business, and incorporate the new products into the mix.

Alro Industrial Supply offers a comprehensive Tool Management System. Alro’s proprietary SmartCell system allows customers of all sizes to implement a simple electronic replenishment solution that will allow tools to be dispensed at the point-of-use. Our access to a variety of different machine styles to dispense various consumables no matter what the shape and size, makes Alro your choice for tool vending.

Alro Industrial Supply also offers a complete lineup of services to improve plant productivity. Alro’s Tooling Application Specialists will assist with machining improvements to increase throughput and plant productivity. Alro offers a host of additional value added services including gage calibration, coolant management, documented cost savings, band saw blade welding and customer in-plant training.

Alro Industrial Supply’s world class lineup of product brands includes: Seco Tools, Sandvik Coromant, Walter USA, Iscar, Norton, Lenox, Niagara, SGS Tool, Titex, Craftsman and many others.

Alro Industrial Supply’s broad product offering includes a full line of abrasives, drills, taps, end mills, reamers, boring tools, broaches, carbide burs, centers chamfering tools, chucks, collets, coolant, counterbores, deburring tools, drills, fixturing tools, inserts, saw blades, tool holders, wire brushes, workholding products and gages. Our MRO supplies include hand tools, power and air tools, Chain and accessories, paint and aerosols, gloves, material handling, precision measuring tools, shelving, chain and nylon slings.