Alro Steel was established in 1948 by Al and Robert Glick and has grown to include Alro Plastics, Alro Industrial Supply and Alro Metals Outlet.

Industrial Supplies Products

Grinding and Sanding Hand and Power Tools
Hole Making and Boring Material Handling
Threading Precision Measuring
Milling Fluids and Lubricants
Reaming Die Sets and Supplies
Tool Holding Punches
Work Holding Maintenance and Shop Supplies
Sawing Shelving and Tool Storage
Fasteners Turning and Grooving
Machinery Safety and Janitorial

Alro Industrial Supplies has provided a full spectrum of the highest quality industrial supplies everyday since 1964. With an emphasis on cutting tools, die supplies, and abrasives, Alro represents the most upstanding vendors in the industry.
Grinding and Sanding

Alro stocks and supplies a wide range of engineered and MRO abrasives including bonded abrasives (grinding wheels) and coated abrasives (sand paper). With the best brands in the industry including Norton, whatever your polishing, sanding or grinding application requires, Alro can help.
Hole Making and Boring

Alro’s broad range of general purpose drills, high performance drills and indexable drills will assist you in any hole making application in your shop. Alro is associated with world-class drilling products that employ the latest drilling technology. Call us too if you need special, per print tooling.

Let Alro help you create threads whether you are tapping, threadmilling or thread forming. Alro has a broad range of standard products on the shelf and access to the best products in the world for your application-specific threading requirements.

Facemills, end mills, helical mills and virtually every other mill for a machine shop are available through Alro. We stock the world’s best manufacturers for either your HSS general purpose applications, your solid carbide or indexable carbide milling applications.

Because Alro carries one of the largest stocks of decimal reamers in the industry, we can provide our customers with the best options for their particular application. Let us help you find the best product for your application.
Tool Holding

Alro represents a broad range of manufacturers of tool holding items including collets, chucks, end mill holders, coolant through holders and shrink fit holders. Consider Alro for help with the proper tool holding system to maximize your plant productivity.
Work Holding

Alro offers many options to improve efficiency in the area of CNC vises, tombstones, magnetic chucks and lathe chucks. We can equip any type of machine with the appropriate system to securely hold your workpiece

Alro has in-house welding capabilities to provide speedy delivery on any length band saw blade. Our suppliers are widely recognized as the best in the business and have a steady stream of new technology products on the market.
Precision Measuring

Alro represents the leading brands of micrometers, calipers, indicators and gages used in all machine shops. Our offering includes any products you will need to preset tools, gage parts or calibrate your equipment.

Alro has an established relationship with manufacturers of coolants for CNC machines, band saws, grinders and EDM machines. Consider also our maintenance oils including way lubes, hydraulic oils and gear and spindles lubes.
Die Sets and Supplies

Alro has long been the source for tool and die shops for all their die set & supply requirements. We work very closely with manufacturers that maintain very short lead times so your die sets are received quickly. We have unique expertise in this field and can assist you with the correct components in the correct quantity at the correct time.

Alro’s sources for punches, buttons and retainers are world renown as the most accurate suppliers and have the shortest lead times. For punches with consistent quality and quick delivery, turn to us for your requirements.

Make it easy and add your socket head fastener needs to your Alro purchase order. With a wide variety of socket head product in stock, whether you are building machines, sub-assemblies or die sets, turn to Alro.

As a test site for band saw manufacturers, Alro has unique experience with saws that translates into knowledgeable assistance for our customers. Alro also offers a host of cold saws, grinders, drill presses and a variety of other machines.
Hand and Power Tools

Alro has long represented the best hand tool manufacturers in the industry. With Craftsman among the brands in our line-up, whether you are looking for mechanics tools, machinists tools or anything else, take a look at our offering.
Material Handling

From chain, wire rope and synthetic slings to lifting magnets and hand trucks, Alro has a wide variety of material handling items to meet your needs.
Maintenance and Shop Supplies

As a machine shop supply company, look to Alro for the items in your maintenance crib. Alro stocks absorbents, tape, marking items, tooling components, aerosols, general safety items and a broad range of other items you use every day in your shop.
Shelving and Tool Storage

Alro offers lockers, work benches, tool storage cabinets, shelving and pallet racking for any storage needs in facility. See us to help design the most efficient lay out in your facility that will help you remain lean and productive.
Turning and Grooving

Alro is affiliated directly with many of the best brands in the world for carbide inserts and cutter bodies. Turning, grooving or cut-off in any material is well within our comfort zone. Alro’s line-up includes the leading technology for any application you will encounter.
Safety and Janitorial

Alro’s direct relationship with world class paper products suppliers allows us to stock paper shop towels, coveralls, wash room towels and dispensers as well as a line of VCI paper and products for parts packaging that inhibits corrosion.