1. Disston toolmaking company of Deerfield ships jobs to China, to move remaining operations to Chicopee

    Disston toolmaking company of Deerfield ships jobs to China, to move remaining operations to Chicopee

    Toolmaker The Disston Co. will move its U.S. operations and its 50 remaining employees from Deerfield and into the former Buxton Co.warehouse and distribution center on Plainfield Street before July.

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    1. We changed our manufacturing sites to Chicopee and China to ultimately lower costs.
    2. Wages and expenses are rising in China.
    3. We will continue to manufacture our Rem-Grit Band Saws, reciprocating, jigsaw and circular saw blades for the industrial markets.
    4. The work force training grants would be a great thing.
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