About Us

ERI America, Inc. is part of a group that has decades of experience in the metalworking industry in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and around the world. You may not recognize our name but you are sure to recognize our products. They have been sold in this market for over two decades.


In addition to our extensive line of toolholders, ERI America is also the Exclusive North American partner for Showa Tool Co. Ltd. (Osaka, Japan); Algra S.p.A.(Bergamo, Italy); Swiss Tool Systems AG (Bürglen, Switzerland); and MPA Srl (Bologna, Italy).


Showa Tool Co. Ltd manufactures many self-developed, advanced tooling solutions to the leading industries in the world. Their tooling solutions have always been at the forefront of engineering innovation. The Showa products that we proudly represent are the Micron Milling Chucks, Micron Mold Chucks, Big Plus™, Super Drill, TDU Spindle Speed Increaser, and Keyless Drill Chucks.


Algra S.p.A., a manufacturer of driven lathe tools was born by the traditional mastery of handicraft work, reached, after an experience of over 30 years of precision manufacturing. The partnership with the most important builders of machine tools, accompanied by a continuous technological updating and by a constant improvement of the business system, allowed to guarantee flexibility, quality and reliability to its customers.


Swiss Tool Systems AG was founded in 1973 and has grown to become one of Europe’s top manufacturers of precision tooling. Swiss Tools is famous for their top quality, accuracy, and their pure steel look. They are uniquely positioned as a manufacturer of all known interfaces in the world of modular boring. Swiss Tool’s Swiss Bore & Swiss Flex lines, as well as their KM, Capto & HSK turning tools provide a complete boring and turning offering.


MPA Srl believes in only one way to produce, based on the extreme attention to detail and the specific needs of the customer. This is the only way you can achieve maximum precision and transform it into the perfection of the products we make. MPA produces multi-spindle heads, angle heads, tilting heads, customized special heads designed and manufactured according to specific production needs.


Volumec has perfected Portable Articulated Tapping Systems in their pneumatic and electric lines. They feature a high torque spindle mounted on a balanced, articulated arm with a reach of up to 75 inches and a multi-directional magnetic positioning head. Constructed of aviation grade tubular aluminum, the strong yet light weight arm allows for extreme portability with ease of positioning and accuracy. It is ideal for bench mounted workstations, yet portable enough for shop cart mounting, and excels at truck-mounted in-field applications. It was designed to run all offline tapping applications.


WTE Präzisionstechnik GmbH is a unit of the MAPAL Group, known throughout the world as a leader in fine boring tools, PCD tools, multi-blade reamers and high performance tool holding. WTE Hydraulic Chucks offer high radial accuracy and excellent vibration damping. They are guaranteed to improved surface quality on the workpiece, with reduced microstructure cracking on the tool’s cutting edge and increased productivity. WTE manufactures standard Hydraulic Chucks with axial and radial adjustment in the most common shank forms. Utilizing our reducing sleeves or our hydraulic chuck extensions makes this clamping tool highly flexible as well.


Vergnano Srl with over 70 years of experience in the cutting tool industry, Vergnano is one of the world's leading manufacturers of high quality precision threading taps, hobs, and threading dies. Over the years, Vergnano has constantly innovated its product range to meet the demands of a continuously evolving market while keeping a firm foothold in the honored tradition of the Vergnano brand. The quality of Vergnano tools is the consequence of strict controls of processes and products, constant research in new technical solutions and continuous investments in state-of-the-art technology and highly qualified human resources. As a result of the company’s vast interdisciplinary know-how, each manufacturing step takes place internally at the Vergnano production plant starting from the steel bar to the final PVD coating process of the finished tool.


Our collaboration with this group of world renowned, superior quality, engineering-based manufacturers, allows ERI America to provide you with the best of all possible toolholding solutions!!


Big Plus™ a registered trade mark of Big Daishowa Seiki Co. Ltd. Japan.