June 8, 2016, 2016 (Mansfield, Texas) – 5th Axis Workholding, of San Diego, California, recently announced its choice of the Tom Paine Group for manufacturer representation.
Founded and inspired by self-described “passionate machinists and engineers,” 5th Axis specializes in fine-tuned … Read More
Rocky Mountain Twist, an elite-level designer and manufacturer of ultra-precise cutting tools, recently signed with the Tom Paine Group. One of the reasons we’re amped about this new client is the lengths they go to for customer service.
RMT uses … Read More
Specifically, the industry we’re in needs more young manufacturers reps like our Eric Soto. He was not only great and very relatable with student visitors at Houstex, he’s great full-time representing our manufacturers and our group. With the economy gearing … Read More
The Tom Paine Group demonstrated the latest in metalworking technologies for Houston-area high school students in late February to support industry group initiatives aimed at building the skilled manufacturing workforce of tomorrow, the elite manufacturers’ representative group said.
For industrial supply people, July and August are usually slow months. It’s nice because while your customers are working feverishly to plan their capital purchases, we get some downtime to refresh and regroup before the 4th Quarter blitz.
Well, … Read More
Three years already?? Well, there you have it: Proof that time flies when you’re having fun. And we’re having a ball! Not too shabby for people who started a business almost three years into one of the worst recessions in … Read More
At every trade show we learn something valuable for now or down the road, no matter how big or small. We attend as many as we can, from international to regional and state.
New ideas. A sense of evolving needs … Read More
Happy New Year, everybody! We hope your holidays were peaceful and joyous. They’re never long enough, are they?
For us, the new year started with the 2014 sales meeting at Mansfield HQ. 2013 was a terrific year for our group … Read More
There are probably as many ways to prove our value to our customers as there are variables in machining. We covered one of the most vital this summer when we became manufacturer’s rep for Florida-based Lexington Cutter.
Metalworking shops don’t … Read More
We continue to see signs that the economy is mending and getting stronger. And here’s two more: the Tom Paine Group signed with two new manufacturers in the last few months, and we brought a new rep onboard in July.… Read More