who we are

Leading Innovation in Orthopedic & Arthroscopic Tool Manufacturing

Huron Tool & Cutter Grinding is a proud woman-owned small business, committed to diversity, inclusion, and excellence in manufacturing. By choosing Huron Tool, you are supporting American craftsmanship and benefiting from unique perspectives, reliable and innovative solutions, and a dedication to quality and customer service that consistently exceeds expectations.

Transforming Healthcare Through Cutting-Edge Solutions

At Huron Tool & Cutter Grinding, our mission is to revolutionize the healthcare industry through innovative, high-quality, and cost-effective cutting and grinding tools. We are committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions that enhance the performance of surgical tools and contribute to the advancement of orthopedic and arthroscopic procedures. With a focus on precision, reliability, and cost reduction, we partner with healthcare brands and distributors to develop groundbreaking tools that meet the evolving needs of surgeons and patients. Our dedication to innovation, quality, and affordability sets us apart in the industry, making us a trusted partner in the development of the tools of tomorrow.

Huron Exterior Building
Our Journey: From Modest Beginnings to Cutting-Edge Innovations

Since our establishment in the 1950s, Huron Tool & Cutter Grinding has been dedicated to producing high-quality cutting and grinding tools for orthopedic and arthroscopic surgical suites. Over the years, we have evolved into a trusted partner in product development, helping to conceive, design, prototype, and test groundbreaking tools for the future.


Early Beginnings

  • 1956: Family patriarch James Cosenza purchases Huron Tool & Cutter Grinding.
  • Focus: Grinding and machining military standard components for aerospace companies like Grumman and Lockheed.
Huron Origins

Strategic Shift

  • 1980s: Rick Cosenza recognizes an opportunity in the medical and surgical community.
  • Transition: The company shifts its focus to manufacturing high-performance surgical cutting tools.
Former Huron Tool Office Exterior

Partnership and Growth

In the 2000s, Huron Tool & Cutter Grinding was housed in a 20,000-square-foot facility. During this period, we experienced significant growth, which necessitated further growth to accommodate increasing demand and technological advancements in the industry.

Old Turning Machines

Expansion Project

  • 2020: Huron Tool purchases the 485 Smith Street location as part of its expansion project.
  • 2021: Facility build-out engineered to allow for future growth, with plans to more than double capacity.
Huron Tool Office Exterior

Legacy and Leadership

  • Third Generation: Rick Cosenza Jr. (VP of Manufacturing), Danielle Avena (President), and Kelly Borger (VP of Operations).
  • Experience: Each has 30 years of experience at Huron, holding key positions and carrying on the legacy of the previous generations.
  • Team and Future: The Huron team is positioned for future growth, continuing the legacy of excellence.
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Our New State-of-the-Art Facility

A Gateway to Growth & Innovation

At Huron, we take pride in our 40,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility that has been the heart of our operations since 2022. This modern space houses our manufacturing, quality control, engineering, and administrative departments, working seamlessly to deliver top-quality products and services. This relocation has provided ample room for growth, with new advanced machinery enhancing our production capabilities. Our expansion project showcases our commitment to innovation and our forward-looking vision for the future.

State-of-the-art machinery ensures precision and excellence in every tool.
Our commitment to quality guarantees tools you can trust.
Inside of the Huron Facility


Our commitment to excellence is evident in the continuous investments we make in our facility. We have steadily equipped our shop floor with the finest machinery in cutting and grinding technologies, ensuring that we always have the most advanced tools at our disposal. This dedication to staying at the forefront of technological advancements allows us to consistently deliver products of unparalleled precision and quality.


We understand that environmental factors can significantly impact the consistency and quality of our products. That's why we have taken the step to fully climate-control our entire manufacturing facility. By maintaining optimal temperature and humidity levels, we eliminate variations caused by external factors, guaranteeing that every product we manufacture meets our rigorous quality standards. This climate-controlled environment, combined with our commitment to maintaining a safe, clean, and dry production space, sets us apart as a leader in our industry.


We are more than just a manufacturer; we are a partner in innovation. We dedicate a significant portion of our facilities and capabilities to new product development, collaborating closely with our customers to push the boundaries of surgical instrumentation. Our talented engineering team works hand in hand with customers to bring their ideas to life, from the initial concept through to prototyping and full-scale production. With our expertise and state-of-the-art facilities, we empower our customers to break new ground and revolutionize surgical procedures.

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Huron Quality Control

Huron Tool & Cutter Grinding

When you partner with Huron Tool & Cutter Grinding, you gain access to a world-class facility that combines advanced technology, unwavering quality control, and a passion for innovation. We invite you to visit our facility, meet our talented team, and experience firsthand the dedication and expertise that goes into every product we create.