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100% Made in America Bully Tools, Inc. Expands in Ohio

Mon Jan 04 2021

Company Name: 100% Made in America Bully Tools, Inc.
Location: Steubenville
Industry Sector: Advanced Manufacturing
Company Profile: Founded in 1994, Bully Tools has been proudly producing 100% “Made in the USA” products assembled by American workers. Its in-house operations include robotic welding, metal forming & stamping, plasma cutting, heat treating, tempering, injection molding, powder coating, product design, and more.
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Project Summary:

Type of Project: Expansion


  • Jobs committed: 25
  • Jobs retained: 35

Capital Investment: $6.7 million

Company Need:

Made in America Bully Tools, Inc. (Bully Tools) has experienced a sales increase of 20% this year for its lawn and garden, farm, snow removal, home, and other specialty long handle tools. The company had to expand to keep up with growing demand.

“I am excited and proud to announce that through the close working relationship with Ohio Southeast Economic Development and JobsOhio, the planned 60,000 square-feet expansion to the current facility will soon come to fruition. ”
Mark Gracy,
President and Founder, Bully Tools

Why Ohio? 

Bully Tools is investing in a 60,000 square foot expansion to meet increasing customer demand, which supports the company’s commitment to manufacture quality American-made products.

Ohio has been home to the company for 25 years and has a strong advanced manufacturing legacy.  At $104.6 billion, Ohio’s manufacturing industry is one of the largest in the state, powered by the third largest manufacturing workforce in the country.

This expansion is possible with the support of a JobsOhio Grant.


Ohio Southeast Economic Development, JobsOhio and the Jefferson County Port Authority