Zagar Appoints Absolute Machine Tools, Inc. as Exclusive Distributor for Deep Hole Drilling


Zagar, Inc., the exclusive importer of Precihole™ Machine Tools Ltd., has appointed Absolute Machine Tools of Lorain, Ohio as its exclusive Midwest distributor for its deep hole drilling solutions. Absolute will represent Precihole exclusively in the areas of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania. 

“We are very excited about becoming part of the Absolute Machine Tool Group,” stated Jim McGaffin, Sales and Marketing Director for Zagar, Inc. “The Precihole line of deep hole drilling, honing, skiving, burnishing, and BTA drilling machines is a very appropriate  complement to Absolute’s existing machine tools lines of You Ji, Johnsford, Tongtai, Ecoca, and Accutex EDM”. Many of the customers served by Absolute have deep hole drilling applications and the solution s can now be purchased from an one supplier.

Absolute Machine Tools owner Steve Ortner introduced the Precihole line to their sales force at offices in Lorain, OH; Livonia, MI; and Mason, OH at the end of December, and alreadyhave several projects working. Absolute will be a full service distributor, providing service and installation… with support for applications and parts from Zagar.

Precihole Machines are built to perform gundrilling, BTA drilling, honing, reaming, counterboring, trepanning, skiving, burnishing, and pull boring. These applications represent key solutions for industries such as firearms, hydraulics, gas and oil, aerospace and defense, and automotive and medical.

Improving American productivity for seventy-five years, Zagar, Inc. manufactures and distributes a range of workholding solutions, deep hole drilling machines and solutions, multi-spindle drill and tap heads, feed units, and robotic end effectors. The company’s expertise is machining both ferrous and non-ferrous materials for industries such as automotive, aerospace, electrical, medical, off-road construction equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic, and high-production drilling and tapping. For more information, call (216) 731-0500 or visit