KASTO
Saws. Storage. And More.

KASTO Inc. has been supplying the U.S. market with innovative sawing and storage technology from Germany for over 40 years. Located in Export, Pennsylvania, it is a subsidiary of KASTO, a world-leading family-owned technology company managed by the fifth and sixth generations, with more than 170 years of tradition behind it. KASTO is a global market leader for metal sawing machines, storage systems, automated handling equipment for metal bar stock, sheet metal and parts cut to size, as well as the associated software.

KASTO Inc. offers universal sawing machines for workshop use to high-performance band sawing machines for the industrial cutting of large bar, blocks and plates. KASTO develops and produces semi-automatic and fully automated bar stock and sheet metal storage systems to meet a wide range of requirements: from compact, standalone storage towers up to fully automated high-rack honeycomb systems with thousands of storage cassettes. The product range also includes fully automated sawing centers and combined storage solutions, which handle all storage, sawing, marking, palletizing and bundling processes – beginning from loading the raw material to robot-assisted retrieval of the cut parts. 

One of the great strengths of KASTO Inc. is its comprehensive customer service. The company is nationwide with its headquarters near Pittsburgh, a technology center and showroom in Chicago and a service presence in Los Angeles. KASTO Inc. supports users from planning to assembly and commissioning, and it provides service and maintenance. To ensure short response times and minimize machine downtimes, it fields a team of more than 20 service technicians and maintains a large spare parts storage with approximately 10,000 articles. Many KASTO systems can be monitored remotely, permitting fast and simple online troubleshooting by specialists. KASTO can also retrofit older machines, enabling customers to get the most out of their sawing and storage equipment

KASTO sawing machines

Hacksaws, bandsaws and ciruclar saws

The saw portfolio of KASTO contains hack, band and circular saws from the simple machine shop saw to powerful production saws up to automatic high-performance saws for mass production. 

More than 140,000 installed saws mirror the satisfaction of our customers and the success of our products worldwide.

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KASTO storage systems

Product range of bar stock and sheet metal storage systems

KASTO offers a wide range of bar storage systems for bars, tubes, profiles and beams which can be adapted to individual requirements and architectural preconditions.
KASTO offers as well a broad variety of sheet metal storage systems for all tasks, storage volumes and turnover rates.
Due to their formats, sheets make special demands on storing and transport.

 

Additionally, KASTO is the worldwide technology leader in bar storage and retrieval systems as well as sheet metal storage systems with more than 1,400 installed systems. - For all applications, in all sizes, and with integrated saws as well.

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Storage-sawing systems

Highly automated sawing centers

The KASTO sawing center is a highly automatic end-to-end solution. It combines performances of a storage system, a saw and a control in one system.

The flexible saw cell KASTOsawcell is integrated in a UNICOMPACT Honeycomb Storage System; it combines automatic saw cutting with storing, powerful and fast.

Storage-sawing systems

 

KASTO Service.

Reliable full-service

High quality metal sawing machines and storage systems are the gist of our product range. But the products are only one part of our total capabilites.

Very important to us - the reliable full-service with comprehensive and individual support.

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Only the outstanding one can achieve success – and bring success to the customer."

Armin Stolzer

Managing partner

Company

40 Years of success
40 Employees Nationwide and growing
3 Locations - Currently expanding

Products we provide

1.700 installed Storage-Systems
140.000 sold saws
1947 first hacksaw
160 patent applications

Saws. Storage. And More.

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Experience as basis

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Experience as basis

The most important objective for Managing Partner Armin Stolzer is to secure and shape the future of KASTO. To achieve this, his vision is a mixture of experience and new ideas. For a smooth transition into the future, he has brought his entire family on board for support.

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Customer success as the goal

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Customer success as the goal

Markets change companies, companies change markets. Our objective: To give our customers and suppliers the security of a reliable partner at their side, a partner that is number 1 worldwide in customer success orientation.

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Free thinking as the breeding ground

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Free thinking as the breeding ground

To find great ideas, new ways must sometimes be explored. Trying something new and linking different ideas. That’s how KASTO innovations develop, innovations, which bring real results for the customer.

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Foresight for success

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Foresight for success

For KASTO, our future means securing our customers’ futures. Subsequently, short-term success has never been a company objective. Instead, KASTO always plans to be successful in the long run and to keep all services on a sustainable high level.

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Innovative strength

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Innovative strength

It all starts with an idea: How are processes improved? Which of those improvements really help companies to work more efficiently? How can KASTO improve the profitability of their customers.

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Expertices and courage

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Expertices and courage

Being responsible for a certain part requires expertise. To be responsible for the whole requires courage and the ability to manage interconnected problems seamlessly.

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Customer satisfaction as incentive

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Customer satisfaction as incentive

Metal saws from KASTO are marathon runners. The proof is in tool life and machine lifetime. Therefore, an investment in a KASTO machine means real company value, which still can be seen if the machine is sold.

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Customer satisfaction as motivation

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Customer satisfaction as motivation

It is only natural for a successful company to work in the present and look to the future. Our motivation for providing long-term, outstanding performance is based on the success and positive feedback from our customers.

KASTO Products - 170 years of history

1844

Incorporation: Successful beginning: Karl Stolzer founds a carpentry business in Achern.

1947

First Hacksaw: Patented worldwide: The first KASTO Metal Hacksaw.

1972

First Bar Storage and Retrieval System: The first portal system with integrated saws.

1991

Schalkau: Expanded in three steps: The Schalkau branch in Thuringia.

1999

Development of KASTOtec: Awarded the “Designzentrum Stuttgart“.

2007

KASTO-Racine, Inc. is now KASTO, Inc. "We’ve changed our Name"

2010

New building: Investment in the future - modern demo center plus a 5.000 m2 assembly building.

2012

Take-over of the complete company shares by Armin Stolzer’s family.

2014

2014 KASTO has celebrated its 170th anniversary.

2014

Introduction of the new series KASTOwin.

2015

Opening KASTO Asia Pacific Pte Ltd at the German Centre in Singapore

2016

Opening KASTO Schweiz AG.

KASTO worldwide

KASTO worldwide

 

50 countries, 7 locations, 50 sales partners, 30 premium dealers

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Our customers

KASTO saws and storage systems can be found in all metal processing areas where availability, efficiency and long lifetime are needed: in steel and aluminum distribution, in machine and system manufacturing, in the processing industry and in the automotive sector. In addition, customers from different industries, i.e. steel mills, shipyards, schools and research facilities...


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