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68th anniversary seal The "General Saw" name has been around for nearly 70 years and has become synonymous with quality saw blades. We have maintained our reputation of quality by always giving you the best product, always at a fair price.

    1937 - The story begins with General Saw and Knife Company opening it's doors for business in New York City.

    1967 - After years of working as saw-smiths at General Saw and Knife, Roman Kordecki, and his brother Felix, approached the original owners with an offer to buy the business. In 1967, the two brothers made their offer a reality, and their entrepreneurial plans were set into motion.

    1970 - The company relocated from New York to Secaucus, New Jersey in 1970, where it continue to expand into larger facilities to accommodate its rapid growth. Secaucus remained home for 30 years.

    1992 - Spurred by the tremendous industrial growth within the Southeast United States, General Saw opened an additional manufacturing facility in Cape Coral, Florida. General Saw South soon gave the company the flexibility to manufacture and service an even wider range of blades for the wood, plastics and aluminum industries.

    photo of general saw headquarters 2001 - General Saw Corporation moved it's corporate headquarters and northern manufacturing unit to Cape Coral, Florida, where it remains today.

    Today - Over the years, General Saw has made it's name by combining tried and true craftsmanship with today's modern technologies, delivering to you the finest quality saw blades possible. We have never forgotten that our reputation is only as good as your finished products. Seventy years and three generations later, our commitment to you remains the same ... quality and craftsmanship built in every blade we make. You have our guarantee.

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