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    Taylor & Jones

    Rotabroach acquired Taylor & Jones in 2017
    Taylor & Jones was the UK’s largest specialist manufacturer of reamers.
    Supported by over 85 years of technical knowledge and product development.
    Products that will probably satisfy all engineer’s requirements, backed by quality service at the right price.
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    Rotabroach acquired Powerbor in 2015

    Powerbor had a strong well established reputation, products are robust, simple engineering tools.​

    ​It was made in the UK with only the best and most robust motors.​

    ​The Powerbor range includes Magnetic Drilling Units, Annular Cutters, and other accessories like Drill Taps and Step Drills.

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    Rotabroach acquired Magtron in 2019

    Universal Drilling and Cutting Equipment with over 40 years experience of in manufacturing engineering products and cutting tools.​

    Cutting technologies were designed, developed, and manufactured in Sheffield and sold across the world, with a strong reputation for quality.

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    G&J Hall Tools

    Rotabroach acquired G&J Hall Tools in 2015

    Hall Tools was founded in Sheffield in the 1860s by two brothers George and Joseph Hall.​

    The brand is well-established in engineering markets and is synonymous with quality and British Manufacturing.​

    ​Initially manufactured Hand Taps broadening into other cutting tools through the years, the product range now includes specialist power tool cutters, threaders, and counterbores.


Rotabroach is a Sheffield-based metal-cutting tool manufacturer with a heritage dating back to 1865. Rotabroach has grown through a mixture of acquisitions and integration of businesses. This growth and investment of complementary companies have focused on globally known and respected complementary products with a Sheffield base.

Our parent company, OSL Cutting Technologies has developed into one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of high-speed metal cutting tools with a product range including annular cutters, magnetic drilling machines, step drill cutting tools, construction reamers, and machine spares and accessories. Its brands include Rotabroach, G&J Hall, Taylor and Jones, and Unibor. OSL Cutting Technologies employs more than 100 people from its base in Sheffield.

Following the 2019 acquisition of Universal Drilling and Cutting Equipment, OSL Cutting Technologies now owns and operates five manufacturing businesses from the company’s head office in Sheffield. OSL Cutting Technologies has sites in Attercliffe, Sheffield, and Chicago, USA.

OSL Cutting Technologies has achieved substantial international presence and growth through a global network of distributors covering all continents. All our distribution is operated from the Sheffield manufacturing base, The City of Steel. The products made by the company are recognised globally. With the heritage of some of the acquired businesses, we have an established customer base with trusted brands renowned for quality metal cutting products.