South Bend, a manufacturer of high-end metalworking machines and accessories, is expanding into the woodworking market.
The company, founded in 1906, has introduced a 16" band saw, 37" wide belt sander, 8" parallelogram jointer, belt/disc sander, and downdraft table.
“Under the new ownership of [Grizzly Industrial founder] Shiraz Balolia, South Bend has surged in sales and expanded its selection of high-end metalworking machines and accessories to include mills, surface grinders, and more. Now, South Bend enters the woodworking market with a handful of high-end machines, with plans to release more of this line-up by the end of 2021,” the company said in a statement.
Other planned releases include a 24" band saw; 15", 20" and 25" planers; multiple cyclone dust collectors, gear-head drill presses, spindle shapers, variable-speed grinders, and table saws.
For more, visit www.southbendtools.com.