Taurus Tool moves for Delaware County operations

MUNCIE, Ind. — Taurus Tool marked its 50th year in business by relocating and expanding its operations southwest of Muncie. Company president and co-owner Jim McDonald said in a news release that the company, which offers contract machining work such as computer numerical control turning, milling and fabrication, installed a […]

MUNCIE, Ind. — Taurus Tool marked its 50th year in business by relocating and expanding its operations southwest of Muncie.

Company president and co-owner Jim McDonald said in a news release that the company, which offers contract machining work such as computer numerical control turning, milling and fabrication, installed a five-feet-by-eight-feet statue of a bull near the entrance its new location at 4401 S. Delaware Drive.

Taurus Tool designs and builds special machinery, gauges and tooling, and the company maintains and repairs parts.

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“They’re a growth-minded employer that provides great job opportunities,” Delaware County Commissioner James King said in a prepared statement. “It’s wonderful to see all they are doing, and their logo is definitely a testament to the company’s strength.”

Charge ahead: Bull statue features outside the new location for Taurus Tool.

The move to the new 66,000-square-foot building provides job security to its 30 employees, McDonald said. The company also plans to add more employees through expanding its line of services with water-jet functions as part of its metal cutting services for industries ranging from food packaging to aerospace.

“This is a new product for us, a new opportunity,” McDonald said about the water-jet apparatus. “Water-jet machines are extremely cost effective. You can cut a shape out of a (metal) plate up to eight inches in thickness.”

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