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An 80 year family legacy

1938


 

Cleveland, OH
Reynolds Zilm opens doors

1969


 

Carl Mays is hired by Reynolds Machinery to open the Reynolds branch in Dayton, Ohio.

Reynolds Machinery opens its southern location with three brands.

  1. Boyar Schultz
  2. South Bend Lathe
  3. EXCELLO Machines

1976


 

The Dayton Daily News takes note of young executive Carl Mays and the growth he is leading at Reynolds Machinery.

1978


 

Even at 8th grade Steve Mays demonstrates a machine tool. Even at that young age, Steve had a keen awareness of manufacturing equipment.

1978


Reynolds becomes a Mitsubishi and Okamaoto machine dealer.

Carl Mays purchases Reynolds Machinery.

1979


 

Dayton, OH

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1983


 

Scott Mays begins his career in sales at Reynolds Machinery.

1984


 

Carl Mays takes his first trip to Japan to meet with Mitsubishi EDM, the most prominent name in the industry.

1985


 

The former headquarters on
Wadsworth Road in Dayton gets a facelift.

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1987


 

Carl Mays (right) and John Fischer of F&G Tool and Die build a long-term business relationship helping both companies thrive.

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1990


 

Steve Mays begins his career in sales at Reynolds Machinery.

Reynolds Machinery breaks ground on the new headquarters in West Carrollton.

1992


Carl Mays holds grandson Parker in front of the new facility. Parker would become the third generation at Reynolds Machinery.

1993


 

Constructruction progresses at the new facility.

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1993


 

The Reynolds Machinery team moves into its new headquarters.

1995-1998


Reynolds becomes a Hurco machine dealer

Reynolds becomes an OKK machine dealer

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2002


Carl Mays retires, capping off a Reynolds Machinery career of more than three decades, including more than 20 years as owner.

2006-2012


Reynolds becomes a Chiron machine dealer.

Reynolds becomes a Samsung machine dealer.

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2013


Parker Mays (left) on his first day of work at Reynolds Machinery. Parker, the third generation at the company, started his career in sales.

2016-2018


Reynolds becomes a Star machine dealer.

Reynolds becomes a Current EDM machine dealer.

Reynolds becomes a Markforged machine dealer.

Our company history is built on powerful relationships. Let’s grow Ohio manufacturing together.

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