About Willis Machinery & Tools Co.


A Proud Member of The Association for Manufacturing Technology


Willis Machinery, a metalworking machine tool supplier can be your single source for lathes, grinding machines, mills, drills, and many other metal, chip-making machines of both CNC and conventional configurations.

Willis Machinery Celebrates 55 Years!

We’d first like to take this opportunity to wish you a Happy and Prosperous New Year!

2018 is a big year for us, and we’d like to announce that this is our 55th year in business providing the world’s top machine tools. We’d like to say thank you to all of our past, current, and future partners. This couldn’t have happened without you.

In 1963, Willis Boice started offering Solberga upright Drills and Bergonzi Radial Drills along with a variety of work holding items. Fast forward to 2018 and Willis Machinery is your one stop shop for a wide array of CNC and conventional lathes and milling machines, upright and radial drilling machines, and surface and cylindrical grinders. Whether you are a multibillion dollar manufacturer or a smaller job shop, Willis Machinery will meet your needs and surpass your expectations.

From the beginning we have always looked to build high quality long term relationships with all of our vendors, distributors, and customers. These strong bonds have been a key to our mutual long-term strategy and success.

Over the last 55 years, our people have traveled the Country listening to what customers’ wants and needs have been. After acquiring this insight, it is only then that we’ve gone out and traveled the world to find the best solutions for these needs and then bring those solutions to the market.

With partners like you, we hope and believe we can be successful for another 55 years. We are very grateful to all of you who have placed your trust in us to provide outstanding service and equipment. Your challenges and feedback have pushed us to continually improve. The bonds that we’ve developed are a tremendous source of strength and knowledge that will continue to guide us toward shared prosperity in the future.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Peter Boice, President, WILLIS MACHINERY & TOOLS


Since 1963, Willis Machinery and Tools has been a machine tool supplier, serving a wide variety of businesses throughout the world. With over 50 years of providing products and services to businesses wordlwide, Willis Machinery has become a very knowledgeable and respected supplier of CNC and conventional machinery. Specializing in both CNC and conventional machinery, Willis Machinery supplies metal, chip-making equipment of all types to customers from around the world.

As a member of The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), Willis Machinery supplies a large number of machine tools to customers in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania. Willis Machinery also serves a wide variety of businesses throughout the world with the help of authorized Willis machine tool dealers and direct salespeople.

Our Product Line Includes:

  • CNC lathes
  • Conventional lathes
  • CNC bed mills
  • Vertical mill machines
  • CNC knee mills
  • Conventional knee mills
  • Heavy duty Vertical/Horizontal bed mills
  • Bridge type CNC vertical machining centers
  • Horizontal mill & boring machines
  • Solberga geared head drill presses
  • Alzmetall variable speed drill presses
  • Radial drills
  • Universal portable drilling machines
  • Surface grinders
  • Lathe chucks and specialty work-holding equipment
  • Fully stocked parts department for repairs
  • Full-time service technicians

Our warehouse, conveniently located in Toledo, Ohio, is stocked with more than one hundred new machines as well as thousands of spare parts. Our Toledo facility also has an extensive showroom, demonstration area, and an in-house tool-room to make machine retrofits, modifications, and repairs very efficient.

Willis Machinery & Tools has been providing Machine tools to customers throughout North America since 1963. Willis has been supplying top quality metal working equipment from manufacturers in Germany, Italy, Korea, Poland, Sweden, and Taiwan. Many of these relationships have been strong for 50 years.