Zagar Offers Gun Drilling Solutions Through Strategic Partnership with Precihole

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Zagar Inc. ( adds deep hole drilling, skiving and burnishing machines, as well as design and build programs for gun barrels, hydraulic cylinders and bearing races to its capabilities

Zagar Inc. ( has announced a new partnership with Precihole Machine Tool Ltd (Thane, India) naming Zagar as the exclusive importer for the complete line of Precihole deep hole drilling, honing, skiving and burnishing machines for North America. Zagar will also represent Precihole’s extensive component design and build sales program including gun barrels, hydraulic cylinders, and bearing races, to name a few. Zagar’s Cleveland facility will serve as the North American headquarters for Precihole providing service, support and training.

“Given our experience in drilling and tapping applications, adding the Precihole machines and components to our product offering is a perfect fit,” said James McGaffin, Director, Sales and Marketing for Zagar Inc. “For customers requiring in-house manufacturing capability, these machines offer a solution of the highest quality with exceptional investment value,” McGaffin continues.

Precihole, a global manufacturer of deep hole drilling machine tools and supplier of numerous components, has designed and built over 400 machines in the past 25 years for companies such as Cummins, Bosch, and Parker, and others. Additionally, Precihole skiving and burnishing machines have a major market in the oil and gas pipe field. The company is recognized for solving difficult manufacturing requirements, while delivering price points that are extremely competitive. The availability of these high-quality, low-cost components and manufacturing solutions can help American manufacturers be more competitive in world export markets.

Zagar will be presenting its new Precihole line of capabilities at IMTS 2012 in booth W-1254.

Improving American productivity for seventy-five years, Zagar Inc. manufactures and distributes a range of workholding solutions, multi-spindle drill and tap heads, feed units and robotic end effectors. The company’s expertise is machining both ferrous and non-ferrous materials for industries such as automotive, aerospace, electrical, medical, off-road construction equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic and high-production drilling and tapping.

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