50 Years Is A Long Freakin' Time.

From family business to powerhouse, the best is yet to come.

Where We've Been

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  • 1968

    A Shop Is Born.

    A Shop Is Born.

    August 1, 1968
    A Shop Is Born.

    A Shop Is Born.

    After working for Gentry Carbide Tool & Die for 8 years, Ruby Overton started Overton & Sons Tool & Die Company in Mooresville, Indiana in a small two-car garage.. Loyal customers followed him to his upstart business.

  • 1973

    Movin’ On Up.

    Movin’ On Up.

    January 1, 1973
    Movin’ On Up.

    Movin’ On Up.

    In a preview of future expansions, Ruby moved Overton & Sons from its original location as a small 600 square foot building in a residential neighborhood to a newly developed business park south of Mooresville.

  • 1986

    Passing the Torch.

    Passing the Torch.

    January 1, 1986
    Passing the Torch.

    Passing the Torch.

    Ruby Overton passed away and his experienced sons took on running the company. Ron became CEO, Steve assumed CFO duties, and Rick became President, managing day-to-day manufacturing operations.

  • 1994

    Business is On a Roll.

    Business is On a Roll.

    January 1, 1994
    Business is On a Roll.

    Business Is On A Roll.

    Overton Roll was added as a new division to the growing company in Mooresville, Indiana in 1994. The multitude of carbide work being done in the Tool & Die Division as well as at Overton Roll inspired the creation of a new facility in Franklin, Indiana, and it was renamed Overton Carbide Tool & Engineering in 1997.

  • 2003

    Trial by Fire.

    Trial by Fire.

    January 1, 2003
    Trial by Fire.

    Trial by Fire.

    Overton & Sons Tool & Die suffered a devastating fire, shifting operations for nearly a year to a secondary building, with no disruption to employees or customers, and it was back to business as usual the following year.

  • 2013

    New Name. Same Tradition of Excellence.

    New Name. Same Tradition of Excellence.

    January 1, 2013
    New Name. Same Tradition of Excellence.

    New Name. Same Tradition of Excellence.

    Overton Carbide Tool & Engineering became Overton Industries – Tube Forming Systems.

  • 2015

    Go Big or Go Home.

    Go Big or Go Home.

    February 1, 2015
    Go Big or Go Home.

    Go Big or Go Home.

    In 2015, Overton opened up an 11,200 square foot building to expand the Tool & Die division, where all high-speed stamping productions are run.

  • 2017

    Building New Possibilities.

    Building New Possibilities.

    January 1, 2017
    Building New Possibilities.

    Building New Possibilities.

    Tube Forming Systems started construction on a new 12,000 square foot addition, dedicated to special machines and automation.

  • 2018

    No Mid-life Crisis Here.

    No Mid-life Crisis Here.

    February 1, 2018
    No Mid-life Crisis Here.

    Celebrating 50 Years.

    In 2018, Overton Industries properly commemorated its 50th anniversary in business. Overton celebrated decades of achievements with customers, vendors, employees, family, and friends. 

  • 2021

    Making History Every Day.

    Making History Every Day.

    January 1, 2021
    Making History Every Day.

    Making History Every Day.

    After over 20 years and multiple expansions, the Franklin facility is now home to Overton Industries Tube Forming Systems, with the Mooresville location as the base for Overton Industries Tool & Die.

Our Values Form Us.

Built to Last
We provide our customers with the highest quality products. We build solid machines utilizing quality materials. We improve our products constantly and we design and build them to last for years.
Intense Customer Focus
We work with the customer’s best interests in mind. We modify and even redesign products to meet customer’s needs. We strive to provide services as quickly as possible. We commit to ensuring the highest customer satisfaction.
Honesty & Integrity
We are honest with ourselves and with our customers. We stand behind our work every time. We do not overcommit just to earn a project. We are accountable for our actions and we do not compromise on our credibility.
Never Satisfied
Our commitment to quality, production, and growth is on-going. We never let complacency win. There is always an opportunity for innovation to drive additional prosperity for us and our customers. Good enough isn’t good enough.
Family & Community
Life is more than “business as usual”. Being active in the community, providing meaningful employment, and making a safe workplace is the goal behind our business, born of family and community more than 50 years ago.

Our Divisions

Certifications

IS0 9001:2015

These global standards ensure a strong customer focus, top management involvement, a process approach and dedication to continual improvement.

IATF 16949:2016

Certifies adherence to a universal set of techniques and methods for common product and process development for automotive manufacturing worldwide.

Associations

Careers at Overton Industries

It’s just like family here, but without the mother-in-law.

For over 50 years, the Overton Industries family has been building relationships and projects that last. We’re pioneers in the design and build of tools, dies, and tube forming machines, serving a variety of industries, from automotive to aerospace. We build quality products, and we seek out quality people who are dedicated to doing their best and making the world better. If you are ready to be part of a team that trusts its employees to make critical decisions and help propel our business forward, Overton is the place for you.

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