The Tool House, Inc

5205 S. Emmer Dr
New Berlin, WI 53151


The Tool House, Inc. has been proudly serving the manufacturing industry since 1983, supplying businesses with the necessary tools and equipment to get the job done right. Along with our distribution base, we also act as consultants, taking into account your individual needs and offering the best solution for your application. With a history of hard work and experience, our sales team knows the manufacturing industry inside and out. We are up-to-date and trained on all of the newest, breakthrough tooling and equipment available. Rest assured that working with The Tool House, you will receive the absolute best solutions for your application along with competitive prices and the best service in the Midwest.
The Tool House currently has eight office locations to better serve our customer base.  

The very nucleus of The Tool House is our expert service staff certified in the literally thousands of products that we offer. Our repair technicians have a combined experience of over 150 years working on the same tools and equipment you use in your factory. They’re not only capable of repairs, but maintaining your tools in the first place. Don’t fall into the costly trap of a reactive service model and wait until tools break to devise a plan. Create a maintenance schedule for your tools so that they receive the proper upkeep and never get to the point of breaking down. Review the service products we implement for clients of all sizes and talk to us about the one – or the ones – that best suit your needs.

We offer engineered solutions for the following markets:
Electronic assembly, Recreation Equipment, Motor Vehicle Manufacturing, MVI Tiers, Construction Equipment, Steel Production, Military Products, Machine Tool Builders, Power Plants,White and Brown Goods, Medical Devices, Railroad,  General Industry, Ship Building, Furniture Builders, Mining Equipment, Wind Energy, Agriculture Equipment, 

The Tool House is dedicated to your project all the way from planning to full implementation. We provide installation for all of the products we sell, including:

-Assembly tools, Cobots, Augmented reality products, Material handling equipment, and much more

The Tool House is very excited to announce the creation of Tool House University, a full-fledged learning and demonstration area for our customers. Tool House University boasts a large presentation area, conference room, demo area, and even a pool table for that University touch. We host different sessions every month, each focusing on a unique key topic of the manufacturing process.





chip paulsen


tom jochims
operations manager

Started in:


  • Milwaukee 7

Core Competencies:

Experts in -

Advanced Assembly

Collabartive Robotics

Calibraiton of Assembly Tools

Material Handling Cranes, Hoists, Conveyors

Large Projects



The Tool House is the chosen suppliers by many of the largest companies in N. America to support their assembly and material handling needs.  Companies such as Harley Davidson, General Electric, Rockwell Automation, Husco, BMW, Case New Holland, John Deere, Chrysler, and many more rely on The Tool House to ensure that they are getting the most out of their assembly solutions.  The Tool House eliminates their risk related to quality and safety.

Estimated Annual Gross Sales:
$51 - 100 Million

Supplier to the Defense Industry:
Yes, we are a primary supplier

Number of Employees:

Import: No

Export: Yes

Export Countries: Mexico, Norway


  • Automotive
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Defense Industry Supply Chain
  • Energy Systems
  • Food and Beverage
  • Forest Products-Packaging-Lumber
  • Foxconn
  • Lakeshore Manufacturing Cluster
  • Marine Manufacturing
  • Water Industry - Technology or Manufacturing
  • Wisconsin Wind Works


  • ISO 14001
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO IEC 17025
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • MIL-SPEC 45208A

Markets Interested in Serving

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Agriculture Equipment
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Construction
  • Medical Devise Manufacturing
  • Mining Equipment
  • Renewable Energy: Wind Energy
  • Transportation Manufacturing
  • Water Technology or Manufacturing


  • Distribution of Materials and Hardware - Wholesale
  • Education and Training

Seeking local sources for:

Manufacturing Tier

  • OEM: An original equipment manufacturer, or OEM, refers to a company that makes a final product for the consumer marketplace.




CONCORD, NC – Sep 29, 2018 – The combination of Rhino Assembly and The Tool House joins two extraordinary industrial distributors, very similar in size and culture with strengths that are highly complementary. This new entity will be a true combination of equals, enabling a more expansive portfolio of products and broader standardized services to its customers.

“We are excited to join forces and be a part of something truly new and transformational. Joining of the two best engineered solutions distributors in the country will lead to good things for our customers and employees.
– Dan Brooks

CEO, Rhino Assembly Company


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Rhino Assembly Company and The Tool House have announced that they are joining forces. Founded 35 years ago in New Berlin, Wisconsin, The Tool House is the Midwest’s most reliable, customer focused power tool distributor, integrator and manufacturing partner. Similar to Rhino Assembly, The Tool House represents the very best solutions in assembly, material handling, and material removal. Both Rhino Assembly and The Tool House excel in engineered solutions for their customers.  Their team of engineers are motivated by delivering quality assembly options that range from manufactured custom solutions to an integration of products that utilize Industry 4.0 practices to create smarter manufacturing with the capabilities of delivering actionable data. 

Blending the strengths of these two companies, Rhino Assembly and The Tool House, will not only increase the distribution network and geographic footprint, but will also create the most dependable partner; providing increased support and value added services wherever customers are located.

The two companies are dedicated to the development of this new alliance and will work closely together towards the transformation of the distribution marketplace to offer both traditional services as well as specialized engineered solutions to customers nationwide.

“We at The Tool House have been looking for opportunities to extend our footprint in the marketplace and have found a great partner with Rhino Assembly.  Our histories and cultures are similar and our vision is identical. This combination of great distribution and service will create a national resource for engineered products.”
 – Dave Wirth

Founder, The Tool House


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For customers, the blending of both companies will provide access to an extended network of technical experts capable of solving even the most difficult assembly applications while utilizing the most advanced products on the market.  This will include opportunities for all customers to participate in on-going training sessions offered through Tool House Uthat provides information on the latest in manufacturing innovations, sessions on applied principles, and instruction on purchased tools/and or manufacturing software.

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In addition, customers nationwide can take advantage of Rhino Assembly’s groundbreaking “Repair Tracker” technology, a repair management system that gives customers a 360-degree view into the repair process.

Both companies are extremely proud of their product offerings and the quality of their guidance and service.  This combination will allow both The Tool House and Rhino Assembly to “keep charging” ahead with a unified front to bring value-add, customer-focused solutions while also building a great team and culture. Sharing the products and technologies that extend beyond assembly tools and include material handling, worker guidance, process control and many other new technologies that the industry 4.0 revolution is bringing to manufacturers will support the progression of customers’ businesses.

About the Companies:

Rhino Assembly

Having both ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications for quality and environmental management, Rhino Assembly is a versatile organization that has the capability to both services and manage your project needs. Our technically trained staff is available to assist with ergonomic concerns, provide technical assistance, on-site application consulting, as well as solutions for worker guidance and quality control assembly processes.  In addition, we are recognized as an ISO 17025 certified service center, servicing tools for customers across the United States.

At Rhino Assembly, our mission is to identify and deliver the world’s most innovative assembly solutions. We provide superior service, local expertise, and a high degree of responsiveness to empower our customers to be more productive, build a better quality product, and maintain a safe environment for their workers.

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The Tool House

At our core, The Tool House holds an eye to the future with a service-minded approach. We focus on developing a deeper understanding of our customers’ needs and building strong partnerships with our suppliers. This focus has allowed us to continuously educate our team on the latest innovative technologies while being able to match manufacturing and industry 4.0 solutions to the exact needs of our customers.

We take pride in our work and are not satisfied until our customers are reaching their goal. Our mission is to revolutionize your process. We can evaluate your process to identify strengths, as well as, bottlenecks or opportunities for improvement.

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Combined Certifications:

ISO 9001:2015

ISO 14001:2015

ISO 17025:2005, 2017

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