with A+ Rating
Do you want reasons why you should use American Machine Tools Company
as your metal working machinery distributor?
We quote you our lowest price right up front.
Our sales engineers come from manufacturing backgrounds that give them
the industry knowledge to calmly help you choose the right machine and
that is important. Nobody wants to talk to pushy salespeople without
Since there are differences in quality between manufacturers we are
honest about what you can expect from each machine we sell. This is
to prevent unpleasant surprises when you start using a machine.
Our customer support is thorough, we will get you help when you have
And what about company ethics? Our company has the right ethics to stand
behind our machines, and if we made a mistake we will correct it. There
is nothing more important than good ethics, but it seems that not enough
machinery distributors seem to take this as serious as they should.
That is why American
Machine Tools is accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+
Rating . <<---Click to see.
you consider all the facts, American Machine Tools Corporation should
be YOUR machinery distributor. Whether your next job requires a machine
for forming metal, cutting metal or shaping metal, our sales engineers
can help you select our best machine to do the work at the lowest cost.
are important. American Machine Tools Corporation has strong relationships
with our machine manufacturers to insure you get the assistance you
need when you have a problem. We dont put up with anything less from
our suppliers. If a problem does arise, American Machine Tools Company
and our suppliers stand behind our machines with tech support available
8 hours per day, 5 days per week to solve any problems.
Some examples of our commitment:
When the new 90 ton press brake sold to Criotec in Mexico had problems
the customer couldn't solve with tech support, a serviceman was sent
there to fix it.
When the new 40x120 lathe sold to Quality Rewind & Electric in Canada
had a problem the customer couldn't solve with tech support, a serviceman
was sent there to fix it.
When the Forenta Company of Tennessee purchased a new bending roll machine
that couldn't form the specific part as promised, we gave them a 100%
When the Carthage Company of New York received their new CNC Bed Milling
Machine with rain water in the CNC controller, the controller was replaced
at no charge.
When Foothills Excavating of Colorado couldn't use their newly purchased
line boring equipment, the customer was able to return the equipment
for a refund minus the restocking cost.
When we accidentally shipped machines with 3 phase electrics instead
of 1 phase electrics to Nitromotion Racing of Vancouver, Canada, we
bought them a phase converter.
When Pettus Mechanical of Alabama bought 2 HVAC machines but couldnt
get one of them to work even with our tech support, we were able to
give them a 100% refund for it.
When Probat Burns of Illinois purchased a plate rolling machine with
a defective roll, the defective roll was repaired by our serviceman.
were some examples to show how American Machine Tools Corporation and
our suppliers have the ethics to make sure the customer gets help with
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What type of Machinery does American Machine Tools Corporation sell ?
A. Metalworking Lathes, CNC Lathes, Knee and Bed
type Mills, CNC Mills, Shears, Hand Brakes, Press Brakes, Notchers,
Ironworkers, Forming Rolls, Saws, Drill Presses, Surface Grinders, and
portable Line Boring Tools.
Q. Does American Machine Tools
Corporation sell custom made machinery?
A. Not normally, but we may make exceptions for
the United States Defense Department, U.S. Department of Homeland Security,
Federal Bureau of Investigation and other agencies of the United States
government on a case by case basis. We do sell some custom made tooling.
Q. Are the Terms and Conditions of buying from American Machine Tools Corporation ?
A. Yes. Click to read our Terms and
Q. What about the possibility of shipping damage?
A. Always examine the machine before
signing the Bill of Lading and unloading a machine. If there is minor
shipping damage such as a scratch or dent please write that on the Bill
of Lading so if it turns out to be more serious a damage claim can be
made. If there is major shipping damage please refuse the machine. It
is best to call us if you spot something wrong. Dont let the trucker
pressure you into accepting a damaged machine without writing it down
on the Bill Of Lading. It is worth repeating; if there is major shipping
damage, please refuse the machine. If you do not follow these instructions,
we probably cannot help you with a shipping damage claim.
Q. If I'm going to buy a machine, what are some advantages
of using the AmericanMachineTools.com website?
A. This website is managed by American Machine Tools Corp., an experienced
machinery distributor, to insure proper selection, spare parts and service
for your peace of mind. Our
website will cut the time, cost, and hassle of getting a quote on your
machinery requirements. But most important; our staff of industry veterans
know how to help you select the right machine. Our formula is: Exceptionally Priced High Quality New Machine Tools backed by Experience,
Engineering, Financing, Leasing, Shipping, Warranty, Parts and Service.
Q. How do I go about choosing a machine and getting a
A. Click the category of machinery
you need. Examine the specs of each to narrow your choices. Call or
click to Request a Quote that includes assistance from a sales engineer.
Tell us about what operations you expect to use it for, what materials,
and what size. Will you need tooling? Usually the next day we will fax
(or email) our detailed quote and follow up with a formal quote in the
mail that includes color photos and tooling info. It's fast and our
prices are low.
Q. How do I get in contact with American Machine Tools
Company if I need to ?
A. Call us at 773-334-5000, fax us at
773-442-0314 or Click to EMAIL US
Our mailing address is:
5866 Nothwest Hwy
Chicago, IL 60631
We welcome the opportunity to help you find the best machine or tooling
to fabricate your work.
Q. What payment methods are acceptable?
A. Check, credit card, bank wire transfer, leasing
or financing. Net 30 days is available to government agencies, most
schools and very large corporations.
Q. Who is American Machine Tools Company?
A. American Machine Tools Company
manages every request for quote with the advice, specifications, and
the low price you need to make the best decisions for your company's
machine tool needs. Our sales staff uses only industry veterans with
many years experience working in machine shops, die shops, engineering
departments and manufacturing plants. Our sales engineers can actually
give you advice on how our machines work. We also arrange the parts,
service and resources to back up every sale. American Machine Tools
Company is also known as American Machine Tools Corp and is registered
with the state of Illinois under the name American Machine Tools Inc.
Q. Is it true American Machine Tools does not sell
machines for making weapons of mass destruction ?
A. Correct. If you are planning on buying a machine
from us for the purpose of designing or manufacturing weapons of mass
destruction (nuclear, chemical or biological), you will not be the first,
but please do not attempt to purchase the machinery from us.
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