1836

Elias Heller starts manufacturing files and rasps by all hand work in Newark.

1866

Elias George Heller, oldest son of Elias Heller, together with his youngest brother Paul Elias Heller joined the business and moved to a new larger factory.

Through their combined efforts, the business began to expand and thrive with the expansion of railroad transportation.

1917

When a huge fire totally destroys the Rex File & Saw Co.complex in Newcomerstown, OH, Heller, in need of more land and cheaper labor than Newark had to offer, buys the Rex site and set about rebuilding the file factory and hires the workers.

1953

The Newcomerstown facility occupies 250,000 square feet and  Heller is one of the top 3 brands in the world. Heller closes down it's Newark factories and moves fully to Newcomerstown.

1955

The fourth generation of the Hellers is not interested in running the family business. Simonds acquires Heller Bros.

2006

Heller becomes a member of the Mustad Hoofcare Group; hoof rasps are designed and crafted by Heller International, located in Rionegro Antioquia, Colombia.

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