Rudolph Weiss Sr., an immigrant from Germany, moved to Mansfield Ohio to start a partnership with his wife’s uncle, Frank Miller. The company was named Ohio Tool & Die and was located on Wayne Street.
Rudolph Weiss Sr. left the partnership and established Mansfield Tool & Die which was located on Ashland Road.
Mansfield Tool & Die became incorporated.
Mansfield Tool & Die introduced Metal Heat Treating.
The property on Route 13 North in Mansfield was acquired and the Metal Heat Treat Facility was moved and re-established.
Mansfield Tool & Die diversified into stampings and moved to a new facility on the Route 13 North property.
At this time Rudolph Weiss Jr. was named Vice President
Rudolph Weiss Sr. passed and Rudolph Weiss Jr. assumed the role of President.