About Us

About Us

Our History

  • 1951

    T&D Metal Products:

    Founded by Otto Tauck and Howard Dittrich in Garden Prairie, IL

  • 1954

    T&D Metal Products:

    Buys Old National Sewing Machine Plant and moves to Belvidere, IL


  • 1970

    T&D Metal Products:

    Buys TRW Plant and moves to Watseka, IL

  • 1983

    T&D Metal Products:

    20,000 sq. ft. addition is added to support distribution and warehousing.


  • 1985

    T&D Metal Products:

    Howard Dittrich retires and Roger Dittrich begins leading the company

  • 1989

    T&D Metal Products:

    20,000 sq. ft. addition added to support Tool & Die and Offices, Partnership with Lyon Metal Products. Purchased REMLINE Toolbox Division


  • 1999

    Petersen Tru-Cut Automotive:

    Acquired to service the ramp market, then begins acquiring all other US made sources

  • 2000

    T&D Metal Products:

    Fire destroys the main facility, Acquired Midwestern Industries (Go Karts)


  • 2002

    MPD Medical Systems and Promo Kart:

    Established to service the Medial Cart and Accessory market, and Promotional Kart market

  • 2003


    First NAPA store is acquired which leads to 18 stores and a Distribution Center


  • 2003

    C&L Trucking & Maintenance:

    Established to support growing transportation and logistics needs of the company and customers

  • 2009

    SteelSoutions USA:

    Established after acquiring a casework company in North Carolina


  • 2011

    T&D Metal Products:

    Roger Dittrich retires and Shane Dittrich begins leading the company

  • 2011

    Iroquois Industrial Group:



  • 2013

    MAJAC Steel & Processing:

    Established after acquiring a steel processing facility in Indiana

  • 2019

    Savannah Industrial Solutions

    Purchased expanding casework offerings


  • 2022

    Benda Conveyor Solutions

    Established after acquiring Benda Manufacturing