1989

  • Founded by Don, Doug, and John Wood
  • First Product: Thrusters and Slides
  • First Catalog: 7 Pages
  • 3 Employees

1991

  • 3,000 Sq. Ft. Fort Wayne Enterprise Center
  • First Demo Van
  • Catalog: 20 Pages
  • 5 Employees

1992

  • Dave Wood Joins the Company
  • Moved to 20,000 Sq. Ft. Building at
    2570 Commercial Road, Fort Wayne
  • Catalog: 72 Pages
  • 15 Employees

1993

  • Value Add Service First Offered
  • Catalog: 118 Pages
  • 25 Employees

1995

  • Moved to Columbia City - 65,000 Sq. Ft. Building
  • First Website
  • Catalog: 280 Pages
  • 50 Employees

1996

  • First AutoQuoter™ Released
  • UniBearing™ Introduced
  • Catalog: 280 Pages
  • 75 Employees

1998

  • Metric Products Line Introduced
  • Metric Catalog: 318 Pages
  • 138 Employees

2000

  • Building Expanded to 95,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Online Order Tracking Introduced
  • Catalog: 432 Pages
  • 174 Employees

2003

  • 24 New T-slot Profiles Introduced
  • AutoQuoterX™ Introduced
  • 132 Employees

2004

  • First Big Book Catalog Published
  • Catalog: 836 Pages
  • Holey Tube® (now Ready Tube®) Series Introduced
  • 204 Employees

2008

  • First Made with 80/20 Stuff Flipbooks
    are Published (Vol. 1 & Vol. 2)
  • Catalog 15: 1,116 Pages
  • 252 Employees

2009

  • Resource DVD Introduced
  • 4 New Smooth Fractional Profiles
  • 3,400 Sq. Ft. In-House Anodizing Department Added
  • 204 Employees

2011

  • 90,000 Sq. Ft. Expansion
  • Catalog 17 Released
  • Tech Toolkit™ Introduced
  • 256 Employees

2012

  • Black Anodize Profiles Introduced
  • AutoQuoterX™ II Released
  • Catalog 18 Published
  • Vol. 8 of Made with 80/20 Stuff Flipbook

2014

  • 80/20 Bookshelf Introduced
  • Mobile App Released
  • Office Expansion (80/20 Facility over 300,000 Sq. Ft.)
  • Xtreme DIY® Series Debuts with the Combo Cabinet

2015

  • Catalog 20 Revamped with Tabs Added.
  • 80/20 Offers Online Shop with Ecommerce

2016

  • 80/20 becomes ESOP Company
  • First Solutions Booklet (Automation) Published
  • SolidWorks® Dynamic Library Released
  • Over 400 Employees

2017

  • New Demo Van Design Debuts
  • 10 Series Smooth Profiles Released
  • Catalog 21 Released (936 Pages)

2018

  • Large New Products Rollout including
    20, 30 and 45 Series Parts
  • Catalog 22 Released (944 Pages)