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Demystifying Torque: What You Should Know

Posted by Mountz Torque January 31st, 2017    

To many manufacturers, the concept of torque is a mystery. Ask them to describe the physics of torque and you’ll likely meet a blank stare. Cracking open a dictionary won’t help much either. To the layman the definition reads like a foreign language that owes more to mysticism than science. Despite the confusion, proper control […]


The Development of Mountz Mexico

Posted by Mountz Torque May 1st, 2015    

With nearly 25 years of being in business, the Mountz reputation of providing quality fastening tools and torque solutions had also spread south down into Mexico. By 1990, Mountz had secured the reputation of being “The Torque Tool Specialists” within the Maquiladora Industry. The Maquiladoras were well established and the industry was growing. The need […]


Dick Mountz – Talented Toolmaker & Designer

Posted by Mountz Torque February 26th, 2015    

Dick Mountz joined Mountz, Inc., in January 1975. Much discussion occurred within both families regarding Dick joining his brother’s business. The company required an experienced toolmaker and machinist to help meet the demand of customer specials as the “Customizing” part of the business was rapidly growing. Dick had acquired excellent machining skills from an early […]


What do Super Bowl XLIX and Mountz Inc. have in Common?

Posted by Mountz Torque February 18th, 2015    
Foley Map

The answer may not be obvious, but the answer behind this question is pretty interesting. That answer is Foley, Alabama. So why is that interesting? The worldwide distribution center of Mountz, Inc. is located in Foley, Alabama. An interesting fact about Foley, Alabama is that it is a rural town near the Gulf of Mexico. […]


The First Employees at Mountz Inc.

Posted by Mountz Torque January 28th, 2015    
Don Mountz

As we made it through the first year the strain on my wife was becoming apparent as we tried to run a business out of our home. We decided to rent a small portion of an industrial building at 1080 North 11th Street in San Jose. The rent was $75.00 a month, and we occupied […]