Since 1870, led by five generations of Bagshaws

Founder & History

“If you think a pin is just a pin, you don’t get the point”
The owners.

What makes the WH Bagshaw Company so special?

The W.H. Bagshaw Company is the oldest pin manufacturer in America. Our company, like our products, is built on quality – quality people manufacturing quality products, since 1870. We are a family business, and our success is based on pride, responsiveness and respect. Our solid base of customers, proven products and process, paired with experienced employees provide us with a solid foundation for continued growth. We maintain a strong market base in our core pin production and are rapidly growing our CNC department, which allows us to offer high tech precision parts that appeal to the medical, aerospace, defense and other high tech industries

We’re a job shop manufacturer, and our parts are going into other applications 80% of the time, so you’ll rarely see our parts in everyday life. We like to say that if our parts are not made to print, then million dollar pieces of equipment cannot run. The parts we manufacture end up in planes, military vehicles, medical devices, and agricultural machines. Our parts are used to separate open from closed pistachios, keep rescue workers from falling into the ice, keep cinema projectors running correctly, keep dialysis machines pumping, and keep airplanes in the sky

With the same entrepreneurial spirit of our founding father, the company has evolved its processes and products over the decades. Our most recent chapter has been in the precision turned parts market. In response to customer inquiries, we entered the CNC market and now turn parts for the Medical, Aerospace, Defense, and High Tech industries. Our dedication to world-class manufacturing that was honed in the manufacturing of more simple pins continues with our CNC department. Our many years of experience and comprehensive pin knowledge allow us to provide solutions to all our customers’ continually changing needs. We manufacture to exact specifications and precise tolerances, and embody lean principles, including continuous improvement and reduction of waste to ensure our competitive position in the marketplace.

Our Culture & Core Values

The W.H. Bagshaw Company is known for their quality products and for their heritage. We take great pride in our craft of manufacturing wire products and CNC machined parts. We are guided by the founding principles and entrepreneurial of our forefathers. Our company, like our products, is built on quality – quality people manufacturing quality products since 1870.




Make It Happen

Courage & Perseverance

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