About Us

 With decades of tooling experience and an equal amount of customer service, Dykehouse Company is ready to take on the challenge of your shop. If you have any questions give us a call or head over to the contact us page.


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Dave DeVries - Owner/Sales. Started working for DDCO in 1981 after graduating from Ferris State. Became president when our namesake, Dick Dykehouse, retired in 2000.  
Mark Chase - Sales Manager. (April 1999)  
Eric Walachovic - Operations Manager. (April 2001)  
Dara Phillips - Office Manager. (December 2003)  
Ray Bytwerk - Sales. (January 2009)  
Sarah DeGroot - Inside sales/customer service. (April 2011)  
Brian Sidlauskas - Inside sales/technical support. (May 2012)  
Jeanne Glover - Sales support/customer service. (April 2017)  
Marty Bartholomy - Sales. (August 2019)  
Julie Pratt - Office Admin. (November 2019)  
Paul Whitten - Sales. (October 2022)  
Joe Stewart - Inside sales. (March 2023)  
Steve Geelhoed - Sales. (December 2023)  


Here's what some of our clients are saying about Dykehouse Company:

"A local machine shop reached out to me after purchasing their first lathe. They asked, "Could you put together a list of must have lathe tools for me?" I simply started my response with, I will give you the right people to help you choose wisely. You have to start with the team at Dykehouse. If you are utilizing Dykehouse you will not go wrong."  
- Jeremie Yoder, Michigan Industrial Technologies

"Dick Dykehouse has for years provided us with exemplary service backed by a highly knowledgeable staff of problem solvers who routinely go the extra 45 miles for us."  
- Michael Caldwell, Tool Crib / Best Metal Products

"I hold your company in the highest regard as far as customer service and machine tooling goes-- you folks are top notch. Thanks again! "   
- Wade Fisher, FAS Machining

"Dykehouse Company is a leading tool provider.  I found them to be a excellent source for tools in the machining industry.  Their tailored services are specific and relevant to the needs of our business, their use of theoretical and practical machining techniques are helping us to improve in machine time and cutter life.  I found they have great tools with low cost.  I would not hesitate in recommending Dykehouse Company."  
- Jess Smits, CS Tool

"Dykehouse company employees are a wealth of knowledge and will go out of their way to get you the proper tooling at a fair price to complete the task at hand in a timely fashion."  
- Joe Stein, Paragon D&E