Originally founded as Smith Machine Tool Co., it was later reincorporated as Tennsmith Inc., in 1928. Together, the Tennsmith and Roper Whitney companies offer the most complete line of American made sheet metal machinery on the market today.

Today, the Smith family continues to build upon over nine decades of manufacturing excellence with Tennsmith American-made metal forming machinery. Tennsmith has expanded their full range of sheet metal tools including Automatic Folders, Hand Brakes, Shears, Slip Rolls, Cleat Benders, Notchers, Rotary Machines and more. The company is recognized worldwide as a premier leader in the manufacturing of sheet metal fabricating machinery.