Immediate Release – February 2019

Salt Lake City-based Tru-Cut Acquires Accuzona Steel Rule Die

Salt Lake City, UT (February 1, 2019) – Die manufacturer Tru-Cut, LLC today announced its acquisition of Accuzona Steel Rule Die, the leading provider of flat steel rule dies in the Southwestern United States. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.

Founded in Salt Lake City in 1979, Tru-Cut designs and manufactures rotary and flat steel rule dies, provides die and laser cutting services, and variety of other highly customized products for its customers. Its acquisition of Accuzona Steel Rule Die will expand the combined company’s ability to serve its customers across the southwest, deepen the expertise they bring to their customer’s complex projects, expand the company’s production capabilities, and enhance their service commitment to all of their customers.

Accuzona Steel Rule Die, now operating as a division of Tru-Cut, will continue to design, manufacture and deliver the highest quality flat steel rule dies from their facility in Phoenix, Arizona. Tru-Cut welcomes all of Accuzona’s expert die makers, with over 45 years of combined die-making experience, to their team.

“We are excited to add Accuzona Steel Rule Die’s expertise to our portfolio of industry-leading products and services, and deepen our capabilities in the Arizona market,” said Tru-Cut General Manager Rich Allen. “For more than 14 years, Accuzona Steel Rule Die has been producing complex and high quality flat dies for customers in a wide range of industries throughout the United States. We plan to continue investing in our combined company, in order to offer all of our customers the best products and services in the industry.”

“I am proud to partner with Tru-Cut,” said Shell Burger, Founder and Owner of Accuzona Steel Rule Die. “As I worked with Tru-Cut over the last several years, I saw that they share our commitment to delivering exceptional dies to our customers, with the highest quality, on-time, and at a reasonable price. I’m confident their stewardship of Accuzona will allow us to continue to exceed the expectations of our customers across the southwest and United States. Our customers will benefit from a larger partner with broader geographic reach and a wide array of products, and our employees will continue to enjoy working for a growing leader in the die manufacturing industry. I see a bright future for Accuzona and Tru-Cut.”


Since 1979, Tru-Cut ( has been the leading independent designer and manufacturer of rotary and flat steel rule dies serving the Intermountain West. Tru-Cut utilizes CAD/CAM technology to design and manufacture customized steel rule dies. Tru-Cut provides other product lines including finishing services, customized crating products, and high-tolerance laser cutting services. Their customers include corrugated and packaging companies, commercial printers, advertising agencies, greeting card companies, medical device companies, and the new inventor.


Accuzona Steel Rule Die’s ( master die makers are true craftsmen in their field with over 45 years of experience building superior cutting dies. Accuzona has been a leading provider of flat steel rule dies in the Southwest for over fourteen years. Their customers include suppliers and converters to the medical, automotive and aerospace industries, packaging companies, and commercial printers.



Rich Allen
General Manager, Tru-Cut, LLC
(801) 326-0113

Shell Burger
Founder and Owner, Accuzona Steel Rule Die
(602) 231-0872