Our local time
- We are operating in CET. Our local time is displayed on this page.
- From monday till thursday: 10.00 till 12.00 and 12.30 till 17.00.
- Except for friday: 10.00 till 12.30.
- Appointment can be made on +32 473 370094
Years of experience
Founded in 1947 by the late Mrs & Mr Loots, Rico Tools became a company with over half a century of experience as worldwide supplier for the diamond industry.
Nowadays, the company has made way for a new state-of-the-art, machine shop with a floor area of 1400m2, equipped with the very latest high-tech, metal working machines. Rico Tools works with a team of in-house well trained workers and only uses raw materials of the highest quality in their production process.
|1947||Founded by Mrs & Mr Loots.|
|1958||Opening of retail shop in Antwerp.|
|1969||Son Robert & daughter José joined their parents and the name Rico was born.|
|1980||Taking over of the company by grandson Patrick Meir and first steps into export.|
|1983||Grandson Chris Meir joins the company.
|1987||Rico starts upgrading its machine park to CNC technology.
|1994||The company moves to a new development on the Industrial Estate in Herenthout.
|1995||Rico changes into Rico Tools NV.
|2002||Opening of Rico Tools webshop.
|2009||Rico Tools nv changes into Rico Tools Belgium bvba. New management.|