A Merrow Company: Lance® Precision Rulers are precision tools, manufactured from hardened, aerospace aluminum with a clear, anodized, scratch-resistant finish.
We are ISO-9001 certified and have been approved by the National Institute of Standards.

Merrow, est. 1838 is an American company with headquaters in Fall River, MA
Merrow Group Companies, established in 1838 in Connecticut and currently owned and operated by the 8th generation of the Merrow family, is a diversified conglomerate with a workforce of over 300 employees. Since 2004, the company has been headquartered in Fall River, MA, with offices in Los Angeles and Miami.

Merrow Group Companies has received multiple awards for exceptional work, including the 2017 and 2018 Manufacturer of the Year in the State of MA, the 2018 MassINC Gateway City Innovation Award, the 2017 Constellation Supernova award for technology innovation, and the 2019 Cornerstone Entrepreneur Award from Bristol Community College. As one of the fastest-growing companies in the south coast of Massachusetts, Merrow Group is committed to continued success and innovation.

Merrow Group Companies is comprised of two divisions and 10 groups, including manufacturing, product, and distribution. The manufacturing division consists of Merrow Manufacturing, which produces sewn products at scale, Merrow Sewing Machine Company, which exports sewing machines to 87 countries and leads the industry in developing marketable stitching, TIGIR, which develops soft goods for instrumentation and data collection, and Fall River Knitting Mills, which specializes in knits, wovens, and non-wovens.

The product and distribution division includes Merrow Superior, the largest wholesaler of parts for the sewing industry in North and South America, Merrow Investments, which primarily invests in Merrow's emerging operations, Lance Rulers, Merrow Knits, Merrow Brands Group, which includes OCM Yoga, Patchlight, Boston Thread, WoolPRO, and Patchlight, Merrow Medical, which provides sustainable medical products for the North American healthcare markets, and The Hyde Store.

Merrow Group Companies is deeply invested in the community and works closely with public and private organizations regionally. The Fall River facility consists of critical manufacturing infrastructure, investments in soft goods production, technology, distribution, and development processes. Over the next several years, Merrow anticipates creating a significant number of new jobs.

Designed for Work
  • Accuracy: Lance Rulers are known for their high level of accuracy, which is essential in fields like engineering, sewing shops, and construction. They are manufactured with precision and undergo rigorous testing to ensure that they provide accurate measurements every time.
  • Durability: Lance Rulers are built to last. They are made with high-quality materials such as stainless and aluminum alloy that can withstand wear and tear, making them a reliable tool that can be used for years without needing to be replaced.
  • Versatility: Lance Rulers come in a variety of sizes and shapes, making them suitable for a wide range of applications. Whether you need to measure a small object or a large surface area, there is a Lance Ruler that can get the job done.
  • Ease of use: Lance Rulers are designed with user-friendliness in mind. They are easy to read, and their markings are clear and distinct. This makes them accessible to both professionals and amateurs alike.
  • Reputation: Lance Rulers have a solid reputation in the market, and they are trusted by professionals in various industries. They are known for their reliability, accuracy, and durability, which has helped them establish themselves as a leading brand in the measuring tool industry.