About Us

SuperMax Tools specializes in drum and brush sanders for the woodworking and metalworking industries. From our exceptional product quality to our customer service and technical support, we have the experience and application expertise to assist you in your sanding and finishing needs. We are located in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Formerly made under the Performax brand name, SuperMax Tools has continued to manufacture select larger models of drum and brush sanders in the US. We have also developed innovative changes to smaller models of drum sanders, releasing the award-winning 19-38 Drum Sander in 2011, and have continued to expand our product line.

The SuperMax Difference

From our exceptional product quality to our customer service and technical support, SuperMax Tools has the experience and application expertise to assist you in all your sanding needs. This is the SuperMax Difference.

Trade Associations

SuperMax Tools is proud to be a member of the following trade associations:

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Meet the SuperMax Experts

It helps to put a face with a name. Here’s a little about our small but mighty team.

  • Adam Hines

    Adam Hines
    Assembly / Warehouse Manager

    Adam joined SuperMax in 2014 as the lead on machine assembly, and recently began to oversee the operations of our warehouse. He’s an invaluable part of our team, and we all appreciate his thoughtfulness- and his quick wit.

  • Bill Schroeder

    Bill Schroeder

    Our fearless leader! Bill is the driving force behind SuperMax and wears many hats. He does whatever it takes to keep things running smoothly.

  • Dennis Gentili

    Dennis Gentili
    Technical Support / Purchasing

    Dennis is one of the founding team members at SuperMax. He knows everything about every machine we have, and could probably assemble them all in his sleep. He serves as our lead in the technical department and is a problem solver. He also has “random fact” knowledge and is always impressing us with a new tidbit of information.

  • Hannah Schroeder

    Hannah Schroeder
    Marketing Manager

    Hannah has been waiting for a new website since 2012.

  • Jackie Schroeder

    Jackie Schroeder
    Sales Support

    Also known as Chief Whip Cracker, Jackie keeps everyone on task, and assists with projects big and small. She’s also Bill’s wife, and has been known to bring in healthy lunches for him that may or may not be eaten.

  • John Geyen

    John Geyen

    John is usually covered in sawdust and/or dirt. He drives sales for the company and runs our sample testing lab. He is forever coming up with new equipment ideas and ways that we can achieve different results with what we have.

  • Lisa Cecchini

    Lisa Cecchini
    Customer Service

    Another founding member of the SuperMax team, Lisa has filled many roles in her tenure with SuperMax. She is known for her friendly disposition and relationship building, and she seems to have a steel trap of a memory. No customer is forgotten with Lisa.

  • Pam Ritchie

    Pam Ritchie
    Order Entry / Customer Service

    Pam processes and manages machine and parts orders, and has the patience of a saint. Never seeming to get flustered, Pam is the balance to the crazy of the office.