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What is a Toolmaker?

A manufacturing toolmaker is extremely important in the industry as they modify and repair tools used in the manufacturing process. Whilst many think that toolmakers create traditional home tools such as spanners and hammers, toolmakers are actually responsible for making precision tools and holding devices. Most toolmakers work with a variety of materials including metals, alloys, plastics and ceramics.

A customer will get in touch with a toolmaker and they will worth together to create whatever the client needs. For example, a shelving company may need metal brackets to complete their product and this is where a toolmaker would step in. Toolmakers can create anything out of any material that you desire, and they are highly skilled experts.

A toolmaker’s job is never finished upon product completion. They will then monitor what they have produced to see if it needs any modification or repairs.

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Check our list of toolmakers below.


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Phone: 01684 294090

Quickgrind has been at the forefront of tool design and manufacture for almost fifty years, engineering is in our blood. We have an international reputation for solid carbide and high speed steel-cutting tools for the extrusion die, fabrication, die and mould, aerospace, automotive, medical and general engineering industries. Our objective is to help increase your […]


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Phone: 02392 452430

  We are a 45-strong team of engineering problem-solvers, helping you thrive by meeting your specification and requirements for a broad range of precision-manufactured parts and projects. We challenge convention to make it better and make it beautiful. With over 20 years’ experience operating on the south coast; our highly skilled craftsmen can achieve stunning […]


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Phone: 01634 66 66 27

Overview A R Winter Tooling is a modern design & engineering business based in Rochester, Kent. We design and manufacture both large and small tooling systems, checking & Assembly fixtures for the Automotive, Aerospace and Renewable Energy industries of which are a major aspect of our business. Capabilities and Skill Set We specialise in machining a […]


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Phone: 01422 371072

GTMA Featured Company Toolmaker of the Year – 2019, 2018 & 2016 Faulkner Moulds has over 35 years’ experience of quality precision toolmaking and product and tool design. We are three times winner of the prestigious Plastics Industry Award for UK ‘Toolmaker of the Year’, winning in 2019 for what our customer called, “exceptional customer […]


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Phone: 0121 561 4665

Through recent investment it has rapidly developed and now holds two distinctly different divisions for both the product they deliver and how they deliver, yet the two differing approaches offer the perfect Integrated Supply Solution. Neos Technologies Ltd niche supply is through internal design, specialist fabrication and manufacturing techniques and delivery of tooling for Complex […]


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Phone: 01271 345496

Based in Barnstaple, North Devon, ND Precision Products is a hands-on, family-owned business which now has the third generation of the Squire family working under its roof. Managing Director, Nick Squire says: “As one of the country’s leading mould and press toolmakers, we operate a high-tech, self-sufficient manufacturing facility. We have earned a reputation for […]


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Phone: 02476 670327

Grab Management Services Ltd (GMS) was formed in 2009 and is an owner operated company employing a small dedicated work force based in Canley in the West Midlands. The company operates from its own 9000 sq ft premises, turnover is in the region of £1mio supplying the automotive, whitegoods and general engineering sectors in the […]


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Phone: 02890 448569

Over the past thirty years, Crossen Engineering has grown to become a leading manufacturer of custom-made parts in metals and polymers. In that time we have built technical competencies in materials, processes and customer service. From our Newtownards base, in Co.Down N. Ireland we service a varied portfolio of clients across multiple industry sectors including […]


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Phone: 0191 329 3153
Established in 2002, Surtec North East Limited is a Press Toolmaking, Precision Engineering Company. To complement this we offer a CNC machining service. We also offer a complete service from in house design facility, to manufacture and beyond. Surtec North East Ltd are able to provide a bespoke service to all its customers, due to [...]

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Phone: 0121 358 2431

Founded in 1939, Elkington Brothers Ltd has an extensive and successful history in the production of quality tools, models, patterns and jigs & fixtures across a wide industry sector. With the adoption of full CAD/CAM engineering facilities in the early 1990s, we have ensured that we remain well placed to provide our customers with the […]