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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: 01634 66 66 27
Email: focus@rwintertooling.com

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: 01684 294090
Email: contact@quickgrind.com

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: 01422 371072
Email: info@faulknermoulds.net

GTMA Featured Company Toolmaker of the Year – 2019, 2018 & 2016 Faulkner Moulds has over 35 years’ experience of high quality toolmaking and product and tool design. Awarded ‘Toolmaker of the Year’ at the 2019, 2018 and 2016 Plastics Industry Awards, we won in 2019 for our what our customer called “exceptional customer service” […]


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Phone: 01271 345496
Email: sales@ndprecisionproducts.co.uk

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, recalls: “When my father David established the company in 1973, there were just 2 employees equipped with a milling machine and a Lathe, […]


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Phone: 0121 553 4892
Email: nigel@lawday.co.uk

Lawday design and manufacture tooling for many applications including Mould Tools, Jigs & Fixtures, Clip Tools, Press Tools, Prototype Tooling and Ancillary Machinery.             In this time we have evolved into one of Britain’s leading exponents in the manufacture of tooling for our broad network of metal foundries responsible for […]


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Phone: 0121 358 2431
Email: jameskelly@elkingtonbrothers.com

80 years in the making, Elkington Brothers have an extensive and successful history specialising in the design and manufacture of quality tools, models, patterns, jigs and fixtures across a wide industry sector, predominately for the UK’s automotive industry but also the agricultural, aerospace, rail, and domestic appliance sectors.     We believe our complete toolmaking […]


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Phone: 0191 329 3153
Email: barry@surtecne.co.uk
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: 01789 766556
Email: sales@angstrom.uk.com

Angstrom Engineering is a press toolmaking facility in Alcester, Warwickshire providing progression, transfer, single op prototype tools and pressed prototypes. Industries serviced are Automotive T1, T2 and OEM. Our end users include JLR, Rolls Royce, Porsche, Honda, Nissan, Aston Martin among others. Our Mission: To provide cost effective, high quality press tools on time, backed […]


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Phone: +353 74 9560810
Email: mail@irishpressings.com

Irish Pressings Ltd was formed in 2005 by brothers Declan and Brendan Ward. Irish Pressings is a market leader in the design and manufacture of tooling, pressed/stamped metal components, welded assemblies, projection welding, machining and prototyping. We are committed to meeting and exceeding customer expectations in the supply of high-quality reliable products, at competitive prices, […]


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Phone: 01562 881026
Email: simon@esspee.co.uk

Esspee Fabrications were Established in 1964 in St Helens, Merseyside and remain a privately owned supplier, fabricator and machinist of electrical and high temperature insulation materials. We offer an extensive range of services including CNC Turning , CNC Milling, & CNC Routing , Gasket pressing and Vacuum forming as well as assembly of fabricated parts. […]