Tooling is dependent on the manufacturing, but essentially refers to how something is made. Working or manufacturing aids such as cutting tools, dies, fixtures, gauges, jigs, moulds and patterns are limited in use to a specific production line or the performance of a specific contract or job. What must be remembered, is that tooling does not include machinery.
The GTMA Supplier Directory is home to a variety of companies offering tooling technologies and high-quality materials.
In November 2009 the Government launched the UK Composites Strategy. This highlights the importance of composites to the future of UK manufacturing and the Government’s plans for ensuring that the UK has the means to succeed in intensely competitive global markets. A key part of this strategy is the establishment of the National Composites Centre (NCC), […]
Dudley Associates: Precision Tools and Plastic Injection Moulding. Founded in 1991, Dudley Associates has a very extensive and successful history specialising in Product Design and Development, Rapid Prototyping, Tool-Making, Plastic Injection- Moulding, Assembly and Packaging, all of which are conducted in-house using our on-site facilities. Design and Development We can offer full product design services […]
Established in 1989, Cadspec began with the belief of enabling our customers to harness the power of design and manufacturing technologies available in order to create and innovate in a way that would disrupt the reality around us. From the original drawing board and pen to today’s advanced CAD and CAM software, Cadspec have been around […]
GF Machining Solutions is a leading supplier of advanced and innovative machine tool technologies, high-productivity automation solutions and best-in-class after-sales support services. Our technology solutions combined with the experience of our people make us the natural partner for both precision component, mould tool, and die manufacturers operating in a range of high technology and high-value […]