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.
Providing customers with specially designed surface textures, patterns and logos to compliment the design and functionality of their plastic/rubber components and steel/aluminium tools across a diverse range of industries from automotive interiors and exteriors through to leisure and domestic products. Our Design Studios in the UK, Germany and India deliver an unparalleled design, rendering & […]
Galway Tool & Mould design and manufacture outstandingly precise, high-performance, cost-effective injection moulds. We will guide your concepts through to complex injection mould solutions. Over 30 years of reliability, innovation and superior quality has made us the preferred partner to many of the World’s leading Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturers. With continuous investment in state-of-the-art […]
Established in 1948, Preconomy is well known within the industry as a respected mould and die manufacturer. This has been achieved through continued investment in engineering technology and production techniques, together with its highly skilled and motivated workforce. Manufacturing takes place on a 24hr, seven days a week basis, allowing customers the advantage of fast […]
Widely acknowledged as market leaders in our field, the name ABR has been synonymous with the precision welding of plastic injection, pressure die casting and press tools for over 30 years. ABR provide a range of refined “metal on” processes for the purpose of tool repair, rectification of design faults, machining errors and tooling modifications. […]
At Standex Engraving Mold-Tech, we optimize Surface Performance by creating textures on the tooling that manufactures products we all use every day. We are one company operating in 23 countries with 45 manufacturing and design studios, each one using the same approach to taking care of our customers; by applying identical operational directives, we guarantee […]
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 […]
Essex Laser Job Shop specialises in laser cutting and waterjet cutting of sheet metal and also sheet metal folding. The company, which was established in 1998, operates a range of specialist laser cutting and water jet cutting machines and can handle any laser cutting or waterjet cutting capacity from single parts to volume production and […]
Fimark provides advanced coatings and luxury and functional finishes for the automotive, aerospace, medical and defence industries. Processes include technical spray painting, laser etching and engraving and 3D laser texturing. Technical Spray Painting and Laser Etching Our technical spray painting and laser etching capabilities are used for the manufacture of backlit buttons and fascias for dashboards and […]
We have experience in processing a wide range of materials such as Titanium, aluminium, stainless steel, brass and mild steel, Our 5 axis Water Jet also enables us to cut plastics, wood and carbon fibre. To support this PLP is accredited to AS9100 and Nadcap and we are also approved supplier to Rolls-Royce Aerospace, Bombardier Aerospace, GKN […]
Our customer base now extends through Injection, blow, extrusion & rotational moulds, pharmaceutical, Aerospace & medical industry, gun manufacturers, printing, ceramic plus other general & obscure requests. The need for laser engraving on projects in industries previously not identified has encouraged the investment in the latest G900 laser machine which produces full 3D profiles onto […]