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 & […]
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, […]
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 […]
Laserit is an established Bristol based Laser profiling business offering complete metal cutting and fabricating solutions to our customers. At Laserit we continually endeavour to offer our customers complete value for money in respect of quality parts and customer service. We achieve this by constantly reviewing our processes and practices whilst investing in the latest […]
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 […]
Background Based in the Midlands, Laser Process is ideally situated to provide a nationwide service. With a highly experienced team, the company has built its reputation on providing a reliable, friendly service. Capability Laser Process is committed to investing in the latest laser cutting technology. Our skilled team use ‘state of the art’ high speed […]
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 […]
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 […]
About Quality Components UK Quality Components (UK) Limited philosophy has always been one of continual investment in people and the latest technology to offer our customers the most economic and reliable sub-contract precision profiling service available. The company was started in March 1997 at Kinsley in West Yorkshire, with the aim of breaking the mould of […]