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), […]
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 […]
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 […]
GTMA FEATURED COMPANY Roemheld (UK) delivers workholding solutions that increase throughput while reducing handling times, material wastage and cycle times. These include: · Hydraulic swing clamps, block cylinders, work supports and accessories · Zero point mounting technology · Vice systems including 5-axis clamping · Magnetic clamping for use in quick die change and quick mould […]
We are immensely proud of our industrial heritage. Since we took over the site of an iconic iron works in 1963, we have adapted and evolved as a family business to become one of the most comprehensive heavy machining facilities in the UK. Thriving on major projects, we consistently meet and embrace the growing demands […]
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 […]
Plastic Moulding and Mould Toolmakers Patterson & Rothwell (P&R) Injection Moulders and Plastic Moulders Patterson & Rothwell based in Oldham in the North West offer state of the art Injection Moulding and Injection Mould Toolmaking facilities. Injection Mould Toolmakers rarely of this calibre exist within an Injection Mould company however this superb in house tool room commissions over 60 […]
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 […]