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 […]
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 […]
YOUR IDEA, OUR EXPERTISE, LET’S DESIGN Developing your idea into a profitable product is complex. We’re a design consultancy that combines creative and technical skills to simplify the process for you, delivering exciting results when you need them. Design – it’s what we do. Simple. We offer a service that covers conceptual design all the way through to putting […]
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. […]
Pentagon Plastics provides extensive services to plastic injection moulders as your centre of excellence for mould tool servicing, repair, modification, pre-production development and production mould tools. Through our generous machine selection, we also provide a subcontract machining service. Based in Horsham, West Sussex our UK engineering business offers a wealth of technical knowledge and experience. […]
Welcome to Fenton Precision Engineering Ltd the UK market leaders for design, precision tool making and injection moulding services. Located centrally in the UK our headquarters are located in Northampton with a second satellite manufacturing site at Market Harborough. Founded in the early 1970’s we have over 45 years’ experience manufacturing precision injection mould tooling. […]
Engineering solutions for tomorrows challenges We are one of the Black Country’s most enterprising manufacturers. Since our formation in 1971 we have developed to become one of the country’s leading tool making and injection moulders. Our specialist advice and unique, diverse production systems, allow us to offer straightforward exciting practical tool making solutions. Although we […]
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 […]