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Portway Tool & Gauge Ltd


Portway is situated within easy reach of all the motorways that run through the West Midlands, giving us easy access to deliver our tooling throughout the UK and Europe.

Portway are renowned throughout the industry for technical excellence in press toolmaking. Our investment in technology means we can offer what competitive manufacturing industry demands today.

Our press toolmaking designs are produced in our modern CAD/CAM design office with all computers connected to the latest CNC wire erosion and milling/boring machine tools. Our technology allows us to compete with the stringent requirements needed to meet quality and delivery in today’s competitive manufacturing environment.

We have in-house trial facilities of up to 200 tons and all tooling is fully sampled and inspected on our co-ordinate measuring machine. Reports are also issued with samples to our customers.

Precision Progressive Press Tools are manufactured for various industries – Automotive, Electrical, Computer, Household, Lock and Footwear. We are also ISO 9001 approved.

For more information visit our website at or please request our brochure.


Capability                                              Maximum Sizes Handled

Milling                                                   Up to “x” 800mm, “y” 1250mm, “z” 800mm

Wire Erosion(spark erosion)           Up to “x”630mm, “y” 450mm, “z” 300mm

Try Out Facilities                                Up to 200 tonnes



1 x Mikron WF51D

1 x MiKron WF71D/18

EDM Machining Centres – wire

2 x Charmilles

1 x Deckel Maho DMC

125 U Twin Pallet

Favretto Grinding Machine

CNC MD 160

2 x Charmilles Wire machines with Robotics

Chiron CNC Milling machine

Inspection: Tesa MS 454 CMM

Minstrel CNC CMM

Model 10.07.05 Networked to CAD Design



Hardware: 1 x 486 DDX33

Software: PEPS, NC Graphics

Autocad 2000

Machining Strategist

Mechanical Desktop

Solid Works

Vero; Visi-Progress Professional


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Contact Details
Company name
Portway Tool & Gauge Ltd.
01384 892458
Phil Peeler
Technical Director
Neil Stinton
Manufacturing Director
27 Dudley Road, Lye, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY9 8EX