Tool and Die Manufacturing

A tool and die maker designs, constructs, tests and repairs production tools, metal stamping dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and templates.


Tool and die makers are detail-oriented and read blueprints, sketches, CAD designs. They work at high tolerances +/-0.001. Use precision tools to take accurate measurements including calipers, micrometers, etc. when making workpieces.


Tool and die makers layout, set-up, computer-controlled or manual machining, surface grinding, turning and cutting metal parts. Smooth and finishing components for metal stamping dies. They perform precision fitting, filing, shimming so the parts would fit together properly. Install springs, gas springs, pins in die sets.


Perform test runs with completed tools on punch presses to make sure everything works properly and make adjustments as needed to comply with part specifications.


Tool and die makers produce press tooling that is used to manufacture and stamp out parts of products. They supply die tooling for all manufacturing sectors of industry.

Sheet metal die components
Precision tool and die maker
Testing of press die - metal stamping
Progressive tool and die manufacturiing
Metal stamping die

Tool and die makers are also called tool maker, toolmaker, die maker, diemaker, fitter or tool jig and die-maker depend on what area of the industry they work at.


Vortool tool and die makers well trained and have lots of experience. Vortool tooling is well made with quality products and materials. We guaranty optimum metal stamping tool life and integrity.

Tool and die maker's toolroom Vortool Manufacturing