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A Tool And Die Maker’s Work Is Everywhere

A Tool And Die Maker’s Work Is Everywhere I grew up in ’80s. Like a lot of kids, I was interested in video games. I never really got into hands-on work until I got into the workforce — and that’s when it really just clicked for me. It was money motivating me, honestly. When I first got

What’s the Difference Between Tool and Die?

What’s The Difference Between Tool And Die? The terms “tool” and “die” are used interchangeably to the point that many machinists refer to the field broadly as “tool and die”, regardless of their specific expertise. In general, this practice is completely appropriate—there is little functional difference between a tool and a die, if any, and

Tool and Die Industry Challenged by Low Sourcing Levels

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 1, 2019 – The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and Harbour Results, Inc., (HRI) recently released the results of their Q2 2019 Automotive Tooling Barometer Survey. The results show that the tooling industry continues to slow, with North American capacity utilization at its lowest mark since 2016 when the metric first started