You’ll find two home grown editorial features in the July issue about tooling companies – Ceratizit Group and Mitsubishi Materials...
   
 

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Editor’s comment for July 2019

You’ll find two home grown editorial features in the July issue about tooling companies – Ceratizit Group and Mitsubishi Materials.

It’s interesting how demands on tooling manufacturers have evolved in recent times. Whilst off the shelf tooling will always be a vital part of the manufacturing process, there’s no doubt that the need for bespoke customised tooling is on the increase – particularly with complex project work comprising multiple tools for a particular application.

In these cases, customers need the tools – and the processes – to do the job, and they need to be 100% sure that things are going to work within predetermined timescales, budgetary restraints and manufacturing specifications. Savvy tooling suppliers are worth their weight in gold in these circumstances...

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