Precision Press Tooling
for manufacturing and innovators single operation, progression & transfer tooling
Canterbury Tools

We complement our UK manufactured tooling with our extensive experience in project management of high-quality tooling from the Far East, Robotic and mechanical automation.

Established in 1976 as designers and manufacturers of Single operation, Transfer, Progression tooling, Jigs and Fixtures.

We are well known to multiple industries throughout the UK to produce high-quality, innovative, well-designed tooling utilising high-quality tool steels, processes, machinery and the latest 3D CADCAM within short lead times.

Continuous investment in the latest technology machinery, 3D scanning, and reverse engineering software has allowed us to maintain high standards within the high-pressure sub-contract tool-making industry.

We pride ourselves in creating a stimulating, forward-thinking culture and environment to allow our workforce to achieve their personal goals and objectives and benefit their career, the overall team, and the company.


Robotic & Mechanised automation

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Presswork, Prototyping & CNC production

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3 and 5 axis machining & turning

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Computer-aided design

Computer-aided design is at the heart of everything within the company. We are utilising VISI CADCAM for every aspect of the business from initial design concept, final design, CAM machining, and 3D scanning of the finished components.

Integration with our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) manufacturing software

The following process can be produced directly from the tool design to allow productisation of the bespoke process as much as possible:

  • Requests for Quotation (RFQ)
  • Estimating Software
  • Works Order
  • Purchasing
  • MRP
  • Stock Control
  • Costing
  • Production Scheduling
  • Planning and Tracking Software
  • Reporting
  • Shop Floor Data Capture (optional)
  • Delivery Notes and Invoicing and much more
Canterbury Tools make project cost and efficiency savings which we pass on to the customer
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