Top Shops 2011: K Tooling
K Tooling combines CNC machining with in-house fabricating, plating and painting capabilities to effectively take turnkey projects from CAD designs to final products.
K Tooling is a sub-contract manufacturer that specializes in taking turnkey projects from importing CAD design to final machined or fabricated products, complete with plating, painting or powder coating. The ISO:9000- and AS9100-compliant shop (certification scheduled for March 2012) uses a variety of innovative manufacturing techniques to provide customers with high quality, competitively priced and on-time-delivered products to exceed their expectations. Its goal is to be a one-stop shop for its customers’ manufacturing needs.
The shop does this by offering CNC machining; CNC fabrication; MIG and TIG welding; design and engineering; additive manufacturing via SLA and 3D printing; plastic injection molding; zinc die cast molding; punch dies and tooling creation; and turnkey product manufacturing and packaging.In addition to its diverse amount of machinery, its shop floor is controlled by manufacturing management software to guarantee on-time delivery of customer orders with ISO-compliant inspection procedures for total quality assurance.
- Perry Kuehn, Owner
- Jo-Ann Resti, Purchasing
- Scott Triff, Shop Manager
- Tom Ruston, QC Manager
- Mazak Quick-Turn 250 lathe with bar feeder
- Mori Seiki SL204 CNC lathe
- Mori Seiki NL2500SY/700 lathe with bar feeder
- Harding Super-Precision turret lathe
- LeBlond Rega toolroom lathe
- Mori Seiki NH4000DCG HMC
- Mori Seiki NV5000B/40 four-axis VMC
- Mori Seiki Duracenter 5 VMC
- Two Robodrill Mates
End Markets Served
- Commercial Industry
Workpiece Materials Commonly Machined
- Heat-Treated Steel
- Stainless Steel
- Steel Alloys