toolCare US International
Cumberland’s Plastic Solutions Sister Company ToolCare US International is a global provider of total tooling management services including the complete design and build of new tooling from prototype to production molds. From our new state of the art NAFTA facility located in Auburn, Alabama, the heart of the industrialized Southeast, we manage an established network of strategic partners in North America, Europe, and Asia. This allows toolCare to provide global manufacturing and service designed for geographic proximity, multiple location consistency and best value technology.
ToolCare is ISO 9001:2008 certified and specializes in the automotive, outdoor recreation and power equipment, agriculture and appliance markets.
For more information please check out our website at www.toolcare-us.com
toolCare US provides a quality “ONE STOP” comprehensive tool management service that includes:
- “Total program management services” which cover part design, mold flow options, tool design and final part to print dimensional analysis. Weekly progress reports and pictures are supplied via Microsoft Project.
- “New Tooling” manufactured either in the US or sourced from one our long established Asian /European partners.
- Engineering changes made either at the tool builder in Asia or at or tooling facility here in Auburn Al.
- Repair and maintenance based either on an hour rate or The totalCare “BESPOKE” tool repair and maintenance program that covers a package of tooling based on a “Fixed Annual Fee” invoiced monthly.
- Repair and maintenance can be performed at your facility or can be shipped to our tool room.
- All Tooling built and managed by toolCare receives our 12 month warranty.
Tooling Covered (with links to example designs or pictures of molds):
- Prototype Molds
- Die Cast Tooling
- Fixtures and Gages
- Stamping Dies
- Blow Mold Tools
- Plastic Injection Molds
Program Management Services (with links to examples):
- Mold Flow Analysis
- Warpage/Shrink Analysis
- Full 2D/3D tool designs
- Full CMM measurement & reporting capabilities
- Raw material recommendations/validation
- Microsoft Project Plans for full tool build schedule
Tool Build Locations/Partners
- “Low Cost Countries” toolCare has a network of strategic partners in ASIA that we have been doing business with for the last twenty years offering up a low cost country option for added costs savings and timing reduction. In addition, toolCare has full time employees located in China to support off shore builds in coordination with project management team located in the USA.
- “Rathgeber Tirol” ToolCare also has close partnership with Rathgeber Tirol located in Inns Brook Austria that specializes in complex speaker grill patterns/designs as well as back injection molds.
- “ToolCare USA” Tool Care’s brick and mortar building located in Auburn AL has full service tool shop capable of building new tools from scratch in addition to completing engineering changes and repairs