Preferred Tool

State-of-the-Art Precision Mold Facilities & Equipment

Our 7300 sq. ft. facility is located in East Bethel, Minnesota and was designed with our collaborative, team-based manufacturing process in mind. We’re committed to training our toolmakers thoroughly in all of our software programs, ensuring that we can use our technology to its fullest ability and extend tool life.

This combination of the latest machines and technology allows us to maximize unattended time, keeping your costs down and productivity up!

services

Preferred Tool offers the following services: Custom Injection Molds, Aluminum Prototyping, Plastic Injection Production Molds, Metal Injection Molds. We set ourselves apart with Exceptional Customer Care and a one-of-a-kind streamlined manufacturing process.

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industries

Preferred Tool has the ability to design and manufacture everything from very small and highly accurate to multi-cavity molds. Here are just a few of the industries we serve: Medical, Firearms, Automotive, Fiber Optics, Appliances, Marine, Aviation, Electrical and Defense.

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process

Preferred Tool’s injection tooling process involves you in the key planning stages and then operates seamlessly throughout the manufacturing process so that you can focus on other things. We know that every customer has different needs so we work closely with you.

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Equipment List

At Preferred Tool, we believe that to make the best quality tools, you have to use the best quality equipment. That’s why we work hard to ensure that we’re staying on top of the latest technology and replacing old models with the most current equipment.

Our facility currently includes the following state-of-the art precision tooling machines:

Wire EDMs    

  • Mitsubishi MV2400R (2014)
  • Mitsubishi FA10S (2007)

Sinker EDMs 

  • Mitsubishi VX‐10 (2003)
  • Makino EDNC65 (1994)

CNCs

  • YCM NSV‐102AM (2015)
  • YCM NDV‐102A (2013)
  • YCM FV‐56T (2012)
  • YCM NDV‐102A (2011)
  • YCM FV‐102AM (2006)
  • Supermax TV‐116A (2005)
  • YCM FV‐56T (2005)
  • YCM XV‐102A (2003)

System 3R Work Pal Robot for Graphite Mills (2012)

Surface Grinders

  • Mitsui (2016)
  • Supertec (2002)
  • Acer (2000)

Our Process

We have the expertise to take your injection mold from design to production. Our designers take a proactive approach to your mold, working with you to create exactly what you need. It’s this attention to detail that makes us a true one-stop precision tooling shop! Learn more about our process here.

View Our State-of-the-Art Tooling Facility Now!

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