Production of Plastic & Metal Aerospace Components
75% reduced labour cost
12% reduced scrap rate
>12 months ROI
Tool Gauge is a 40 employee strong manufacturer based in Washington
Tool Gauge manufactures precision metal & plastic components & assemblies for the aerospace industry. The company are only one of only a handful of Boeing-certified class I and II plastics shops in the world capable of machining full five-axis parts.
Tool Gauge were struggling to compete in a global market
Recruitment & staff fatigue was an issue, as were the high scrap rates
Even though the company is close to many of its customers in the Pacific Northwest, those customers can do business anywhere in the world, including in much lower-cost labor markets. “It became cle...