September 8, 2016

Craftsman Tools exhibit at ‘Inspiration Through Innovation’ event

Craftsman Tools exhibit at 'Inspiration Through Innovation' event. Craftsman Tools are delighted to once again be exhibiting at the ‘Inspiration through Innovation’ Event on the 23rd and 24th September 2016.The Manufacturing Best-Practice event will bring together the latest innovative, proven products and solutions from across the industry showcased in one venue across two days at the impressive Seco Tools facility in Alcester.The market leading exhibition and comprehensive programme of seminars will put you at the heart of the industry and its community. Knowledge gained from ...

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September 7, 2016

Craftsman Tools Ltd shortlisted for prestigious Innovation & Design Award

Craftsman Tools Ltd have been shortlisted as a finalist for the Innovation & Design category by the prestigious TMMX Awards 2016. The Manufacturer MX Awards is an annual programme delivered by The Manufacturer, in association with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The aim of the awards is to recognise manufacturers who are achieving great things across all aspects of their business.Other finalists in the Innovation & Design category include Mclaren Automotive, the leading automotive company and Fracino a UK based manufacturer of coffee machines, for the ...

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July 20, 2016

Haas Product Pages now Live

Haas Product Pages now LiveAs you are aware Craftsman Tools have an extensive range of standard toolholding adaptors to suit HAAS machines.Our online catalogue has now been updated to show all the toolholders that are available for current Haas machines, you will not only be able to view detailed drawings, stock levels and delivery lead times.  Click here to view.Remember; the online catalogue items are for current machine models, please enquire about older machine models which don’t feature in the online catalogue.Haas machines are also detailed in ...

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May 18, 2016

New Apprenticeship Opportunities

 New Apprenticeship OpportunitiesCraftsman Tools are looking to start two new Apprenticeships in our award winning apprentice school, offering prospects for a rewarding career in engineering. We would love to hear from candidates, ideally in the local area who are practically minded with good Maths, English and Science skills, hardworking and keen to learn. The apprenticeship will be 4 years and the successful applicant will also attend college weekly to obtain their Technical Certificate and BTEC Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations. If you are interested ...

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March 21, 2016

Visit us at MACH 2016

 Visit us at MACH 2016Craftsman Tools Ltd have been exhibiting at MACH - Manufacturing in Motion since it began and will there once again on our usual stand 5401.We will be using MACH 16 to launch our new through coolant toolholding range, an innovative design delivering high pressure coolant directly through the cutting tip of static tools, enabling significant improvements in cutting efficiency and reducing production costs.We will also be displaying examples of our manual and hydraulic fixturing range, mandrels and ...

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March 1, 2016

AMRC Journal features Craftsman Tools

   AMRC Journal featuring Craftsman ToolsIn this quarters AMRC journal see the article on Craftsman's quick change tool holding system which has been chosen to join UK export showcase.

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January 25, 2016

Parliamentary Support for Craftsman Tools

 Parliamentary Support for Craftsman ToolsWe are very proud to have been nominated for the 'Exported by Britain' campaign run by the All-Party Parliamentary Manufacturing Group and the Design & Innovation Group for our Coromant Capto® product. The nomination is intended as a showcase to highlight the diversity and prevalence of exporting from across the UKCraftsman Tools Ltd is a multi-award winning supplier of precision toolholding, workholding and supply chain management services to a broad spectrum of the engineering sector with ...

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January 8, 2016

Craftsman Tools’ Apprentice Training School Grows Again

  Craftsman Tools' Apprentice School Grows AgainCraftsman Tools’ Award winning Apprentice Training School continues to grow in the depth and variety of machines available for the company’s developing engineers. We’ve recently added a XYZ 1020 Vertical Milling Centre with rotating B-Axis which will enable the apprentices to better replicate the products and procedures undertaken in the rest of the factory.Apprentice Training Officer Graham Newall comments; “It’s important that we train our apprentices on modern and advanced machinery once they have become competent ...

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March 8, 2014

Craftsman Shortlisted for MWP Award

 Craftsman Tools Shortlisted for MWP AwardOur Apprentice training School is once again in the spotlight as we've been chosen as finalists in the MWP Advanced Manufacturing Awards 2014.We've been shortlisted for two awards - "Best Practice in Training" for our Apprentice Training and also for "Best Workholding and Fixturing" for our Craftsman Capto quick-change workholder system.'s great that our apprentice school is being recognised within the industry and our Craftsman Capto Quick-change Workholder is a new product and something that will ...

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March 22, 2013

Craftsman Tools Celebrates 60 Years

  Craftsman Tools Celebrates 60 YearsCraftsman Tools is proud to have celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2013.  Started in 1953 as a tool and cutter grinder, the West Yorkshire family-led company continues to invest in technology and people whilst expanding its worldwide customer base for toolholding, workholding and sub-contract machining.As an SME, one of the keys to success for Craftsman Tools has been the establishment of partnerships with major global companies.  From Mazak, producing a wide range of static toolholders for their ...

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