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Craftsman Tools is one of Europe’s leading independent sub-contract manufacturers that has built an enviable reputation for manufacturing cost-effective, high quality products.

Blue-chip companies such as Sulzer, a leader in centrifugal pumps, and One Subsea, an expert in oil extraction, have chosen Craftsman Tools as their long-term partner. Many other companies place similar trust in our know-how and experience.

OUR SERVICES RANGE FROM ONE-OFF PROTOTYPES THROUGH TO LARGE BATCH PRODUCTION

We can manufacture products destined for various sectors, including:

• Aerospace
• Automotive
• Electrical Engineering
• Machine Tool Manufacture
• Oil Exploration
• Power Generation
• Renewable Energies

• Food technology

Superior Quality 

Craftsman Tools is fully accredited to BS EN ISO 9001:2000. Throughout the company we apply the most exacting standards of quality control and ensure complete traceability of parts and material.

Our in-house quality process will be adapted to match your requirements.
In-process gauging is complemented by 100% inspection of critical dimensions. Rigid controls are maintained on outside suppliers and services.

Full Supply Chain Management

We offer flexibility, short lead times and optimum quality.

State-of-the-art Equipment
Craftsman Tools is committed to a constant programme of reinvestment.

Our Manufacturing Capability includes:

• Assembly / Fitting
• Hydrostatic Pressure Testing
• CNC Mill Turn Centres
• CNC Lathes
• Vertical CNC Lathes
• Centre Lathes
• Horizontal CNC Machining Centres
• Vertical CNC Machining Centres
• CNC Grinding
• Surface Grinders
• Cylindrical Grinders
• Milling Machines
• Wire Erosion

For more details, see our Full Plant List.

Diverse Components

We work with an extensive range of materials:

• Stainless steels
• Inconels
• Duplex alloys
• Super duplex alloys
• Titanium alloys
• Aluminium
• Bronze alloys
• Cast iron
• Plastics

Design Expertise

Craftsman Tools is a creative and innovation-led company, committed to cutting edge Research and Development.

We have modern 3D CAD facilities and continuously invest in the latest design techniques.

The company is highly experienced in designing the necessary workholding required to machine accurate, but affordable, components. (See our Workholding Brochure).

Market Leaders

Craftsman Tools contributes to their global position.

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One of the World Leaders in Specialist Pumps for the Oil & Gas Industry.

“ We have worked in partnership with Craftsman Tools since 1996 and have used an ever-increasing range of their services. As our requests have evolved from simple parts to large complex components and coatings, they have always been flexible enough to adapt to our needs.”

Bob Foulkes – Commercial Director, Sulzer Pumps (UK)

 

onesubsea

Global provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to oil, gas and process industries.

“ Craftsman Tools have consistently delivered to the highest standards in terms of quality whilst remaining competitively priced. They have always delivered on time and I would have no hesitation in recommending Craftsman Tools as a vendor to other companies”

Rodney Reilly– Senior Buyer, Cameron Ireland

Genuine Customer Focus

Craftsman Tools concentrates its efforts on achieving total customer satisfaction through a modern approach based on traditional values.
We pride ourselves on our long-standing business relationships.
One manager takes overall control of your project from the very first meeting to after-sales services. They cooperate closely with you in order to ensure complete understanding of your needs.