Quality Tooling, Inc.

Quality Tooling, Inc., designs and builds molds, tools, and dies for some of the world’s leading manufacturers.

The Challenge

Quality Tooling, Inc., designs and builds molds, tools, and dies for some of the world’s leading manufacturers. As the tooling market became increasingly competitive in recent years, company management decided to upgrade its design platform to a parametric CAD system in order to increase throughput, reduce design errors, and improve data flexibility.

The Solution

The company selected the SolidWorks CAD software for several reasons. The software was the easiest to use, represented the best value for the price, provided large-assembly capabilities, supported data flexibility, and included mold development and draft analysis tools. By deploying SolidWorks CAD software, Quality Tooling reduced design cycles by 50 percent, eliminated more than 90 percent of design errors, added mold design and draft analysis capabilities, improved the handling of CAD data, and enhanced design communications.

Success Metric

  • Reduced design cycles by 50%

  • Eliminated more than 90% of design errors

  • Added mold design and draft analysis capabilities

  • Improved handling of CAD data