Tool Room

With over 50 years of toolmaking expertise and know-how, Columbia Australia rates as a world class toolmaking facility, using the highest quality tool steel grades, and able to produce tooling and machined components for all facets of Australian industries; aerospace, automotive, whitegoods, electrical, FMCG packaging and many general manufacturing industry applications.

Columbia Australia's integration of design facilities and toolmaking technology assures our customers the highest standards of accuracy and quality of the finished production tooling.

Columbia Australia is able to design and manufacture prototype tooling, complex precision plastic injection moulds (up to 13 tonne), pressure aluminium dies, gravity moulds for aluminium checking jigs, fixtures and precision general engineering, including machine services, repairs, maintenance and modifications to existing tools.


Click to see larger images

The extensive Australian toolmaking capacity is supported by a rapidly growing American tool making & service business, and Columbia Australia is strategically aligned with a number of international tool making operations throughout Asia and America.
Columbia Tool & Die - USA, situated in South Carolina, is now able to offer Australian toolmakers seeking to export to the USA, and American customers, a complete tool maintenance and repair service.

Columbia Australia is able to manufacture tooling up to 13-tonne, and has at its disposal the following toolmaking equipment;

  • CNC Mills (including high speed machining)
  • Conventional Mills
  • E.D.M's
  • Lathes (including NC Lathes)
  • Grinders (including surface grinders Cylindrical grinders)
  • Bedding Presses
  • Plus - Deep Hole Drilling, (up to 2 metres)
  • CMM facility