Tooling Tech acquires Michigan firms


FORT LORAMIE — The Tooling Tech Group has announced the acquisition of Century Tool Group, which includes Century Tool in Fenton, Michigan, and Bel-Kur Automation in Temperance, Michigan.

Century Tool Group is a multifaceted engineering and manufacturing company, providing fully machined, precision compression molds, automation equipment and secondary fixtures to North American automotive and heavy-truck OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers.

Under the Century Tool & Gage name, the company provides medium to large compression molds for automotive and heavy-truck structural and Class-A exterior components.

Bel-Kur, Century’s automation division, provides automated assembly equipment and fixtures for downstream compression molding operations, ranging from simple, manually operated machines to fully automated work-cells.

“Century Tool is a world-class company that fits perfectly with our ‘whatever it takes, on-time, every-time’ operating model of Tooling Tech Group. The Tooling Tech Group is excited to partner with Century Tool as TTG enters its next phase of growth. This acquisition presents an opportunity for us to expand our already strong position in the automotive, heavy-truck and automation industries.” said Tony Seger, CEO and founder of Tooling Tech Group.

Founded in 1982, the Tooling Tech Group has grown to become the largest tooling company in the United States. Headquartered in Fort Loramie, Tooling Tech Group produces an extensive line of custom, precisely engineered, production tools and related equipment primarily for the automotive industry. Divisions of the company now include Tooling Technology, Fremont Plastic Molds, Majestic Industries, G.H. Tool, Century Tool & Gage, and Bel-Kur Automation.

Nonautomotive uses for the company’s tooling products include manufacturing of appliances, lawn and garden products, consumer goods, off-road equipment, marine products, agricultural equipment, heavy-trucks, industrial blow-molds, kayaks, small engines and aerospace structures.