New Tooling

Cost, lead times, accuracy, and quality are all factored throughout the design process of a tool, while closely working with the customer.

Dynacast & Techmire

Proficient Tool & Design has more than 35 years of experience building miniature single-cavity, multiple cavity, and multi-slide tooling.


Simple or complex repairs can be promptly performed with or without 3D models.

Trim Dies

Small-to-medium-sized push-through and multi-station with side trimming.


We can assist you throughout the design process, whether simple or complex.

Additional Services

Manufacturing Associations


The Proficient Tool team has many years of experience in building tooling such as Techmire and Dynacast zinc multi-slide molds, as well as all-size unit dies and custom standalone molds. All of our tooling and piece parts are designed in SolidWorks® 2021 or UniGraphics®.

  • Custom and miniature die cast tooling
  • Core and cavity inserts
  • High-speed machining
  • EDM sinker and orbit burning


Simple or complex repairs can be promptly performed with or without 3D models. Occasionally, repairs may require hand fitting, EDM burning, and / or CNC machining.

  • Quick Turn-Around Times
  • Troubleshooting of Flash Issues
  • 3D models generally not required


Proficient Tool & Design can produce a 3D model with allowable drafts from a piece part drawing. A provided 3D model can also be used for tooling design. 3D printed parts can be made before you proceed with your
tooling project, with a tolerance of .0005 - .001

  • IGES, STEP, or Parasolids (.x_b, .x_t) preferable
  • Tools designs are engineered in SolidWorks® / UniGraphics®
  • We offer reverse engineering services
  • Over 30 years of tooling design experience


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Proficient Tool & Design


Proficient Tool & Design is a company located in Wood Dale, Illinois. We are a manufacturer of die cast, aluminum, and zinc molds. All of our tools are proudly manufactured in the United States of America. We know our customers have choices, but we believe you will find that our people, service, and quality of work are first class.