ETCO Shines When it Comes to Custom Tooling with Superior Functionality
ETCO takes great pride in producing the highest quality, most efficient custom tooling in the marketplace. It is an important aspect of our commitment to provide our customers with a complete package of wire harness manufacturing related products and services. Our custom tooling design and engineering team is the best there is according to or customers, who repeatedly affirm that their experience, responsiveness and attention to detail are second to none. The tooling starts with the highest quality steel that is available. But we don’t stop there. We have a proprietary coating that we apply to our tools to maximize functionality and production efficiency. This state of the art coating can increase tool life by as much as 140% this state of the art coating originated from ETCO’s progressive die technology. The tooling creates a crimping slide without friction, which in turn extends the life of the tooling. Here are some of the other advantages of this special coating: – Improved wear resistance – Enhanced toughness – Greater lubricity – Increased production speeds – Reduced downtime – Reduced need for sharpening and shimming by re-coating the same component Founded in 1947, ETCO is a privately owned company. The Company manufactures precision stampings and rubber and plastic molded products used principally by major automotive and appliance manufacturers. ETCO also manufactures supporting automated application equipment and has major customers in a variety of other industries in the USA and over 30 countries throughout the world. ETCO has factories and a research complex in Bradenton, Florida and a factory and engineering center in Warwick, Rhode Island.