the tdl story

TDL Tool, Inc. was founded on March 3, 1992. Since its conception, TDL has sought to achieve the highest possible level of product quality and on time delivery while maintaining a fair price for our customers. TDL continues to strive for a higher level of quality through continual improvement. TDL Tool Inc. has obtained ISO 9001-2008 certification.

 

TDL Tool is a Tool and Die shop specializing in the design and build of tools, dies, molds, prototypes, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and special machines, including robotics, automation and controls. TDLprovides machine shop service for both manual and CNC machining. Our EDM services include 6 WEDMs which have a capacity of 4400 lbs. and large tank sizes, 4 sinker EDMs, and 1 EDM drill. We also have Waterjet cutting capabilities and metal stamping capabilities.

history timeline

March 4, 1992 – Steve Mangan purchases 1.34 acres of land and breaks ground on a 4,000 square foot building

 

Pictured below is the owner, Steve Mangan, who built the first building himself.


 

The first building begins to take shape.

 

Some of the equipment being wired up.

 

Almost complete

 

Pictures of the outstanding crew!

 

September 1, 1992 – TDL opens for business

 

October 10, 1994 – TDL purchases R. Pettigrew Industries and the rights to Advantage Pallet Builder

 

August 23, 1995 – A 6,000 square foot building addition is completed

 

November 15, 1995 – TDL purchases the name and assets of Pro Tech Molding

 

April 8, 1996 – TDL purchases 1 acre of land for future growth.

 

June 30, 1997 - TDL builds a second addition.

 

September 9, 1997 – The second 6,000 square foot building addition is completed.

 

June 17, 1998 – TDL purchases 1 acre of land for future growth

 

Picture of the shop in 1998

 

December 31, 1998 – The first row of storage buildings is completed and TDL Self Storage, a sister company, opens for business.

 

January 18, 2001 – TDL purchases 5 acres of land for future growth

 

February 2, 2001 – TDL purchases 1st large mill

 

March 1, 2001 – TDL purchases the assets of Metwood Industries.

 

August 17, 2001  – 2nd row of storage buildings is completed

 

Picture of the shop in 2001

 

September 23, 2001 – Green Supply is established

 

October 25, 2001 – TDL Transportation is established

 

TDL receives recognition for winning the DTMA Safety Award in 2002

 

 

April 8, 2003 - TDL receives Champion Award

 

 

June 30, 2003 – 3rd Row of storage buildings is completed

January 29, 2004 - TDL receives Champion Award.

 

February 24, 2005 - TDL receives Champion Award

 

October 13, 2005 – Mangan Banquet Center, a sister company, is established.

 

May 9, 2007 – TDL purchases an additional acre of land for future growth next to Mangan Banquet Center.

 

Picture of the shop in 2010

 

Picture of the shop in 2012

 

June 7, 2012 – TDL purchases four stamping presses

 

Presses after reconditioning

 

February 28, 2015 - TDL receives Dodds Monument Award

 

 

Picture of the shop in 2015