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.
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.
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