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PTG is a global company with manufacturing facilities around the world including North America, Europe, and Asia.  All of our tooling solutions are manufactured under the strictest industry standards, ensuring compliance to both industry and customer requirements.

PTG brands are established in the manufacturing of fastener tooling for over 140 years combined.  Throughout this period, we have developed solid relationships with our valued customers in a range of fastener manufacturers which serve the Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, and general industrial markets.  In addition, we also serve the medical sector through supply of medical components.

Our customers know that with PTG, they can expect quality, reliable products which provide tooling solutions to meet their requirements while also offering the most competitive cost per piece in the market with unparalleled technical support and customer service.



Based in Shannon, Ireland, Hi-Life Tools (HTL) has an experienced and highly skilled workforce which has been nurtured over 50 years of business.  The manufacturing facility is 9001-2008 & ISO 13485:2012 certified and utilises a fully integrated manufacturing operation.

Throughout the past 50 years, HTL has gained a global reputation in the fastener tooling markets for high quality tooling solutions which offer reliability and the most competitive cost per piece production specialising in safety-critical applications, rolling after heat treat and rolling exotic materials:

  • Flat Dies
  • Cylindrical Dies
  • Forming Dies
  • Planetary Dies
  • Medical Products
  • Aerospace Punches

European Service Centre
Bays 122-125
Shannon Industrial Estate
County Clare, Ireland
Tel: +353 (0)61 239500 Fax: +353 (0)61 239502  Email:


For more than 90 years, Reed has been involved in the manufacturing of machines and tooling for the fastener industry as a globally recognised brand.  You can be sure of quality products from all REED manufacturing facilities.

Auburn, USA & Haryana India specialise in:

  • Cylindrical
  • Thread Rolls
  • Flat Milled Dies (Licensed Products)
  • Flat Dies
  • Planetary Dies
  • Special Licensed products
  • Full Regrinding service for Flat and Round Dies

North Ameria Service Centre
28 Sword Street
Auburn, MA 01501
Toll-Free: +1-800-343-6068
Tel: +1-508-753-6530



Howell Penncraft has extensive experience in the design and manufacture of precision tooling.  Howell Penncraft specialise in standard and special trim dies manufactured to customer specifications, such as trim dies for unified hex bolts and metric hex bolts.

All parts supplied by the company are manufactured using ISO 9001:2000-registered quality systems.

Asia Service Center,
PTG Kunshan Tools
8 Nan Bang Road
Kunshan, China
Tel: +86-512-5771 9243
Fax: +86-512-5771 9226


North America Service Center
28 Sword Street
Auburn, MA 01501
Toll Free : +1 800 343 6068
Tel : +1 508 753 6530
Fax : + 508 753 0127
Email :


Hi-Life Tools
European Service Centre
Bays 122-125
Shannon Industrial Estate,
Shannon, County Clare,
Tel : +353 61 239503
Fax : +353 61 239502
Email :


Asia Service Center
PTG – Kun Shan Tools
8 Nan Bang Road, Kunshan
Jiangsu Province,
China 215300
Tel : +86.512.5771.9243
Fax : +86.512.5771.9239
Email :

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