L.J.B. Designs - Press Tool Designers
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L.J.B. Designs was set up in 1979 by myself as a part-time business designing Progression and Press Tools for the local Toolmaking Industry.

Company History

I started work in 1962 as an Indentured Apprentice in the Moulding & Pressings Industry as a Toolmaker. I progressed into Tooling Design, Production Engineering and on to Engineering Management, finally being made redundant in 1991.

Previous Customers

Allenvale Tools Limited

D.S.N. Toolmakers Ltd

Formrite Engineering Ltd

Fullarton Computer Industries Ltd (Scotland)

Geometric Form Tools Ltd

Gramton Engineering Company

A.J. Higginson (Press Tools) Ltd

J. & J. Engineering Ltd

Whiston Industries Ltd

Parker Tools Limited  

Brierley Ltd

Miba Tooling Ltd

Microponents Ltd

Molex Ltd (Ireland)

Romart Jig & Tool

R.S.M. Industries Ltd

Westley Engineering Ltd

Tooling 2000 Ltd

Pemberton Engineering Co.

Portway Tool & Gauge Ltd.


Since 1991 L.J.B. Designs has been a successful company gradually increasing its customer base and investing in C.A.D. Using my vast knowledge in C.N.C. Programming & Tool Design, I have developed a unitised structure in the design of Progression Tools in 2D & 3D using Autodesk products ie. AutoCAD & Mechanical Desktop and have the capabilities to do complex Solid & Surface Modelling.

I also design Special Purpose Machines.