Commercial Tool & Die, Inc.

5351 Rusche Dr. NW
Comstock Park , MI 49321 US


As Seen In MoldMaking Technology

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Service Providers
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. Introducing a brand new section this year: Service Providers.

people in front of milling machine

Five-Axis Machine Modifications Reduce Cycle Times
Expanding the capabilities of a portal milling machine reduced cycle times and improved quality of large-section automotive and truck molds. 

LLA winner logo

Leadtime League: What Makes Commercial Tool & Die a Winner
Thinking about entering the 2019 Leadtime Leader Awards competition? Read about Commercial Tool & Die Inc. (large shop winner from 2008 and 2009) for inspiration. Commercial Tool specializes in the design, manufacturing, repair and maintenance of plastic injection molds. It managed to stay successful through industry ups and downs by stepping up the quality of its molds.

Educational Outreach Award Winners
AMBA announces the winners of the Educational Outreach Scholarship Awards. 

Makino Edge2 EDM machine

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: EDM
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including EDM.


Past LLA Winners Celebrate 15 Years of Moldmaking Excellence
Winning MoldMaking Technology’s Leadtime Leader Award helped these shops realize their strengths and recognize their weaknesses.

Cutting along dynamic toolpath

Technology Tuesday: Featured Films
Pass the popcorn, please! This week’s Technology Tuesday slideshow is all about videos that have supplemented feature articles and case studies in MoldMaking Technology over the past year. 

deep hole drilling

Deep-Hole Drills Conquer Interrupted Cuts 60 Percent Faster
This Michigan mold shop saw significant gains in production and tool life from using a line of Ingersoll tools.

takeover tooling

Preparing for Takeover Tooling
With the right preparation, moldmakers can insulate themselves from takeover tooling crises and add greater value to the molder.

The New Skill Set
Strategies for recruiting and retaining the next generation of workers.

mold making interns

The Value of Hiring Interns
As a college student at a top engineering school who has also been exposed to the manufacturing industry for most of my life—my father Todd is the owner of Commercial Tool & Die (Comstock Park, MI) and the new president of the American Mold Builder’s Association (AMBA)—I see a disconnect between schools like Purdue and the small businesses that support a vast percentage of American Manufacturing.

Expose Yourself!
We have enjoyed additional customer inquiries based on the awards.

Large and complex molds

Commercial Tool & Die: Innovation And Improvement Are Keys to Success
The company’s two mantras—customer service coupled with continuous improvement—have allowed this mold manufacturer to triumph during trying times while landing them the MoldMaking Technology 2009 Leadtime Leader Award: Large Shop for the second year in a row.

Product Categories of Commercial Tool & Die, Inc.

Compression Molds
Die Cast Dies
EDM Services
Extrusion Molds
Finishing Services
Injection Molds
Inspection/Measurement Services
Machining Services
Mold Cleaning Services
Mold Maintenance & Repair Services
Polishing Services
Retrofitting Services
Sampling/Mold Tryout Services
Thermoform Molds
Welding Services