Lasting Quality Since 1976

Our Services

With the large variety of equipment we have we can accomplish nearly anything you require. We have a 10,000 sq. ft. tool room and a 10,000 sq ft. CNC and EDM Department. We have an in-house design and engineering department, as well as a precision inspection and QC department. We work in all types of industries, from Automotive and Appliances to Industrial Hardware and Railroad Tankers to our Food & Beverage metal packaging. Please view our Facility List for a complete listing of the machinery we utilize. [Complete Facility List: CLICK HERE]

Die Design & Building

With a focus on building progressive, draw and specialty dies, we are known for our work on complex designs and intricate builds. We recognize the intent of the design is what makes a production tool valuable, which is why we continue to have success in our field. With a fully equipped 20,000 sq. ft. tool room, 400-ton and 80-ton tryout presses, our highly skilled tool & die makers produce tooling that is accurate, precise and profitable for its lifetime.

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Metal Packaging

Lane Tool is a valued worldwide supplier of tooling and equipment for the metal packaging industry; including tab, shell, lane, score, double, aerosol and most other metal packaging tooling. Our team consists of highly qualified engineers and technicians that design, build and service equipment & tooling for this unique industry. We design and build systems to your requirements, paying special attention to value, quality, and turnaround time.

Products offered

– Conversion systems for both food and beverage
– Conversion systems for both new and reconditioned
– Quality spare parts of all types
– On-time deliveries
– New development
– Spare tab dies
– Spare lane dies

Technical services

– Installations
– Troubleshooting
– Training
– Engineering

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CNC Machining & Turning

Nine vertical machining centers with ranges up to 84x40x30 to meet all your machining requirements, including 2, 3, and 4 axis, as well as a High Speed machining center up to 20,000 RPM. Two Mazak CNC turning centers, including one large capacity NEXUS 400-IIM, 27” diameter x 40” long with a 4-5/8 bar capacity and Y-axis (Live-Tooling) for a variety of machining such as face and o.d. drilling, keyway finishing and milling.

 HAAS VF-3B • HAAS VF-9B / 40 • HASS VF1/4th AXIS
Two mazak turning centers: MAZAK QTN 400 M • MAZAK QTS 350

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Waterjet Services

Our 4-axis SUPREMA WATERJET, powered by Mitsubishi Electric, will cut virtually any material up to 6” thickness. With INTELLIGENT TAPER CONTROL the need to reduce production speed is eliminated.
Machine Travels: 120x60x6

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Wire & Conventional EDM

Wire EDM: One Mitsubishi MV 2400S, one Sodick AG600L and two Sodick AQ535L machines with travel up to 20 x 13 x 10-5/8 for the accuracy you require.

Conventional EDM: Three Mitsubishi EA8M

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Inspection & Quality Control

Our inspections are done in-house using a Micro-Vu EXCEL 662 Precision Measurement System, which utilizes Micro-Vu's InSpec metrology software to provide fast, accurate and repeatable measurements. This highly accurate and technologically advanced machine features automated and digital zooming and edge detection, Vision multi-sensor measuring, touch probes, rotary indexer and laser. This system, coupled with our Rank Precision Industries 50:1 Comparator with Quadra-Chek 200 and Mitutoyo Contracer, ensure every component of the build is exactly to your specifications and high standards. Please click here for sample reports.

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Sample Parts & Tooling

As you can imagine, after 40 years in business we have a lot of projects under our belt. Please take a look at some of the great projects we have had the pleasure of working on.

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