Capabilities Statement

ToolKeepers delivers design and manufacturing of precision, high quality custom foam products for industrial, military and commercial uses. The company operates from a 150,000 square foot production facility, running up to 3 shifts, that houses 12 state-of-the-art waterjet machines, assembly, grinding and sandblasting functions to support multiple and simultaneous high or low-volume orders. We can accommodate material cut sheets sizes of 60” X 120” or greater and up to 6” thick. Further customization capabilities include In-house laser etching for tools, tool cavities and case labeling including standard numeric, bar code, UID, 2D matrix, and custom serial numbers. We have the experience and logistic capacity to fully design, lean manage, support, and administer any tool kit program.

Company Overview

ToolKeepers is a manufacturer of custom foam solutions for industrial appliations. We specialize in products that utilize superior grade high density foam, manufactured with high precision waterjet technology for maximum performance. The company is located in Southeast Iowa. Our manufacturing operations are a partnership with Creative Edge, the largest and most experienced independent waterjet fabrication and design company in the United States.

Promise & Deliver

Custom Kitting Program

  • Custom, ergonomically-designed tool or part configurations based on end user specifications.
  • Customer-driven layouts and designs.
  • High quality non static and non-reactive high density polyethylene (HDPE) foam.
  • Foam or PVC contrasting color backings ( alert color) minimum 1/8” thick.
  • Variable depth tool cavities and foam thicknesses of up to 6 inches deep.
  • Specializing in Tool Cabinet Foam Insert Retrofitting.
  • Specializing in Turn Key Tool Kitting.

Capabilities

  • Centralized operation with over 125,000 feet of production space, housing 12 waterjet machines for multiple and simultaneous orders.
  • Experience and logistic capacity to fully lean manage, support, and administer any tool kit program.
  • Material cut sheets can be 60” X 120” or greater and up to 6” thick.
  • Expansion to 3 work shifts as needed for very large orders or emergency expediting.
  • Utilizing state-of-the-art waterjet cutting process for tool cut outs and drawer perimeter cuts.
  • In-house laser etching for both the tool and the tool cavity.
  • Etching capabilities include standard numeric, bar code, UID, 2D matrix, and custom serial numbers.

High Technology Computer Controlled Waterjet Cutting Process Advantages

  • Allows for fabrication of diverse materials from soft foams to solid materials.
  • Facilitates cutting of complex shapes and intricate designs.
  • Accommodates closer tolerances of tool cavities and tool fit.
  • Expedited cut times and cost savings.

Quality Assurance

  • Allows for fabrication of diverse materials from soft foams to solid materials.
  • Facilitates cutting of complex shapes and intricate designs.
  • Accommodates closer tolerances of tool cavities and tool fit.
  • Expedited cut times and cost savings.

Government Contracted End Users

  • All branches of the military
  • Aerospace Manufacturers
  • Vehicle Manufacturers
  • Military Mobilization Manufacturers
  • Helicopter Manufacturers
  • Homeland Security Surveillance Equipment Manufacturers

Commercial End Users

  • Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers
  • Wind Turbine Manufacturers
  • Mining Equipment Manufacturers
  • Highway Construction Equipment Manufacturers
  • Auto and Truck Parts Manufacturers
  • Aircraft Manufacturers
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Hydraulics Manifold Manufacturers
  • Oil Rig and Oil Drilling Equipment Manufacturers

NAICS Codes

326150 – Urethane & Other foam product (except Polystyrene Manufacturing)

332216 – Saw Blade & Handtool Manufacturing

332439 – Other Metal Container Manufacturing

332510 – Hardware Manufacturing (including aircraft, auto, marine, motor vehicle)

332992 – Small arms ammunition manufacturing

333514 – Special Die and tool, die set, jig, and fixture manufacturing

333517 – Machine Tool Manufacturing

334511 –  Aeronautical instruments manufacturing

334519 – Other Measuring & Controlling Device Manufacturing

336111 – Automobile Manufacturing

336411 – Aircraft manufacturing

336510 – Railroad rolling stock manufacturing

336611 – Ship building and repairing

336612 – Boat Building

336991 – Motorcycle manufacturing

336692 – Military armored vehicle manufacturing

336999 – All other transportation equipment manufacturing

423120 – Handtools, motor vehicle mechanic’s merchant wholesalers

423710 – Hardware Merchant Wholesalers

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