Tooling Solutions Provider

Global Tooling Systems (GTS) is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-precision aerospace tooling and assembly lines. GTS has engineered some of the most innovative manual, semi-automated and automated aerospace tooling solutions, to provide assembly efficiencies and reduce recurring production costs.

GTS possesses the ability to deliver many different tool types regardless of shape, size, or complexity. It has garnered the reputation as the “go to” group when it comes to establishing a “blank paper” aerospace tooling plan. Customers tell GTS they can get an already-designed tool built anywhere, but GTS provides the best blend of design, program management and tool manufacturing required to produce the suite of aerospace tools correctly the first time. GTS maintains more than 215,000 ft2 (19,974 m2) of high bay, environmentally controlled manufacturing space.

Global Tooling Systems specializes in aerospace tooling design & build, build only and total turnkey solutions including:

  • Processing & integration
  • Assembly/sub assembly tooling
  • Detail tooling/parts machining
  • Automated and mechanized equipment
  • Bond tools
  • Masters
  • Lay-up mandrels
  • Mill fixtures
  • Stretch form tooling
  • Facility & ground support equipment

GTS is a world leader in total turnkey programs for the aerospace industry, specializing in major tooling projects, managing them from A to Z. The company applies a sound technical approach, strong management techniques, and state of the art manufacturing processes to every program.


AIP Aerospace 2016