Criterion Tool & Die Inc.

Criterion Tool & Die Inc. 5349 West 161 Street, Brook Park, OH 44142 (216) 267-1733 Visit Website
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Criterion Tool & Die Inc. is a precision machine shop specializing in CNC milling, turning, and Swiss turning to tolerances of +/-.0002. Criterion Instrument also provides precision inspection and documentation service on our Global Advantage 5x5x5 mm CMM. To ensure accuracy and cleanliness the CMM is in its own climate controlled room. Founded in 1953, Criterion Tool & Die / Criterion Instrument is a female owned, non-union shop where continuing education is encouraged and funded. The management team, office staff, apprentices, journeymen toolmakers and precision machinists strive to remain current in the latest technologies and continue to develop their skills. 

Core Competencies
  • Swiss Turning
    • Swiss Turn Automatic Lathes.  
    • Machining of Hastelloy & Nitinol available.
  • CNC Turning
    • Hitachi Seiki Hitec 20 II, Hitachi Seiki Super HiCell 250
  • Castings
    • Aluminum, Brass, Stainless Steel, Medium Carbon Steel, Tool Steel
  • Plastics
    • ABS,  Acrylic, Derlin, Nylon, PEEK, Polypropeline, PVC, Teflon, Torlon, UHMW, Ultem, Vespel
  • CNC Milling
    • Vertical Machining Centers, DMG DMU-50  5-Axis Machining Center, DuraVertical 5100
  • Prototype Machining
    • Aluminum, Brass, Hastelloy, Nitinol, Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, Tool Steel, Plastic, Titanium
  • Contract MFG
    • CAD for Fixtures and Tooling, Wire EDM
Differentiators

As part of the continued growth and commitment to quality, Criterion Tool/Criterion Instrument is now using MasterCam®  CAM Software.  The MasterCam® software (CAM = Computer Aided Manufacturing) is able to import to machine all major brands of CAD systems: Catia, ACIS, IGES, DXF, VDA-FS, Parasolids, SolidEdge Files & SolidWorks Files.  An integrated Job Shop Control System and a certified Quality Assurance program utilizing a Global Advantage 5x5x5 mm CMM support manufacturing at Criterion.

Operating in the JIT mode, Criterion is certified to ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and in compliance with GMP standards.

FDA Registration 152 8668

DFARS Compliance - Criterion will manufacture fasteners/components using specialty metal smelted in the U.S.A. or a qualifying country per DFARS 252.225-7014 Alt. 1.

Sba cert
Iso 9001 logo
Past Performance

National Aeronautics and Space Administration - August 31, 2015
$9,306.70 - PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, FOIL, AND LEAF

National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Dec 18, 2014
$8,793.62 - AIRCRAFT, FIXED WING

Glenn Research Center - July 10, 2013
$5,594 - PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, FOIL, AND WIRE: PRECIOUS METAL