Founded in 1974, C.L.A. Tools is a family run business currently in its second generation.  From design board through to volume production we work closely with our customers offering support and technical advice to ensure continuous improvement of service.

Our team of highly skilled CAD engineers, programmers, setters and operators, produce quality machined components, from one or two specialist prototype parts to thousands off milled or turned parts per annum.

More than 40 years of financial stability enables on-going investment in personnel and machinery, with continual improvements in processes and long term sustainable growth

Questions Answered

Typical Batch Quantity?

From 1 or 2 specialist parts produced by CLA’s expert manual millers to 10,000 plus milled or turned parts per annum.

Typical Lead Time?

An estimate of 3-4 weeks, depending on the complexity of the parts and the schedule in the machine shop. We will always respond positively to urgent delivery requests.

Materials Machined?

Aluminium Stainless Steel Mild Steel Cast Iron
Brass Bronze Copper Nylons
High Tensile Steels Titanium Maraging Steels Inconel

Fast turnaround: A workforce prepared to respond to customer demands means CLA can meet the challenge of tight delivery deadlines.

Quality: Control systems underpin production by experienced individuals who check and take responsibility for their own work and are backed up by CMM inspection.

Flexibility: CLA engineers can work with designers on one-offs and small batch prototype work, responding quickly and effectively to design changes. We also cater for low to medium production volumes.

Communication: From initial enquiry to delivery of finished components, communication and a quick, honest response to customer questions is key.

End Customers Include

                    Jaguar Land Rover Ltd
                    Borg Warner
                    Aston Martin
                    AGCO International GmbH
                    TATA Motors
                    Toyota Motor Manufacturing Ltd
                    Liberty Group
                    IMI Norgren