Industries Served-Automotive




Solving the Challenges of the Automotive Industry

Today’s automotive production industry is a truly global marketplace, with major companies based in Germany and Japan, as well as throughout the United States, component manufacturers located in in China, Latin America, and Eastern Europe, and raw material originating in every continent on earth.
We know that this global market can pose challenges in manufacturing. There is a constant pressure in regards to reducing the cost per unit produced and creating new and better ways to produce in order to drive costs out. CMT prides itself on providing not only the perfect metalworking tool for any automotive parts assembly operation, but also cost-saving production consultations, supply chain management solutions, and responsive, customized service.

Custom Process, Product, and Service Solutions

We offer products and value-added services with your productivity in mind. With partnering experience with the automotive manufacturing profession spanning more than 30 years, CMT understands the importance of streamlining all aspects of your business, from ordering and delivery to storage, maintenance, and repair, to error reduction and extended tool life. Our experience includes working with many tier one manufacturers in this industry, as well as sub-tier manufacturers of drive trains, suspension systems, and other key automotive components that supply the larger companies.
A relationship with CMT brings a wealth of benefits:
  • Tool management products and mechanisms to manage maintenance schedules, improve security, and reduce shrinkage.
  • Just-in-time delivery and vendor-managed-inventory options to ensure appropriate supplies of critical tools, abrasives, and maintenance products.
  • Tool and procedure recommendations that improve efficiency, reduce production costs, and eliminate waste.
  • Engineering expertise, including the in-house capability to develop custom and complete turnkey tooling solutions throughout the manufacturing process and along the entire supply chain.
  • Breadth and depth of products required to support the industry including metal cutting tools, abrasives, gauging, PPE and MRO products.

CMT Constantly Improving by Exceeding Industry Standards

Ever striving to improve not only our automotive clients’ processes and cost-efficiency, but also our own customer service and manufacturing proficiency, CMT sponsors its sales engineers’ participation in Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing co-training with our customers. We work to achieve 6-Sigma-level defect mitigation and proudly maintain ISO 9001:2008 standards.
This approach to continuous improvement gives us the insight, know-how, technology, and quality products required to give our customers the capability to produce higher-quality parts in less time with less tooling required, resulting in lower costs per part. Contact us today and talk to a representative about how CMT can help your automotive company.