Our Capabilities

Capabilities

Our design and application engineers understand the build process behind automotive brands and can meet our customer’s requirements and expectations. If our standard products don’t exactly fit your specific needs, our qualified engineers are at their best when solving complex problems. More importantly, we can do it quickly and economically. ITW is organized into more than 400 operating units, aligned by core businesses. This global organization affords ITW Global Automotive access to innovative ideas and processes from its affiliated divisions around the world.

Engineering

From concept to production, ITW Automotive engineers are highly trained and industry awarded engineers. They understand the science behind a great fastening solution. Our engineers are trained and skilled in a host of design software such as Unigraphics, Catia, Pro/Engineer, Catia, Solid Works and SDRC I-DEAS. We can meet or exceed your organizations design specification by producing a variety of print and digital media formats that work with your business requirements. At ITW Global Automotive, raw creativity, fashioned by advanced CAD/CAE engineering, tooling, the latest thermoplastic resins, robotic systems, computers, and high quality through statistical process control, all contribute to the final product.

Prototyping

Once a design has been finalized, we have the ability to create a rapid prototype of your fastening solution for testing in it’s intended application. Our Engineers have the tools onsite to build and create test environments for the application of your component to checking for items, such as leaking, temperature assurance, tensile strength, and FEA analysis.
Tooling

Manufacturing

ITW Global Automotive manufacturing facilities allow complete In-line production of all parts. This technology includes the following:

  • Metal Forming
  • Cold Heading
  • Injection Molding
  • Deep Drawing
  • In Die Assembly
  • In Die Tapping
  • Precision and Progressive Stamping
  • Defect Prevention
  • Austempering
  • Assembly

Quality & Environmental Standards

All ITW Global Automotive’s quality assements are certified by ISO requirements. Our Automotive divisions have ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and ISO/IEC 17025, and OHSAS 18001:2007  certifications. Our divisions also have IATF 16949:2016 requirements which is developed specifically for the automotive industry.