The demanding auto industry requires quality production at nearly break-neck speeds, which is why TMD has a strong core in its people. The employees of TMD whether production, lab testing, or administrative have a singular goal to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction, solidifying long-term relationships and building on new connections. Listening to the customer’s voice and the demands of the industry has established TMD with a global reputation of quality, innovation, and discipline.
Toledo Molding & Die feels privileged to be serving such an important and dynamic industry and appreciates its customers and collaborative partners for giving them the opportunity to do business with them, not to mention the confidence they place in the people of TMD every day.
Toledo Molding & Die, Inc. (TMD) was founded in 1955 as a model and pattern shop at its original (and still active) location on Laskey Road in Toledo, Ohio. TMD later began producing die cast molds then injection molds, ultimately progressing into injection molding various consumer products in the early 1960’s. TMD’s foray into automotove began in 1968 with the production of an injection molded defrost nozzle for the Ford LTD which later became the Crown Victoria. TMD quickly grew its automotive business focusing primarly on HVAC components.
From this modest beginning TMD has grown into a Tier 1/Tier 2 Full Service Supplier of Interior and Air/Fluid Management Systems for the global automotive industry serving more than 20 international automotive customers. TMD’s product lines include molding, assembly and sequencing of instrument panels, consoles and door modules and molding and assembly of a variety of Air Induction, Powertain Cooling, Front End Module, Washer, HVAC and Underhood components and systems.
With full in-house product development capabilities including product design, computer aided engineering (CAE), rapid and conventional prototyping, A2LA certified mechanical testing and tool design and build capability TMD is able to partner with its customers early in the development process as an extension of their product development team. TMD’s manufacturing engineers are integrally involved in this development process and through the design and implementation of robust manufacturing processes TMD delivers millions of defect free parts to our customer’s worldwide manufacturing facilities on a just in time basis.
TMD’s foundation rests on its people, all of which pride themselves on achieving high levels of customer satisfaction. By developing strong, long term relationships with customers and suppliers, and through a mind set of problem solving and continuous improvement, TMD is able to meet the needs of its customers in the highly competitive and demanding automotive industry.
TMD is privileged to be serving such and important and dynamic industry and thanks all of its customers for the opportunity to do business with them and the confidence and trust that they place in the people of TMD every day. – less