Four Advantages Of Utilizing A Domestic Tooling Source:

Elite Mold & Engineering – Domestic Tooling Experts 

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Elite Mold & Engineering is excited to announce that we have been recognized again as one of Michigan’s finest manufacturers! Our company is now officially a 2023 Best of MichBusiness winner in the prestigious Manufacturing Marvels category!

At Team Elite, we’re always honored when our dedicated employees are recognized for their hard work and innovation in the world of American injection molding services. And it’s especially rewarding when that recognition comes from business leaders across our home state and the local Michigan manufacturing community!

More About the Best of MichBusiness Awards

The Best of MichBusiness Awards celebrate some of the leading companies that make Michigan a great place to work and reside. The organization receives thousands of nominations and has honored hundreds of Michigan’s most accomplished manufacturers – so Elite Mold & Engineering is extremely proud to be counted amongst Michigan’s finest.

Congratulations to all of our hard-working staff, as well as all the other companies selected as Best of MichBusiness winners for 2023!

We will be attending the winner’s reception held on November 16, 2023 at the Visatech Center in Livonia to celebrate this great achievement and network with other innovators in the Michigan manufacturing space. We hope to see you there!

  • When: Thursday, November 16th, 2023
  • Where: Vistatech Center; 18600 Haggerty Rd; Livonia, MI; 48152
  • Time: 3:30 PM- 5:30 PM

More Than 40 Years of Dedication to the Michigan Manufacturing Community

Based out of Shelby Township, Michigan since 1982, Elite Mold & Engineering is backed by more than four decades of high-quality plastic injection molding services to the greater Metro Detroit region and beyond. Our company is dedicated to engaging with the local community and working to make our state the nexus for quality American manufacturing.


By utilizing domestic tooling, you can benefit from improved communication with your tooling vendor. No more late-night meetings or waiting days for a response from an overseas vendor. Instead, with both parties in the same or similar time zone, you can ensure timely communication that aligns with your schedule. Moreover, this approach allows you to save valuable time and money on travel expenses for potential tryouts.

Confidentiality & ITAR

When working on a highly confidential or new design, where getting to the market first is crucial, confidentiality becomes an absolute necessity. By partnering with a domestic U.S. supplier that possesses complete in-house mold construction capabilities, you can have greater confidence in the security of your data, knowing that it will not be shared without your knowledge. This is particularly essential for government projects that require ITAR data protection, making the utilization of a domestic tooling vendor a mandatory requirement.

No Additional International Shipping or Tariff Cost

With a domestic tooling supplier, you can avoid additional charges such as international freight, customs, and tariffs. The savings on shipping costs can help offset the price differences between low-cost country tooling and domestically built options. Furthermore, by choosing domestic suppliers, you can avoid delays caused by mold transportation via ocean freight or costly airfreight shipments. Saving both time and money is made possible with a domestic tooling supplier.

Qualification All In One Place

When constructing and qualifying a mold, it is essential to possess prior knowledge of any modifications or tuning that have already been undertaken. By opting for domestic mold construction, your chosen provider can ensure that they possess a comprehensive understanding and documentation of all prior work completed on the mold. This facilitates a more efficient problem-solving process and enables effective troubleshooting of potential flaws.

Let Elite Become Your Preffered Domestic Tooling Partner

Elite Mold & Engineering has been crafting top-notch plastic injection molds domestically in the United States for nearly four decades. Our talented team of experienced designers and skilled professionals in the Tooling Department are dedicated to constructing robust, high-quality, and efficient molds tailored to meet your specific project requirements.

Discover the multitude of benefits when you choose a domestic tooling source. With our expertise, experience, and commitment to quality, we provide a multitude of key advantages that will streamline your operations. Our local presence ensures seamless communication, offering you the convenience of direct and efficient collaboration. Elite’s stringent quality control measures guarantee precision and reliability, delivering top-notch tooling solutions tailored to your specific needs. Also, by choosing a domestic source, you support local businesses and contribute to the growth of your community. Our quick turnaround times ensure that you stay ahead of the competition, enabling you to meet even the tightest project deadlines. Embrace the numerous advantages of a domestic tooling source and watch your productivity soar.