Guill Tool & Engineering Co. Inc.

Extrusion Tooling Designer and Manufacturer

Guill Tool’s Rich Guillemette Takes On Added Responsibilities in R&D

West Warwick, RI USA – Rich Guillemette has joined the exclusive group of certified Solid Works design professionals. This group represents less than 1 percent of all Solid Works users in the USA.

Mr. Guillemette assumes Research and Development duties in addition to his position as a design engineer at the Rhode Island tooling firm’s headquarters and manufacturing facility that produces all types of extrusion tooling and accessories. He is a fully accredited specialist in the application of the Solid Works design software and a key design tool used in developing products for the tooling industry. The Solid Works program helps to simplify complex geometric and tool die configurations, thus streamlining the tooling manufacturing process.

“As he undertakes his new responsibilities, Rich Guillemette’s certification provides him with the in-depth knowledge required to fully research and design an array of advanced effective dies and crosshead tooling for the industry,” said John Zeller, Guill Tool’s Manager of Engineering.

Guill Tool has long been recognized as one of the leading established designers and manufacturers of custom extrusion tooling for applications including: wire, cable, fiber optics, medical tubing, wood composites, automotive tubing, plastic compounding, custom applications, rubber, industrial pipe, hose and tube, blow molding, food and packaging.

The company also encourages and provides education and training for the extrusion industry, with plastic and aluminum model heads, fully illustrated operating manuals for step-by-step assembly and disassembly and training videotapes, as well as classes on the care and cleaning of extrusion tooling.

Founded in Rhode Island in 1962 the company was established as a job shop supplying tips, dies, crossheads and replacement part to the wire, cable and plastic and rubber industries in New England and eventually across the US, Canada and worldwide.

For a free evaluation technical product sheets, general information or for the name of the representation in your area, please contact Guill Tool & Engineering Co., Inc. 10 Pike Street, West Warwick, RI 02893 (USA) Tel: (401) 828-7600 or Fax: (401) 823-5310.

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