07 Oct Catalysis Wins First Place In 2021 SPE Parts Competition

We are very excited to announce that Catalysis Additive Tooling won FIRST PLACE in the parts competition at the SPE Thermoforming Conference in September! We were honored to be the first company to include the part AND the tool in the ...

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07 Sep One Stop Shop For Forming Tool, Trim Tool, Check Fixture

Did you know that Catalysis can provide you with not only a forming tool, but trim tool & check fixture as well? Instead of having to go different places & get all the tools you need at different times, you can get them all at ...

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17 Aug Catalysis is Attending the 2021 SPE Conference!

We are excited to announce that Catalysis Additive Tooling will be attending the SPE Thermoforming Conference Sept. 20-22, 2021 in Grand Rapids, MI! This will be Catalysis’ 3rd year attending this conference. Where you can find ...

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08 Jul Modifying A 3D Printed Vacuum Forming Tool In 3 Days

A customer needed a Catalysis FX™ vacuum forming tool modified quickly. For this request, we machined the tool, 3D printed 6 new sections for modified area and added the new sections to the tool. We modified tool and delivered ...

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25 May Modification Of A Mold Using 3D Printing & Tooling

We recently completed a project where the customer requested a tool modification. Most people think that modifying means it requires machining. However, with our 3D printed tooling technology, we just printed an insert and post ...

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30 Mar Why our tools don’t have vacuum holes

Did you know that we don’t drill holes in our tools? That’s correct! Our tools don’t have any vacuum holes. With no vacuum holes, we are able to vacuum over the entire tool surface, resulting in better part quality. ...

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24 Mar 3 Shipping Pallets in One Week

With our proprietary Catalysis FX™ 3D printed tooling technology, we are able to complete major projects in a short turnaround time. These are 3 large vacuum forming tools capable of making 500 parts each, all completed and ...

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09 Mar What it the cost competitiveness of our 3D Printed Catalysis FX™ tooling?

When it comes to providing tooling for customers, quality & time is a top priority. But, tooling cost is also important! Listen to President & CEO, Darrell Stafford explain why we are so confident in our tooling cost ...

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23 Feb What is the speed of our tooling manufacturing & can you “buy time”?

Speed Of Our Tooling Manufacturing We talk a lot about the significant cost & time reduction that our Catalysis FX™ tooling technology provides for our customers, so we thought it would be helpful to break it down & ...

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16 Feb What was the motivation behind starting Catalysis?

What was the motivation behind starting Catalysis & how are we using 3d printed tooling to disrupt the tooling industry? Catalysis was started because of the opportunity to reduce cost & time for tooling due to the fact that ...

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