Serving North Carolina since 1984


Greensboro's Precision Tooling & Gaging Specialists

Our Custom Precision Tool & Gage Services:



We use the latest AutoCad & Inventor software to make solid models and working drawings of all customer one-of-a-kind parts.

Doosan Lynx 2100

Wear Item / Replacement Tooling

We offer resurfacing and regrinding services to extend the lifespan of your existing tooling, saving you time and money on replacements.

Up close grinding with spinning fixutre

Hard Processing

With about one-third of our floor space dedicated to finishing operations like grinding and EDM, we’re fully equipped to handle even the toughest projects.

Precision Gage and Tooling North Carolina

Precision Tooling

Whether you require tight-tolerance machining, intricate surface finishing, or custom tool design, Progressive Tool has the capability and experience to bring your vision to life.

Custom Gages

Custom Gages

Progressive Tool offers in-house design capabilities to design and manufacture custom one-of-a-kind gages for your parts.

OEM replacement and reverse engineering services

OEM Replacement / Reverse Engineering

Progressive Tool leads the industry in OEM replacement and reverse engineering services, delivering precision solutions exceeding OEM specifications.

Progressive Tool Team

About Progressive Tool & MFG., Inc.

We’re not your ordinary tool shop!

  • Serving precision tooling and gauging needs in central North Carolina since 1984
  • We actively support apprenticeship training in tool and die making.
  • All of our shop employees have either finished a four year apprenticeship or are now serving on one.
  • EDM work and grinding take up about 30% of our total shop floor space.

Industries We Serve:

Medical Industry

From intricate surgical implements to specialized equipment for gel cap manufacturers, our precision optimizes workflow, enhances accuracy, and elevates patient care.


With a proven track record of delivering high-quality components, we have successfully contributed to communication processing equipment and mold making projects in the military sector.

Nuclear Energy

In the dynamic realm of nuclear energy, precision is paramount. Progressive Tool emerges as a leading provider of precision tooling solutions tailored to the unique
demands of the nuclear industry.

Tobacco & CBD

Whether your project demands tight tolerance end-of-arm tooling or requires cost-effective solutions, we’ve got you covered.


Whether you need rapid prototyping, specialized processing equipment, or intricate design assistance, we’re here to meet your diverse business needs.

Aerospace Industry

We are accustomed to supplying comprehensive documentation, including 100% inspection reports, material certifications, and Certificates of Conformance (COCs).

Our Greensboro, NC Shop is Ready to Now!

Let's Get Started

We provide diverse capabilities, affordable pricing, outstanding service, and quick turnaround times.

Why Choose Progressive Tool

  • Reliable & Trusted

    We have been serving the Greensboro area since 1984. Our dedication to building long lasting relationships with our customers sets us apart from other businesses.
  • Experienced & Educated

    Our team employs individuals who have finished a four-year apprenticeship or are currently serving one. We also feature an on-site engineer.
  • Dedicated

    We support apprenticeship training programs and helped to forge the original curriculum for the NC tool & die apprenticeship program.
  • Agile Problem-Solvers

    We work quick, and focus on finding solutions which produce the highest quality and longevity.
Our expertise can make your tooling or manufacturing process more efficient, longer lasting, work better and be more cost effective.
Well Saw

Hear from our clients why they keep coming back year after year.

We have worked with Progressive Tool for over 20 years. In this time, they have never let us down. They have always been great to work with and provide real assistance in solving our challenging design goals.
Frank, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
HighPoint, NC
Progressive Tool has provided my companies with First Class service and workmanship since 2000 when I opened a division of my company in High Point, NC. Since this time, I have opened another facility in North Canton, OH and continue to contact Progressive Tool with all our needs. Nothing but the highest quality and service.
Jim, Custom Tooling Manufacturer
High Point, NC
Top-notch machine shop that has a true understanding of the right way to do things.
Will, Defense Contractor
Greensboro, NC
Progressive Tool is a top-quality shop. Over the last seven years of partnership, we have zero complaints. The quality and customer service is unmatched.
Zach, Tobacco Processing
Tobaccoville, NC
From design concept to delivering on time, I always call Progressive Tool.
Dustin, Firearms Manufacturer
Bainbridge, GA
Dick and Ryan at Progressive Tool have been a great resource for problem solving. Their recommendation for material selection has improved tooling life on our ultrasonic process.
John, Medical Supply
Whitsett, NC
I have to deal with a lot of vendors and contractors, the one vendor that I do not have to worry about is Progressive Tool. Precision machining, great pricing and dependable service is what I get every time.
Chris, Filter Manufacturer
Greensboro, NC
Upclose grinding with spinning fixrture
We'd love to discuss your next project

Questions? Contact us.

Request a Quote from Progressive Tool

Looking for high-quality precision tooling and gaging in the Greensboro area?

Please call  336-664-1130 now or contact us and we will be in touch.