About Us


We are the leading thermoforming toolmaker for the packaging industry. Focused on manufacturing the highest quality tools for our market leading clients. Performing at this level of excellence requires a highly skilled team of professionals.

  •  BulletPrivately owned since 1977.
  •  BulletISO9001:2008 accredited.
  •  BulletState-of-the-art robotic manufacturing cell.

We have developed a wealth of experience in the thermoforming and precision tool manufacturing industry working with our customers to design, manufacture and implement their tooling requirements.

“The more talent we have, the more we can achieve, so our people assist each other all the time”


TMB Products

We’ve been supplying thermoforming tools to the food packaging industry since 1977. We have perfected the art of designing and manufacturing tools to the highest standard.We supply tools compatible with the following OEM’s:

  •  BulletKiefel
  •  BulletIllig
  •  BulletGN Equipment
  • Bullet WM Wrapping Machinery (TFT)
  • Bullet Gabler
  • Bullet Irwin

Our tools consist of the following cutting techniques:

  •  BulletForged knife
  •  BulletSteel rule
  •  BulletPunch & Die

We also supply high quality precision engineered components using a wide range of materials:

  •  BulletTool steel
  •  BulletMild steel
  •  BulletAlloy steel
  •  BulletNylons and plastics



We pride ourselves on building and maintaining outstanding customer relationships. Whether your requirements are for one off bespoke projects or larger production runs, we will provide a valued service delivering individual components, sub-assemblies or complete projects with the best possible manufacturing lead times.

We can offer a complete project management service including:

  • BulletProduct design
  • BulletSampling/Prototyping
  • BulletManufacturing
  • BulletQuality inspection
  • BulletLogistics
  • BulletOn-site commissioning

Standards & Accreditations


Fit For Nuclear (F4N) is a unique service to help UK manufacturing companies get ready to bid for work in the civil nuclear supply chain.


The UK Apprenticeships Scheme allows us to stay nimble and helps increase efficiency. Working in partnership with the local award winning college, developing home-grown talent is important for our future prosperity.

TMB Patterns - ISO 9001 crestIn March 2006 we were awarded ISO 9001 accreditation, making us the only accredited thermoforming tool maker in the United Kingdom at that time. We are very proud of this and strive to keep our standards at the highest level.


The National Skills Academy is a single source of training for various industries. The right training increases our production, improves our productivity and is invaluable to our business.

Latest news

13/03/2016 – New accreditationTMB Patterns - ISO18001,14001,9001 certified

We are pleased to announce we have recently been awarded the OHSAS 18001:2007 and BS EN ISO 14001:2015 certification. This recognises our continual improvement of systems and processes, providing our customers unrivalled products and services.

6/8/2015 – We’re exhibiting at Euromold 2015!Euromold email footer 15 B85

Next month we’ll be exhibiting at Euromold 2015 in Dusseldorf, Germany. We’ll have many product samples available that demonstrate our abilities and expertise.

Come and visit us in Hall 15, booth B85.