Eddie Smith and Associates Ltd


As a Mazak Tooling specialist Eddie Smith supplies Mazak Tools and Mazak Toolholding as well as providing toolholding solutions and a specialist workholding service and solutions for precision engineers. Eddie has been in the industry for over 40 years with leading toolholding and workholding companies and enjoys excellent relationships with all the leading machine tool manufacturer’s, and a wide range of customers who call on his expertise often requiring a unique solution to a difficult application.

Mazak Tooling

We mainly specialise in Mazak tooling, we regularly supply complete tooling packages to Mazak, Worcester and or their customers when they purchase new machining centres. We also supply other OEM’s or MTM’s and their
customers as the occasion requires. Customers often ask us to design and manufacture bespoke items for their more challenging projects on both and new and older type machines. We also hold stock on all popular toolholders to cover most
machine requirements.

We have been involved in many projects for:

  • Renishaw
  • Airbus
  • Mazak Europe and overseas subsidiaries
  • Mills Manufacturing
  • D.M.G.
  • G.K.N. Aerospace
  • Haas
  • Kennametal
  • Sandvik
  • Seco
  • Walter GB
  • Westland Transmissions
Mazak Tooling


We can supply both stock and bespoke toolholding for most popular machining and turning centres and will visit and provide suggestions and proposals for the best solution to any toolholding problem.

Machining centre toolholding includes Angle Heads, Automatic Facing Heads and other special tooling for turning centres. This includes design and manufacture of both static and driven tooling to enhance total machine capability.




Major workholding projects we have undertaken are: Prismatic Fixtures both large (1 metre cube size) and small
manual and self clamping types.

Special chucks, Expanding Mandrels, Turning Fixtures and Special Application Workholding of various types.


Gauges and Calibration

We are supplier of Gauging Equipment to Leading Machine Tool Manufacturers; these include standard Alignment Gauges, Toolchanger Alignment Gauges and Dynamic Clamping Force Gauges.

Gauges and Calibration
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