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Julia Pope and Chris Kaulfuss join our leadership team

Tool Gauge is pleased to welcome two new staff members to its leadership team.   Julia Pope joins us as our new Controller. During her 17-year career in the plastics, rubber, and mold-making industries, Julia has worked for companies as diverse as ADP and Goodyear Rubber. Her ability to understand computers, people, and processes coupled […]

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Tool Gauge and the relentless pursuit of technology

Tool Gauge factory floor

While the expansion of our Tacoma manufacturing facility moves forward, we continue to invest in our leading-edge manufacturing capabilities. We are in the middle of a program to replace all of our hydraulic presses with new, all-electric machines that provide better process control, are much quieter, more energy efficient, and easier for our staff to […]

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CEO Debbie Lee speaks at 2017 BABC Aerospace Conference

2017 BABC Aerospace Conference logo cropped

We are happy to announce that our CEO Debbie Lee features in the speaker line-up of the 2017 BABC Aerospace Conference, hosted on Thursday, October 19 by British-American Business Connections (BABC) at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Wash. Debbie will be participating in a panel on The business & growth of international aerospace alongside other U.S. […]

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See you at AIX Expo Americas in Long Beach!

Tool Gauge trade show booth

After attending the AIX Expo in Hamburg, Germany last April, the Tool Gauge team will be visiting its American equivalent, the AIX Expo Americas, from September 26 to 28 in Long Beach, Calif. The only fall event dedicated to the cabin interiors industry on this side of the pond with over 2,000 visitors, 281 airline VIPs, and 63 unique […]

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See you at Seattle’s AFA 2017 Summit!

Tool Gauge aircraft cabin interior

Tool Gauge CEO and newly appointed AFA board member Debbie Lee will be attending the AFA‘s 12th Annual Governor’s Aerospace Summit to be held on September 7 at the Convention Center in Lynnwood, Wash., together with Tool Gauge Sales & Marketing Manager Jim Lee. The event will honor Ray Conner, Vice Chairman of The Boeing Company and Former […]

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CEO Debbie Lee joins AFA board

Tool Gauge CEO Debbie Lee joins AFA of Wash.

We are pleased to announce that our CEO Debbie Lee has joined the board of directors of Washington state’s Aerospace Futures Alliance (AFA). The AFA is a collaboration of business and government leaders working together to ensure Washington state continues to be a thriving global leader in aerospace excellence. Debbie will be working alongside notable representatives […]

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See you at the 2017 Paris Air Show!

International Paris Air Show

We are pleased to announce our participation in the 2017 International Paris Air Show (PAS) to be held from June 19 to 25 at France’s Le Bourget Parc des Expositions. We will be exhibiting at the U.S. Pavilion in Hall 3, Booth B81 alongside nine other aerospace supply chain companies from our region as part of the Washington State […]

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Rep. Kilmer tours our production facility

Congressman Derek Kilmer visits Tool Gauge in Tacoma

Today, we were honored to welcome U.S. Representative of Washington’s 6th Congressional District Derek Kilmer to our Tacoma manufacturing facility. The Congressman requested a factory tour following our recent announcement about the future expansion of our manufacturing facility, an estimated investment amounting to $5 to $7 million that will create up to 100 new jobs […]

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Tool Gauge plans facility expansion

Non-contact CMM measurement FARO Edge ScanArm HR for aerospace part manufacturing

Today at the 2017 Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) held in Hamburg, Germany, we announced the future expansion of our Tacoma manufacturing facility.   Developed on current and newly purchased property, the new factory floor will nearly double from 49,000 sq. ft. currently to approximately 94,000 sq. ft. Groundbreaking is expected by the end of 2017, […]

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