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Fathom Acquires Summit Tooling & Summit Plastics

Fathom Expands Domestic Tooling & Injection Molding Capabilities

Summit Tooling & Plastics Joins Fathom Manufacturing

 

We are delighted to welcome Summit Tooling, Inc. and Summit Plastics, Inc. into the Fathom Manufacturing family. Summit is a leading precision tooling and injection molding services provider specializing in small-to-medium prototype injection molds for the domestic market.  

This acquisition will greatly expand Fathom’s domestic injection molding capabilities. 

“We’re excited to work with the Summit team to explore opportunities to even better serve its customers through Fathom’s comprehensive digital manufacturing platform while also providing Fathom’s existing customer base with expanded domestic quick-turn precision tooling and molding capabilities.” / / Ryan Martin, Chief Executive Officer, Fathom  

With the Summit acquisition, Fathom is strongly poised to answer on-shore demand with even more expanded domestic injection molding capabilities 

 

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Who is Summit Tooling?

Dedicated to Quality, Service and Innovation / /  

Founded in 1996, Summit Tooling, Inc. and Summit Plastics, Inc. is a leading provider of high-quality plastic injection mold design, precision mold-making and close-tolerance injection molding. Specializing in small-to-medium prototype injection molds, Summit primarily serves customers in the medical and packaging end markets through a fleet of over 30 CNC, EDM and injection machines outside of Chicago in McHenry, Illinois.  

Services / /  

  • Part & Mold Design 
  • Prototype Tooling 
  • Production Tooling 
  • Production Molding 

Summit Testimonial / /  

“Summit is an invaluable resource for bringing products to the market. From prototype to production, their customer friendly staff always seems to find ways to economically expedite the project.” / / Jim Winje (Sr. Principal Engineer), Baxter

Learn More / / Summit Tooling

If you’re interested in learning more, let’s have a conversation! Talk with a Fathom Expert today. 

Combined Services Include / /  

  • Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing / / SLS, FDM, DMLS, MJF, SLA, PolyJet 
  • CNC Machining / / 3 & 5 Axis Machines 
  • Urethane Casting / / High-Volume Prototyping & Bridge To Production 
  • Doubled Domestic Injection Tooling & Molding / / In-House Tooling Expertise 
  • Post Processing, Finishing & Assembly / / Including Large Scale Models 

Talk with a Fathom Expert to Learn More.

ABOUT SUMMIT TOOLING & SUMMIT PLASTICS:
Founded in 1996, Summit Tooling, Inc. and Summit Plastics, Inc. (collectively, “Summit”) is a leading provider of high-quality plastic injection mold design, precision mold-making and close-tolerance injection molding.  Specializing in small-to-medium prototype injection molds, Summit primarily serves customers in the medical and packaging end markets through a fleet of over 30 CNC, EDM and injection machines outside of Chicago in McHenry, Illinois. To learn more, visit www.summittooling.com.  

ABOUT FATHOM:  
Fathom is the largest privately held digital manufacturer in North America. Fathom creates a differentiated customer experience driven by speed, complexity & agility to provide the most unique and impactful on-demand manufacturing in the industry. With over 90 large-platform industrial-grade 3D printing machines and a national footprint with over 200,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity across five facilities, Fathom seamlessly blends in-house capabilities across plastic and metal additive technologies, CNC machining, injection molding & tooling, and urethane casting and is revered for continually making the complex simple for its customers. Founded over 35 years ago, Fathom is at the forefront of the Industry 4.0 digital manufacturing revolution serving clients in the technology, defense, aerospace, medical, automotive and IOT sectors. Fathom holds ISO 9001 and AS9100 Rev D certifications and is ITAR registered. To learn more, visit www.fathommfg.com. 

Comprehensive Capabilities for Rapid Manufacturing

At Fathom we offer a unique advantage of speed and agility-our experts help companies go from concept to prototype to manufacturing in ways not previously possible. 

90+ Machines  
SLS / / Two-day  SLA / / Next-day 
FDM / / Next-day DMLS / / Three-day 
PolyJet / / Same-day MJF / / Two-day
   

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30 Second Quotes
Prototype Tool / / As soon as 10 days
10K Parts / / 10 days
Production Tool / / As soon as 3 weeks
 

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3 & 5 Axis Milling & Turning
(Plastics, Composites and Metals)

Tolerance Accuracy Range
from +/-0.001″ to 0.005″

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Injection Molding Adjacent
without High Costs of Metal Tools

Most Commonly Used for High-Volume
Prototyping & Bridge to Production

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Finishing, Production Painting and Color Matching

Assembling, Including Embedded Electronic
Components, Threaded Inserts, and More

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CAD, DFAM and DFM Services

Apply Methods to Increase Speed
and Decrease Total Cost

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Highly Trained Staff / / Full-Time & Part-Time
Support as Short-Term & Long-Term Strategy

Decrease Downtime with Customizable
Staffing Accelerates Implementation

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Fathom is driven by advanced technologies and methods that enhance and accelerate today’s product development and production processes.

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