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Summit Tooling & Plastics is Now Part of Fathom

Summit Tooling Joins Fathom Manufacturing

We’re excited to announce that Summit Tooling & Plastics is now part of Fathom Manufacturing!


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Who Is Summit Tooling & Plastics?

Founded in 1996, Summit Tooling & Summit Plastics 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.  

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Summit Tooling & Plastics is now part of the largest privately held digital manufacturing service provider in North America.

What Does This Acquisition Mean For Summit Customers?

This acquisition will give Summit customers access to a vast amount of additional manufacturing capabilities focused on technical expertise, speed, agility and complexity. Fathom has more than 35 years of advanced manufacturing experience in additive and traditional manufacturing. We look forward to working with you on your next project or answer any questions you may have about Fathom.

We have thousands of materials ranging from plastics to polymers to composites and metals. Click here to see Fathom’s comprehensive capabilities.

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Who Is Fathom? //

Fathom is the largest privately held service provider for rapid prototyping and on-demand additive manufacturing in North America. We are driven to create a differentiated customer experience driven by speed, complexity & agility to provide the most unique and impactful on-demand manufacturing in the industry.

Fathom Offers //

  • 18 Manufacturing Production Methods

  • 7 Additive Manufacturing Technologies

  • Over 100 Industrial Grade / Large Format Additive Systems

  • A Combination Of Over 155+ Mills, Lathes, Presses & 3D Printers

  • Domestic CNC

  • Urethane Casting

  • Domestic and International Injection Molding

  • Enhanced Model Finishing & Assembly


What Does The Summit Acquisition Mean For The Company?

 This acquisition will greatly expand Fathom’s domestic injection molding capabilities. With the Summit acquisition, Fathom is strongly poised to lead the digital manufacturing revolution and answer on-shore demand with expanded domestic injection molding capabilities.  

Who Do I Contact For My Injection Molding & Tooling Needs That Summit Was Handling?

Please continue to work directly with your Summit Tooling & Plastics Account Manager.

If you’d like to contact Fathom directly, please reach out through the contact information below.

More About Fathom //

Fathom is one of the largest digital manufacturing platforms offering on-demand manufacturing in North America. With more than 100 large-platform industrial-grade 3D printing machines and a national footprint with more than 225,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity across five facilities, Fathom seamlessly blends in-house capabilities across plastic and metal additive technologies, CNC machining, domestic and international injection molding & tooling, urethane casting, and design and engineering.

Founded more than 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.

Fathom Works With //

Every day, companies from all industries trust us with low- to high-volume projects because of our award-winning expertise, speed and commitment to quality. From aesthetic models to functional prototypes to end-use parts on factory floors and store shelves, our experienced team can help you identify what technology and material make the most sense for your application type.

Fathom Works with the Best Brands

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.