Advanced Special Tools Inc. 

320 Clark Road, Battle Creek, Michigan, 49037, United States


We are one of the industry's leading suppliers of precision manufactured tooling and injection molded plastic components. AST serves many industries including Aerospace, Medical, Energy, Defense and Automotive.

With over 30 years of experience, AST takes our customers' tooling and component needs from concept to design to finished product in a matter of a few weeks! We offer small company values with large company capabilities.

Advanced Special Tools' parent company, the Katayama Corporation specializes in ceramics products manufacturing. Located in Japan, the Katayama Corporation has over 86 years of service to manufacturers and producers around the world.

Whether you need assistance with precision tooling design, creation of the tools themselves, or even utilizing the tooling to produce your finished products, we have the capability and expertise to see your project through to the end.

Our Work

Manufacturing Capabilities


Yasda & YCM CNC Mills

DMG-Mori 5-Axis CNC Mill

DMG-Mori & Okuma CNC Lathes

Sodick Wire & Sinker EDMs

Surface & OD/ID Grinders

Laser Welder

CMM, Multi-Instrument, & Optical Inspection Equipment

Sodick Plustech Injection Molding Machines

Ultrasonic Welders

Company Details



MFG Member Since



United States


IATF 16949:2016

D-U-N-S Number




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