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Over 25 years of experience with designing and manufacturing progressive dies, four slide tooling, and fixtures, with a recent focus on microstamping.

Tandem L.E.

Our Mission

Our tooling company has a decade of experience at its disposal. Throughout the years we have picked up cutting-edge designing and building techniques. Our designers are well-taught in AutoCAD die design, and we have built progressive dies, four slide tooling, fixtures, and have worked in microstamping.    

We are a company that keeps an eye on the future, and we think that future is microstamping. That is why one of our goals is to help any companies with microstamping needs.    

Our company has a strict policy on quality, so that the customer will get more than what he expected.


AutoCAD 2010 with diemaker support, FeatureCam 2010 - FeatureMILL full 3D and FeatureRECOGNITION

Over 25 years of experience with designing progressive dies, four slide tooling, and fixtures. Drawings are accepted in DXF, AutoDesk Inventor, IGES, and STEP formats.


3 tool makers with more than 25 years of experience with building precision progressive dies, automation and fixtures, and microstamping.


New CNC Vertical Machining Center - YCM Supermax - XV-1020A with MXP200i  Control - 40" x 20"

New CNC Grinder - Chevalier SMART B818II - 8" x 18"

2 surface grinders -  6" x 12"

1 Okamoto water surface grinder - 12" x 24"

2 Bridgeport milling machines

2 drill presses

1 cut-off saw

1 band saw

1 lathe machine

45 ton L&J punch press

EDM service prepared by XACT EDM Inc. (30 EDM wire machines)


Xact Wire EDM

XACT is a leading nationwide provider of premier wire EDM and small hole EDM machining services.



Manufacturers of Special Cutting Tools. High Speed Steel, Solid Carbide, Carbide Tipped, and Coolant Fed Cutting Tools.



With a decade of experience under our belts, we realize that being flexible to a customer is essential. We provide the design and building of progressive dies, four slide tooling, fixtures, and microstamping. If needed, we can run the production of the part. We do not have wire EDMs in the house, but our partner Xact Wire EDM provides it for us conforming only to the highest standard. They have experience not only with progressive dies and tooling but also with micromachining.


720 Industrial Drive, Unit 105

Cary IL 60013

Telephone: (847) 516-6010

Cell: (815) 814-5620

Fax: (847) 516-6010

e-mail: ed@tandemle.com

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