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Tool Data Management with TDM

Tool organization made easy with software from TDM Systems: Stay one step ahead of the competition with digital tool management! Obtain greater transparency and extensive tool know how thanks to the central database in TDM.

Digital tool management optimizes your production!

Start your tool management with TDM today and benefit from these advantages:

  • Optimized processes and more efficient workflow
  • Fewer machine downtimes
  • Shorter setup times
  • Cost and time savings
  • Greater transparency


Industry 4.0 thanks to smart tool management

In addition to the central tool database you can also populate your tool data with TDM and a cloud connection. TDM also offers integration options for many CAD/CAM systems, a connection to tool cabinets and several crib systems, as well as shopfloor digitalization.

The TDM tool management software does not just help you network your production, but also allows you to link several sites across the globe and introduce uniform production standards.

Our solution is not just great for big companies. Small and medium-sized enterprises can also benefit from TDM!

Future-proof production with TDM

Our software solution provides a central access point for several areas and tasks from which you can control everything centrally. Tool management bundled in just one place:

  • Assembly and classification of items and tool assemblies
  • Transparency on the shopfloor
  • Connection to crib systems
  • Transparency in tool crib management and simple crib entries
  • Simple and cost-efficient tool ordering process
  • Interfaces to most common presetters
  • Simple connection to common CAD/CAM systems
  • Control of tooling costs
  • Independent of the manufacturers – any tool from any manufacturer supported

In short: TDM helps you to lower tooling costs, reduce machine downtimes, clearly track and optimize tool stocks, and improve the availability of your tools.

"Digital manufacturing clearly gives companies a competitive advantage. An enormously important basis for every company in machining production is an efficient and customizable Tool Data Management system. And this is where we at TDM Systems come into play. We support our customers on their way to digitalization and the implementation of digital manufacturing."
Dietmar Bohn, Managing Director of TDM Systems

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Our customers report on their practical experiences and successes with TDM in all phases of implementation.

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TDM Systems is the leading software provider for managing tool data in the metal cutting industry.

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The Power of Information - The Power of Software

Lower costs – higher productivity
Customers from a range of industries achieve savings of millions of euros with TDM. You too can discover and realize comprehensive savings potentials with TDM Tool Management.

Improved flexibility
Markets and products are constantly changing. Increase your competitiveness through flexible production and agile processes.

Greater transparency
As transparent information is provided in a central database, all areas use the same data. No information is lost, there is no redundant data, and easy data access reduces time and costs.

Collaboration through networking
As a central database, TDM networks the individual areas of planning and production as well as the people behind them. Information flows, processes improve and cooperation between business areas deepens. For more success and productivity.

Shorter lead times
Reduce your capital commitment with short lead times and convert incoming orders into sales revenues promptly. TDM supports your processes and organizes tool circulation.

Quality and knowledge assurance
All relevant production parameters, as well as varied, comprehensive information about tools, are used in machining to achieve high quality. TDM secures these parameters, brings them into the systems and increases know how through data return flow.

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Engineering Manager at Sandvik Coromant, Mebane, USA, and customer of TDM Systems.

For me Productivity is everything. That‘s why we choose TDM Global Line.

Julio Vasconcelos
Engineering Manager at Sandvik Coromant plant Mebane, North Carolina, USA

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Manager of Shopfloor Support at GROB-WERKE and customer of TDM Systems.

TDM has become indispensable in our systems landscape.

Markus Frank

Manager of Shopfloor Support at GROB-WERKE

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IT-Manager at MAN Diesel & Turbo France and customer of TDM Systems.

The connection of TDM to our new ERP system from SAP could not have gone more smoothly.

François Valentin

IT-Manager at MAN Diesel & Turbo France

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Managing Director of Norbert Kempf and customer of TDM Systems.

Our utilization rates are based on absolutely reliable and reproducible process that can only be achieved through rational tool management beforehand - TDM helps us with this.

Stefan Kempf

Managing Director of Norbert Kempf

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Manager of Industrial Engineering and Maintenance at MAN Diesel & Turbo France and customer of TDM Systems.

We always simulate before the manufacturing process using VERICUT, which receives the data via the corresponding TDM interface.

Raphaël Cuartero

Manager of Industrial Engineering and Maintenance at MAN Diesel & Turbo France

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Production foreman at Liebherr-Werk Ehingen and customer of TDM Systems.

The chips flew up in my face, but the feeling for the material was there.

Manfred Treß

Production foreman at Liebherr-Werk Ehingen

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