About Us

Our Mission

Craftsman Cutting Dies has been serving the corrugated packaging industry for over 30 years. Making cutting dies for every type of customer from box plants to decal shops while remaining innovative, competitive, and flexible. We are the West Coast’s premiere die shop and with 4 locations, the latest technologies in automated equipment, and since acquiring U.S. Die Services’ assets, our biggest competitor, we are now the largest Die shop on the West Coast.

Our quality is known in the industry for its high standards yet we remain competitive by maximizing our buying power and productive relationships with our vendors we are able to stay competitive while maintaining the best quality cutting die on the Market today.

Our employees aren’t just that, they are professional die makers with years of experience.

Our Vision

Our Superior quality comes from our relentless passion to stay “on the cutting edge”. We continually reinvest in our company with the latest equipment and technology to maintain our status as an industry leader and innovator, and most of all our dedicated employees with over 30 years of die making expertise.

We value our long standing relationships with our clients and very much enjoy pushing the envelope of die making. We continually measure our success by the success of our clients.

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Our Roots

Here’s a quick view of the past 30 years at Craftsman Cutting Dies. It has been an exciting venture for the company, from our first Automated bender to our first laser showing growth along the way and up to most recently being able to acquire the assets of U.S. Steel Rule Dies.

Craftsman Cutting Dies is Founded.

1st BBS Bender

1st Multibender

1st Kongsberg auto saw

2nd Multibender

Flat Lasercut Laser

1st Rotary combo laser

Adams Rotary Bender

Opened new manufacturing facility in Phoenix AZ to support growth in the region.

Water Jet installed (abrasive capabilities).

Purchased high performance Rotax rule processor and IDEA automatic bender.

Chosen to become a member of the Inspirere Group.

Opened new manufacturing facility in Fresno to support growth in the region.

Anaheim MFG. facility moved to new building twice the size to support growth.

Purchased 2nd rotary laser for Anaheim facility to keep up with growing production demands.

Acquired the assets of the former US Steel Rule Dies and changed name to US Die Services.

A British American Tooling Company

2273 E. Via Burton St, CA 92806