The US endured a 36 drop in the number of tool and die shops between 1998 and 2010 Those that remain like Fiat Chrysler Automotiversquos tooling subsidiary Autodie have worked to adapt to the cyclical nature of the automotive business by diversifying their services

The U.S. endured a 36% drop in the number of tool and die shops between 1998 and 2010. Those that remain, like Fiat Chrysler Automotive’s tooling subsidiary, Autodie, have worked to adapt to the cyclical nature of the automotive business by diversifying their services.

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