• Albertville AL

Dustin Kuiper

Tool and Die Maker

Work experience

Work experience

Tool and Die

Oct 2014 - Oct 2015
Newman Technologies of Alabama

Tool and die department.  Progressive and transfer die repair, manual machinist.

Tool and Die

Dec 2010 - Sep 2014
Falcon Corporation

Assemble, build, and tryout of small to medium length progressive dies up to 500 tons.  


Tool and Die

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010
Die Tech Services

Placed with Autodie LLC.  Projects included assembly and tryout of inner door panel pierce stations for the GM Escalade.  Also assembled pierce station for the roof assembly.  (Class A)



Sep 2009 - Jun 2010
Premier Manufacturing Support Services

disassemble production equipment and properly maintain them for future use prior toward shipping from a foreclosing General Motors plant.

Tool and Die assembly

Dec 2008 - Jun 2009
Tool Ventures International

Assembly of progressive and transfer dies.

Tool and Die maker apprentice

Nov 2003 - May 2008
Datum Industries

Learn and assist journeyman toolmakers in machining die components, and in the assembly and tryout of progressive, transfer and blank dies.




Tool and Die apprenticeship

2004 - 2008
Grand Rapids Community College

Shop; Industrial Graphics with Cad; Industrial Physics; TE Math 103/104; Die design; CNC; Welding; etc.

Electrical Maintenance

Jan 2000 - Sep 2003
U.S. Navy

Shipboard electrical systems trained.  US Navy.