Independence Tooling is a leader in high precision custom tooling, jigs, and assembly equipment for the automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery, defense, and energy industries. Our in-house capabilities meet the most stringent industry requirements and deliver high-quality cost-effective solutions. Encouraged by the team approach we foster, our craftsmen proudly commit themselves to meeting client needs on time and within budget.

Our Facility


  • Stamping Detail Gauges

  • Stamping Assembly Gauges

  • Assembly Gauges

  • Subassembly Gauges

  • Interior Assembly Gauges

  • Hinge / Hardware Check Gauges

  • CMM Holding Fixtures

  • Fiberglass Layup Fixtures and Mandrels

  • Drilling and Riveting Fixtures and Gauges

  • Environmental Fixtures

  • Automotive & Aircraft Jigs & Tooling

  • Aircraft Form Tooling

  • Facility Tooling

  • Master Tooling/Gauges

  • Laser Tracking Certification

  • Mig Weld Tooling

  • Spot Weld Tooling

  • End Effector’s

  • Leak Test Tooling

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Design to Build

Independence is more than a tool manufacturer. A wholly owned subsidiary of Waltonen Engineering, Inc., we provide both tooling and fixture solutions. From concepts through manufacturing, for over 55 years Waltonen has provided product lifecycle support to the automotive, government, transportation, aerospace and heavy equipment markets. Its engineered solutions deliver the highest quality outcomes and consistently exceed customer expectations.

Design and Engineering

Supporting diverse markets and integrating cost-effective solutions, Independence and Waltonen help customers maintain a competitive edge. We offer clients broad, flexible service by drawing upon our shared set of specialized capabilities: OEM and Tier 1 status we’ve enjoyed since 1957, financial strength and stability, ISO 9001 and AS9100 certifications, and proven performance records. Updating to and utilizing the latest hardware, software, facilities and infrastructure, we transform engineers’ and designers’ ideas and concepts into today’s CAD/CAM/ and CAE deliverables. Employees’ passion for success is conveyed through every idea delivered to customers.