NTR are Europes leading design, manufacture and repair specialist of metal cutting tools offering a cost effective, OEM quality and quick turnaround engineering solution.

NTR Ltd are a Made in Yorkshire Silver Member

About us

NTR is an established precision tooling reconditioning, design and manufacturing company based in Wetherby.

With more than 40 years experience in the tooling manufacture and reconditioning market, we supply over 600 UK manufacturing companies along with 8 international agencies servicing and developing our export markets.

Our key markets include Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Automotive, Rail, Energy and Nuclear. With International Approvals such as ISO 9001:2015 and Fit4Nuclear, NTR are committed to providing a level of customer service that is cutting edge in the tooling industry. 

Cost Saving and Environmental Benefits 

Tooling Reclamation has always been synonymous with cost savings and it is no different today with an average 75% saving on the cost of new tooling.

Of equal importance is the need to recycle and renew. By using NTR we can help reduce your carbon footprint, enhancing your environment as well as corporate credentials.

At NTR, we are proud to state that we do not use any hazardous substances ensuring we not only safeguard the environment but our employees welfare too.

Tooling Reclamation & Associated Services

With over 40 years machining experience, NTR have assembled and trained the best group of manual milling and fitting engineers within the sector. Over the many years we have been repairing pocketed tools our staff have developed some of the most advanced techniques within the industry including  welding, heat treatment, NDT and CNC profiling. Therefore you start to appreciate why NTR is the market leader in their field and why so many customers entrust us to repair their tools.

Technological advances have also assisted and we now use a combination of manual and CNC technologies to ensure your tools are repaired to perform and look as new.

CNC machining of pocketed tooling now means that cutting tools once considered scrap or beyond repair, can now be renewed.

ISO Registration & Quality

ISO9001:2015 accredited we have invested heavily in leading edge measurement equipment to guarantee cutting accuracy each and every time our customers tools are repaired*.

All repaired rotary tooling comes with its own inspection certificate detailing the maximum radial and axial run out, to ensure your tools are within the manufacturer’s specified tolerance.

Investment in a Royal twin scope tool presetter for final inspection in addition to 6 in-line Trimos ensures we have the most robust inspection procedures within our industry.

As you would expect, internal and external calibration of these instruments takes place at regular intervals in accordance with ISO guidelines set out by the Company.

We are also proud to operate in accordance with environmental guidelines set out in ISO14001. 

Staff welfare and development is at the heart of our business and we invest not only in on-going staff training and development but we also regularly undertake health surveillance to ensure the long term wellbeing of our employees.

Company Statistics


  • April 2017
  • 40
  • 1976
  • £0

Contact Us

Avenue E East, 372a Thorp Arch Estate, Thorp Arch Estate, Wetherby, LS23 7EG
Tel: 01937 845112