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Engineered for Excellence

Lincoln Tool & Design (LTD) is a leading provider of comprehensive custom manufacturing solutions for clients across diverse industries. Our expertise in engineering and design, precision machining, inspection services, fabrication, and plastic injection molding services sets us apart as a one-stop-shop for all your manufacturing needs.

Engineering and Design: Transforming Ideas into Reality

Our team of skilled engineers and designers collaborate with you to turn your concepts into functional, high-quality products. We use advanced Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software and extensive industry experience to bring your visions to life, ensuring seamless integration and efficiency in your production processes.

Precision Machining: Quality Craftsmanship You Can Depend On

Lincoln Tool and Design specializes in precision machining, utilizing state-of-the-art CNC machines and cutting-edge technology to achieve unparalleled accuracy and quality. Our skilled machinists are experts in milling, turning, grinding, and other precision machining processes, delivering components that meet even the most stringent specifications and tolerances.

Inspection Services: Ensuring Excellence Every Step of the Way

Our inspection services guarantee that your components meet the highest standards of quality and precision. Utilizing advanced metrology equipment, we meticulously inspect every aspect of your product, ensuring that it aligns with your specifications and industry standards. Trust Lincoln Tool and Design to deliver unparalleled accuracy and reliability.

Fabrication: Custom Solutions Tailored to Your Needs

Lincoln Tool and Design offers a wide range of fabrication services, including welding, laser cutting, sheet metal bending, and more. Our experienced team of fabricators works with various materials to create custom components that meet your unique requirements. With our commitment to quality and attention to detail, your products will be both durable and visually appealing.

Plastic Injection Molding Services: Efficient, High-Quality Production

Our plastic injection molding services provide cost-effective and efficient production of high-quality plastic components. Our experienced technicians utilize advanced machinery and materials to create complex, intricate parts with tight tolerances. Whether you require low or high volume production, Lincoln Tool and Design delivers consistent, reliable results.

Discover the Lincoln Tool and Design Difference

Choose Lincoln Tool and Design as your trusted custom manufacturing partner and experience the benefits of our unwavering commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction. Let us help you bring your ideas to life and propel your business to new heights. Contact us today to discuss your manufacturing needs and explore how we can work together to achieve success.

A Legacy of Excellence and Innovation

 Since its inception, Lincoln Tool & Design has provided exceptional custom manufacturing solutions to clients across diverse industries. Our rich history is rooted in a relentless pursuit of excellence, technical expertise, unmatched experience, and a commitment to staying at the forefront of industry advancements. Over the years, we have grown and evolved, consistently pushing the boundaries of what's possible in engineering, design, fabrication, and manufacturing. Our track record of success is a testament to our team's passion, hard work, and ingenuity, and we are proud to carry this legacy forward as we continue to shape the future of custom manufacturing.

Lincoln Tool & Design Company History

1990
Opened the doors for business as a one-man operation primarily serving customers as a mold builder.
1991
Hired Kelly the first LTD employee who is still with LTD and leads our Tooling department.
1990s
Invested in additional machines to add to our capabilities and meet the evolving demand of our customers.
1993
Moved to a larger facility which allowed us to add our first CNC mill and a Charmilles Wire EDM.
1994
Entered the molding market by adding our first injection molding press. The 150-ton TOYO molding press addition helped us to meet the demands of our customers.
1994
Continued company growth allowed us to add a new tool maker who ended up becoming our primary Mold Designer. Trent is still with LTD and leads our Molding department.
1997
Business growth allowed us to build and move into our current facility.
2002
Expanded our current facility, continued to add more toolroom equipment, molding equipment and staff.
2008
Expanded current facility again. Added additional technical staff and more equipment including our second Wire EDM and a CNC plunge EDM.
2014
Added a front-office to our facility which freed up some space in the shop allowing us to have a dedicated metal fabrication area.
2015 - 2020
Added additional CNC equipment and molding presses. New staffing gave us more expertise in molding as well as automated systems and engineering design. This growth allowed us to fulfill our customer’s engineering needs by allowing us to design, develop and deliver both fabricated and automated products and services.
2020
Lincoln Tool & Design changes ownership. A relationship that started with LTD solving problems for a customer lead that customer and its ownership group to acquire the company. A General Manager is added and 2 departments are created and are led by seasoned LTD veterans. Kelly (hired in 1991) leads the Tooling department and Trent (hired in 1994) leads the Molding department. Today LTD continues a legacy of serving its customers at a high level, attracting and retaining top talent as well as driving for high quality growth.
2020 - 2023
Continued growth in customer demands means LTD adds more team members and invests in equipment. Today, among other support equipment such as grinders, welders and manual machines, LTD has 3 CNC lathes, 3 high-end CNC mills, 6 HAAS machining centers, 2 wire EDMs, 1 plunge EDM, a production robot, and 14 Toyo injection molding presses. At the same time LTD has built solid relationships with many tooling partners allowing our capacity to go well beyond the equipment we have in our shop. LTD earned ISO 9001 certification and established our company code to articulate the key characteristics that are vital to a healthy organization. The company code communicates to each of our teammates how we strive to operate both internally and externally.
Presently...
LTD continues to search for and recruit awesome team members that are a good fit with our Company Code and want to learn and grow in their trade. We continue to add equipment that allows us to better serve our customers and expand our capabilities. This includes high-end inspection equipment to facilitate quality and productivity. Our production capacity continues to expand so we can better serve increasing customer demands. We also continually work to expand our partnerships with key customers and our tooling vendors where we strive for win/win opportunities.

Our Company Code: The Lincoln Tool & Design Way

At Lincoln Tool & Design, our Company Code is deeply ingrained in our culture and serve as daily guidance that shapes our approach to business. We believe in integrity, customer focus, teamwork, humility, passion, learning and ownership as key drivers of our success. Our commitment to the Company Code ensures that we consistently deliver exceptional products and services, foster long-lasting relationships with our business partners, and create an inspiring work environment that nurtures growth, collaboration, and excellence.

Integrity

Always be honest, act in good faith and take responsibility for your actions.

Customer Focus

Be customer-centric. Keep both internal and external customers in mind in everything you do. If our customer isn’t happy, we aren’t happy.

Teamwork

Work together to improve the team and the company. Elevate the performance of your teammates and always treat others with respect. Share your thoughts and expertise. Be a good listener.

Exhibit Humility

Be open to new ideas. Know that you can improve. Insist on a challenge from people who think differently than you and use that challenge to explore changing products and processes.

Bring Passion

Enjoy what you do and pour your heart into it. Help others enjoy their work.

Always Learn

Know that you can always learn more and that learning is vital to surviving and thriving. Embrace change in an effort to improve. Share knowledge readily and expect others to do the same.

Embrace Failure

You will fail, embrace it, learn from it and move on. Improve for the future.

Take Ownership

Take initiative readily and bring others along with you. Hold yourself accountable without being asked.

Meet the Leadership Team

At Lincoln Tool & Design, our leadership team brings together a wealth of experience, diverse expertise, and a shared passion for innovation in the custom manufacturing industry. With backgrounds in engineering, design, management, and customer relations, our leaders are committed to driving excellence and growth throughout the organization. They foster an environment that nurtures collaboration, creativity, and professional development, ensuring that our team remains at the cutting edge of industry advancements.

President & Managing Partner

Scott Morgan

Scott started his career working first at a regional accounting firm and then a Big 4 Public Accounting firm. When he exited the CPA industry, he began the next chapter of his career working with and developing mid-size businesses, helping them grow, while playing various roles including GM, CFO, COO, and President. Currently, Scott works with the professional management team at LTD by focusing on people and business development by providing opportunities for growth with time, attention, mentoring, and education. At times Scott looks at business being his hobby but also enjoys travel, golf, and spending quality time with his wife, 2 daughters, and his extended family.

Senior Tooling Advisor

Kelly Lathrop

Kelly was the first employee hired at LTD back in 1991. He started in the toolroom focusing on the customer by building plastic injection molds and other specialized one-off tooling. Since then, he has been an Estimator, Project Manager, Tooling Department Leader and is now a Sr. Tooling Advisor working with Suppliers, Customers and on various projects where his vast experience is needed. Kelly takes pride in providing on-time products and solutions to customers. Outside of LTD, Kelly enjoys spending time with his wife of 40 years, as well as his kids and grandkids. He takes special interest in building things out of wood or steel, as well as working on farm projects with his son.

General Manager

Scott Shaw

Scott Shaw joined LTD in 2022 as the General Manager. He has over 35 years’ experience in manufacturing and operations. He grew up working in quality before he made the move to operations over 20 years ago and has experience leading a large organization. His main passion is working with our team to further grow their skills, abilities and fulfillment while focusing on both internal and external customers. Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 sons and also enjoys playing with bicycles, motorcycles, cars and an occasional round of golf.

Molding Department Leader

Trent Springer

Trent joined LTD in 1994 and is one of several long-term LTD employees who have grown up with the company over the years. He has over 30 years in manufacturing, as a Toolmaker, Tool Designer and Project Manager with a focus on injection molding. Trent currently leads LTD’s Injection Molding Department. He is customer focused and enjoys solving problems by supplying tooling and molded components to meet the needs of the customer. Outside of work. Trent enjoys local sporting events, hunting, fishing, boating and all things outdoors with his wife, 3 kids, and extended family.

Jon Thurston Engineering Manager
Design and Engineering Leader

Jon Thurston

Jon joined LTD in 2012 as a design engineer and has been instrumental in the development of our engineering standards and procedures. Currently, Jon uses that understanding to lead our Design and Engineering team. His past engineering experience in product, process as well as research and development, gives him the tools and insight to help satisfy our customer’s needs. From concept development to final design, Jon focuses on the process and the delivery of the end product. Outside of work, Jon enjoys running and cycling and being a former sprint car driver, keeps up on the world of open-wheel racing.

Tooling Department Leader

Jeremy Coufal

After spending 8 years as a production engineer for a large manufacturing organization, Jeremy joined LTD in 2013 as a design engineer, led LTD’s Design and Engineering team and now leads our Tooling Department. His past experience in manufacturing gives him real-world insight into the needs of our customers.  His experience at LTD covers a broad spectrum that includes design, automation and controls, estimation and project management. In his free time, Jeremy enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family outdoors.