O.P.M. Tooling CC was formed in November 1994 by Mr. Paul Kliment and Mr. Michael Kliment, a father and son combination.
The company started out in a small 85m2 building with two employees and one of each: 25Ton press, milling machine, lathe and drilling machine.
It has now grown to a workspace of +-2000m2, 45 employees, a range of presses from 5Ton to 200Ton, spot welding, top class toolmaking, surface grinding of flanges for catalytic converters and CNC milling.
Since our opening, the company has grown from strength to strength, and has implemented the SABS ISO 9002:1994 quality system on 11 November 1998, the SABS ISO 9000:2000 quality system at the end of 2003 and now we have the internationally acclaimed SABS IATF 16949:2016 quality system obtained in March 2004. We are also certified by General Motors and Isuzu Motors with their QSB quality system.
Our machines include presses from 5Ton to 200Ton, surface grinders, milling, guillotines, strip feeders, spot welders, lathes, encapsulation moulding and CNC milling.
We are involved in pressing of copper, brass, mild steel, stainless steel, and all other commercial quality metals. Our tooling standards are amongst the best in South Africa and all our procedures are strictly controlled and maintained.
OPM Tooling Import and Export CC is considered to be one of the leading companies in sub-Saharan Africa in the field of Press Tool Manufacturing, metal pressings as well as Automotive Wire Harness manufacturing for the domestic and export markets.
We have received numerous rewards over the years. Our biggest and most prestigious awards are the following: