Upper Iowa Tool & Die and Innovations


956 6th Ave W
PO Box 200, Cresco, IA 52136


Scott Fortune






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Upper Iowa Tool & Die and Innovations has been in business for over 25 years. Our commitment is only exceeded by our superior craftsmanship.

We are a precision machine shop helping our customers increase their profitability through innovations in specialty manufacturing equipment, tool & dies, injection molds and prototype parts.

Products and Services

  • Preventative maintenance metal forming equipment – presses, shears, etc.
  • Design and fabrication of specialty dies – shear, hole punch, etc.
  • Injection mold design, fabrication, preventative maintenance, and repair
  • Design and fabrication of process equipment
  • Specialty fixtures/tooling

One of our deign build machines will support astronauts in the 2018 planned voyage to the planet Mars.

Upper Iowa Tool & Die has seven machinist and fabricators with over 80 years of combined experience.
Owner, Scott Fortune has over 25 years in manufacturing. He has studied and applied manufacturing theories including SPC, Six-Sigma, and Lean. His project experience ranges from a complete ground up manufacturing facility to improvements to an individual manufacturing process.

Upper Iowa Tool & Die is located in Cresco, a small town in northeast Iowa. This allows us to be very competitive with affordable shop rates and low overhead.We are centrally located in the United States, within one hour of Interstates 35 and 90, and minutes from the Avenue of the Saints.

Our customer base reaches the entire United States to Hull, England and China.