This is an association of shop and general production units, whose activities are based on timely and comprehensive provision of all necessary types of tooling. Organizational forms, as well as the structure of this unit of engineering enterprises are very diverse. This is determined by a number of technical and economic factors:
- design features of manufactured parts;
- constancy of the nomenclature itself;
- the level of co-production of tooling production together with other specialized companies.
The most important task of this economy is the planning, manufacturing and control of tooling. This also includes determining the needs of the enterprise in its availability.