102 Industrial Parkwar Greene Iowa, 50636 641-816-4921 641-816-4923

About Us

Founders Dennis Hobson and Jerold Taylor started the company in 1992. American Tool & Engineering has been a family owned business for 26 years.

In 1992 ATE had a humble beginning with 4 employees and 2 CNC machines. Now ATE now has 45 employees and 13 CNC machines.

American Tool has two locations in Greene, Iowa. The Pattern Shop on East Traer and Mold Shop on Industrial Parkway the mold shop was completed in 1999.

Since 1999 we have continued to grow with technology and employees. ATE now offers 5axis machining and 3D scanning with the Faro Arm.

Founders Jerry Taylor & Dennis Hobson

Employee Photo

We provide services to the Blow Mold and Thermoforming Industries. ATE offers mold engineering & design, mold manufacturing, mold inspections with the faro arm, mold repair and revisions, and mold delivery.

Customers include medical, automotive, agriculture, novelty products, toys, and outdoor products. American Tool specializes in large, deep, complex, intricate, and precise molds.

American Tool & Engineering differs from our competition by standing behind the quality of our product, attention to detail, customers own the mold design, sending mold makers to the customer for onsite repair, detailed progress reports sent weekly, and employee dedication and loyalty.

Press & Media

American Tool & Engineering: Family-owned business to celebrate 25 years

Dedication to quality is what has kept American Tool and Engineering, a family business in Greene, going strong for the past 25 years...

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UNI’s Advance Iowa grant aids businesses’ succession

GREENE — Dennis Hobson has owned and served as president for American Tool & Engineering Inc. in Greene for 25 years. A few years ago...

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North Butler program helps students learn how to use

GREENE — Using a tool and knowing how to use it are two different things. A recent addition to North Butler Middle/High School’s industrial...

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Our Team

Matthew Hobson

General Manger



Glen Haper

Operations & Engineering Manger



Chad Weitzenkamp

Sales Engineer



Jeff Chesnut

Sales Engineer



Chance Rose

Sales Manger



Sonja Hobson

Administrative Assistant