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

American Tool and Engineering Inc.

Quality Molds by Design

Engineered Molds

Engineered Molds to meet the increasing demands of today`s Plastics Industries

Mold Shop

Our main shop is 15750 sq ft, temperature controlled facility built in 1999. At this time it has 13 CNC which includes the 5 axis, 2 Overhead cranes, Gundrill, Boring Mill and new fork truck. Most of our CNC machines are installed with a probe system for dimension checks and accuracy. American Tool has large CNCs to fit large machining needs. ATE specializes in large, deep, complex, intricate, and precise molds.

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Pattern Shop

American Tools Pattern Shop was the birthplace in 1992. To this day the pattern / wood shop still produces wood patterns used for castings and also prototype tools. American Tool works with all types of wood, renshape, and other synthetic materials for our customers needs. Along with the complete wood shop this is also were we have our ONA cnc edm machine with a table size of 98” x 54” x 34”.

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History & 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.

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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

Glen Haper

Operations & Engineering Manager


Chad Weitzenkamp

Jeff Chesnut

Chance Rose

Sonja Hobson

Administrative Assistant