Accounting for and classification of special tools referred to as tooling
With the development and globalisation of the manufacturing industry, there has been an increase in the number of producers involved in supplying individual components to assemble a final product. The automotive industry may serve as an example with a chain of businesses engaged in the development, production and delivery of individual components for car manufacturing. The issue of tools, most frequently referred to as “tooling” today, is typical for the automotive sector. The term includes various moulds for injection, casting, pressing or shaping, tools, matrices, dies, special transport boxes/baskets/containers, etc.