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About our company


Tool Planners, Inc. is a software and services company founded in 2009 by owner and president Jeff Bennett.  Jeff has extensive experience in the tooling and stamping industry beginning at an early age in his father's die shop. Starting with a Mechanical Engineering degree in 1980, he worked in the defense and automotive sectors before joining the family tool and stamping business. Jeff has held several positions including tool designer, process engineer, operations manager, consultant, and president.

Industry Involvement:

Tool Planners supports organizations like PMA, SME, and the NTMA. Jeff has held leadership positions in all three. He frequently speaks at seminars and trade shows on various topics including cost estimating, tool and automation design, tooling maintenance, and business systems."

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Jeff Bennett, President
Our Team

The Tool Planners team is made up of full and part-time employees and contractors involved in management, administration, product development, sales, and support. 


Tool Planners is located near Nashville, Tennessee, USA and can be reached by email at


Clients and References

We maintain strict confidentiality about our business and clients. Numerous companies trust our products to estimate hundreds of thousands of dies annually. For those seeking references, we have a select group of clients who have kindly offered to serve as points of reference. To obtain a list of references, please contact us at

Mission Statement

Tool Planners, Inc. is dedicated to optimization through innovative web-based software solutions. Our mission is to empower businesses to streamline their processes, maximize efficiency, and achieve their goals with user-friendly and cutting-edge software and services. We are committed to continuous improvement and innovation providing exceptional quality, reliability, and support to our clients as we strive to be leaders in the industry.  

Core Values

Our business practices are based on honesty, integrity, and treating others as we would want to be treated. 

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