Automatic Screw Feeding & Screw Driving Solutions

Our automated screwdriving systems are custom designed for your screws and application. Our patented systems are proven to increase production 50-60%!

The DTI 5000 systems are designed with either pneumatic or electric pistol grip or inline (straight) tools with various rpm's and torque depending on the screw and application.
Our multi-spindle screwdriver systems are custom designed and supplied as a turnkey system or as individual components to the customer. We also design X-Y-Z Point-to-Point systems using Cartesian or Scara type robots.
Our automation allows us to custom design componentry such as screwdriver platens, multi-exit feeder bowls, and supply hoppers to be integrated into production assembly lines or stand alone work cell stations.
Design Tool Inc has a variety of Nail, Screw, Pin, Nut and Bolt Presenters that automatically orientates and presents a fastener to a pick up point for the customer's driver, vacuum pick-up or robot.
Pin Nail Machines are designed to the fastener and application. Quality nails are recommended for auto feeding solutions. These systems are used in many different industries to increase production.
The DTI 7000 is an automatic brass head nailer system that will drive the nail straight every time by an operator.

Customers are demanding better, faster!
Design Tool, Inc. has solutions to save you time!

For decades, DTI's "Feed While You Drive" technology has been the industry leader in providing the fastest, most reliable screw feeding systems. Whether you're in automotive, appliances, doors and windows, electronics, plastics, metal-fab, aerospace or any other industry, DTI is sure to have the solution for you.


Handheld Systems

  • Systems can be designed as Inline or Pistol-grip style.
  • Custom designed barrels for tight or limited access hole locations.
  • Screws can be held rigid for predrilled or misaligned parts.
  • Over 35 years of building onto any brand of screwdriver.

Fixtured Components

  • Platen assemblies can be mounted onto all types of actuations such as robots, linear actuators, gantry systems, etc.
  • Multiple spindle platen assemblies can feed and drive multiple screws from a shared bowl feeder.
  • Z-axis thruster assemblies can be included to provide platen movement for load/unload clearances or platen movement.

Turnkey Solutions

  • Fully-integrated systems can be custom designed to your needs for both operator intervention or completely standalone integration.
  • Robotic, Cartesian and Pick and Place are just a few types of turnkey machines available.
  • Each system is custom designed to number of screws and spindles to fit your ROI.

The Design Tool Inc. team has over a combined 150 years of experience in the design and manufacturing of automatic screw driving equipment. Design Tool Inc. is a family-owned North Carolina-based company that provides automatic screw feeding, driving, presenting and dispensing solutions to a wide scope of industries such as automotive, electronics, metal, plastics, telecommunications, aerospace, wood and many others. DTI has over 30,000 machines that operate in over 30 countries around the world. We have an extensive network of distributors and reps available to sell and service our equipment and ensure our customer's satisfaction.



Design Tool, Inc. is constantly exploring new design ideas to incorporate into our systems, ensuring that our systems stay ahead of the ever-changing automation industry. Let DTI's proven experience and trusted innovation be your way to the future!

Increase Productivity 50-60% Today!

Industry-Leading Automatic Screw Feeding and Driving systems with unparalleled Quality, Reliability and Award-Winning Customer Service.

Contact Us

Below are our various methods of contact. Please reach out to us with any questions or inquiries that you might have. We welcome any and all correspondence.


1607 Norfolk Place SW
Conover, NC 28613, USA

Phone Number

(800) 627-3674

Fax Number

(828) 328-4127