Guill Tool & Engineering Co. Inc.

Extrusion Tooling Designer and Manufacturer

Guill Appoints 360 Control Technologies

West Warwick, RI – Guill Tool & Engineering has appointed 360 Control Technologies as the representative for the Southeastern states of Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

360 Control Technologies adds Guill to its current representative of list companies that includes American Kuhne, Beta Lasermike and PrintSafe.

360’s owner and representative, Todd Hudson, has over 13 years experience in the extrusion industry. Prior to starting 360 Control Technologies, he held the regional sales manager position (as well as various engineering and service positions) at Beta Lasermike, a Dayton, OH based precision measurement and control systems firm.

According to Steve Blanche, Guill’s National Sales Manager, “We’re excited to have Todd’s firm join our growing rep sales force. With more than a decade of experience in the extrusion industry, Todd has the knowledge to offer a “hands-on” approach to our customers’ specific tooling requirements, as well as being able to help them navigate the marketplace.”

Additional work experience for Mr. Hudson includes his service as a contractor for CommScope, a world leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks based in Hickory, NC.

Mr. Hudson holds a degree in Electronic Engineering and, early in his career, he served with the United States Air Force as an Avionics Technician. He presently resides in Hickory, NC with his wife Kim and their two daughters, Asia and Haven. One of his current hobbies is cycling and triathlons.


Guill’s 50 Years Experience

With almost a half century of experience, Guill is recognized as a leading designer and manufacturer of extrusion tooling for advanced applications that include: medical tubing, multi-lumen tubing, multi-layer co-extruded products, profile products, and fiber optics. Guill has an established track record of outstanding performance for extrusion tooling for medical, automotive, and pelletized products; wood composites; blow-molding; rubber and silicone; pipes and hoses; wires and cables; and food and packaging.

Since 1995, Guill has achieved ISO 9001 Certification. The ISO 9001 Standard guides the work processes on all business and manufacturing levels. The continual quest for manufacturing improvement is key to all daily efforts and end products. With the latest CAD/MCAD connected with FEA and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) systems, Guill engineers have developed the FlexiSpiral deflector; the patented FeatherTouch die adjusting system for unrivaled concentricity; the SealRight system; and the QuickChange Manifold for rapid change of color and/or materials.

Guill also offers inline heads and crossheads; no-leak water cooled heads; both industry standard and custom-made tips and dies; spiderless inline tips and dies; cartridge heater systems; flanges; breaker plates; swing gates; forming rolls; sizing dies; and other special equipment.

For further information about 360 Control Technologies and the Guill line of tooling, please contact Todd Hudson, Tel: 828-261-6000. Or visit their website at:

Additional information is also available from Steve Blanche, National Sales Manager, Guill Tool & Engineering Co., Inc.: 10 Pike Street, West Warwick, RI 02893 (USA). Tel: (401) 828-7600. Fax: (401) 823-5310. Email:;

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