About Us

The 3BT Story

3BT Tool and Plastics was established in 1998. Our toolmakers are old school Journeymen with modern ideas , the latest equipment and technology to back up an exceptional service to our clients.

The Toolroom is run by founding members Iain Pinkerton and Stanley Lingard , both qualified Journeymen since 1987 and 1991 respectively. Under their guidance Marten Lingard has completed his apprenticeship and has qualified as a competent toolmaker. Justin Pinkerton is currently doing his apprenticeship under this skilled team.

This formidable team will ensure High quality engineering and toolmaking to your specific requirements.




Exceptional Service

Meet The Team

  • Iain Pinkerton
    Iain Pinkerton Owner
  • Shirley Pinkerton
    Shirley Pinkerton CFO
  • Mike Fuchs
    Mike Fuchs Floor Manager
  • Stan Lingard
    Stan Lingard Toolroom Manager
  • Marten Lingard
    Marten Lingard Tool Maker
  • Justin Pinkerton
    Justin Pinkerton Apprentice
  • Estelle Krog
    Estelle Krog Administrator

Design to Completion

Our injection moulding plant comprises of 13 Energy Saving Injection Moulders , the biggest one being a 650 ton. We have a competent team on the production line.

Our Team uses the latest Edgecam Software for designing and manufacturing tools of all sizes.

We offer the following services

  • Drawings
  • 3D Printing
  • Tool Design
  • Tool Manufacture
  • Prototyping
  • Production
  • General engineering

Send Us a Message

Contact Us Today


19 Jansen rd
Nuffield, Springs



Office: +27 11 818 0085
Shirley: +72 71 380 8481
Iain: +72 82 650 3987



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