Short Run & Prototype Metal Stampings

Short Run & Prototype Metal Stampings

We have made it our mission to go above and beyond for our customers, delivering top of the line custom metal stamping services.


We pride ourselves in making every customer a priority and fully understanding all of their needs. By utilizing our Specialization & Standardization Process, we can successfully comprise low-cost tooling inserts in conjunction with universal holders and fixtures, which now take the place of standard die sets.

Metal Stampings

We are fully committed to providing high-quality products and services, as well as maintaining our ISO 9001:2015 certification.

With over 75 years of experience and a steady hand in virtually every industry, we are more than capable of delivering precision metal stamping materials that meet the most rigorous industry standards.

With our 76,500 square foot manufacturing facility, we have equipped ourselves with:

  • A State of The Art Air-Conditioned Assembly Department
  • A Climate-Controlled Wire EDM
  • CNC Machining Centers
  • A Metal Fabrication Department with a High-Speed Hydraulic Press
  • CNC Press Brakes
  • As well as Highly Efficient Laser Cutting Equipment.

With our well-developed operational processes and quick, high-quality machining capabilities, we have everything needed to offer our customers the very best in short-run and metal stamping products.

What We Offer

  • Precision Metal Stamping
  • We use a total of 83 punch presses, ranging from 18 tons to 215 tons & CNC machinery, which are used in conjunction with special universal units, holders, and fixtures for custom metal stamping. With our unique stamping methods, we have the ability to blank, pierce, form, stencil, draw, or extrude parts of any shape.


  • Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • To further enhance our custom metal stamping capabilities, we offer unique metal fabricating services, such as metal cabinets, chassis, and many other flat and formed metal sheet parts, which we do in an extremely timely and precise manner.


  • Laser Cutting & Etching
  • Laser Metal Stampings

    Our recent advances in CNC and laser equipment have afforded us endless capabilities for the metalforming industry. With our Trumpf TruLaser 1030 fiber machine, we have the ability to cut any shape with incredible precision and at a reduced cost for each piece.


  • Customizable Tooling
  • Our customizable tooling processes offer up to an 85% reduction in costs in comparison to traditional metal stamping/tooling methods. Our in-house tooling department can produce customized tooling for each project. Because we offer such a customized level of tooling, we can significantly cut costs while maintaining high-quality material production.


  • Value-Added Operations
  • We are fully equipped to handle the secondary & finishing needs of tooling in-house, eliminating the need to have multiple vendors. Our all-in-one servicing process makes room for significant cost savings as well as expedited turnaround timing.


  • Contract Manufacturing
  • For many years we have been trusted by a broad range of industries to solve our customer’s outsourcing and vendor issues with our contract manufacturing expertise. We completely understand what is required to successfully manufacture precision metal stamping that meets your quality criteria, delivery needs, and price point.


  • Prototype Engineering
  • Through our masterful design expertise and our complete metal forming abilities, we can provide our customers with high-quality prototype engineering services designed to efficiently move your prototypes from drawing to delivery, all in one place.


  • Design Assistance
  • Through over 130 years of combined experience in a wide variety of markets and industries, we have developed our highly sought after service of design and planning assistance.

    From start to finish, we can help you with:

    - Functionality

    - Material Options

    - Quantities, Volume, & Future Purchases

    - Assembly & Secondary Operations

    - Critical Dimensions

    - Lead Times

    - Family Purchasing

    - Shipping

    Contact Doherty Associates, Inc. Today

    At Doherty Associates, quality assurance, improved lead times, and cost savings are all built into our everyday procedures.

    Our custom short-run and metal stamping products are thoroughly inspected, tested, and reviewed during every step of our fabrication process to ensure consistent, high-quality materials.

    Give us a call today to learn more about what we can do for your next project!