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Citizen Tool Holders - MD Tooling - Your Partner for CNC Tooling Solutions

MD Tooling has Swiss-Style quality tool holders and accessories at very competitive prices available to the Citizen and Miyano dealer, distributor and end-user network.

Citizen Whirling Geared Down ToolGot a Citizen M20 or M32 model machine and need a standard radial or axial driven tool or perhaps you are looking for a more specialized whirling tool or an adjustable angle tool, MD Tooling is you partner for tooling solutions.

Citizen Machinery Miyano, Co., Ltd, has its roots in two distinct companies: Miyano Machine and Citizen Machinery which merged in 2011. Toshimori Miyano, founder of Miyano, started manufacturing industrial precision files in Kameido, Tokyo in 1929, while Swiss-based Citizen Watch Company was established in 1930.

In 1970, Citizen Machinery utilized the know-how and technology developed for the in-house design and manufacture of its own equipment for the production of watches to begin external sales of NC automated lathes. The Citizen lathes are often referred to as Swiss-Style lathes.

A Swiss-style lathe is a specific design of lathe providing extreme accuracy. Most CNC Swiss-style lathes today use one or two main spindles plus one or two back spindles (secondary spindles). The main spindle is used with the guide bushing for the main machining operations. The secondary spindle is located behind the part, aligned on the Z axis.

As many Swiss lathes incorporate a secondary spindle, or sub-spindle, they also incorporate 'live tooling', which MD Tooling has in-stock and ready to ship.


  • MD Tooling will continue to work tirelessly to provide solutions designed to maximize productivity and support our Citizen Machinery Miyano machine customers in their quest to remain aggressive and competitive in a worldwide market.

Need Custom Tools?

  • Maybe you need a unique driven geared-down whirly tool. If you can imagine it, MD Tooling can help you create it and go from design to production in 6-8 weeks. MD Tooling makes it easy by working directly with the factory, keeping you in the loop every step of the way, providing unparalleled customer support.










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MD Tooling Your Partner for Tooling Solutions; has a full technical support department with over 35 years of CNC experience along with the largest range of precision live and static tooling for Turning Centers and Lathes available for most major machine tool manufactures.

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All about MD Tooling!

MD Tooling, LLC is a distributor of live tool holders, static tool holders, as well as other machine tool accessories. We offer a wide-range of tooling for Mori-Seiki, Doosan, Okuma, Nakamura-Tome, Eurotech, Mazak, Haas, Samsung, Hyundai-Kia, Takisawa, Goodway, and more. We also provide tools for turret and Swiss-type cnc lathes. Every new tool holder has a 2-year factory warranty.  We also carry a large range of specialty tools such as gear hobbers, a turret mounted steady rest, and a slotting tool.  With our close relationship to our factory, MT Marchetti, we are able to offer custom tooling solutions as well.

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