Dayton Lamina is a global leader in fabrication and stamping solutions.

Dayton Lamina is the world-wide industry leader in the production of catalog and special punches, punch blanks and metalstamping tools. Dayton Lamina's full line of precision metal fabricating and stamping tooling includes head type Versatile punches, ball lock punches, retainers, die buttons (matrixes) and die springs.

JIS is an official Authorized Distributor of Dayton Lamina products, partnering with Dayton Lamina in its commitment to solving customers' ever-increasing demands for greater productivity, quality and cost-effectiveness. JIS staff undergoes regular technical training with Dayton Lamina personnel in order to help customers specify the best Dayton Lamina application solutions available.

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Dayton Progress, a part of the MISUMI Group, Inc., offers customers a myriad of benefits and engineers and manufactures one of the broadest ranges of fabrication and stamping tools in the industry in nine facilities located in the U.S. and around globe. The Dayton Progress team is dedicated to furnishing the highest quality, best value catalog and to-print special metal stamping tools – Customers can turn their specials into standards, resulting in reduced delivery times and cost savings.

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Dayton Lamina offers three lines of precision punches, guides, and die buttons that offer longer tool life and finished part quality. All products are manufactured to exacting tolerances.


Dayton True Position®; Retainers are patented, interchangeable retainers recognized as the industry standard for Ball Lock retainers. True Location™; Retainers for headed punches speed and simplify die building.


Dayton Lamina can deliver the precision tooling, the tightest tolerances, the right configurations, and the quick turnaround you need to manufacture the best quality, most cost-effective end products.


Dayton's DAYLube™; NanoCeramic Lubricating Grease is a leading edge, extremely high-performance lubricant that has a wide range of industrial applications.


Dayton Lamina die springs are manufactured to meet or exceed the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and/or Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS).