McNeil Industries

Guide Systems

Precision-made guide components are essential for trouble-free alignment and performance of intricate, high-speed stamping dies. These components are your last line of defense against out-of-spec stampings, die upsets, die crashes, and costly scrap or downtime.

McNeil Guide Systems specializes in guide system components for fully engaged, preloaded (Type 1) applications. Our reputation for producing high-performance guide system products has made us  the choice of OEM system builders, die makers, and precision stamping operations worldwide.


  • Highest quality materials

  • Tight dimensional tolerances

  • Sophisticated metal treatment capabilities

  • Fine surface finishes, produced via CNC or manual grinding

  • Exceptional product durability

  • Extended service life, including refurbishing of lightly-used components

Count on McNeil Industries for fast, accurate, and trouble-free service for guide components.  Every McNeil Guide System Product is backed by McNeil Industries' Brand Promise—our assurance of superior product performance and on-time delivery.


  • Product Engineering (2-D, 3-D CAD, including SolidWorks™ software)

  • Development of OEM guide pins and bushings

  • Reverse engineering of MRO and replacement parts

  • Pin and bushing conversions (two-piece to one-piece)

  • Production of standard, custom, or spare/replacement parts, with small, flexible production runs

  • Heat treatment


McNeil Guide Systems Product Family:  Guide Pins and Bushings, Ball Retainers, and Spare parts

Every McNeil Guide Systems component is made in our factory in Painesville, Ohio

From design and engineering, to manufacturing and grinding, every McNeil guide pin and bushing is made to exacting standards.

Northcoast 99 Award

One of the best places to work in Northeastern Ohio.

5 years in a row.

Brand Promise

For 20 years, the McNeil Industries Team has made and kept our promises, becoming a trusted supplier of a growing range of products. Our commitment to every customer, is summarized in our Brand Promise:

Effective September 1, 2006, McNeil Industries supports this promise with a new program:  If we fail to ship a customer order on the “ship to” date that we promise, we will rebate the customer 5% of the total revenue of the late line-item(s) on that order. 

835 Richmond Road | Painesville, Ohio 44077 | Phone: 440.721.0400 | Fax: 440.721.0401

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