AMDL - Your Partner in Precision Machining and Standardized Elements

AMDL is a cooperative and participatory company (SCOP), born from the acquisition of MDL Europe by its employees in October 2022, located in Issenheim, Alsace, France. It is more than 40 collaborators that work together to meet our clients' needs. AMDL specializes in precise large dimension machining and in the manufacturing and sale of standard elements for press tooling from the MDL and Porter Besson brands.

With over 30 years of experience, AMDL is the go-to partner for your custom machining projects and standard element required in the fabrication of cutting or stamping tools.

AMDL History

Creation of Porter Company

Porter Besson was initially established to finish punches imported from the United States.

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With over 10,000 references in stock, we can deliver all our standard lines within 48 hours.


Years of Experience

Drawing from the expertise of MDL Europe and Porter Besson, we specialize in press tooling, from guide elements to cutting tools.


Team Members

With a constantly growing team of over 45 individuals, we work together to meet our clients' needs day after day.



Our fleet of over 30 machines allows us to offer a wide variety of operations while remaining flexible.



We work every day to satisfy our more than 3000 customers.

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Our storage space of over 945 m2 houses all our standard components for guiding elements and blanks for punches and dies. This is also where we prepare and dispatch all orders.


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As a worker cooperative (SCOP), cooperation is ingrained in our roots and our raison d'être. We move forward together, whether internally among colleagues or with you, our clients, to work efficiently and harmoniously.

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Integrity and Trust

We uphold integrity and trust among our employees, and all our actions demonstrate ethics and honesty, enhancing the daily life of the company and allowing us to progress with confidence.

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Respect is a guiding principle at AMDL, whether among our colleagues or with you, our clients. Thus, we ensure to honor our commitments to our clients and business partners, as well as to all our collaborators.

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Quality - Customer Satisfaction

Ensuring our customers' satisfaction is our utmost priority. Our teams work every day to meet your needs and guarantee the best possible experience. We are committed to listening to our customers' feedback to constantly reinvent ourselves and our operations to serve you in the best possible way.

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Employee Well-being

Because happiness at work, the well-being of our employees, and the overall assurance and respect for human values are the cornerstones on which we have built our cooperative organization, we make every effort to ensure that our team members feel content. We are also committed to a training process for our employees, enabling them to develop professionally and personally according to their needs and desires.

Our Brands

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The globally recognized MDL brand is synonymous with quality in the world of press tooling. MDL brand products have been a benchmark in the sector for over 30 years. Thus, our guiding elements (columns, bushings, ball and cage assemblies), die sets, springs, and MDL brand accessories are a guarantee of safety.

MDL brand products are manufactured according to several worldwide standards We have product ranges following ISO, DIN, and AFNOR CNOMO standards.

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Porter Besson

The Porter Besson brand, in existence for over 50 years, is the reference for punches, dies, and punch holders in France and around the world. Symbolizing excellence, the brand's reputation has been built over the years through constant improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our site

Our production site is located in Issenheim(France, Alsace) in the Florival industrial zone, next to the departmental road.

All your machining plates, die sets, and punches and dies orders are processed at this site.

Additionally, our trading elements, including guiding elements, springs, flanges/screws, and accessories, are available and ready to be shipped.

  • 45 Employees
  • More than 5000 m² total
  • Nearly 1000 M2 of storage
  • Established in 1987
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Responsible Innovation

Even as a SME, we are committed to innovating responsibly. We continually seek ways to improve our products and services while minimizing our environmental impact. We believe that innovation is essential to address modern challenges.

Resource Management

We care about the planet we share. That's why we adopt responsible resource management practices. We aim to reduce our energy consumption, minimize waste, and choose suppliers and partners who share our environmental values.

Local Commitment

As an SME, we are closely tied to our local community. We strive to support local businesses and create employment opportunities in our region. We believe in the importance of sustainable economic development at the local level.

Employee Respect

Our employees are at the core of our success. We are committed to providing them with a safe, fair, and inclusive work environment. We foster the professional growth of our collaborators and encourage their active participation in our company.