Paragon employees conducting special tooling services.

Established in 1942 with roots in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Paragon D&E is a proud certified small business with massive capabilities and special tooling services.

In this 170,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility, we are proud to house some of the finest equipment in North America. Paragon is an innovative leader in this industry with expertise in building Compression, Layup, and RTM Molds for the Plastics and Composites Industry.

You can count on our team to help you with your next project, from prototype to production.

Paragon Special Tooling Services Include
Paragon employees

Value & Service

Our quality is maintained through material and special process certification, incoming inspections, continuous monitoring, and final inspection prior to release for shipping.
The Paragon team consists of more than 155+ employees working a 24/7 schedule and using the latest 5-axis equipment and CAD systems.

We strive every day to add the most value possible in each tool by design to:


Paragon’s goal is to provide our customers with the best overall value for the life of the project. We take pride in our ability to take your project from concept to mold. If you are looking for a rapid prototype of your concept or a complete mold program, Paragon has the facilities and people expertise to handle your project in record time.



Paragon’s engineers, business unit managers, and mold leaders average over 25 years of experience. With widespread longevity like this, you can be confident that Paragon’s team has the experience in special tooling and a teamwork mentality.

We take pride in:


Certifications & Terms

Paragon has acquired various certifications and terms throughout the years to ensure the highest level of safety and quality in every project. Below are downloadable Terms and Conditions of Purchase, Terms, and Conditions of Sale, and Paragon Aerospace Specifications. 

Paragon Certifications

AS 9100

NQA-1 Supplier

ISO 9001

Cage Code: 3CB75

CCR Registered

NIST SP 800-171

ITAR Registered

Secured Badge Facility


Our Staff & Sales Team

Customer satisfaction at Paragon is achieved through an experienced and quality-driven team.

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