About Us

United Die Company Inc. - Kearny, NJ

The United Die Company (UDICO) was founded in 1940 and has been serving the cold-drawn industries for over 69 years. We are an ISO 9000 company that is constantly striving to exceed our customer's expectations. We produce a vast array of tungsten carbide tooling from drawing dies to extrusion dies and we are the only die manufacturer which presses its own tungsten carbide. The ability to press our own tungsten carbide has led to vast improvements in substrate integrity and mechanical properties. We are also a leader in advanced computer aided tooling and design software for drawing dies. We encourage you to take a look around our website and see why our tooling will out perform your current tooling.

Privacy Policy

Website Visitors

Udico Privacy Policy

Like most websites the United Die Company (Udico) collects non-personal-identifying information from its website visitors that includes browser type, computer operating system, screen resolution, color pixel depth, flash player version, and weather or not java is installed. This type of information is used to develop our website and online services to meet the requirements of our site visitors. Additional non-personal-identifying-information may be collected from referring websites and search engine keywords. Udico does occasionally aggregate non-personal-identifying information to determine website trends and for search engine optimization. This data is only shared with Udico employees with a right-to-know and never shared with third-party entities.

Udico also collects potentially personal-identifying information in the form of IP (Internet Protocol) addresses and internet host providers. Udico does not attempt to personally identify any website visitors based on any of this information. This data is treated in the exact same manner as non-personal-identifying information.

Gathering of Personal-Identifying Information

Some visitors to the United Die Company's (Udico) website will choose to interact with our online support service. This service requires that the user enter their name and a valid email address when submitting a support request. Udico uses this information only insofar as to provide support-related information via email.

Some visitors might create a support account on the Udico website which does not require any additional personal-identifying information. The creation of a support account is optional and is not required to submit a support request. However, the lack of a support account may prevent the visitor from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Udico Online Support

The Udico online support website collects personal-identifying information as outlined in the above section. The support website contains both public and private categories. These categories are clearly labeled as follows:

Public Discussions: Public issues can be seen and replied to by anyone who visits the support website. If you don't have any sensitive information you should use this option so others can help you out too.

Private Discussions: Private issues can only be seen by you and the support staff. Please make sure your issues are private if they have any private or sensitive information in them.

Visitors who submit information in public categories are sharing their information with anyone who visits the support website unless they manually select to make their information private. Whereas visitors who submit information in private categories are sharing their information only with Udico employees with a right-to-know.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The Udico website uses cookies to help Udico collect data as outlined in the Website Visitors section. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Udico website with the knowledge that certain website or online services may not function properly without the aid of cookies.


The ads that appear on our website are only for Udico products and services that might be of use to our website visitors. The type of ad shown is completely random and is not based on any cookies. Any hyperlinks contained in the ads are for Udico products and services contained within our websites.

Privacy Policy Changes

Udico will update its Privacy Policy to reflect any changes to way it handles both non-personal and personal identifying information. Udico encourages website visitors to regularly check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in the Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Founder's Message

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Tungsten carbide has for many years been an important factor in the ever expanding production of American industry. Since 1940, the United Die Company has played an integral part in supplying the wire, rod, and tube industries with a product of outstanding merit.

Our skilled craftsmen have been turning out superior tools and dies ever since tungsten carbide first arrived in this country many years ago.

It is our sincere hope that we can continue to serve American industry with the finest tools and dies precision engineering can produce.


John Kontra Sr. Signature

John Kontra Sr.


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