Department for OK DESIGN

Design & optimization of end products and tools

With over 40 years of excellence in crafting cutting-edge aluminum die casting tools, we are thrilled to introduce offerings of our OK Design Department that extend beyond traditional tool manufacturing. Our commitment to innovation and expertise, as well as our connections to institutes and academic institutions, have led us to expand our services to better meet your research, development and production needs.

⚙️ A list of projects and directions of R&D cooperation with our customers can be found at the bottom of the page.

Collaborative Product Development

We fully design your product with you or for you: In a rapidly changing market, innovation is paramount. Leverage our seasoned knowledge and experience to transform your ideas into reality. Our skilled team is primed to collaborate with you from the concept stage to product realization. We understand that every product begins with a vision, and we're here to provide construction hacks, technical insights, esthetic design sophistication, and manufacturing expertise required to bring your concepts to life. With our holistic approach to collaborative product development, your vision is realized and optimized for success.

Technological Design Adaptation

We adapt the design of your product to the die casting requirements: The heart of successful die casting lies in design harmony. Our expertise extends beyond manufacturing to the very core of the casting process. We recognize that even the most well-conceived designs may require adaptation to meet the rigorous demands of the casting process. Our skilled engineers specialize in refining your designs for seamless integration into the die casting process, ensuring optimal material flow, structural integrity, and efficiency. Through precise technological adaptation, we transform great designs into flawless castings.

At Orodjarstvo Križaj, we pride ourselves on being a one-stop solution provider. Our expanded services encompass:

  • Die Casting Tooling Manufacturing

    Drawing from decades of experience, we craft high-tech die casting tools that set industry standards.

  • Collaborative Product Development

    Work side by side with us to innovate, design, and manufacture the next generation of exceptional products.

  • Technological Design Adaptation

    Seamlessly integrate your designs into the die casting process with our expert engineering and technical know-how.

  • Consultation and Support

    Tap into our knowledge base for expert consultation, support, and guidance throughout your project journey.

The strengths and capacities of our OK Design Department together with its associated partners are as follows:

▶▶ We are all graduate mechanical engineers or have a master's degree in mechatronics.
▶▶ Our team members have developed several complex high-end devices and machines. 
▶▶ Our main software is PTC Creo.
▶▶ We are also proficient in other solutions, all the way to FreeCAD and its connection to Python.

Take part in our existing or new collaborative projects such as: 


    ⚙️ Development of aluminum die-casting tools.
    ⚙️ Creation of parametric 3D model families and their automated technological outputs.
    ⚙️ Sensor technology and monitoring of technological processes.


    ⚙️ Development and adaptation of production robots.
    ⚙️ Development of customized high-precision CNC machines.
    ⚙️ Construction of passenger and freight elevators.


    ⚙️ Development of new products and the optimization of existing products at various levels of complexity.
    ⚙️ Development of specialized and boutique motorhomes & trailers.


    ⚙️ 3D scanning.
    ⚙️ Reverse engineering and optimization.
    ⚙️ 3D printing.

As dedicated engineers and one of the pioneers in the aluminum toolmaking industry in Slovenia, we embrace change and drive it forward.

Orodjarstvo Križaj. More than O.K.


Orodjarstvo Križaj d.o.o.
Godešič 131
4220 Škofja Loka

VAT ID: SI64894754
IBAN: SI56 0700 0000 1898 283

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