SOTA Technology, Metal Stamping


Providing innovative metal forming solutions to our customers for over 35 years.

About Us

David C. Kistner- VP/Head of Operations


David started his career in manufacturing at SOTA Technology in 2005 where he was able learn all aspects of Metal Stamping from start to finish passed down from his father. David has held every position within the organization from Production, Quality to Sales. In 2008 David held an internship with a leading Engineering and Design firm where he was responsible for product design. David took those skills and combined them with his knowledge of Metal Stampings to help lead SOTA Technology into new non-automotive applications.

Dave R. Kistner- President/Founder


Dave started his career in manufacturing with Modern Tool & Die Corporation(MTD) in Cleveland OH and later moved to LUK Clutch corporation 1977 in Wooster OH. This sparked Dave's interest and passion for metal manufacturing. Dave moved back to Michigan to start SOTA with his father Charlie Kistner. SOTA quickly became a leading Tier1 supplier to FORD Motor company with recognitions in Quality and Multiple Patents used across many popular models.   

Our Mission


Our Mission is to deliver 100% on-time with a goal of 0ppm of defective product. Everyone within our organization first priority is that the products our customers receive exceed their expectations of price, quality, and timeliness.    



Our Mission is to create a safe clean work environment where there is mutual respect between all team members to insure that everyone has a voice to contribute to the continuous improvement of the organization to insure our success together.



Our Mission is to identify and source to suppliers that share our values in providing products that exceed expectations in price, quality, and timeliness. SOTA seeks suppliers that are innovators and leaders in their field of expertise.

our leadership

State-Of-The-Art Manufacturing.


Our team of manufacturing experts specialize in all aspects of Sheet Metal Manufacturing to bring your idea or design to finished product. We support design reviews with solidworks 3D design software. Take your finished design to the next step with LogoPress3 flattening and blank development software, Create progressive strips & final tool designs. Whether you have a need for prototype tooling to support 100pcs or High volume production into the millions per year SOTA specializes in providing cost effective solutions to meet your needs.