CTMS is a division of Iscar, solely focused on Matrix vending systems. This unique product is supported by a team of design, manufacturing, programming and support professionals whose knowledge and creativity is second to none. A clear market leader, Matrix is many years ahead of its closest competitor in both hardware and software. Its diverse appeal across the industry spectrum from cutting tools to pharmaceuticals and the comprehensive functionality of its advanced software functions make it a ‘must have’ device in a seemingly limitless market. Hard Metal is the sole representative for CTMS & Matrix systems in Ireland – we have our own dedicated staff with the technical and IT knowledge and skills to fully support this innovative product throughout the country.


Matrix is an automatic storage unit equipped with an access control system which enables you to safely store a wide range of items and then determine who will gain access to each item. The system provides complete control over your assigned inventory, indicating who took what, when and for what purpose. The latest cabinets provide enhanced capacity and a wide range of bin sizes that can be swapped in and out allowing the configuration to be adjusted in line with your changing tooling profile. Fingerprint login ensures accurate recording of tool issues and a fully customizable interface ensures you record the cost centre information relevant to your organisation & control accurate tool issue according to selected cost centre. The highly advanced and configurable tool management software provides valuable information for planning and purchasing departments and delivers automated reporting to e-mail inboxes at defined schedules.

Find out more about CTMS products available from Hard Metal, or visit www.ctms-imc.com