Lithonia has equipment and supplies for die cutting, available for sale. Die cutting is the process of shearing or cutting using prefarbricated dies.The cutting operation can be either straight, in which case it is called shearing, or the blades are curved, in which case it is called shearing-type operations. Some of the articles that may be sheared include sheet metal, plates and rods. Shearing type operations include blanking, piercing, roll slitting, and trimming. These can be done for metalworking, plastics as well as paper (in the case of arts and crafts). Die equipment and supplies available in Lithonia include creasing supplies, make ready, nicking tools, bobst accessories, jackets & plates, blanking ystems among others. The punches can be of different types, and each one can cut out a different shape. One can pick and choose the equipment one needs, based on inteneded use.