For Roger Atkins, 2023 holds a lot of meaning for him both personally and professionally. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA), headquartered in the manufacturing hub of Cleveland, Ohio.
National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA)
Hirsh PrecisionAchieving Gold Standards Through People and Culture
A well-known presence in the complete fabrication space, Hirsh Precision is home to a welcoming, detail-driven team. As Hirsh is popular amongst some of the country’s best-known brands in medical and aerospace fabrication, clients insist on partnering with its people to take their projects from start to completion seamlessly. From complex medical devices to rocket engines, scientists and developers from North America and beyond turn to the company with their designs for efficient service and intelligent manufacturing that deliver time savings, value, and impressive returns on investment.
JV ManufacturingWhere Excellence and Precision Meet
After nearly half a century specializing in carbide stamping die fabrication, JV Manufacturing knows that providing competitive precision engineering and solid value earns customers more revenue while saving costs on replacement. It is no surprise then that this team of 125 industry experts is well known internationally in its field for cutting-edge quality and innovation. The demand for the company’s products is so high that around half of its annual product is shipped abroad, chiefly to Europe, making its easy airport access a necessity when hosting overseas customers and their representatives.
Sirois Tool Co. Inc.Mission Possible: Growth and Success Through Brand Promise
Whether clients require standard parts or specialized engineering, Sirois Tool Co. Inc. offers a wide range of build capabilities. The company’s experienced tool and gage makers, apprentices, and staff members turn, mill, grind, and EDM products, all while keeping to its mission statement, “To be a preferred vendor to all our customers, a fair and generous employer, and a good neighbor to our community,” top of mind.
Boulevard MachineMachining the Future
When one of the world’s leading aviation giants remarks that your new facility is so modern it’s reminiscent of Star Trek’s USS Enterprise, you know you’re doing something right.
Highpoint Tool & MachineWhen It’s Precisely Precision That Matters
A leader in precision machining, Highpoint Tool & Machine specializes in projects requiring tight tolerances for clients in the kind of industries where failure is not an option—aerospace, oil and gas, nuclear, and even components for roller coasters.
Bourn & KochUnique Solutions Through the History of American Machine Tools
Providing unique solutions for some of the most challenging manufacturing applications, Bourn & Koch is known for meeting customer needs through close interaction and enduring relationships. The machine tool systems from Bourn & Koch are simply the proud proof of its mastery of precision grinding and gear production equipment.
Chick Machine CompanyTeam Effort and Automation Win the Day
Chick Machine Company is celebrating its 52nd anniversary as one of Pennsylvania’s most well-known and reliable machine shops. The company’s story began in August 1971, with its namesake Jim Chick realizing his vision on roughly 300 acres near the city of Butler, part of rural western Pennsylvania. The business was an idea Chick had after he left a machining position in the area to pursue his fortunes. This decision coincided with a business venture by friends of his, who had just started a local precision laser company, now a multi-billion-dollar outfit in nearby Saxonburg.
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