Aerospace Alloys, Inc. (AAI) was incorporated in 1980 as a supplier of specialty metals to support Pratt and Whitney. AAI is AS9100, ISO 9001 & Pratt and Whitney LCS approved and holds the latest certification levels. The company started out by offering cut to size pieces with simple machining operation and expanded to meet the ever growing needs of their customers.
For over 40 years, Merrimack Manufacturing Company (MMC), located in Bridgton Maine, has been loyally serving their customer base and stoutly growing their business – positioning themselves in the industry as a resource to help clients work through the entire manufacturing process, from prototype to production.
Chances are, you’ve seen the Dowling Corporation’s fleet of vehicles moving about the Seacoast area of New Hampshire as well as in Southern Maine and Northern Massachusetts, with their red and white graphics and friendly service technicians behind the wheel. There’s a good reason for this: as one of the leaders in the mechanical service industry, with a service radius that expands over 50 miles from its headquarters in Portsmouth, NH, the Dowling Corporation has been in the business of delivering best-in-class commercial mechanical service since 1961.
Founded in 1968 in Charlotte, North Carolina, Piedmont Plastics is a wholesale distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube, and film products. Today, they are a North American company with recent regional local ties (as of 2019) in Londonderry, NH, and Agawam, MA, providing an assortment of solutions to their customers by way of delivering expert product knowledge, local inventory, an array of value-added services, all tied together with a comprehensive team approach. This adds to two other locations in the Boston and Albany , NY to complete their coverage of the Northern New England marketplace.
Arundel Machine manufactures products to support the US Department of Defense, the US Navy, as well as others—all with stringent level one and safety critical requirements. They’re also proud to serve the oil and gas industry with level one subsea components that sustain the extreme pressures and temperatures of the ocean floor.
Bay State Machine has specialized in grinding and honing for over 30 years now. And while 30 years seems like a lot, there’s still a youthful excitement that runs rampart at Bay State Machine – in many ways, they’re just getting started and treat every job like an opportunity to move their piece of the industry forward.
It’s been 60 years since United Centerless Grinding & Thread Rolling (United) opened its doors in Hartford, Connecticut back in 1960. A lot has changed over the years, including the move of their operation across the Connecticut River to their current location in East Hartford where they’ve slowly added on to their facility over the years and currently reside in nearly 19,000 square feet worth of space (18,904 sq./ft if you’re keeping score at home…)
There’s a little shop in the heart of Goffstown, New Hampshire, that is home to three prominent companies that are invaluable partners in the manufacturing / machining industry.
The parent company is SPS Spindle Parts and Service, LLC, best known to its customers as simply SPS. SPS has been in existence since 2003 – founded by brothers Mike and Greg Gunski – and has played in active role in spindle repair, product sales, and services for its vast pool of customers.