South Beloit, IL (September 26, 2019) – Clinkenbeard, a worldwide leader in the rapid production of complex metal castings and machined parts, hosted an Open House today to commemorate its relocation.
Previously located in Rockford, IL since its inception in 1966, the company recently relocated to a 40,000 square foot facility in South Beloit, IL. The move has nearly doubled the company’s square footage with additional acreage available for future expansion. In addition to upgrading its business systems and infrastructure, Clinkenbeard has purchased a Mori Lathe with milling capability and a DMG DMU65 five-axis milling machine to serve its growing aerospace and defense customer base.
Vendors, customers, and local and state dignitaries gathered alongside Clinkenbeard employees to learn more about the company’s growth, tour the new facility, and to celebrate the exciting future the expansion provides.
Clinkenbeard General Manager, Matt Gustafson states: “Part of Clinkenbeard’s strategic plan is smart growth via sector-specific market expansion. We will continue to add high-level talent to complement our outstanding workforce. The investments made in this facility upgrade along with new machining equipment and information systems put Clinkenbeard in excellent position to support our customer base and achieve our goals.”
Since 1966, Clinkenbeard has served industrial and aerospace OEM’s with rapid turnaround, complex machined parts, and assemblies. It is a worldwide leader in the rapid prototyping and production of complex cast and machined parts, with the internal resources and engineering horsepower to tackle large, complex problems with concurrent manufacturing engineering support. Clinkenbeard is AS9100 / ISO 9001:2008 and ITAR compliant. More information about the company can be found at www.clinkenbeard.com.