About Us


Masterbilt Precision Machining operates centers of excellence in high-precision machining with a history of innovation, calculated growth, and uncompromising quality. Since 1944, our strong leadership team has maintained a strategic focus through a complementary approach. Small parts to full advanced assemblies or highly complex components, our design and engineering teams are here to solve your challenges, offer innovative solutions, and handle your requirements at every stage from R&D to high-volume production, serving you from regional locations across the US.

About Us – MASTERBILT: high-precision CNC machined components- turning, milling, lathe
About Us – MASTERBILT: high-precision CNC machined components- turning, milling, lathe

Serving aerospace, defense, medical implants and devices, and other specialized industries, Masterbilt employs the most efficient and accurate approaches and equipment to produce high-precision components with tight tolerances and zero defects. With extensive CNC capabilities and specialized equipment at multiple locations, we handle complex operations with high accuracy and machine a wide range of complicated parts for precision assembly.

You’re assured of rapid, on-time delivery, flawless quality, extreme accuracy and the support of our experienced, highly trained teams. We work in partnership with you, focused on handling all of your precision machining and complex milling needs to meet aerospace or other specification requirements.

About Us – MASTERBILT: high-precision CNC machined components- turning, milling, lathe


The history of innovation and precision machining at Masterbilt begins in 1944. Over the past 75-plus years, we have maintained an uncompromising commitment to the highest quality standards, production efficiency, and customer satisfaction.

Smooth leadership transitions from one generation to the next, built upon decades of technical experience, provide a consistent framework of operation. Since 1960, we have focused on excellence in manufacturing high-precision machined parts for the aerospace, defense, medical implants and devices, and other specialized industries.

Today, Masterbilt, Inc. continues to expand, establishing Centers of Excellence and investing extensively in advanced technology. Masterbilt Automation Solutions joined the Masterbilt family of companies in 2022, and Masterbilt Precision Machining gained a second specialized complex milling location with the acquisition of Helm Precision Ltd. in 2023.

  • 1944

    South Bend Machine Works begins operations

  • 1949

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    Life Magazine Article featuring sprinkler

  • 1950

    First government order received as Masterbuilt Machine Products

  • 1960

    Sprinkler phased out, focus on machining.

  • 1961

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    1961 – 1992: Focus on aerospace and defense products

  • 1992


    1992 – 2014: Expansion into industrial and medical

  • 2005

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    Machinery investment improving technology.

  • 2015

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    Additional investment in machinery and lean tool deployment.

  • 2018


    Acquisition of Precision Piece Parts, Incorporated

  • 2020


    Created Center of Excellence at Voorde plant

  • 2021


    Added Masterbilt Automation Solutions, through the acquisition of Production Assembly Systems, Inc., and added the capabilities to design and build advanced custom automated systems

  • 2023


    Acquired Helm Precision Ltd., creating a second location for specialty complex milling services


It takes special teams of highly trained individuals to measure up to our standards of flawless internal execution, zero-defect customer quality, and on-time delivery. Every employee demonstrates a quality-driven mindset that’s visible at every stage, from receiving raw materials to shipping the finished product. Our clean, organized production environments reflect this commitment to quality. Whether we’re producing a prototype or thousands of pieces, we’re dedicated to serving our customers with excellence and constantly seeking improvement. We thrive on solving problems and the opportunity to put our intellectual and machine capabilities to work creating innovative solutions and producing complex and challenging components.