Joe Penzien at Metalmite Video

We are grateful for the Metalmite Legacy with 50 years of precision machining.  WATCH VIDEO HERE. With the recent announcement that Bob Supernaw will retire at the end of this year, we needed to find another leader capable of filling that need... so we are introducing Joe Penzien, Metalmite's New Director of Operations. Welcome to Metalmite! As a full-service machine shop located in Rochester, Michigan, we manufacture, modify, and repair prototype and production parts for a wide variety of … [Read more...]

Metalmite Has a New Director of Operations

Metalmite is proud and excited to announce that we have a new Director of Operations, Joe Penzien! Joe has worked with Metalmite for the past few years as both a supplier and as a customer.  He brings to the table a wealth of knowledge from hands-on experience on the shop floor, developed from a solid background as an accomplished CNC programmer and machinist on 5 axis and 9 axis mill-turn equipment. Joe has over 20 years of experience working with large and small manufacturing companies; … [Read more...]

Ed Tibbitts, Longtime Employee passed away Jan 22, 2019

Ed Tibbitts- Longtime Metalmite Employee Passed away on 22 January, 2019   Edwin Carleton Tibbitts, age 65, of Dryden, died Tues. Jan. 22, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 12:30 PM Mon. Jan. 28, 2019 at the Dryer Funeral Home, Holly, with Pastor Timothy Erickson officiation. Military honors and burial will be at Great  Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Visitation will be from 10:30 AM Mon. until the time of the service. Mr. Tibbitts was born in Pontiac on Aug. 8, 1953 to Robert … [Read more...]

Make in One Operation

For the last 20 years or so we have prided ourselves with making parts as fast as possible. We found that being able to make parts all in one operation not only saved time, but made for very accurate parts. This only makes us more valuable since we are now serving aerospace and medical customers. We have even taken parts that repeat often and have reprogrammed them to save our customers even more! We recently reduced a part price by over 35% much to our customer's surprise! We believe in … [Read more...]

Metalmite has a new Vice President

Metalmite is proud and excited to announce that we have a new Vice President, Patrick Davidson. Patrick is not entirely new to us as he has been a customer of ours for over 14 years. He will be working side by side with Tom to help grow the business and take us to new heights! The team has been very welcoming and Patrick has already had a few weeks to get his feet wet by getting involved with some customers. Patrick is an innovative and transformational strategic operations and process … [Read more...]

New Signs, But Same Great Service!!!!

The Metalmite sign was originally made out of wood for the founder in the early 1970's. Recently we repainted it and added the 50 year logo to the building as well. We are proud of our roots, proud of our 50 year journey, and proud to be here to serve you! In 1968 Metalmite Corporation was started in the basement and born out of one man’s dream for a better way of manufacturing. Mike Gendich then invested in the best CNC equipment the industry could offer and expanded to 20 employees over … [Read more...]

Simple Hubs

Every single part we machine here is not cutting- edge 5 or 6 axis mind-blowing crazy you know? Sometimes we get simple hubs, or other parts that anyone could make. But our mission is to turn customer's needs into reality better and faster than anyone else! In order for that to happen we need to be able to do the simple along with the "near-impossible" Metalmite uses 6 axis lathes and 5 axis mills to stay current with technology. We are a full-service machine shop located in Rochester, … [Read more...]

3D Machining on 6 Axis

We machine complex parts a variety of ways using 6 axis machining. We are able to spline parts 3 different ways in house- by live tooling on the lathe, by Wire EDM, and by milling the spline teeth! We are machining this part in the photo attached on a 4 axis rotary table. We use 3D software to machine complete. Metalmite is known for fast lathe turn-around time! We have had an influx of lathe work that we are thrilled to turnaround fast. We have been able to help multiple customers … [Read more...]

Metalmite TWINS

Yes we now have TWINS here at Metalmite! In more than one way even. We have "Twin" spindle lathes (4 of them) and we have TWIN DMG CTX BETA 800 machines! Metalmite has always invested in technology when it looks like the technology will directly help the customer save money and increase accuracy! Our brand new DMG Mori CTX Beta 800 6 axis machining center will do just that! You will see from the picture and video link below that this machine will bring Metalmite and you to a … [Read more...]

Turn those Flanges

Metalmite is known for making flanges and shafts fast and accurately. We have 31 machines and they are ready to move at your command. Let us know what you need us to look at. If you are looking for a Good Machine Shop! Look no more. Metalmite uses 6 axis lathes and 5 axis mills to stay current with technology. We are a full-service machine shop located in Rochester, Michigan, we manufacture, modify, and repair prototype and production parts for a wide variety of clients. What makes us … [Read more...]