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CNC Machining for Defense Industry: Common Outsourcing Concerns

Posted by Scott Baxter on Oct 30, 2014 8:00:00 AM

It's not always easy to outsource CNC Machined Parts for the Defense Industry:

Face it, with a high demand for precision machine components and assemblies, most CNC machine shop owners see the Defense industry as a high profile target.  Combine that with the added exposure of big name companies like General Dynamics, BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman and it's not surprise that machine shops are chomping at the bit to get a piece of the action.  Located all over the country, with concentration in Southern California, Boston, Florida and the Mid-Atlantic, prime contractors have a great demand for CNC Machining, as well as Turning and Assemblies.  While there is great precision CNC machining work to be had within the Defense industry, both those in charge of purchasing these parts and those responsible for making them have some serious hurdles along the way. 

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Topics: CNC Machining, BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, Defense, Raytheon