Improve Efficiency and Quality

Relieve Pain Points in Honeycomb Fabrication: Improve Efficiency and Quality As the aerospace sector experiences growth, increased demand for composite structures incorporating honeycomb core has created pain points for composite manufacturers. While honeycomb core fabrication may initially appear simple, the reality is this unique process requires specialized tooling, fixtures, machinery, programming, and less than conventional […]

Crew-1 Mission SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket and Crew Dragon Spacecraft Launched

Crew-1 Mission SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon Spacecraft successfully launched with MachineTek structural honeycomb components CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA – November 16, 2020 MachineTek LLC (Carlsbad, Ca. USA) MachineTek is a proud supplier to the Crew-1 mission successful launch to the International Space Station on November 16, 2020, with NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover […]

MachineTek receives AS9100 Rev D certification

The certification signifies MachineTek LLC operates a Quality Management System that complies with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 + AS9100:2016 (Rev D) CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA – February 2, 2018 MachineTek LLC (Carlsbad, California, USA) announced on February 2 it has received the latest AS9100 Rev D certification. The certification signifies MachineTek operates a Quality Management System […]

MachineTek Receives NADCAP Certification

MachineTek receives NADCAP certification for Honeycomb Machining, Heat Forming, and Core Splicing from the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program. CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA – October 2, 2017 MachineTek LLC (Carlsbad, California, USA) announces on October 25, 2017 it has received the NADCAP Certification from the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program to add to […]

Honeycomb Machining for the Gulfstream G-650

TIGHITCO, Inc., an industry leader in the design, fabrication, and assembly of engineered components for aerospace and industrial applications, recently came to MachineTek requesting support in the precision machining of honeycomb parts for the new Gulfstream G-650 corporate jet. We are now providing ongoing parts manufacturing to meet their growing needs.

MachineTek Adds 6,000 sq. ft. of Production Space

Carlsbad, California. November 2016. MachineTek, a leading fabricator of precision honeycomb core components for the aerospace industry, recently announced the addition of 6,000 square feet of climate controlled production space. This brings the total production area to 15,000 sq. ft. at MachineTek corporate headquarters We’ve been growing for the past 24 years, but increased demand […]

MachineTek Works with Boeing, supports NASA

We are currently working with Boeing on their new CST-100 Starliner (Crew Space Transportation) crew capsule. This spacecraft is being developed in collaboration with Boeing and Bigelow Aerospace as their entry for NASA’s Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program. We are providing our expertise in bonded, heat formed, and profiled honeycomb to this unique project. The […]

MachineTek becomes a Certified Supplier to United Technologies

MachineTek is now authorized to perform product inspection, acceptance and release of parts on behalf of United Technologies Corporation CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA – July 10, 2015 Following a week of intensive training and testing, MachineTek’s Quality Manager Doug Rupert and Quality Engineer Mark Hardison have achieved qualification from United Technologies as internal Delegated Quality Representatives (DQR’s). […]