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Dahlquist Machine is the premier American precision machining company.

Precision Machining Since 1969

We specialize in high-speed precision machining of light metals, aluminum, and plastic parts.

Quality Assurance 

Dahlquist Machine is proud to produce high-quality products with American precision.

100% On-Time Delivery

We drive to hit our customer commitments every time.

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CNC Machining from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Dahlquist Machine is the premier American precision machining company with over 32 state-of-the-art computer numerical control (CNC) mills and lathes. Conveniently located in a northern suburb of Minneapolis, Dahlquist Machine produces high-quality products with 100% on-time delivery.

  • 100% On-Time Delivery
  • 30,000 Sq Ft High-Tech Facility
  • 40+ Employees
  • 50 Years of Experience

Machining Materials Specialties

Dahlquist Machine is a specialist in short- to medium-run quantities for high precision parts. We specialize in high-speed precision machining of light metals, aluminum, and plastic parts on a JIT or Kanban basis. We work with metal parts, plated or painted, and can do light assembly if required. The plastics we have experience with include materials such as nylon, acetal, abs, polypropylene, polycarbonate, Ultem, Torlon, PPS, UHMW, laminates, and many others.

We pride ourselves in always delivering on time with products held to the highest quality standards. Work with us and notice the Dahlquist Difference in every part you see.

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About Dahlquist Machine

In 1969, Dahlquist Machine started in a garage with one manual mill and over the past 50 years, we have grown into a 40+ employee company known in the industry for our Green Tag guarantee and dedication to providing the best service and parts to our customers.

Dahlquist Machine is an ISO 9000:2008 compliant precision machining company located in the northern suburb of Ham Lake, Minnesota. We deliver high-quality parts in small- and medium-sized batches with quick turn-around time and your needs in mind.

Through the production stages to delivery, we carefully design, inspect, and assemble your machinery pieces to do our part to help your company succeed. We are time-tested, customer-approved, and will always deliver the Dahlquist Difference. Work with us and see what it is like to get professional quality on-time, every time.

Our Values

  • Respect for Environment – We use the most energy efficient machines available. Our building is 100% geothermal for heating and cooling.
  • Reliability – We have delivered 100% on time for over 25 years.
  • Innovation – We are constantly looking for better and faster ways to machine and inspect parts.
  • Flexibility – If your demands change, we will work with you to deliver parts as you need them

Compliant Facility

The Dahlquist Difference is a qualitative guarantee that Dahlquist Machine accounts for in every product that we put our name on. By being ISO 9001:2008 compliant, we have passed all ISO audits and have proven to exceed ISO criteria for all our operating and inspection systems.

To ensure that every part we make is of the highest quality we have both touch and vision equipment including two Zeiss CMM machines, a Micro Vu Vision machine, and numerous digital and standard gages that we operate in a climate controlled inspection lab. We care about the quality, reliability, and efficiency of your product and we want to make sure to be responsible and reliable for your business needs.

Precision Machining Awards

  • Check Technology Corporation Certified Vendor Award 1985
  • Plasmon Supplier of the Year Award 1998 – 2000
  • Aetrium Award of Excellence 2001 – 2007
  • Aetrium Supplier of the Year Award 1996 – 2007
  • Carl Zeiss Supplier of the Year Award 2008 – 2009
  • Diagraph Supplier of the Year Award 2010 – 2011

Machining Tools & Precision Machines

Below is a partial of equipment used at the 30,000 square foot, air conditioned Dahlquist facility. Average age of equipment is less than 8 years. Equipment is constantly being updated to take advantage of the fastest speed and accuracy available. Mills/Lathes are CAD/CAM supported by Gibbs solid modeler, order processing and shop floor control by propriety software and E2 shop software. Have your parts delivered, or pick them up at our shop.

Quality Control Machines

  • Isolated Climate Controlled Inspection Room
  • Zeiss Contura CMM
  • Zeiss Micura CMM
  • Micro-Vu Vision Inspection Machine
  • 2 Brown and Sharpe Digital Height Gages
  • Indicating Micrometers w/.00005 Resolution
  • Mitutoyo Surface Finish Tester
  • ASTM Traceable Gage Blocks
  • Microscopes to 50x
  • Numerous Plug and Thread Gages

CNC Milling Machines

  • 18 Vertical Machining Centers
  • 4 Horizontal Machining Centers
  • Up to 20 x 40 Inch Table Capacity
  • Up to 20,000 RPM Spindle Speed
  • 4th Axis on Some Mills

CNC Turn-Mill Machines

  • 8 CNC Lathes
  • Capacity to 8 Inch Diameter
  • All Machines Have Sub-Spindles, Live Tooling, Y-Axis for Milling, and Bar Feeders

Manual and Support Equipment

  • 2 Automatic Amada Horizontal Band Saws
  • 2 Manual Lathes
  • 1 Manual Mill
  • 2 Abrasive Blasting Cabinets
  • 1 Straightliner
  • 1 Abrasive Tumbler
  • Numerous Drill Presses and Grinders
  • 2,500 lb. Fork Truck
  • Delivery Van

Quality Assurance

Green Tag Guarantee – Dahlquist Machine is proud to produce high-quality products with American precision. Every product that leaves our door is labeled with the Green Tag signifying the Dahlquist Difference. The Green Tag includes our guarantee to your specifications and the knowledge that your product was created with the utmost integrity and to the highest standards possible.

Choose the Dahlquist Difference and get our Green Tag guarantee on every part we create for you.

Contact Us

Dahlquist Machine

Address: 13758 Johnson Street
NE Ham Lake, MN 55304
Phone: 763-755-7575
Fax: 763-755-7438
Email: info@dahlquistmachine.com

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