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Dahlquist Machine is the premier American precision machining company.

High-Precision Machining Since 1969

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

High Quality Control Standards 

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.

Dahlquist Machine Resources

CNC Machining from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Dahlquist Machine by Fathom is the premier precision machining company in America with over 30 state-of-the-art CNC mills and lathes paired with over 50 years of industry experience. Centrally located in a northern suburb of Minneapolis, Dahlquist Machine produces high-quality products with 100% on-time delivery—specializing in short- to medium-run quantities for high precision light metals, aluminum and plastic parts.  

Dahlquist Machine by Fathom offers:

  • High-Precision Metal & Plastic CNC Machining
  • High Quality Control Standards
  • Short to Medium Production Runs
  • 100% On-Time Delivery
  • 50 Years of Experience

Machining Materials Specialties

Dahlquist Machine specializes in short- to medium-run quantities for high precision parts requiring high-speed machining of light metals, aluminum, and plastic parts on a Just-In-Time (JIT) or Kanban basis. The experts at Dahlquist Machine work with metal parts, plated or painted, and can also do light assembly. Dahlquist regularly handles projects requiring plastic materials such as nylon, acetal, ABS, polypropylene, polycarbonate, Ultem, Torlon, PPS, UHMW, laminates and more.

The team at Dahlquist Machine prides ourselves in consistently delivering on-time parts held to the highest quality standards. As part of Fathom Digital Manufacturing, Dahlquist Machine has access to a robust nationwide network of comprehensive additive and advanced manufacturing capabilities. Work with us and experience the Dahlquist by Fathom Difference in every part you see.

Machined Metal Parts Photos

About Dahlquist Machine

Dahlquist Machine started in a garage in 1969 with one manual mill. Over the past 50 years, Dahlquist Machine has grown into a 40+ employee company known in the industry for the Dahlquist Machine Green Tag guarantee. This dedication to quality and craftmanship ensures Dahlquist Machine by Fathom provides the best service and parts to our customers.

Dahlquist Machine is a high precision machining company located in the northern suburb of Ham Lake, Minnesota. Dahlquist delivers high-quality parts in small- and medium-sized batches with quick turn-around time.

Through the production stages to delivery, the experts at Dahlquist carefully design, inspect, and assemble machinery pieces to fulfill customer orders accurately and efficiently. Dahlquist Machine is time-tested, customer-approved, and will always deliver the Dahlquist Difference.

Dahlquist Machine by Fathom Core Values

  • Respect for Environment – The Dahlquist production facility is 100% geothermal for heating and cooling and uses the most energy efficient machines available.
  • Reliability – Dahlquist Machine has delivered 100% on time for over 25 years.
  • Innovation – Our knowledgeable and experienced staff is constantly looking for better and faster ways to machine and inspect customer parts.
  • Flexibility – We will work with you to deliver parts as you need them based on demand.

Compliant Facility

The Dahlquist Difference is a qualitative guarantee that is accounted for in every product we deliver. 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 is made to the highest standards, the quality team utilizes touch and vision equipment to test part specifications. This equipment includes two Zeiss CMM machines, a Micro Vu Vision machine, and numerous digital and standard gages that are operated in a climate controlled inspection lab. Dahlquist Machine by Fathom cares about the quality, reliability, and efficiency of your product.

Fathom Manufacturing’s extensive certifications include ISO 9001:2015, ISO 9001:2015 Design, ISO 13485:2016, AS9100:2016, NIST 800-171 and ITAR. 

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 list of equipment used at the 30,000 square foot, air conditioned Minnesota facility. The average age of equipment at this facility is less than eight years. Our 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.

Quality Control Machines

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

Manual & Support Equipment

  • 2 Automatic Amada Horizontal Band Saws
  • 2 Manual Lathes
  • Manual Mill
  • 2 Abrasive Blasting Cabinets
  • Straightliner
  • Abrasive Tumbler
  • Numerous Drill Presses & 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.


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Contact Us

Dahlquist Machine by Fathom

13758 Johnson Street
NE Ham Lake, MN 55304

Phone: 763-755-7575
Email: info@dahlquistmachine.com
Fax: 763-755-7438

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1050 Walnut Ridge Drive
Hartland, WI 53029
ISO 9001:2015


444 W. 21st St. Ste. 101
Tempe, AZ 85282
ISO 9001:2015
NIST800-171 Compliant


7770 Washington St.
Denver, CO 80229
ISO 9001:2015


13758 Johnson Street NE
Ham Lake, MN 55304


1801 Rowe Lane
Pflugerville, TX 78660
ISO 9001:2015

1513 Sam Bass Rd
Round Rock, TX 78681
ISO 9001:2015
ISO 13485:2016


620 3rd Street
Oakland, CA 94607
ISO 9001:2015 Design Certified
NIST 800-171 Compliant


14000 N.W. 58th Court
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
ISO 9001:2015 Design Certified
ISO 13485:2016



1920 Slaterville Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850

401 W. Shore Blvd.
Newark, NY 14513
ISO 9001:2015


1207 Adams Drive
McHenry, IL 60051

1401 Brummel Ave
Elk Grove, IL 60007
ISO 9001:2015 Design Certified