News & Events2020-05-08T11:56:23-04:00

CMI Automates Welding Capabilities with New Equipment

In preparation for unprecedented growth, we have invested in upgrading our welding capabilities and capacity by acquiring and installing a new Jetline® automated welding system. This new capability increases efficiency and throughput while effectively utilizing resources. The welding system has a 360-degree reach of nine feet radially and can rise to 10 feet high. It can be programmed to weld multiple components in series, reducing transition and setup times.

December 8th, 2021|News|

CMI Expands Sheet Metal Forming Capabilities

CMI continues to grow with the addition of a 600-ton Hydraulic Press. The new equipment is the latest acquisition in the company’s ongoing commitment to strategic, proactive capital investments. The 100-square foot forming envelope can apply extreme force to create complex sheet metal shapes needed to fulfill several new long-term contracts requiring large forming capabilities.

December 1st, 2021|News|

An Investment in Continuous Improvement

LED Lighting Upgrade Our Company recently completed a factory-wide upgrade of the lighting within the Company's manufacturing footprint. The project, which was completed through Greenleaf Energy Solutions and Eversource brings noticeable improvement to the shop floor and will benefit all of the Company’s manufacturing employees. The upgrade is expected to reduce the Company’s annual operating cost of electricity and as a result, will also provide environmental benefits by reducing emissions of

July 9th, 2021|Press Release|

Columbia Manufacturing Strengthens and Expands Leadership Team

PRESS RELEASE The growing world-class aerospace supplier announces strategic appointments to continue expanding the business and enhancing its commitment to quality improvement and customer satisfaction. COLUMBIA, CT,  June 24, 2021 - Columbia Manufacturing, Inc. (CMI) welcomes two new members to its leadership team with the promotion of John Noll to Quality Director and Michael Albert to the newly created position of Director of Operations. The announcement is the latest evidence of

June 24th, 2021|Press Release|

MRO Americas 2021 Takes Flight

Thank you to everyone who stopped by to see us in Orlando. The CMI Aviation team was proud to be a part of MRO Americas, one of the top 100 tradeshows in the United States. The event was an excellent opportunity to meet with our customers and suppliers, including fellow ACM members Har-Conn and Richard Machine. We are already registered and looking forward to attending MRO Americas 2022. Pictured below (LtoR): Dorothy

May 7th, 2021|Event, News|

Columbia Manufacturing Awarded New Contracts

Columbia Manufacturing (CMI) has won three long-term Federal contracts awarded through the Defense Logistics Agency since November of 2020 with a potential value in excess of $4.5 million over five years. The contracts support Pratt & Whitney and GE Aviation engine military programs, including the TF33, the F414, and the F101. The parts manufactured under these contracts include critical components such as actuator linkages used to rotate blades to increase or

April 20th, 2021|News|
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