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High Performance on Display

By |2019-08-23T10:28:56-04:00August 23rd, 2019|News|

Our devotion to customer satisfaction is proudly emblazoned in our manufacturing facility for all to see. The backdrop created by our recent expansion for a new Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) provided a perfect opportunity for a wall mural. The message is a further demonstration of our commitment to investing in the machines, processes, and people

Columbia Manufacturing Sets Pace for Record Year in MRO Business

By |2019-07-17T09:53:53-04:00July 17th, 2019|News|

Columbia Manufacturing today announced that its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) business is on track to achieve record revenues for fiscal 2019. Year-over-year growth is expected to be at least 30 percent. The Company's FAA and EASA certified repair operation offers a comprehensive range of in-house turbine engine and repair solutions to its customers both

New Seam Welders Reduce the Risk of Downtime

By |2019-06-28T15:30:10-04:00June 28th, 2019|News|

We recently completed the installation of two newly refurbished seam welders from Gilbert Manufacturing. The need for new equipment was identified through a risk mitigation plan as well as a production requirement to increase capacity to meet customer demands. Effective planning and eliminating single points of failure is critical to maintaining a successful manufacturing operation.

Take Flight in Columbia, Connecticut

By |2019-06-12T12:49:11-04:00June 12th, 2019|News|

New Signage Unveiled at Company Headquarters Columbia Manufacturing has proudly served aerospace customers from the same facility since our founding in 1980 by Dave Bell Sr. As the largest employer in a small town, our 100,000 square foot building on Route 66 East is a hub of activity. New roadside and building signage that visually

New Precision Measurement Capabilities

By |2019-03-25T21:29:42-04:00March 20th, 2019|Engineering, News|

Making Room for Growth Columbia Manufacturing continues our commitment to quality and advancing our technical capabilities. We have purchased a Mitutoyo Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) capable of measurements up to 63” wide x 118” long x 63” high. This machine will support our efforts to increase our large machining and sheet metal fabrication capabilities.

Robert Friedland Named President and Chief Executive Officer

By |2019-03-20T22:52:31-04:00November 1st, 2018|News|

November 1, 2018 — Columbia Manufacturing, Inc., a world-class supplier of fabricated sheet metal and components for turbine engines, announced that Robert Friedland has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer following the retirement of Kathryn Conlon. Mr. Friedland joined the Columbia team in January of 2018 as Chief Operating Officer and has been

Mike Peterson Named Director of Quality

By |2019-03-20T22:50:41-04:00September 14th, 2018|News|

September 2018 – Columbia Manufacturing, Inc., a world-class supplier of fabricated sheet metal and components for turbine engines, continues to bolster the strength of its leadership team with the addition of Mike Peterson as the new Director of Quality. Mr. Peterson has over 40 years of experience in manufacturing quality in a variety of

Robert Nieszczezewski Named Chief Financial Officer & VP of MRO

By |2019-03-22T20:38:42-04:00September 4th, 2018|News|

September 4, 2018 – Columbia Manufacturing, Inc., a world-class supplier of fabricated sheet metal and components for turbine engines, announced the appointment of Robert Nieszczezewski, CPA, as the company’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Maintenance & Repair Operations (MRO). In this dual role, Mr. Nieszczezewski will be responsible for all financial and

Robert Friedland Joins Columbia Manufacturing as Chief Operating Officer

By |2019-03-20T18:35:11-04:00January 2nd, 2018|News|

January 2, 2018 -- Columbia Manufacturing, Inc., a world-class supplier of fabricated sheet metal and components for turbine engines, has hired Robert Friedland as Chief Operating Officer. As Chief Operating Officer at Columbia Manufacturing, Mr. Friedland will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of sales, manufacturing, and quality functions. He brings to the position