D&R Machine Company Timeline - The Past, Present and Future


- Founded in the basement of a Northeast Philadelphia Row Home. The shop consisted of 1 manual lathe.

1975 - Moved into first non-residential building on Tusculum Steet in Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia... right down the block from a movie being filmed about an Italian boxer.


- Acquired first CNC machine.

1982 - Certified as an SDB by the US Small Business Administration(SBA).

1985 - Acquired first Lab CMM.

1985 - Moved into a 5k sq ft facility in Langhorne, PA. Additions to the Langhorne facility increased size to 17k sq ft by 2009.


1996 - Introduced barcode scanning and job tracking via an internally engineered MRP system that represents D&R's first step towards Lean Manufacturing.

1998 - Graduated from SBA 8(a) program and earned the SBA supplier of the year award for the Philadelphia region.

1999 - Acquired Vala Machine.


2005 - Aquired first Shop Floor CMM.

2007 - Aquired first 5-Axis CNC Mill.

2007 - Certified to SAE AS9100B & ISO9001:2000

2009 - Relocated to a newly renovated 41k sq ft facility in Southampton, PA.

2010 & Beyond

The outlook at D&R looks extrememly bright. 2010 has ushered in our first fully automated robotic machining cell. Combined with innovative manufacturing engineering, our evolving business model promises to provide customers with quality parts on time at competitive prices.

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