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What Metals can be used in CNC Machining?

Metals Used in CNC Machining CNC machines can create a precision part using a variety of different materials. If you know what kind of stress and temperatures it may operate under, you may better understand what metal(s) can be used. Here are some of the most common metals used in CNC Machining: Aluminum Aluminum is widely used due to its...
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What Is A Swiss Machine?

The History of the Swiss Machine What is a Swiss Machine, anyway? Swiss machining is a precision manufacturing process. Swiss machines have gained widespread use in medical devices, electronics, and aerospace industries. Its history is full of innovations and advancements, enabling it to remain a reliable workhorse in the manufacturing industry. It is renowned for its precision, accuracy, and ability...
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Our Brother and Sister Team – Enterprise Minnesota Article

Our second generation, Clint and Liz, were featured in the latest edition of Enterprise Minnesota’s magazine! Check out the article to learn more about our brother and sister team that is taking the reins and growing Colburn Manufacturing.
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Continually Improving

We are so excited about the newest addition to our shop!  Our customers have always raved about the cleanliness of the parts they receive from us, and this machine will exceed our customers’ expectations even more. 
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Colburn Manufacturing Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Twenty years ago, Colburn Manufacturing Company Inc. was founded with the goal of taking care of employees.  Scott Larson, CEO/President, said he believed he could “do a better job of running a business, employees really are your number one asset. Back then people didn’t think that.”
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We’re in Another Magazine Article!

Modern Machine Shop interviewed Scott and Cheryl on succession planning for its March 2019 issue. Thank you Modern Machine Shop!
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Preparing The Next Gen

Preparing the NEXT GEN

We are honored to be featured in the March 2019 edition of the Enterprise Minnesota trade journal.
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