D&R Machine Company Timeline - The Past, Present and Future
1971 - 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.
1980 - 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