Machine Shop

Fitz-Thors Engineering provides machining services within our manufacturing facility located in Bessemer, AL. Additional value added services can also be provided in-house or by utilizing our local partners to provide a complete solution from a single source. Our engineering division can also assist when there are needs for reverse engineering, 3D modeling of parts and assemblies, or FEA analysis for strength validation and design recommendations.

Capabilities and Equipment


  • Manual milling and turning
  • CNC Machining
    • Milling – HAAS Automation Milling Machines (Capacity: 50” x 20” x 20”)
    • Turning – HAAS Automation ST10 Lathe (Capacity: 11” diameter x 14” length)
  • Water Jet Cutting
    • 55,000 psi Calypso Water Jet (Material size up to 60” x 120” x 6” thick)
  • Heat Treating
    • Same day heat treating services for small batch parts (Capacity: 18” x 10” x 10”)
    • Hardness testing and verification
  • Inspection
    • Inspection reporting and validation
    • Renishaw CNC probing for precision offsets and validation prior to completion of
    • machining cycles
  • Assembly and Post Machining Fabrication
    • F ully assembled systems, testing and validation
    • Part ID and traceability, barcoding, sequence marking
    • Packaging and logistics
    • On-site installation


Additional Services (provided by our partners)

  • Wire EDM
  • Surface Grinding
  • Powder Coating
  • Laser marking
  • Anodizing, Mil Spec coating, plating, and other specialty coatings
  • 3rd Party CMM inspection reports
  • Wire EDM