Production floor


Precision Machining
From prototypes to high-volume production—our facilities are equipped the latest CNC milling and turning technologies for horizontal milling, vertical milling and multi-axis turning, as well as short-run CNC and manual machining equipment.

CNC Milling Centers
Our state-of-the-art milling centers include 5-axis, trunnion-table equipped machines capable of 3D surfacing. Most of our machining centers are equipped with Renishaw integrated probes, auto-gauging and pallet-changers to maximize productivity and minimize setup and many are equipped with a tombstone, high-speed shuttle systems.

  • Milling speeds up to 15,000 RPM
  • Travel up to X50” x Y20 “x Z25”
  • Up to 146 tools

CNC Multi-Axis Turning Centers
Sathorn’s well-equipped lathe department includes multi-axis turning centers—many equipped with live tooling and automatic bar feed systems—for higher production requirements.

  • Up to 14.7” x 23.62” turning capacity
  • Up to 20 tools

Laser Marking and Engraving
With our state-of-the-art 20-watt fiber laser, we can mark your part numbers, barcodes, logos, etc. on most metals—as well as difficult materials such as gold and nickel plating, plastics, PC boards and other sensitive materials and layers.

We have two air-conditioned manufacturing facilities—(1) in Williston, Vermont and (1) in Acton, Massachusetts—totaling over 50 employees and over 39,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space.

Waterjet Cutting
Whether you need near-net-shape waterjet-cut shapes or close-tolerance finished parts, our waterjet cutter offers fast cutting speeds and close-tolerance capability for a wide range of materials and thicknesses.

  • X-Y Cutting envelope 4’4” x 2’2”
  • Z-Axis travel 8”

Vendor Managed Inventory
Sathorn can accept long-term blanket orders and provide vendor managed inventory options to better help you manage your inventory.

Engineering Support
We can efficiently build 2D detailed drawings and manufacturing documents from 3D solid models using SolidWorks, and can we use most other commonly used electronic file formats. Engineering support is available to review part designs and provide feedback regarding machinability or possible cost reduction measures.

To ensure that your parts meet your specifications when delivered, our quality labs are equipped with the latest inspection technology. From fully-automated coordinate measuring machines (CMM) with capacities up to x27.5 x Y39.3 x Z23.6 and resolution of 0.000004” to a wide assortment of digital height gages and mechanical metrology equipment—and everything in between.

Special Processes
Through our strong vendor partnerships, we are able to provide heat treating, laser engraving, plating, painting, screening and many other value-added services.

Parts Gallery

Milled Component
Prosthetic Ankle Joint
Prosthetic Ankle Shell
Precision Fabrication

Equipment Gallery

Okuma Lathe
One of Sathorn’s (8) turning centers, this Okuma features live tooling and a bar feeder.
Okuma Horizontal Milling Center
One Sathorn’s (4) horizontal machining centers, this Okuma features Renishaw integrated probes, auto-gauging, pallet-changers and 146 station tool changer.
Haas Vertical Machining Center
One of Sathorn’s (22) vertical machining centers, this Hass features an automatic tool changer with a capacity of 20 tools.
Hurco VM20i Vertical Milling Center
NEW Purchase—delivered February 2018. This Hurco VM20i features a 20 HP, 10,000 RPM Spindle, 20 station tool changer and large 40” x 20” x 20” travel.