C.N.C. Machine Products, Inc. of Joplin, Missouri was incorporated in February, 1988. The Company leased a 5000 square foot building at 914 Kentucky. Its first products included hydraulic hose couplings, and products related to the oil field and aircraft industries. A qualified staff of four full-time employees began working one shift, five days a week. Under the talented guidance of Vice-President and manufacturing Manager Gary Hoofnagle, CNC experienced rapid growth. In January, 1989 two additional CNC Lathes were purchased. The number of employees grew to twelve, working two shifts six days a week.
In June, 1989 CNC purchased an additional facility at Ninth and Grand Street to increase manufacturing space to 15000 square feet. The combined work force of both manufacturing locations reached a total of eighteen employees. In January, 1990 CNC purchased two additional lathes and increased its staff to 32 employees.
A major expansion followed in 1993. Operations were moved to a newly purchased 25,000 square foot building. Equipment was added and employment grew to 75. In 1996,CNC doubled the size of it’s manufacturing plant and increase its staff to one hundred employees.
During the manufacturing boom of the early 2000’s, CNC employed 150 and operates 50 CNC lathes 24 hours a day, 6 days a week. An average of 350,000 pounds of steel is produced every month to produce 25,000 machined parts per day. On January 8, 2001 CNC earned its registration for QS-9000 from KPMG.
CNC also reached an agreement with Sanyo Special Steel LTD (Japan) and Sanyo Special Steel (New York) to operate a steel sawing facility in Joplin Missouri. This joint venture began operating in July 2001. It has provided many new opportunities, domestically and internationally, for CNC and its partners. CNC’s growth will continue in the new Millennium.
CNC Machine Products, Inc. earned its registration for ISO:9001-2000 on July 13th 2006 from BSI. On June 12th 2009, CNC was registered to the new standard ISO:9001:2008. Having kept CNC registered thru the ISO system for over 8 continuous years.