Edwards’ Machine & Tool’s mission is to build lasting customer relationships and to provide quality, machined products at a competitive price. Concentration is on jig and fixture tooling, prototype and development machining, and is also capable of producing small part runs using CNC equipment and manual machines. The company was founded in 2000 and is owned and operated by Ruben Edwards.
Mr. Edwards is a Navy veteran whose career was in the aviation field. In 1985, he was employed by The Boeing Company and excelled in the tooling department. Fascinated with building highly unique and precise machinery, Mr. Edwards decided to start his own machine and tool business after 15 years with Boeing.
Edwards’ Machine & Tool is capable of machining 3D model surfaces from solid model drawings using 3-axis machining methods as well as the fabrication of small tools and fixtures. In-house design and engineering services are also provided, as well as the ability to outsource services for heat treat, special plating processes, and more with certifications.
Mr. Edwards specializes in tooling, research and development projects resulting in one-of-a-kind products made from special alloys, composites and plastics. Over the years, Edwards' Machine and tool has made wind tunnel models for Boeing and Nasa Ames, and has helped develop and build many tooling components for MD Helicopters.
Edwards’ Machine & Tool operates a clean, climate controlled facility located in Mesa, Arizona. The facility is small and discrete, ideal for the low visibility situations often required for research and development projects.