Debuts The Web's First Vertical American Machine Shops Directory

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Online PR News – 07-June-2011 – – Boston, Massachusetts -, publisher of AMSN, an online network connecting buyers and suppliers of machine shop services nationwide introduced Monday morning its newly published American Machine Shops Directory at AMSN officials said the publication was produced to provides companies a fast and efficient method to find, compare and hire a U.S. based machine shop, jobbing shop, foundry and other custom manufacturers offering general contract machining, NC & CNC precision machining, metal fabrication, milling, turning, prototyping, lathe work, EDM, Swiss-type machining, welding, gundrilling, metal bending, cutting, shaping, shearing and other fabricating as well as deburring, drilling, electropolishing, plating, painting, coating, special finishing and other jobbing shop services.

Donald LaBelle, founder of the American Machine Shops Network at said the new directory has been integrated with AMSN to provide buyers of machine shop services an online resource to easily find US-based custom manufacturers serving local, national and international markets. Mr. LaBelle said the shops listed in the directory have been selected by AMSN editors for their capabilities in providing a variety of made-to-order parts and contract manufacturing services such as plastic and metal machined components, castings, molded plastics, electrical discharge machining (E.D.M.), honing, grinding, vertical milling, press brake forming, CAD/CAM technology, lathing, sawing, CNC & manual milling, plasma cutting, heat treating, tapping, Blanchard & centerless grinding, testing, vibratory tumbling, inspection, retrofitting, OEM parts, long & short production runs and other capabilities.

“The contract manufacturers, foundries and job shops found in the American Machine Shops Directory service a broad range of industries such as telecommunications, aerospace, general industrial, construction, electronic & electrical, power transmission & motion control, agricultural, machine tool, marine, government & military as well as other markets,” said LaBelle. He concluded, “The primary purpose for the directory is to promote US-based manufacturers and jobbing shops specializing in custom made parts and components produced from a variety of ferrous and non-ferrous materials such as stainless steel, carbon steel, aluminum, titanium brass, copper, bronze, nickel alloys, tool steel, Monel®, Inconel®, Hastelloy®, sheet metal, plastics and a wide range of other materials.”

About is the American Machine Shops Network (AMSN), a trade association and membership site for locating and interacting with US-based manufacturers of made-to-order machined parts and components. The site is designed to help companies, engineers and others find the most suitable machine shop specializing in machining, fabrication and other custom manufacturing services. is a division of the Industrial Leaders Group at

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