Founded in 1980, Hi-Tek began operations by providing EDM production services for the aerospace industry. Since that time, we have grown and diversified our operations to include Wire, CNC Sinker, Plunge, and Fast Hole EDM, Laser, CNC Milling, CNC Turning, CNC Grinding, Welding and Repair, Metallography, Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection (FPI), Vacuum Heat Treating and Brazing, CMM and Optical Inspection, and Airflow Testing.
2021 - Milling Capacity Expanded
2020 - Grinding Department Expansions
2017 - Expanded Centralized Coolant System
2016 - Development of Laser TBC Ablation and DTC (Drill through coating) Technologies
2016 - Relocation and Expansion of Grinding Department; Recertified AS9100
2015 - Heat Treat and Braze Nadcap Certification
2014 - Complete $1M Office Rennovation and Upgrade
2013 - Expand into Fiber Laser Technologies; Aerospace Certification for Welding
2012 - Hi-Tek completes addition of 37,450 SF manufacturing space, bring total floor space to 125,000 SF across 3 facilities.
2010 - Hi-Tek celebrates 30th anniversary of serving the Gas Turbine & Aerospace Industries
2009 - Hi-Tek Recertified ISO and AS Certifications
2006 - Hi-Tek dramatically expands capacity with addition of CNC Grinding, Milling, and EDM Equipment with $20M capital expenditure.
2005 - Hi-Tek celebrates 25th anniversary on March 1st
2003 - ISO 9001/AS9100 Certification
2002 - Awarded patents for fast-hole EDM technology
2000 - ISO 9002 Certification
1997 - Hi-Tek completes 31,300 SF of manufacturing space, bringing total to 87,550 SF
1990 - Hi-Tek Manufacturing builds new 44,050 SF facility to compliment the original two facilities.
1990 - System EDM and Hi-Tek merged into Hi-Tek Manufacturing, Inc.
1984 - Hi-Tek Manufacturing founded with the addition of Gary Griessmann, to make tooling, fixturing, and provide machining services
1982 - System EDM purchases an addition 3,925 SF facility to support business growth and the addition of new equipment.
1980 - Founded as System EDM by Cletis Jackson and Jack Cross, focusing on EDM and Laser of cooling holes to support Aircraft Turbine Components