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Jan 27

Modern Machine & Tool Company Inc.

Posted on January 27, 2017 at 7:48 AM by Communications Department

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 Modern Machine & Tool Company Inc.

Modern Machine & Tool Company was founded in Newport News by Thomas Hodge in 1947. The business is a custom manufacturer of precision components for the aerospace, research and development, instrumentation, transportation and marine industries 
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The company has 44 employees and provides services such as engineering, testing, production machining and mechanical/electronic engineering, and design.

In 1973, the business moved to its current location, 11844 Jefferson Avenue. It was one of the first businesses to build in what is now known as the Oyster Point Business District. The 53,000 sq. ft. building also provides wind tunnel force measurement services from design through facility installation.

Modern Machine provides services to Virginia and Nationwide modmachine3_SCfirms such as the Federal Aviation Administration, NASA-Langley Research Center, Air Force Institute of Technology, Rolls-Royce Naval Marine, Lockheed Martin, Boeing Company, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, and General Electric Company.

To learn more about Modern Machine & Tool Company, please visit their website.