Founding of T.Q. Machining, Inc.

John Dyer Sr. and Jack Smith founded T.Q.  MACHINING, INC in 1991. Both John and Jack have an   extensive background in Manufacturing and Engineering   in the Aerospace industry. T.Q.’s primary goals have   been  from the beginning, to provide Quality machining   services to the Aerospace industry. We have, over time,   expanded into the Automotive, Plastics and other   industries.

From our humble beginnings, T.Q. has grown to over 25 employees, operating three shifts to provide the best possible turn time for our customers. Our facility is conveniently located just off Business US-31 in Muskegon, Michigan. The plant is 44,000 square feet. T.Q. occupies 18,000 square feet, with the balance of the floor space either leased or vacant and available for expansion.


T.Q.’s manufacturing focus is in the area of Grinding and EDM. Our grinding capabilities include Conventional, Creep Feed, and CBN grinding. In the area of EDM we have both RAM style EDM and Deep Hole EDM. In addition, we have substantial capacity in the more conventional machining methods, such as Milling, Drilling, and Finishing, as well as 3 and 4 axis CNC vertical machining.

As a small company, T.Q. is flexible to meet our customers ever changing expectations. From value added production operations to Turn Key products, we have the capabilities to meet your needs. T.Q. has product lines that we manage from procuring raw material, to contracting outside specialty operations, to accredited NDT services.

T.Q. Quality Policy

- Implement a Quality System that consistently meets or exceeds our customer’s expectations.

- Understand fully the requirements of our jobs and our customer needs.

- Adopt a principle of zero defects.

- Strive for continuous improvement.


T.Q. Machining, Inc.

450 W. Hackley Avenue Muskegon, MI. 49444

Phone: (231)-726-5914

Fax: (231)-727-0095


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