CNC Machining - Quality Parts - Conceptual Design - Job Shop


What We Do

Our Service

Mahnke Machine provides high quality production of machined parts for many industries using CNC lathes, CNC mills, CNC swiss-screw machines, and B&S automatic screw machines. We are here to assist with the manufacture of your next small to medium production run, (1 to 20,000+ pieces), with technical know-how and experience.

Some of the industries that we serve.

  • Commercial/Industrial
  • Medical
  • Aerospace
  • Electronics
  • Auto Racing
  • Capabilities, Systems, and Support

    • Turning Capacities – Up to 1-1/4″ round thru-spindle capacity for Swiss, Up to 1-3/4″ round for lathes, Up to 4-1/2″ slugs for lathes
    • Materials – Aluminum, Brass/Bronze, Copper, Plastic, Steel, Stainless, and exotic materials
    • Outside Services – Plating – Zinc, Anodize, Hardcoat, Black Oxide, Passivation, Heat Treating, Grinding – Centerless, ID/OD
    • Solidworks 2020 3D Design Software
    • PartMaker SwissCAM 2020 Software
    • Autodesk FeatureCAM 2020 Software

    Major Equipment

    • 1 – Tsugami BO326-II – 1-1/4″ capacity
    • 1 – Citizen E32 – 1-1/4″ capacity with Long Parts ability
    • 1 – Citizen E32 – 1-1/4″ capacity
    • 1 – Citizen E25J – 1″ capacity
    • 2 – Citizen M12 – 1/2″ capacity
    • 1 – Citizen M32 – 1-1/4″ capacity with Long Parts Collector
    • 1 – Haas VF2SS Mill – 4-axis capable
    • 1 – Haas VF2 Mill – 5-axis capable
    • 1 – Haas Mini Mill – 4-axis capable
    • 1 – Haas SL-10 CNC Lathe
    • 5 – Brown & Sharpe automatics – Up to 1-5/8″ capacity (retired)


    Our Work

    We believe our work speaks for itself. Some of our most recent parts.


    About Mahnke Machine

    Located in Manton, Michigan we are a CNC swiss screw machine shop specializing in quality, complex parts, in various materials. We started building our knowledge and experiences a long time ago - and yes, (like an old, favorite blanket), we still have the original Brown & Sharpe's.

    During the late 1980's, Michael W. Mahnke purchased his own B&S and put it to work in his garage. Eventually in 2004, with his son by his side, Michael W. Mahnke realized his dream in Cadillac MI with 3 B&S automatics - a shop that became known as Mahnke Machine. Today, his son C. Michael Mahnke, along with his long-time family friend and business partner Clint Keller, carry on the family dream of owning and operating Mahnke Machine, now permanently located in Manton MI.

    Our Beginnings - Brown & Sharpe

    Our machining orientation began 30+ years ago with possibly the oldest, and certainly, the most qualified machine shop in San Diego, running what some might call the industry standard, the Brown & Sharpe automatic screw machine.

    Reality - The New World

    Originally we planned to help the community by hiring employees and making parts the old way, manually with Browne & Sharpe automatics, drill presses, horizontal & vertical mills, and turret lathes. Soon we found that to stay competitive, CNC was the only way to go. Our first CNC, a Haas Mini Mill, was purchased to assist second operations. Since that time, we have grown to include 3, 4, and 5-axis mills, and eventually 5 to 9-axis swiss-screw machines.

    Only Quality and Professional Work

    Through the years, Mahnke Machine has earned the reputation of doing not only excellent quality work, but often producing parts that others turn down due to difficulty or complexity.


    Enthusiasm leads to knowledge, knowledge leads to experience, experience leads to quality, quality leads to success!

    Michael W. Mahnke (Founder)

    Employment Opportunities

    • CNC Mill Setup/Operator – prefer HAAS VF2, VF2SS, Mini-Mill experience. G-Code programming skills with either Partmaker or MasterCam very desirable. 5th axis experience and knowledge is a plus.
    • CNC Swiss Setup/Operator – Citizen and/or Tsugami experience needed. G-Code programming and understanding is required. Tool setups, part checking, machine maintenance is also very desirable.
    • If you have the aptitude and desire, we will provide training on Solidworks and Partmaker Systems

    Applicant Instructions

    • Send us an email using the following link with your name, address, phone, email, employment history, training (or education), skills and ‘why’ you would like to work at Mahnke CNC. We offer great hours, training, skill development, and an opportunity to succeed. Attach any documents or information you feel important that might tell us more about you.


    We specialize in making AWESOME parts!