Not Your Average Machine Shop...


We take great pride in our ISO 9001:2015 certification by delivering quality results every time. Quality is inherent to our culture which promotes a sense of pride with every single piece produced. Our Quality Policy reinforces our dedication to our customers and community.

Quality Policy - To be a trusted and dominant source for your production milling and turning needs and to keep business moving forward while maintaining our commitment to continuous improvement.


We strive to make it easy to do business with us. Whether it’s machining samples, making design suggestions, adjusting shop schedules, or accommodating inventory, it is our goal to be an integral, seamless part of your team.


First Manufacturing provides a unique combination that yields unique benefits for customers:

  • Insight as to the most efficient way to manufacture a part
  • Design assistance of components for the easiest and least expensive way to manufacture
  • Knowledgeable, straight-forward, and easy to work with
  • Research of new machining processes and methods

We have over 15 years of Manufacturing Engineering and Design experience. The owners use Mechanical Engineering degrees and years of Machining and Manufacturing Engineering experience to provide high quality manufactured parts, on schedule, with the ultimate customer service and communication.


First Manufacturing began part time in January 2003, in Rocklin, California, with a manual mill and a manual lathe. In October of 2003, the business moved to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and began expanding its machining capability. From May 2004 through the present, capital equipment has been added to increase productivity and efficiency, and expand capability. First Manufacturing became a full-time venture in August of 2006. Now, with a full staff of machinists and operators and a wide range of CNC machines with varying capabilities, First Manufacturing is ready to partner with you for all you machining needs.