Clifton Machining: Giving You The Business - Erie News Now | WICU & WSEE in Erie, PA

Clifton Machining: Giving You The Business

Posted: Updated:
Clifton Machining Clifton Machining

Clifton Machining in Lake City is a small company. But it sells critical parts to customers all over the world. And in recent years, sales have increased dramatically, up 400% since 2008.

 The small company, with 22 employees, has been in business since the late 1930's. It produces a wide variety of small machine parts made from steel, copper, brass, aluminum and many other metals.

Vice President of Operations Jon  Kirk said, "I think people would be surprised at how many markets a little shop in Lake City, Pennsylvania are in."

 For many years, up to 80% of the parts made by Clifton were for the auto industry. But that changed after the recession of 2008.

 Kirk said, "After that downturn it was diversify to survive and so we made a conscious effort to pursue other markets."

 The customers may be very different. But they all have one thing in common. They demand top quality, precision made parts. Clifton's goal is zero defects.

 Kirk said, "You can't survive in this industry without quality."

Current Conditions

Upload your own image or video

Powered by Frankly
3514 State St. Erie, PA 16508
Newsroom: (814) 454-8812
Business offices: (814) 454-5201
WICU FCC Filing
WSEE FCC Filing
Share:
Share Stories
Submit your stories to our site!
Share Photos
Share your photos in our community galleries
RSS Feeds
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WICU. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
                   WICU/WSEE - 3514 State Street Erie, PA 16508 - (814) 454-5201 - info@wicu12.com