AO Precision was originally founded in 1982 as Advanced Ordnance, Inc. The company’s original business focused on making machined parts for Colt, SIG Sauer, FN, Smith & Wesson and OF Mossberg.
Since Juno Investments LLC acquired AO Precision in 2004, Juno’s investment of capital into machinery and equipment has improved the efficiency and productivity of the company, resulting in double-digit sales growth and an expanded workforce. The company has widened its customer base beyond ordnance manufacturing to include agricultural, marine, automotive and medical OEMs.
AO Precision Manufacturing LLC is a reliable partner to the world’s leading aerospace and defense companies. Our AS9100-certified, Florida-based, build-to-print precision machine shop is Nadcap accredited and ISO 9001:2008 compliant. It specializes in close tolerance contract machining of carbon and stainless steels, super-alloys, plastics and phenolic resin compounds. We provide turnkey production solutions that start with design assistance and continue with prototyping, CNC milling & turning, finishing, phosphating, anodizing, laser etching, assembly, inspection, and packaging. Our engineers design and produce special tooling, fixtures, and gauges to ensure that your order is competitively priced and meets tight production deadlines.
AO Precision also draws upon the complementary resources and expertise of three sister companies under the Juno umbrella:
Galion LLC, a build-to-print source for screw-machined parts for the automotive, commercial, and defense industries. The company’s equipment includes single and multi-spindle turning, CNC turning, and Swiss micromachining. Centerless grinding allows Galion to repeatedly hold tolerances to .0002″. Galion is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Its 100,000 square foot plant is located in northwest Ohio.
Southeastern Metal Products LLC (SEMP), a metal stamping and fabrication company. SEMP’s manufacturing and engineering expertise enables the company to manage any type of project ranging from build-to-print to assisting in product design for manufacturability. SEMP’s customers include companies in the telecommunications, health and safety, trucking, off-road vehicle and agriculture industries. SEMP is ISO 9001:2008 certified. The company’s 100,000 square foot facility is situated in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Optim LLC, a medical device manufacturer, has an in-house machining operation, Optim Machining Services (OMS). OMS is an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485 certified contract services company specializing in close tolerance CNC turning, milling and drilling for the medical industry. The company operates out of a 5,000 square foot facility in central Massachusetts.