Four members of the Burns family on the shop floor, with machined parts visible in front of them.

About Us

Patriot Machine is a woman-owned business founded in 1991 by Judy and Bob Burns, current President and Vice President, respectively. We are a Tier 1 supplier of both commercial and defense aerospace products. Our core competencies include complex structural parts…

Two Patriot Machine associates examining a part on a table together.


Patriot Machine has experience manufacturing bulkheads, engine mounts, doors, longerons, stringers, pylon supports, window frames, wing fittings and a wide variety of other critical structural parts on various programs. Patriot Machine’s capabilities include: Effective Supply Chain Management CAD/CAM CATIA &…

Depicts the usage of an intramike to precisely measure holes in machined parts.


Patriot employs a team of inspectors that verify quality in-process and prior to shipment. A tailor-made nine-meter Hexagon Delta Slant Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), an Ultra High Accuracy Hexagon Global S Chrome CMM, and/or a Leica laser tracker is used…

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Young Bob and Judy Burns standing in front of a truck, their first machine in the bed.

Incorporated since 1991

We are thankful for our customers, suppliers and employees that have been essential to our continued growth and improvement. Pictured: Judy and Bob Burns in the early ’90’s with a bandsaw, one of their first pieces of equipment.

Certified Supplier To:

•The Boeing Company
•GE Aviation
•General Dynamics
•Lockheed Martin
•Northrop Grumman
•Spirit AeroSystems

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Titanium Machining Technologies

Bob Burns, vice president and cofounder of Patriot Machine Inc., discusses the evolving role of titanium machining in modern aircraft manufacturing, as well as the new capabilities and efficiencies gained from investments in Makino’s T-Series titanium machining centers with ADVANTiGE…

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