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About Us

We are the precision machine shop division of Heighten America, Inc., founded by Bill and Linda Smeck in 1984.

We are a job shop and specialize in prototype and production CNC mill and lathe work. Our inspection department provides quality assurance, utilizing our state-of-the-art equipment and support needed to ensure our customers' high tolerance demand.

Heighten Manufacturing takes pride in offering competitive pricing, superior workmanship, a continuous commitment to our customers’ requirements and dependable on-time delivery. Our mission is to always provide the highest quality of service and product to all of our customers.


  • Federal Firearms License (pdf, 197Kb)
    A Federal Firearms License (FFL) is a license in the United States that enables an individual or a company to engage in a business pertaining to the manufacture or importation of firearms and ammunition, or the interstate and intrastate sale of firearms.
  • ITAR Compliant Company (pdf, 55Kb)
    For a company involved in the manufacture, sale or distribution of goods or services covered under the United States Munitions List (USML) or a component supplier to goods covered under USML, the contractual stipulation or requirement of being “ITAR compliant” means that the company must be registered with the State Department’s DDTC, if required, as spelled out on DDTC’s web site Registration on US State Directorate of Defense Trade Control website and the company must understand and abide by the ITAR as it applies to their USML linked goods or services. The company themselves is certifying that they operate in accordance with the ITAR when they accept being a supplier to the USML prime exporter.

Customer Feedback & Awards

NIF Project Award
NIF Project
AASC Award
AASC Award