Chinook Enterprises founded in 1980 by Rob Martin.
Began production of aerospace parts.
Featured in two Boeing ads in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
6000 square feet of production space added at Mount Vernon facility.
Received certifications: under ISO 9001:2000 and AS 9100 Rev. A.
The purchase of the defunct Current Industries doubles wire division capabilities and floor space.
Chinook hosts a 35th Anniversary community celebration.
Steve Reed is hired as Chinook’s new CEO after Chinook’s founder, Rob Martin, retires.
Chinook purchases a 60T CNC Press Brake to offer additional metal bending capabilities.
Wire Division capabilities expand by doubled its space through lease at VT Volant Aerospace in Burlington, WA
New management added: Director of Operations and Financial Analyst. New Board of Directors added with experience in aerospace and manufacturing sectors.
Lean manufacturing training and mindset fully embraced company-wide.
New tagline is created to reflect social enterprise philosophy: Where Abilities Meet Opportunities.