Call Us: (360) 428-0140
Call Us: (360) 428-0140

Aerospace

CAPABILITIES

Assembly
Riveting
Kitting and Packaging
Bonding/Sealant
Close Hole Tolerance
CNC Router; Multi Materials
Die Cutting
Cutting/Crimping/Soldering
Quality Sorting
Wire Harness Assembly
Sheet Metal Forming

EQUIPMENT

1 60T CNC Press Brake
5′ x 10′ Multicam CNC Router
1 Toolroom Mill
5 Stake Rivet Stations
4 Drill Presses
1 Rotary Die Cutter
1 Vibratory Tumbler
1 Tigerstop Precision Measuring
6 Stripper/Cutter/Crimp Systems
1 Hydraulic Cutter/Crimper

CERTIFICATIONS

ISO 9001 Certified
AS 9100 Certified
IPC/WHMA-A-620CCAGE CODE: 2Z905
ITAR: Expected in 2020

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Manufacturing and Assembly

1980
COMPANY FOUNDED

Chinook Enterprises founded in 1980 by Rob Martin.

1987
ENTER AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

Began production of aerospace parts.

1991
NATIONAL EXPOSURE

Featured in two Boeing ads in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

1998
BUILDING EXPANSION

6000 square feet of production space added at Mount Vernon facility.

2002
AEROSPACE CERTIFICATIONS

Received certifications: under ISO 9001:2000 and AS 9100 Rev. A.

2010
EXPANSION IN BELLINGHAM, WA

The purchase of the defunct Current Industries doubles wire division capabilities and floor space.

2015
COMMUNITY CELEBRATION

Chinook hosts a 35th Anniversary community celebration.

2018
CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP

Steve Reed is hired as Chinook’s new CEO after Chinook’s founder, Rob Martin, retires.

2019
EXPANSION OF CAPABILITIES AND VISION

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.