Questions & Answers
Where is Golden West Machine located?
We are located at 9930 Jordan Circle, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670, approximately twelve miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.
How long have you been in business?
Golden West Machine was founded in 1982 and has been in continuous operation for nearly 40 years.
Is Golden West Machine ISO 9001:2015 certified?
Yes, our facilities are certified to ISO 9001:2015.
What are the machining size capacities at Golden West Machine?
We have 63 machine tools with capacities up to 102" swing and 240" between centers and milling to 144".
What is your lifting capacity?
Our overhead crane lifting capacity is 20,000 lbs.
Do you offer in-house welding?
Yes. We offer in-house MIG, TIG and Heliarc welding. Our welding center also includes a heat threat oven.
Does Golden West Machine support Long-Term Purchasing Agreements and Just-In-Time delivery requirements?
Yes, we are experienced with JIT shipments in conjunction with our inventory services for long-term agreements. Contact us to learn more about our contract and delivery options.
Can Golden West Machine hold close tolerances?
Yes. We can machine materials from aluminum to titanium to plastic while maintaining tolerances of .0001” (one ten-thousanth of an inch).
Can you machine complex parts?
Yes. Golden West Machine has the precision machining equipment and manufacturing knowledge to machine complex parts from a wide range of materials for a variety of commercial and aerospace applications.
Does Golden West Machine offer outside processing services?
Yes. We work with a wide variety of customer-approved outside processors to provide: heat treating, welding, brazing, plating, painting, testing, cleaning, and more.
Do you have CAD/CAM capabilities?
Yes, we use GibbsCAM CAD/CAM software for digital data file processing. We can process solid models and DXF files, as well as digital files in any standard format.
Do you guarantee your products?
Yes. Golden West Machine guarantees that every part and assembly we make will be manufactured in strict compliance with your drawing and contract requirements.
What types of materials can Golden West Machine machine?
We can machine a variety of materials including: Aluminum Alloy, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Aircraft Alloy Steel, Super Alloy, Electrical Steel, Brass, Bronze, Copper, Plastic and more.
Do you machine castings and forgings, as well as solid stock?
Yes. We have the precision-machining experience and tooling knowledge required to machine castings and forgings to your exact specifications.
Can Golden West Machine offer manufacturing advice during the design phase of a project?
Yes. We frequently work with customers during the design phase of a new project, and we are able to offer a wealth of manufacturing expertise in order to “design in” the manufacturability of components and assemblies.