Quick-Turn CNC Machining Service for Custom Parts.

Our Invisible Secret Sauce...

We founded KATA Engineering based on our beliefs that goals are accomplished through an invisible systematic process of problem solving and never ending improvement through people.

Quick-Turn CNC Machining Services for Custom Parts.  Get a fast quote for 5-axis milling, precision turning and rapid delivery for low volume production and prototype orders.

  • Quick Turn Milling & Turning - we have the fastest lead-times in the industry for low volume CNC milling, turning and black oxide.
  • CNC Rapid Part Prototyping - our Rockstar Engineering team has decades of experience working with customers like GE, Lockheed Martin, GM, Delphi and designing processes for challenging parts that have never been made before (or that others struggle to do).
  • Tooling & Fixture Design
  • Latest Machining Technology - your parts will not be ran on outdated machines, we have a brand new UMC750 Haas Full 5-Axis Mill  & Okuma LB3000 Lathe to run your important parts on.
  • 3D CAD Part Modeling - AutoDesk Inventor.
  • Black Oxide (48" x 36" Tanks) - we have our own in-house operation. 
  • Quality Management System - ISO9001:2015 & AS9100D (target date for certification is Q2 2019). 

you gotta have kata!



Our entire team is coached to an invisible mindset.  We all know that no problem is too small to solve & no problem is too big to start on today.



We earn the right to go faster and faster and faster!



We dare to do it better than it has ever been done before...and then we do it again.


Full 5-Axis CNC Machining


We simultaneously machine parts on all sides as fast and accurate as possible.

3D CAD Modeling


We use the most innovative software to take your 3D data, prints or ideas and engineer them into reality.

CNC Rapid Prototyping


We provide expert manufacturing KATA coaches that use a proven scientific method to help you solve problems and hit goals, one step at a time.


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Custom CNC Fixture plate machining

Custom CNC Fixture plate machining.  See the video of our new Haas UMC750 making fixture plates.

Contact Us

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We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

KATA Engineering

2823 Cass Road, Suite F5, Traverse City, Michigan 49684, United States

phone: (616) 635 0166 email: sales@kataeng.com




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