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Nichols Mfg Inc is an ITAR Registered, ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100 Rev D Certified ( Quality Management System), contract manufacturing company for the Aerospace and Defense Industry that specializes in complex machined parts and mechanical assemblies for Space Flight and Ground Support programs. Founded in 1979 by Jon and Lettie Nichols, the company grew rapidly in the 1980s and established a solid customer base, and has maintained a Gold Star Quality rating for over 25 yrs with companies like Lockheed Martin, Rockwell Collins, ATK, NASA, and many more. Through the years, the list of strategic Aerospace and Defense programs that we support has grown to include the International Space Station, Navy FBM (Fleet Ballistic Missile) Program, F-14, F-15, F18, F-35 Fighter Programs, Marine Corps P-7, and numerous satellite programs. Our team of machinists and support staff is second to none as demonstrated by their strong work ethics, ability to always think outside the box, and continuous search for improvements along the way in every aspect of the manufacturing processes. This approach has enabled us to maintain and provide the highest level of quality and workmanship that is demanded on a day-to-day basis from the industries that we support. It is our mission to exceed the expectations of our customers as we strive toward continuous perfection as an industry leader of Flight, Ground Support, and Weapon Systems Components.

Throughout the company's history, Nichols Manufacturing has provided manufacturing support for numerous aerospace and defense contractors such as:










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Programs Nichols Mfg Supports Include:


Collins Aerospace Avionics Systems for F15, F18, and F35 fighter jet programs.

Lockheed Martin Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS).

NASA/Lockheed Martin International Space Station.

NASA Ames Research Center's Biosciences Rodent Experiment Program.

US Marine Corps P7 Amphibious Assult Vehicle 

NASA Orion Crew Vehicle Program.

Lockheed Martin GPS Satellite Program

Lockheed Martin / US Navy Trident C4 & D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile Programs

SLAC Linear Accelerator Refit Program

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Parts Program

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