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CNC Machining and Plasma Cutting in Kearney, Nebraska

At Fort Manufacturing, LLC, we’re passionate about precision machining. Located in Kearney, Nebraska, and family-owned by Ben & Taya Carlson, we’ve been transforming raw materials into exceptional parts since 2018.

Prior to starting Fort, Ben honed his skills at various machine shops as well as working for Zeiss IMT, gaining valuable experience in the high precision machining industry. We bring this expertise to every project we undertake.

We understand the importance of accuracy and efficiency. That’s why we leverage cutting-edge technology to deliver superior results. Our shop is equipped with modern CAD/CAM software and state-of-the-art CNC machines, allowing us to design and manufacture parts with exceptional precision.

Whether you require a single prototype or a high-volume production run, we have the expertise and resources to handle your project with the dedication it deserves. We take pride in building strong relationships with our clients, ensuring clear communication and exceeding expectations at every stage.

Contact us today to discuss your project and discover how Fort Manufacturing, LLC can help you turn your vision into reality.



CNC Machining, Plasma Cutting, Welding and Fabrication, Product Development, CAD/CAM Programming. We also partner with powder coating, anodizing, and other coating services.


We can machine everything from metals to plastics. Aluminum, steel, stainless steel, titanium, tool steel, inconel, etc.

Quality and Precision

At Fort Manufacturing, quality and precision are at the heart of everything we do. Our commitment to excellence starts with our team, with a strong foundation in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). This expertise allows us to design and manufacture parts with exceptional accuracy. We further ensure top-notch quality with advanced inspection tools, guaranteeing every component meets the most rigorous standards. Whether you require a single prototype or a high-volume production run, you can be confident that we deliver unparalleled precision and quality.

“Ben is great to work with, great machinist. Very knowledgeable”

D. Heun

“Ben was wonderful to work with and did a great job”

E. Rainey

“Tremendous quality and customer service”

K. Heyen

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