About Us

Established in 1994, Machining Concepts is a contract supplier of precision machined components. With over 13,000 square feet of manufacturing space in our Erie, Pa., location, we serve the aerospace, electronics, energy, mechanical and medical industries offering machining, light assembly and value-added services.


James Willats, Co-Founder/President

Jim founded Machining Concepts in 1994 after serving as head of manufacturing and design engineering for a local OEM. He holds a degree in engineering from Penn State University.

Mark Wilkosz, Co-Founder/Vice President

Mark manages engineering and estimating at Machining Concepts. Prior to joining Machining Concepts in 1994, he held various posts as an architectural engineer.