In May of 2016, WB Industries, O’Fallon, MO, acquired a large format Horizontal Boring Mill, with the following capacities and travels of X= 118″, Y= 78″, and a table capacity of 18,000 lbs.

“This new piece of equipment represents a significant enhancement to our machining capabilities, allowing us to machine larger items at efficiencies never before possible”, says Steve Haggin, WB Industries Production Operations Manager. “Normally, we would have outsourced this type of machining, this added capability allows us to do this work in house, another step to better serve our customers, both from a cost and delivery standpoint”, Steve continues.

WB Industries Machining and Tooling Department utilizes the latest in equipment to meet their customers’ needs. This highly skilled team of machinists deliver quality projects requiring varied types and sizes of materials, and manufactured to exacting tolerances, for both low and high volume projects. “We are always looking at ways to be more efficient to deliver what our customers expect, adding the large format horizontal boring mill is an exciting addition to our capabilities”, adds Steve.

If you are interested in learning more about how this new capability can help you meet your large format machining needs, contact Steve Haggin by phone at (636) 272-2366 or e-mail at

WB Industries, O’Fallon MO, is a proven resource for quality custom design, fabrication, and machining, servicing local, national and global customers in several industries including, aerospace and defense, manufacturing, construction and automotive. WB Industries’ facilities and capabilities, team of designers, project managers, fabricators and machinists are suited to provide solutions from the smallest machined part to aircraft-size tooling and fabrication.