Winchester Tool LLC upgrades to assist U.S. military needs

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Posted: May 11, 2013

The Winchester Star

Greg Deathridge, owner of several Window World franchises (including one in Winchester), and his staff from Window World greeted wounded veterans and their families on May 2 at Washington Dulles International Airport.
Brent Hockman of Winchester, a computer numeric control machinist, checks the cutting tools on the device at Winchester Tool LLC on Industrial Drive in Frederick County. Hockman, a Sherando High School graduate, has worked for the company for three years. Among the items fabricated by the machine are metal parts for U.S. military drones. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Robert Ludwig of Winchester, a quality control inspector at Winchester Tool LLC, operates a coordinated measuring machine on a part made by the company. The stainless steel part is a brake housing actuator for use on an aircraft carrier.

KERNSTOWN — A Frederick County business plans to use a newly acquired machine to manufacture parts to help keep U.S. troops safe in Afghanistan.

Winchester Tool LLC — on Industrial Drive south of…



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