Kosmo Stories

Reconditioning even the most fragile and sensitive parts

November 11, 2020

At Kosmo Machine, our job doesn’t end with manufacturing. We also offer a range of reconditioning services for worn, out of specification, or damaged parts, with fast turnaround. Our process offers several cleaning options, including some of the latest in green technologies. Once our work is complete, we inspect critical dimensions and features to ensure […]

New Horizontal Machining Center

October 24, 2019

Mazak 8800 Install

Kosmo Machine Inc. is pleased to announce the recent purchase of a new Mazak HCN8800 Horizontal Machining Center. This capital investment represents the latest machining technology utilizing patented Smooth G software which eliminates distortion of surface geometry commonly found during high speed contouring. Specifications include: four work pallets (tables), 120 tool magazine, 50hp spindle and […]

Kosmo Hosts Lunch and Learn Seminar on 3D Printing

May 8, 2019

3D printed pieces

On April 9th, Kosmo Machine held a Lunch and Learn Seminar on “The Shape of Things: 3D Printing in Manufacturing” for customers and others interested in learning more about the advanced technology. The event drew over 50 individuals from a variety of manufacturing industries. “We had recently purchased our first 3D printer, and thought an […]

FREE Lunch and
Learn Seminar

March 8, 2019

3D-printed parts

FREE Lunch and Learn Seminar: The Shape of Things-3D Printing in Manufacturing April 9th, 2019 9:30 AM-11:30 AM EDT   The use of Additive Manufacturing  or 3D Printing is changing development and manufacturing processes, accelerating time-to-market and increasing production agility of virtually every industry – automotive, aerospace, medical, industrial products, consumer products, education, jewelry and […]

5-Axis Offers Complex Machining, Cost and Time Savings

October 25, 2018

earth globe in metal

Mike Redden, Kosmo Machine’s Vice-President of Manufacturing, likes to receive emails like these, in this case from an aerospace client whose parts were completed on Kosmo’s 5-axis machine. “It was a very complex job—airframe components. Successful execution requires a culmination of having the proper equipment, software and most importantly, human talent,” says Redden. “It’s nice when final assembly proves out form, fit and function.”

What is Dry-ice Blasting?

October 25, 2018

dry-ice blasting

Also referred to as ice blasting, dry-ice blasting is a highly efficient method of using pressurized dry ice for cleaning appliances and equipments in industrial areas and environments. Dry ice is solid carbon dioxide, and at extremely low temperatures, it is directed at industrial surfaces to remove dirt, contaminants, and other substances that can affect […]

New EDM Machines Offer Improved Precision, Greater Flexibility

October 25, 2018

Kosmo Machine recently purchased state-of-the-art wire and sinker Electrical Discharge Machines. “We’re really excited about these two new EDMs,” says Pat Smook, the company’s Vice-President of Sales. “They’re allowing us to complete even more complicated designs for our clients while at the same time offering unprecedented precision and repeatability.” The machines can be used to […]

Quality and Care that Goes into Every Kosmo Part

October 18, 2018

Kosmo signage

We’d like to show you the quality and care that goes into the creation of every Kosmo part. In our new video, you can get an inside look at Kosmo’s full-service, precision machine shop, located in a climate-controlled, 62,000 square foot facility in Sandston, Virginia. We offer meticulous project management every step of the way—from […]

Types of Industries a Machine Shop Might Make Parts For

March 29, 2017


Machining is the process of producing several types of metal and machine components to create a specific shape or design to fit various industrial uses. Different machine and metal components are used in a wide variety of industries from aerospace and automobile to petroleum refineries and power plants. For this very reason, a machine shop […]

What Skills And Training Does A Machinist Need?

March 16, 2017


The role of a machinist is very important for ensuring all metal components and parts are produced and designed in a manner that conforms to the highest industry quality standards. Also, the machining process has to be managed safely and reliably to avoid the possibility of injuries in the workplace, or damage to the machine […]