The capabilities offered are a compilation of shared services that are available to Michoud tenants either on a "pay as you go" basis or, in some cases, at no additional charge.  This is not an exhaustive list, but these are examples of some of the advanced manufacturing services and capabilities available to Michoud’s tenants.


Fiber Placement


Friction Stir Weld


Machine Shops

Metrology Labs

NCAM Machining

Test Laboratories

State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Capabilities:

  • Friction Stir Welding
  • Composite Fabrication & Cure
  • Non-Destructive Evaluation
  • (2) Hi-Gantry Machining Centers
  • Enclosed, Environmentally Controlled Fiber Placement Room
  • Advanced Laboratory Services
  • Mechanical and Chemical Testing
  • 37 Machine Shops
  • Engineering and Tooling Design
  • Tooling Modifications
  • Build-to-Print Part / Component Fabrication
  • Clean Lines
  • Heat Treatment
  • Oil and Water Quench Tanks
  • Spray Booths / Paint Booths
  • Transport & Lifts
  • Extensive Overhead Crane Network
  • Hazard Disposal
  • Modeling and Simulation