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Whip Mix Manufacturing

3D Printing

When your business needs the highest quality 3D printed parts, Whip Mix manufacturing can provide them. Let us help you with 3D printed items for manufactured prototype or production units.

Mechanical Design

Whip Mix offers mechanical design engineering services using the following tools:

  • CAD 3D solid modeling using SolidWorks™
  • High resolution laser 3D scanning with 3Shape™
  • High resolution auto-locating 3D CMM
  • Prototyping work is done in-house for most projects, keeping design iteration time to a minimum.
  • We also have ready access to SLA rapid prototyping in a variety of materials.
  • We are partnered with proven vendors for injection molded plastics, die-cast metals, and scientific glass blowing.


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CNC Lathes

  • Swiss Style CNC Lathes with .625 maximum bar

CNC Machining Centers

  • Omax Waterjet with a 48” x 96” cutting area
  • Hardinge Conquest Turning Center with 2” diameter bar capacity and live tooling
  • Brown & Sharpe Screw Machines
  • DMU 50, 3+2 (5 axis) CNC machining center

Conventional Equipment/Processes

  • Vibratory Finishing
  • Ball Burnishing
  • Silver Soldering & Sandblasting
  • Cincinnati Centerless Grinding

CNC Lathes

  • CNC Swiss Lathes – 1.25” maximum bar capacity
  • CNC Chucker Lathes – 1.62” maximum bar capacity

CNC Machining Centers

  • Mazak Nexus
  • Mazak HTC400 & FH480 – X22.0, Y22.0, Z20.0
  • DMU 50 – 5 Axis machining center
  • Hurco Vertical Machining Centers with work envelopes up to 40” x 20” x 20”

Conventional Equipment/Processes

  • Bridgeport Mills
  • Hardinge Lathes
  • Hone
  • Lapping
  • Harig Surface Grinder
  • Cincinnati Centerless Grinder
  • Laser Engraving
  • Inspection systems: Optical Measurement systems
  • Nigagara Shear 10 Ga.
  • Strippit Punch
  • Vibratory Tumbling
  • Polishing/Buffing
  • Bead Blasting
  • South bend punch press 45 Ton

Why Use Whip Mix
Manufacturing Services?

Whip Mix is an ISO 13485:2016 and MDSAP certified company with over 100 years of manufacturing experience. We currently manufacture and ship products to over 88 countries in the world. We also have a proven network of vendor partners to supplement our in-house capabilities, no matter how exotic the requirements.

Whip Mix maintains a precision machine shop with 3,4,and 5 axis CNC milling, CNC water-jet cutting and laser engraving capabilities to support the manufacturing of unique components for unique product manufacturing.

Whip Mix fully embraces Lean Manufacturing techniques, which are work-flow oriented for maximum efficiency. All components are staged right at the point of assembly on dedicated production lines for each product. We partner with proven sheet metal, powder coating, and plating vendors who submit to our rigorous incoming material inspections.

Contact us to receive a call from one of our specialists who can help you determine which services are right for your situation.

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History of Whip Mix
Manufacturing Services

Whip Mix started to make a name for itself in the 1920’s with innovative solutions in the lost wax casting process. In the 1940’s, we started supplying other companies during the war effort. After staring a precision casting foundry based on our experience in the dental field, Whip Mix brought those innovations to the industrial casting field, and receiving U.S. Patents for many of those improvements. We are still proud of the way our small, lightweight, precision, castings found their way into the aviation industry. Many important components, such as the machine gears for the Norden bombsight were traceable to the technology we developed.

Today, our equipment and materials continue to be highly regarded as the standard in dental labs around the globe.

Additional Service Offerings

Whether it is delicate hand blown quartz-glassware, seventy pound laboratory equipment or bulk chemicals, Whip Mix can package your products to arrive in pristine condition.

We have automated foil pouch, fin sealed packaging machines for granular solids.

We employ foam-in place packaging material, and have our manufactured products tested to UPS specifications for all equipment products. This certification puts the entire burden of arriving safely on the shipping companies, reducing freight claims.

Bulk products are palletized, corner-boarded, and shrink-wrapped to isolate the contents from the elements and rough-handling in-transit.


Whip Mix Louisville is located less than two miles from the UPS Worldport, the continental U.S. UPS™ hub. We move literally millions of pounds of material through our facility each and every month.


Whip Mix exports products to over 88 countries every year. We have accounts with all the best freight forwarders and we know all the country specific requirements for each Customs port of entry. We understand the product certification requirements for each country, so there are no bureaucratic surprises which would bar entry after your product arrives in customs.

Come navigate the world with Whip Mix as your expert guide, and leave the worries to us.


Whip Mix maintains a staff of purchasing professionals utilizing a state of the art Electronic Resource Planning (ERP) system to provide Just-In-Time receipt of all raw materials. Our planning professionals schedule each manufacturing order according to sales demand so that finished goods stock is always at a minimum. From bulk chemicals to exotic ceramics, if it exists, our staff can bring in one or a million.

Order Fulfillment

Whip Mix is located less than two miles from the UPS WorldHub in Louisville, Kentucky. Whip Mix is fully prepared to manufacture, stock, and drop ship your products to distributors or end users. Send us the orders and addresses, whether from your ecommerce website or email, and we’ll acknowledge your orders, manufacture them, ship them, and invoice you monthly. You’ll have a “virtual manufacturing” capacity you never thought was possible, and no overhead!