About Next Intent

Next Intent provides our customers with high quality components and sub-assemblies, delivered in a timely manner at a reasonable cost. Our machine shop has been configured to handle prototype work, R&D and production machining in small to medium lot sizes. See photos of our high precision, aerospace machine work..

We provide both Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering to our customers. We help our customers with GD&T, and the most practical ways to apply it to your drawings, whether we build the part or not.

AS9100D:2016  Rev D / ISO9001:2015 Certified

We service the needs of the  Aerospace, Defense,  Aircraft industries, Spacecraft and National Laboratories.

We are experienced in machining all types of materials including Titanium 6Al-4V & Titanium 10-2-3, Stainless Steels (303, 304, 316, 416 & 17-4 ), Nitronic, Invar, Vimvar, Aluminum, Inconel, Maraging 300 Steel, Hiperco 50,  Bronze & Copper.,  We also have experience machining plastics: PET (Ertalyte), PPS, PBS, Ultem, Acetal (Delrin), UHMW, Turcite, Vespel, PEEK and Nylons.  We have built molds for composite components, along with complete composite products.

Next Intent brings distinctive competitive advantages to market:

Experience in demanding industries including: aerospace, defense, commercial and scientific fields. We have over 250 years combined of hands-on experience in the machine shop and manufacturing environment. We are currently shipping components directly to the manufacturing floor of several customers without any incoming inspection at their facility, aka dock to stock.

Sophistication in manufacturing technology. This results from Next Intent  investing in state of the art machine tools, software, process control at each operation, and a strategy of continual improvement. We have the key people to optimize the manufacturing process, both internally and externally. We have a partnering relationship with our supply chain. We invest in training to stay current, and move ahead.

Insight into the design engineering and manufacturing environment. We know how to build solid partnering relationships with your key people. We are flexible and enthusiastic about working on new designs, or redesigns of existing parts or sub-assemblies. We understand JIT, KanBan and Demand Flow principles. We have experience ramping up a manufacturing production line, and know the benefits of having good suppliers supporting your project requirements.

Knowledge of our industry, our competitors, and our customer’s needs. We have become a leader in the manufacturing industry by developing partnerships with our customers to help reduce overall costs, improving quality and meeting delivery requirements.

Consider how Next Intent can benefit you:

  • Quality Management System is ISO9001:2015 & AS9100D:2016 Rev D. Registered
  • U.S. Dept. of State ITAR certified (including Section 16)
  • Woman owned small business
  • Experience building flight components
  • Experience with close tolerances in all types of materials
  • Competitive delivery for both production and R&D requirements
  • Experienced supply chain that is responsive and reliable
  • Wire EDM,  grinding and lapping in-house to reduce overall cycle time
  • Mechanical Engineer (Solidworks Certified Professional) on staff
  • CAD / CAM, GD&T and drafting services
  • Reverse engineering capabilities
  • Contract Manufacturing

At Next Intent, we have a culture of innovation. We have an affinity for technology, and hiring the right people— this means we’re not just order takers, but problem solvers. We provide engineered solutions to our customers. We actually build the part to print with the highest regard for your design and the quality requirements.


Rodney L. Babcock              Cayse Babcock

President / CEO                    Chief Financial Officer