Metal Finishing and Plastics

Northwest Florida is outpacing the nation in fabricated metal production, has an array of companies to provide your metal product needs. In addition, the area is home to the leading manufacturer of nylon cable ties. These companies work closely with the area’s military as well as service commercial companies in a variety of industries.

Featured Companies

Fort Walton Machining

Formed in 1987, Fort Walton Machining provides highly technical, zero-defects precision machining, delivered on time to its customers’ complete satisfaction. Employing approximately 200 employees, Fort Walton Machining is a woman-owned business that offers precision machining, custom machining, CNC machining, and precision CNC machining. As a recognized leader in the manufacturing and assembly of custom designed, precision-machined parts, Fort Walton Machining plays an extensive role in our region’s economy.


Maritech is a locally owned machine shop established in 1986. The business has since grown into a 20 man “job shop” with a wide range of machining and fabrication capabilities. The company's focus is serving the machining needs of industrial businesses in North West Florida and beyond, using their skill and expertise to save down time and money by creating the necessary machine parts to keep equipment running. The recent addition of a 6,000 square foot fabrication shop has allowed Maritech to take on more work that, in the past, was sent out of the state to other fabricators. The experience level allows them to serve a wide range of industries including under sea oil and gas exploration, pipe manufacturing, marine/shipping industries, all local branches of the Military, construction and wind turbine.

American Elite Molding

American Elite Molding is America's leading manufacturer of nylon cable ties. Located in Crestview, Florida, their state-of-the-art facility operates 24/7/365 and boasts the most advanced production processes in the U.S. They offer an extensive line of cable ties in a variety of lengths, tensile strengths, and colors, plus accessories such as mounting pads and cable clamps. American Elite Molding's specialty products include EZ-Off™ ties, releasable ties, custom-printed ties, and HVAC duct straps. All cable ties use virgin nylon 6/6 to guarantee superior quality and are UL Listed and Mil-Spec approved. It maintains a full inventory of all cable ties for Just-in-Time delivery from one of their four new stocking locations to their national distributor network. American Elite Molding is committed to continuous improvement in quality and service in all areas. American Elite Molding is focus on customer success as well as satisfaction, and all products are backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee.


AUS Manufacturing Company is a full-service machining and fabrication facility with capabilities in CNC machining both in milling and turning. AUS specializes in Power Generation needs with a customer base of Power Utility Plants accross the United States and over seas. They also provide made custom Made in the USA parts for customers in aerospace, defense, automotive and other industries.

TPR Systems, Inc.

Founded in 2002, TPR Systems, Inc specializes in stainless steel machining in Milton, FL. TPR Systems, Inc focuses on precision machining, manufacturing, and repair of turbine and stator parts.

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Florida’s Great Northwest is the regional economic development organization for the Florida Panhandle. Our region includes three MSAs: Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach and Panama City and 12 counties: Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Liberty and Franklin. We can provide your company confidential assistance with your relocation or expansion plans to Northwest Florida. Let us know how we can help!