MLS Machine

MLS Machine provides large vertical and boring mill services as well as portable machining and field measurement options. 24-7 world-wide service.
Company: MLS Machine
Address: 216 Colgate Ave
Buffalo, NY 14220
Phone Number: 716-824-4359
Fax Number: 716-824-0903
Website URL:
Year Founded: 1942
Employees: 1 to 24
First Name: Matt
Last Name: Gehman
Position: Owner
Member Type: Regular
Date Joined: January 2010

About MLS Machine

MLS Machine Shop, founded in 1942, specializes in emergency on-site and in-situ field machining. In addition, our in-house capabilities include: large horizontal and vertical boring mills, lathes, grinders and cutting tables. Our in-house and portable machines work in harmony to provide you, the customer, with world-class turn-key services at competitive prices!

Our portable machining services include: milling, line boring, journal turning, flange facing, valve boring, cylinder honing, beveling, parting, keyway cutting, heat-treating and stress relieving.

We also offer state-of-the-art measuring services via our FARO Laser Tracker ION with CAM10 inspection software. Extreme accuracy, your place or ours.

Around-the-clock on-site and in-situ machining and inspection services throughout the world! MLS Machine Shop is proud to be based in Buffalo, New York (USA).


•Approximately 50,000 square feet of floor space
•High-bay with 23' of clearance under the crane hooks
•3 overhead crane systems
•Large manipulators
•Heavy rigging equipment

In-house Machinery:

•(4) horizontal boring mills (6” spindle, tailstock, integrated rotary table) – CNC
•(2) vertical boring mills (124" swing)
•(2) vertical machining centers - CNC
•(6) engine lathes (86” swing with 140” between centers) – DRO's
•(4) Bridgeport mills – DRO's
•(1) universal milling center
•(1) heavy-duty shaft straightener
•(2) keyseaters (2” wide by 24” key seating capability)
•Various surface grinders, shapers, saws, drill presses, hydraulic presses, etc.

Portable Machining Systems:

•(5) 3-Axis milling machines (up to 12' x-axis travel)
•(5) line boring systems (up to 80" in diameter)
•(9) single axis milling machines
•(5) hydraulic power supplies
•(1) flange facing machine (phono finish)
•(1) journal turning lathe
•Keyway cutting systems
•Hi-Torq hydraulic wrench


•E2 Shop Production Management
•Engineering, Design & Drafting
•CAD – AutoCAD (.dwg, .dxf)
•BobCAD CNC editor
•On-site inspections and non-destructive testing
•Laser measurement and alignment (FARO Laser Tracker ION)


Matthew G. Gehman
Metal Locking Service Inc.
MLS Machine Shop
216 Colgate Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14220
(866) FIX-IRON Toll Free
(716) 824-4359 Local
(716) 824-0903 Fax
(716) 583-2522 Mobile

MLS Machine Services

Assembly - Mechanical
Machining - Boring
Machining - Milling
Machining - Milling: High-Speed
Machining - Turning
Special Machines - Assembly