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2011 IMS received AS 9100 Rev C:2009 + ISO 9001:2008 certification.
  IMS has increased our capabilities for turning and milling of long shafts with the addition of a Mori Seiki NL3000MC/3000 Horizontal Lathe with Milling and Live Tooling.
2010 Purchased New ROMI 27" x 120" CNC Lathe
2009 IMS has enhanced its 5-axis capabilities with the purchase of a Mitsui Seiki HS6A Horizontal Machining Center with a Fanuc 30i Control and 12000RPM for full 5-Axis machining capabilities up to 79"x59"x39"
2007 IMS has completed an 8,750 square foot expansion to accommodate the larger manufacturing equipment, this brings our manufacturing facility to 25,000 sq. ft.

IMS has increased the maximum milling capabilities to 90"x165" with the addition the of a new Vision Wide VF4000 Bridge Mill.

Turning capacity has been increased with the addition of a Toshiba TUD-13 turning lathe with a maximum swing of 63"

2006 Now with more than 20 CNC's. Wire EDM and precision grinding machines, we focus on precision machining and the manufacture of molds.

IMS has added wire EDM to it's in-house capabilities with the addition of the Mitsubishi FA-20S

2004 IMS included robotic welding in our support services
2003 IMS has increased the maximum turning capabiliies to 78.75" with the addition of an OM-Ltd. VT5-16N (e) VTC Vertical Turning Lathe.
1997 IMS completed a 3,500 square foot expansion

1995  Willis Tool & Die, Inc. officially changed the corporate name to IMS, Inc. (Industrial Manufacturing Specialties, Inc.)

1994 Added 4 & 5-axis programming and machining capabilities
1992 Following completion of his MBA, Pete Willis joined the company as VP, working in all aspects of company operations.

1990 First of several CNC machines were acquired to improve accuracy and productivity

1986 Willis Tool & Die purchased IMS, Inc.

1983 Designed and built first of many rubber molds

1982 Polan Willis started Willis Tool & Die with 17 years of experience as Toolmaker, Shop Manager and Engineer.