Bourn & Koch, Inc.: A Brief History

  • 1975 – Larry Bourn & Loyd Koch, engineers working for Sundstrand Machine Tool, open the doors as a small machine tool rebuilder with an emphasis on specialty machines and remanufacturing and retrofitting

  • 1984 – Bourn & Koch purchases the old Rockford Machine Tool building, in preparation for expanding business

  • 1985 – Bourn & Koch purchased the assets of Barber Colman Company, Machine Tool Division and began making its mark on the gear machine industry.

  • 1998 – Bourn & Koch purchased the assets of Reed Chatwood

  • 2002 – Bourn & Koch purchased the assets of Roto-Technology, to complement our gear products

  • 2002 – Bourn & Koch purchased the assets of Fellows and Jones & Lamson.

  • 2004 – Bourn & Koch purchased the assets of DeVlieg Bullard

  • 2013 – Bourn & Koch Built 6 Machines for gearbox components and the development and remanufacturing of gearboxes in the wind industry.

  • Present – Bourn & Koch continues to help define machining excellence by combining the most well-known names in the history of industrial machining and today’s latest technology!

Custom or In-Stock CNC Machine Tools

Bourn & Koch, Inc. specializes in customized machinery, and we also have a variety of Stock CNC Machine Tools that are ready to go.

The Capabilities That Make for Machine Tool Excellence:

  • Engineering: Our highly qualified engineering department offers resolves any mechanical, electrical, hydraulic/pneumatic and software needs.

  • Parts Manufacturing: Our parts manufacturing department has the skills needed to make the part the right time, the first time.

  • Gear Manufacturing: Our gear manufacturing teams can handle spur and helical gears up to 16 inches in diameter, spiral bevels up to 7.5 inches in diameter, worm gears up to 40 inches in diameter, and more!

  • Quality/Inspection: Our company is ISO 9001:2008 registered with state-of-the-art CNC Inspection Equipment, inspecting 100% of all parts for functionality and accuracy.

  • Assembly: Our qualified assembly team can support any needs for mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, coolant, and electrical assembly.

  • Service and Installation: We have a full-time staff of service engineers, and can install, assemble, train, move machines, realign machines, and more!

OEM Repair Parts for Your Machine Tools

Bourn & Koch is the OEM for a long list of well known, American-made machine tools of yesteryear. Through numerous acquisitions, we have become the OEM for well-respected names of the machine tool industry such as Bullard, Fellows, Blanchard and Barber-Colman. We proudly support these machines with repair parts, technical support and field service.

As OEM, we have all of the original documentation of your machine. We know exactly how it was built and what parts you’ll need to keep it running reliably. Since we have the original detail prints for the parts on your machine, you can trust it will be made right and will fit without any modification. We do not reverse engineer our parts because we don’t have to.

We have a highly-trained support staff dedicated to each of machine tools we provide OEM support for. You can trust Bourn & Koch to help you keep your machine tools running for decades to come. Call us at 815-963-4013 to talk with your OEM repair parts specialist.