For over five decades, Southern Machine Works has steadfastly supplied machined parts to top OEM's nationwide, embodying a legacy of excellence and reliability.
Established in 1964 and later acquired by Frank Burch Sr. in 1974, Southern Machine Works has flourished as a family-centric enterprise. With the passing of Frank Burch Sr. in 2001 and Terry Burch in 2020, the torch is firmly carried by Terry’s son Frank Burch II, who has been a deeply involved with the organization for almost a quarter century. His deep involvement and unwavering commitment have been instrumental in steering the company with a vision that aligns with contemporary needs while honoring its rich legacy. Alongside Frank Burch II is a remarkable team of professionals, all dedicated to reinforcing the company’s position as a preferred provider for precision machining and fabrication needs.
Our ethos is rooted in continuous improvement, innovation, and a relentless pursuit of quality. We place immense value on the customer experience, aiming to be an indispensable supply chain partner, always meeting and exceeding expectations.
Our conservative business strategies have been a beacon, guiding us through economic fluctuations, and enabling the attraction and retention of exceptional machinists. The loyalty and dedication of our team are reflected in an average tenure that exceeds 7.5 years, with a significant portion boasting over 15 years of service.
In the specialized realms of Aerospace, Defense, and Weapons manufacturing, we uphold stringent standards of security and confidentiality to protect our customers’ sensitive data. Continuous enhancements in our IT data infrastructure and rigorous privacy training for our workforce underscore our commitment to operational integrity. Our facility operates with the highest levels of compliance, ensuring the safeguarding of essential information and processes.
We welcome you to navigate through our website, a showcase of our capabilities and a testament to our unwavering commitment to serving your supply chain and outsourced component needs with unparalleled excellence. The SMW team is poised and ready to deliver exceptional service, embodying a legacy of quality and reliability.