ISO 9001:2015 Certification

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Access Precision Machining Ltd is located in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, one of the most beautiful places in Canada. Our employee’s love living here and that contributes to our extremely low staff turnover. We are centrally located between Calgary and Vancouver and just a few hours more to Edmonton and Prince George.


Access Precision Machining incorporates the latest Mazak CNC tool technology with highly skilled journeyman machinists to service a variety of applications. We also provide Waterjet Cutting, Fabrication, Welding, as well as Assembly and Testing Services. Our new 35,000sq foot shop was completed in 2015


Access Precision Machining is no ordinary machine shop. Don't let our location fool you, although we are well removed from from the bright lights and big city, we are very much a cutting edge shop utilizing some of the newest technologies and techniques to build parts for our customers. Click the link to see a current list of openings here at Access Precision.
Welcome to Access Precision Machining

Quality People

  • Shop Team led by APM Owner Mike Melin (30+ years of experience) who is on the shop floor for much of the day.
  • Skilled and experienced CNC Journeyman machinists who are able to continuously "QC" your parts.
  • Machinists who are able to quickly set up and program for next part run to allow for greater efficiency on small part runs.
  • Frequent training for shop team on the latest technology.

Quality Equipment

  • All Mazak CNC machines. Equipped with the latest technology and with production features such as live tooling on the lathes and pallet changers on the mills.
  • 10 Lathes and 10 Milling centers averaging 3 years old (Please see Equipment page), including a New Mazak Integrex E670H installed and comissioned January 2015.
  • Mazak trained service technician on staff.
  • Waterjet Cutting, Fabrication, Testing, and Assembly Services
  • Extensive Quality Control tools including Zeiss CMM, licensed Gaugemaker Thread Program, Optical Comparator, Hardness and Surface Testers, and related measuring instruments.
  • New 35,000 sq ft. manufacturing facility complete with overhead cranes and forklifts.
  • Each machine center has it’s own jib crane, air exhaust systems, and vacuum de-burring table for parts clean-up.

Quality Practices

  • ISO 9001:2015 certified. (see Products/Quality)
  • Canadian Controlled Goods Program (for military type work).
  • Standard practices include material tracking (mill certs), APM or Customer inspections sheets, and Customer Quality Assurance programs.
  • Company Safety Program – excellent safety record.
  • Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP - Job Boss).
  • Internet business friendly for RFQs, Invoicing etc.
    Most CAD drawing formats are supported.
  • We can provide a complete parts management service involving different sub-contractors (i.e. heat treating and plating).
    You issue 1 PO and receive 1 Invoice. Timed releases can be arranged.
  • Non-disclosure Agreements and Intelectual Property Management Systems.
  • 80% of our work comes from our long term Customers. 

APM Offers Quality CNC Products and Services

Access Precision Machining
3701 - 20th Ave S.E.
Salmon Arm BC V1E 1X9

Phone: (250) 832-7077
Fax: (250) 832-8950

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