What are we capable of doing for you?

Baker Engineering, LLC. is a 100% Tribally-owned, Native American SBA 8(a) small business of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP) providing engineering, design, and manufacturing for industry and the U.S. military. As a full-service component part manufacturer, Baker specializes in prototypes to full-run part production (CNC milling and Swiss turning), as well as testing and development of components and assemblies


  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA) with thermal analysis
  • Engineering and design featuring Creo design CAD software
    Reverse engineering
  • Animation capabilities for kinematic assemblies
  • Computational Fluid Dynamic Analysis (CFD) by ANSYS/Fluent

Fabrication, Assembly, and Testing

  • MIG and TIG welding operations
  • Sheet metal fabrication
  • Simple to complex assembly
  • Test rig design and fabrication
  • Quality inspection fixtures and jigs
  • Prototypes


  • Machine shop featuring 5-axis milling and 7-axis Swiss turning
  • 5-axis high-speed Haas machining centers
  • 5-axis turning on stock greater than 1.25” diameter
  • 7-axis turning on stock less than 1.25” diameter
  • Maximum milling capacity: 50” x 26” x 25”
  • Milling tolerances: +/-0.0004”
  • Turning tolerances: +/-0.0002”
  • Maximum turning capacity: 16” diameter with 2” diameter bar feed, 1.5 million parts per year
  • In-house CNC programming and validation software
  • Quality Lab featuring Nikon CMM, Optical Comparator, SPC, surface finish, and more
  • Machining materials: Steel, stainless, alloys, exotics, red metals, plastics, and more
  • Citizen Swiss machining
  • Finishing contacts for precision grinding, heat treatment, e-coating, powder coating,
    anodizing, and more


  • Diverse research & development and manufacturing experience
  • Multiple in-house capabilities for control over cost, schedule, and quality
  • Ability to take an idea from concept through testing
  • Responsive and flexible
  • AS9100D and ISO 9001:2015 Certified
  • DFARS 252.204-7012 information security system compliance with NIST SP 800-171
  • ITAR compliant
  • 8(a) Certified – Eligible for sole-source government contracts
  • Engineering expertise – Innovative approach to solving challenges
  • NAICS: 332710, 332721, 333618, 336412, 541715, 811111