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HMI helps set helicopter in park

HelicopterHMI has a reputation for handling big metal assemblies!  So it was only fitting they were sought out for a special task the community needed done.

Recently, HIM contributed its resources to transport and mount a helicopter at a local Veterans Memorial Park. The combined efforts of many helped to accomplish the task on schedule.


HMI featured in Enterprise Minnesota Magazine

Issac Marceau, VP of Operations

Issac Marceau, VP of Operations

Enterprise Minnesota recently featured HMI’s story of rising to the challenge to meet increased demands.  From optimizing space and operations, to hiring and training staff, HMI has accomplished a remarkable feat. Here is a link to read the entire story.

HMI expanding services to include NDT Field Services

Hutchinson Manufacturing Inc. (HMI) is proud to announce the addition of Non Destructive Testing (NDT) to its list of service capabilities. NDT processes have been used internally at HMI for 20 years. This in combination with HMI’s recognized quality infrastructure will enable us to offer these capabilities to customers needing this service either at their facilities or in ours.


The NDT testing processes offered include:

  • Magnetic Particle (MT)
  • Dye Penetrant (PT)
  • Ultrasonic (UT)
  • Visual (VT)


  • American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA)
  • American Welding Society (AWS)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Society for Non-destructive Testing  (ASNT)
  • SNT-TC-1A Level II

Meet David DeMenge, ASNT Level III

Since 1989 David DeMenge has been working with NDT. His extensive background has given him a wide range of industry experiences. In addition to having been an NDT technician in the Aviation, Aerospace, Petro-Chemical, Food Processing and Construction Industries, David has also been an NDT instructor at Ridgewater College, the nation’s leading NDT educational institution.

DeMenge joined HMI in 2013 providing the company with advanced NDT skill. His ASNT Level III certification enables him to write in-house testing and inspection procedures as well as administer the NDT certification training/examinations.

ISO 9001:2009 recertification with zero findings

HMI Quality Management System is registered to ISO 9001:2008 by ISO registrar Perry Johnson. The scope of HMI registration includes the development, manufacturing, sales, service, and support for metal fabrication.

HMI was first registered to ISO 9001 on March 11, 2010 and has received regular surveillance audits to maintain certification since then. In January of 2013, HMI achieved re-certification to ISO 9001:2008 with zero findings. This achievement again demonstrates HMI’s continued commitment to quality.

Learn about HMI’s full list of certifications and compliance achievements.

A safety culture at HMI

HMI has a long history of promoting safety mindedness with their employees and backs this claim with an effective safety recognition program worthy of the cause. The company is proud to report over 350 days without lost time accident and still counting!

Hutchinson Manufacturing, LLC

Hutchinson Manufacturing, LLC