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Our company

Small town midwest values
big market talent & technology


Located in Auburn, Indiana, which is centrally located to Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, and other major hubs. This means every customer benefits not just from the physical location but also the shared learnings Rathburn enjoys by crossing over industries, categories and product types. That small town character is represented every day in how we operate, how we work together, commitment to working hard to make a difference, every day.




Improve the way business is done by delivering innovative, manufacturable solutions every day.


We develop inspired solutions to everyday issues in precision machined parts and manufacturing that help our customers overcome their challenges and thrive.




Your Rathburn team includes dedicated professionals with deep expertise, diverse experience, and a driving passion to apply them on your behalf. Our goal is to make partnering with Rathburn as easy and enjoyable as it is effective.




  1. Be extraordinary
  2. Proactively solve problems
  3. Communicate openly and honestly
  4. Deliver value not product
  5. Never compromise on quality
  6. Win together 



Quality Policy

We are committed to providing quality products and services.  We take pride and ownership of our individual and collective contributions to any quality element of a product or process.  We strive to meet or exceed the quality expectations of our customers by following established processes, and ensure accurate documentation as required.



In business since 1983 producing tooling, fixturing, prototypes, small production machining, and always seeking ways to deliver extraordinary value to our customers.  Early on, we made a commitment to quality, achieving ISO and IATF certification we maintain to this day.


Origin story

Our history starts well before 1983 in the events and moments that helped define the character of our founder, Jerry Rathburn, and the values of the company he founded.