Business commitments, objectives, philosophy:

To provide our business partners with:

  • Unrivaled responsiveness to customer service regardless of the size of the job.
  • Precision parts maintaining tight tolerances using certified methods, materials and processes.
  • Cost-effective parts delivered on demand or on a timely delivery schedule.

Industry Partners:

  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Original equipment
  • Aerospace Lighting
  • Medical Packaging


Hilary and Carl Whitley purchased R&D Machine in 1999.

Hilary Whitley, President

Hilary Whitley began her career as an auditor for Peat Marwick Mitchell then held CFO positions in manufacturing and banking. In 1988, she began her own investment banking company, which has represented clients in the purchase or sale of more than $100 billion in financial assets.

Carl W. Whitley, General Manager

Carl Whitley graduated from Georgia Tech and worked for Kaiser Aluminum for 21 years in various manufacturing and business units, as Plant Manager and Operations Manager. Subsequent to Kaiser, Carl held the title of VP of manufacturing for a building products company, and President of a mailbox company.

Experienced staff:

Includes a quality control manager & personnel, programming manager and production manager, providing a sound base of engineering expertise with a solid core of highly experienced and skilled machinists.

A woman owned small business


A XXXX square foot air-conditioned building, including a separate Quality Lab.


Conveniently located between Clearwater and Tampa on Florida’s west coast. See map

Made In USA