Leighton Machine & Tool, Inc. was founded in 1995 by Todd Leighton. since then, the company has grown to 11 employees and fills a 12,500 square foot facility.

Between our skilled craft workers, industry-leading CAD/CAM software (CamWorks®),  and state-of-the-art machinery, we continue to manufacture innovative products for a wide variety of industries. Our CNC machinery ensures consistency at a high production rate for even the most intricate of designs while our tool and die shop focuses on smaller, custom machine parts. We specialize in advanced machine capabilities including milling, turning, grinding, and EDM.

Leighton Machine & Tool is dedicated to high quality standards, professionalism, and a belief that the customer’s satisfaction is the ultimate priority.

The Leighton Difference

Those that make the difference

When working with Leighton, you’ll find a level of authenticity that you just can’t find anywhere else. We build our relationships on mutual trust and respect, both for our customers and employees.



We are constantly investing in state-of-the-art automated machinery that enables us to take on unique bulk orders. While utilizing our set up sheets to make efficient setups time after time to significantly increasing productivity.

What this means to you? You can expect an accelerated turn-around at a more affordable price.



We understand that your business depends on the up-time of your machinery. We pride ourselves on being a leading on-time machine and tool manufacturer in the Midwest. Our LTL shipping and daily UPS pick ups, can back that up.




At Leighton Machine, you can expect nothing less than exceptional, not to mention unforgettable, quality. We invest in cutting edge equipment from all over the world, ensuring the highest standard of quality.




Between our 12,500 square foot shop and 25+ machines, we have the capabilities to create your custom order of any size. Our CNC machinery provides you with the accuracy and precision you need to get the job done. 




Our integrated shop managment system helps us get your orders to you from start to finish. Our ERP system gives us a firm grip on every aspect of the business, not just the shop floor.

 Quotes – Orders – Purchasing – Scheduling – Data Collection – Shipping



Quality Control

At Leighton Machine we are constantly raising the bar on our quality standards, ensuring every tool is inspected and calibrated for consistent accuracy across the shop. We can, upon request, provide 1st piece, in process, and final piece inspection reports.

Our Promise to You

  • Leighton Machine and Tool pledges to satisfy our customers by providing them with quality machined products that are delivered on time. Leighton Machine and Tool will strive to continually improve our processes and products in order to maintain the confidence of our customers in the future.