Jul 2016
2016 marks Barber-Nichols' 50th anniversary and the company pulled out all the stops on May 20th to celebrate! The event included live music, food and refreshments, talks by company founders Bob Barber and Ken Nichols, and the world recording setting steam powered car built by the company in 1985 made a one day appearance for the event. More
Jul 2016
Barber-Nichols is honored to have been selected as a 2016 Colorado Companies to Watch winner! This program was created by the Edward Lowe Foundation in partnership with the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) to honor Colorado companies that are developing valuable products and services, creating jobs, enriching communities, generating new industries, and fueling Colorado’s economic engine! More
Oct 2015
Barber-Nichols Inc. (BNI) has been awarded a five-year contract potentially valued at $42.9 Million with options for the manufacture of MK 48 Heavyweight Torpedo alternators and regulators. BNI's employees and management are proud that the U.S. Navy is confident that we can successfully deliver this mission critical hardware and the award of this multi-year contract allows Barber-Nichols to maximize production efficiencies in support of the U.S. Navy's long-term strategic needs. More
Aug 2015
Barber-Nichols Inc. (BNI) would like to congratulate Makai Ocean Engineering on the dedication of their 100 kW Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) power plant and we are proud to support you in this achievement. On August 21st the plant came online, generates enough power for 100 homes, and is the first closed-cycle OTEC power plant delivering renewable ocean thermal power to the U.S. power grid. More
Jul 2015
Barber-Nichols Inc. (BNI), a global leader in the design and manufacture of specialty turbomachinery located in Arvada Colorado, is wrapping up a major facility expansion to increase and streamline production capacity. In 2015, $1.4 Million has been invested in new machine tools, shop layout improvements, and new building construction totaling 2,000 additional square feet in floor space. The major machine tool additions include a Mazak five-axis mill, a Mitsubishi wire Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM), and an Okuma Vertical Turning Lathe (VTL) which increases the company's turning capabilities to 50-inch diameter parts weighing 2,000 pounds. More


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