So Much More Than A Machine Shop
Progressive Solutions, Traditional Values.
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Since 1918, we at Murray Latta Progressive Machine have established ourselves as leaders of custom industrial machinery manufacturing, parts & equipment distribution, and millwrighting & machinery moving


We operate in a full-service, fully-equipped 60,000 sq ft manufacturing facility. Services offered include design & detailing, CNC & conventional machining, metal fabrication & welding, and equipment modification, overhaul & rebuild.


We are trusted distributors of planermill and sawmill equipment, retrofit upgrades, parts, consumables & repairs throughout Western Canada and the United States. We also provide training, installation, maintenance & repair on all equipment we distribute.


We provide machinery installation, maintenance & repair, as well as field fabricating, welding, pipefitting, machining & millwrighting on-site. We also offer complete plant moves & equipment moving, and assist with plant shutdowns & teardowns.


Tried and true traditional values of getting it right for our customers has been the foundation of our stability, and we still abide by these guiding principles today.

Advanced Applications
Seymour Dam
Canning Machine Retort
Laser Alignment
Knife Gate Valves
Planer Side Head


Although Murray Latta Progressive Machine has changed a lot over the past 100 years, what hasn’t changed is our pride in workmanship and dedication to providing the highest customer service experience; this has been the key to our longevity. We hire skilled, experienced and certified tradespersons, and we make sure all equipment and materials we use are fit for optimal performance. We do this because we believe in putting quality and safety first – because it isn’t just our reputation on the line, it’s yours as well. We stand behind our work, every time. Guaranteed. So now, you’ll understand our motto: Progressive Solutions, Traditional Values.

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    Our Humble Beginnings

    At Murray Latta Progressive Machine we are so much more than a typical machine shop. What started out in 1918 with Murray-Latta Machine as a custom machinery manufacturer and steel fabrication shop, quickly expanded to include field millwright and project management services.

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    Beginning of Progressive Mill Supplies

    Through Progressive Mill Supplies beginning in 1954, we’ve been distributing capital equipment, parts and consumables to the forestry sector, while offering equipment upgrades, installation, maintenance and repair.

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    Official Merger of Murray-Latta Machine and Progressive Mills Supplies

    Murray Latta Progressive Machine is the official 2009 merger of two very established companies: Mill Supplies (est. 1954) and Murray-Latta Machine (est. 1918). Prior to the merge, both companies had been working together for over 50 years, with common ownership since 1988.

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    2013 - 2018

    Addtional Acquistions

    Murray Latta Progressive Machine has since acquired the assets of Brunette Industries (est. 1920's) in 2013, resulting in the formation of a separate distribution company: Brunette Machinery Company. Recently in 2018 Murray Latta Progressive Machine has acquired the operations of Kimwood Machinery Inc., a Cottage Grove, Oregon based manufacturer of machinery for the forest products industries with more than 70 years of experience.

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