Our Rich History
Lynn Welding’s rich history laid the foundation for its customer centric, quality driven approach.
Today Lynn Welding is one of the most well known names when it comes to welding and machining for the Aerospace, Defense, Nuclear, Industrial, and Medical industries. What started as a small one man welding shop has turned into a company that is considered the ultimate solution when complex welding and machining assignments arise. Our ability to weld, machine and fabricate entire assemblies is what makes us truly unique. Lynn welding holds an extensive list of qualifications from a broad list of customers and is extremely well respected within the aerospace community when it comes to producing X-RAY quality welds. Take a look below to see our company timeline!
1979- Start of Lynn Welding
Jim Inglis begins welding brackets out of his home. He started out with one Tig welding machine.
1981- Lynn Welding becomes incorporated
Jim realized the need for a specialty welding shop and Lynn Welding is incorporated in Connecticut. He named the company after his daughter Lynn. Shortly after Lynn Welding moves to its first shop in Hartford CT. Later the company moved to Glastonbury and opened a second location in Granby.
1983- Lynn Welding diversifies
Lynn welding purchases Sciaky resistance welders which later become one of its most sought after services and the team’s high quality reputation earns itself entry into the aerospace welding market.
1987- New facility & increased capabilities
Joe Inglis (Jim’s brother) and friend Robert Schoenberger join Lynn Welding and begin diversifying into the precision machining market using their machining experience. Soon after Jim, Joe and Robert build the current manufacturing plant located in Newington CT.
2002- NADCAP Accreditation
Lynn Welding achieves NADCAP accreditation from the performance review institute (PRI) for: resistance welding, fusion welding, and brazing.
2007- Ownership Changes Hands
Upon Jim and Joe’s retirement Jan (John) Kania takes ownership of Lynn Welding. Jan has over 30 years of manufacturing experience, He founded and operated a successful manufacturing firm which he later sold after acquiring Lynn Welding
2009- New Growth
Lynn Welding undergoes the beginning of a comprehensive growth strategy: Core initiatives include: Capital reinvestment, asset utilization, continuous improvement, customer satisfaction, innovation and many other components of operational excellence.
2011- Client Growth Continues
Beginning in 2011 Lynn Welding begins to accumulate many new welding approvals for companies such as Hawker Beechcraft, Gulfstream, and Bell Helicopter.
2013- AS9100/ISO9001 Certifications
Lynn Welding passes its preliminary AS9100/ISO9001 audit and achieves certification. Thanks to the talented quality team and all of the shop personnel Lynn Welding is positioned to take on new customers through achieving the certification.
2016- Expansion Funding Granted
Lynn Welding received a 250K grant from the state of Connecticut to fund its facility expansion which includes a 10,ooo sq ft addition for it new GTAW welding department.
2018 - Second location & Robotic Welding
Lynn Welding leases an additional building that will allow for expanded welding capabilities. We then purchased GTAW robotic welding cells and GTAW circumferential Welding cells to add to its precision welding capabilities.
2020 - Additional 33,000 Sq. ft. Facility
Lynn Welding purchased an additional 33,000 Sq. ft. building to house its ever-growing fusion welding department and machining department. Additional 5 axis CNC machines, CNC Lathes, and state-of-the-art fusion welding centers are quickly filling up the new space.