Industrial Plant Equipment (IPE)


We provide machine tools for the Department of Defense maintenance facilities worldwide that are required to design, build and maintain weapons and weapon systems (aircraft, missiles, ships, tanks, etc.) and other material to support the United States defense effort.

Our Mission:

To deliver a full range of industrial plant equipment and maintenance services to all federal government agencies while providing  value and ensuring complete customer satisfaction.


The DLA Aviation Industrial Plant Equipment services executes the machine tool acquisition mission and, administration and management oversight from DLA Aviation located in Richmond, VA.  We maintain the only Industrial Plant Equipment maintenance depot in the Federal Government from a facility in Mechanicsburg, PA.  We have a team of highly skilled craftsman and managers dedicated to customer satisfaction in the rebuilding, retrofitting, and repair of metalworking machinery for DoD and all other Federal Agencies.

We are the Integrated Materiel Manager for the Federal Stock Group 34, Metalworking Machinery.  You may access our complete listing here: