Boland offers general machine services for repair and manufacturing in all types of applications. No job is too small or large. Boland has manufactured parts from food processing plants to specialty components for US Navy Nuclear Submarines. Boland is the premier “Job Shop” in South Louisiana. Our reputation is, “When others can’t do it, call Boland.”

Boland has some of the largest Lathes, Vertical Boring Mill’s (VTL) and Horizontal Mills in the region. Boland’s machine shop is fully equipped and committed to providing the highest quality products to our customers in the marine, petrochemical, oilfield and offshore industries.  We have a wide range of machining capabilities, allowing us to handle any type of request, with quick turnaround and the same amount of attention to detail regardless the size of the project.  Our 30,000 square foot machine shop allows our skilled machinists, who understand the requirements of precision machining, to work safely, effectively and efficiently.

Equipment and Capacities

Turning/Lathes Qty 32

Our lathes range up to swing/diameter of 105″ (8.75′ ft) X 41′ ft. between centers, and weight capacities to 100,000 lbs

Vertical Boring Mills/VTL’s  Qty 5

  • Up to 171″ swing/diameter X 93″ under rail

Milling Machines/ Horizontal Boring Mills 3″ to 7″ spindles/  Qty 12

  • Rotating Table Sizes up to 5″ bar x 60″ x 120″/10′ ft. tables,  with 72″ vertical travel x 110″ horizontal table travel and one-pass milling height up to 79″ range.
  • Floor Mill/ Giddings and Lewis 7″ bar with 10′ ft. vertical travel x 20′ ft. horizontal travel, up to 100,000 pound weight capacity.

Keyway milling Qty 2

  • external – all sizes; internal 2″ by 15″ long

CNC Machines  Qty 4

  • Horizontal Mill, axis travel = X-100″, Y-72″ & Z-20″, holes up to 1″ diameter and 7″ deep, max
    weight 12,000 lbs and is ideal for heat exchanger tubesheet and baffle drilling
  • CNC Mill, Hass 4-Axis  34″ X 84″ table
  • CNC Lathe, Masak Nexus 450M  with swing/diameter of 30″ X 120” between centers
  • CNC Lathe, Puma 740 with swing diameter of 34″ X 120″ between centers

Radial Drill Presses Qty 4

  • Up to 15″ column 60″ arm, 60″ height, #5 Morse taper

Grinding  Qty 3

  • Cylindrical to 24″ dia x 96″ long – OD, ID, and through-feed and plunge-feed centerless
  • Surface up to to 20″x 60″
  • Tool Post – all machines – (to 5 HP x 12″ wheel)

Dynamic Balancing  Qty 2

  • Swing Diameter up to 82″ Swing/Diameter X 144″/12’ft between rollers and 10,000# /5 Ton capacity


  • Large Planer 52″ X 216″/18′ ft. table with 20′ ft. of travel