Sheet Metal Fabrication

& Machine Shop

San Diego, California

Tendon Machine Shop Works With San Diego, CA Businesses, Helping Them Achieve Their Sheet Metal Fabrication & Manufacturing Goals.

Why San Diego Businesses Choose Tendon Manufacturing:

Tendon Manufacturing is a one-stop shop for all of you metal fabrication and machining needs. By offering all of the services under one roof, you are guaranteed to receive a quality product in a timely fashion and at a competitive price. We have the ability to manufacture one piece prototypes all the way up to 50,000-piece production orders. Tendon operates 24/7 out of our 50,000 square foot, Cleveland, OH plant.

San Diego Metal Fabrication Shop

We have been around for nearly 30 years due to our knowledge and expertise in metal fabrication and machining. Tendon has several lasers, machining centers, press brakes, assembly presses, robotic welding and a full powder coating line in house.

San Diego  Powder Coating Service

Through the years, Tendon has added 3 powder booths, a 1,000-point conveyor system, a three stage wash, a desiccant air dryer and updated our ovens to provide an imperfection-free powder coating service.

San Diego  Metal Extrusion

Tendon has strategic extrusion manufacturers that we work with to source your extruded material. We will stock it, cut it, machine it, powder coat it and silkscreen it to meet your prints.

San Diego  Laser Cutting

Our lasers cut up to ½” material and we typically work with aluminum, mild steel and stainless steel. We have the ability to cut other metals if needed. Our laser beds range from 48” x 96” up to 60” x 120”.

San Diego Optical Laser Cutting

Baykal New BLS-NEO fiber-optic laser . We are constantly upgrading our equipment in order to meet our customers’ needs. Recently, we added a fiber-optic laser that can cut up to 1,400 inches per minute and has a pallet changer to help with large production orders. This powerful laser can cut up to ½” thick material leaving minimal burrs.

San Diego  Welding

We offer MIG/TIG, spot welding and robotic welding at Tendon Manufacturing. Our twelve, full-time welders have over 300 hours of experience in working with aluminum, mild steel and stainless steel.

San Diego  CNC Machining

Tendon was founded in 1988 as a machine shop which is why machining is near and dear to our hearts. We have CNC machining centers, Lathes, Bridgeports and other milling, drilling & tapping machines in our 50,000 square foot facility.

San Diego Prototype Design

We have three engineers on staff that are proficient in the following software: GibbsCam, SolidWorks and Striker. They are available to assist in your designs or take your ideas and turn them into prototypes. For rapid prototyping, we utilize our 3D printers.

San Diego  Silk Screening

Our screen printing is done in house on both plastic and metal parts. We can add any logo or detail needed directly to your product giving it a professional finish.

Door to Door Delivery, We've Got You Covered

Tendon ships across California due to our quick turnaround and competitive pricing. Based in Ohio, we have low overhead costs and are able to ship to California for under what you would pay for these parts to be made in San Diego. We operate using four shifts so you will be able to contact someone in our office at all hours.

Let's Work Together


Contact our team of metal fabrication experts, to discuss your project in detail. Benefit from our decades of experience, together, we achieve the extraordinary.

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Tendon Manufacturing Inc.

20805 Aurora Road

Cleveland, Ohio 44146

216.663.3200 Local

866.686.4759 Toll Free

216.663.6464 Fax


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A Metal Fabrication, Machine Shop & Manufacturing Company

Metal Fabrication Shop & Manufacturing - Made in the USA
Metal Fabrication Shop & Manufacturing - Made in the USA