WICHITA — Mini-Mac Inc., which manufactures spacers for the aerospace industry, isn’t going to be so small anymore.
“We have outgrown our facilities,” owner Bob McNamee says.
He’s currently in about 2,500 square feet at 1912 N. 159th St. East.
His new space, which he’ll move into in the early part of 2012, is more than 10,000 square feet over three buildings at 1703 Southwest Boulevard.
Mini-Mac will take 5,600 square feet in the main building on the new property, and the rest of the space will be available for lease.
This is the first time the business has moved since McNamee’s late father, Mac, started the business in 1970.
“It was my dad’s hobby that turned into a business,” McNamee says. “He always had a machine shop in the basement I always remember as a kid growing up.”
McNamee says his father “would do odds and ends for people.”
“He did that in his spare time, that was his passion. And then when he retired from Boeing, he had some people that were in the distribution business, and they encouraged him to get into the manufacturing of what we now do today.”