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The Evolution of Fairchild Auto-Mated Parts

We have been producing precision parts since 1944

We have been a trusted partner to leading manufacturers for many years. We are committed to evolving with our partner’s needs, investing in new capabilities and top of the line technology. We strive for continuous improvement to ensure our partner’s are receiving the best service.




Founded by Roger Fairchild in Southington, CT as a Brown & Sharpe screw machine shop to support the U.S.’s WWII efforts



Settled in Winsted

Roger moved the business to Winsted, CT, incorporated as “Fairchild Screw Products” and joined the PMPA (Precision Machined Products Association)


Natural disaster hit

Fairchild moved to a new building in 1953 only for massive flooding to hit 2 years later; after 2 weeks of full-time cleaning, they were back in business


New generation

After 10 years of growth, Roger’s son Stanley bought the business and re-named it “Fairchild Auto-Mated Parts, Incorporated”


Second Era

Norman F. Thompson III, an experienced Clock Engineer, was hired to manage the company. In 1981, Norman purchased the business brought in his son, Jake, also a Yale Engineer


ISO9001 Certification

Fairchild’s Quality Management System became ISO 9001 certified (a certification that has been maintained to this day)


New Generation

Upon his father’s retirement, Jake took over ownership of Fairchild, continuing to invest in new machining technologies


Third Era

Leland Licciardi, formerly an Engineer at Lockheed Martin, purchased Fairchild from Jake with ambitions to grow the business

Follow along as we continue to grow Fairchild's rich history

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