In operation since 1982, Dixie Precision Inc. is a complete machine shop and rubber roll shop based in Birmingham, Ala. It caters to the country s manufacturing industry, including paper mills, steel mills, textiles, food processing, wood finishing, printing, metal coating and chemical processing, among others. The company also supplies finished wire drawing dies and offers recutting services to the wire industry. Providing a range of turning and boring capabilities, the firm specializes in precision machining of large shafts, industrial fan shafts, hubs, screws and sleeves. Machining capabilities include boring, milling, turning, drilling, sawing, threading, welding and inspection services. Additionally, Dixie Precision provides rubber rollers and urethane products, offering recovering and regrinding services and rubber roller repairs. Milling its own rubber, roll covers include nitrile, hypalon, neoprenes, silicone, urethane and other compounds. Its roller repair services include journal repairs, bearing work and more.