In 1960, a machine company started in the basement of an old local church. Because of the unique surroundings in which the business began, the company was named Churchmen's. With a growing need in Wilmington and the regional area for a full-service machine company, Churchmen's became a company that truly catered to the customer's individual and practical needs. As a result of quality workmanship and accuracy, Churchmen's Machine Company continued to thrive as a first-rate company. In just a few years, the business moved to a new location and since then has expanded twice from 2, 000 sq. ft. to almost 10, 000 sq. ft. Each addition resulted in better capabilities, more equipment and space, and greater convenience to the customer. After years of growth and change, personal service and skilled professionalism remain part of the everyday business philosophy Churchmen's Machine Company.