Who is Harry Major?

  • 1962Founded
    Harry Major Machine and Tool Co. is founded by Mr. Harry Major.
  • fraser mi 1974Moved to Fraser, MI
    Expanded to new facility located in Fraser, MI.
  • 1989New Management
    Mr. H. Curtis Major is instated as President at the retirement of Mr. Harry Major.
  • 1996Built in Clinton Township
    HMM moves to custom designed 65,000 sq. ft. facility in Clinton Township, MI.
  • 1996European Expansion
    Freeman & Clark Engineering LTD in Sandy Bedforshire, England is purchased establishing our European division, Harry Major Machine UK.
  • 1997Achieved Q1 Status
    Harry Major Machine attains Q1 status with Ford Motor Company.
  • 1999ISO 9001-QS-9000/TE Certified
    Harry Major Machine achieves ISO 9001:2000/QS 9000/TE certification.
  • 2001ISO 14001-2004 Certified
    Harry Major Machine achieves ISO 14001:2004 certification.
  • 2001Further Growth
    Clinton Township, MI corporate headquarters expands to a total of 100,000 sq. ft.
  • five star systemsNew Acquisition
    Purchase of Five Star Systems, further expanding our small parts handling capabilities.
  • 2014Partnership with Maxrotec of Korea
    Establishment of “Memorandum of Understanding” with Maxrotec Co. Ltd.
  • 2015Partnership with Knoth of Austria
    Establishment of partnership with Knoth Automation GmbH.


In 1962, Harry Major Machine was founded with a vision: to deliver superior products, service and quality to industrial manufacturers and OEMs across the thriving automobile industry.

Fast forward to today and the same core vision has endured. Harry Major Machine now services a multitude of industries in the quest to provide new and efficient autonomous production solutions. Our comprehensive approach, from design to manufacture to service can provide our customers with the best in ideas, strategies, and equipment that will achieve a variety of manufacturing production goals. Our own production capability ranges from large scale automation programs to single areas of equipment; we develop approaches that are cost effective without sacrificing quality. We are able to support your production requirements worldwide throughout our vast partner network.

Our success stems from years of innovation along with a solid employee base founded on years of experience in the automation manufacturing industry. We invite you into the world of Harry Major to see how we can automate your world.