About Us

Cobalt Enterprises is now headquartered in Arlington, Washington. We have 115 employees that work within our 88,000 square feet of manufacturing space.

Cobalt was founded in 2004 by Fred Schule with two CNC machines in a garage. The Company averages 34% growth each year as it has for the past 15 years. Along the way, we have earned the respect of employees, customers, suppliers and peers with a near-perfect Quality rating while solving some of the region’s most difficult five-axis precision-machining and assemblies.

Our philosophy

  • Employ cutting-edge machine and software technology.
  • Develop motivated employees through high-level training and performance incentives.
  • Create dedicated Customer Service and Engineering account teams.
  • 24/7 operations and vertically integrated support processes to shorten lead times.
  • Invest in programming and engineering to effectively handle capacity for cost and lead-time reduction efforts.

Our commitment

  • We will quote our lowest price from the beginning.
  • We will not double charge for Non-Recurring Engineering (NRE).
  • We will proactively provide cost reductions.
  • If we misquote something, we will try to meet the price point twice. If we are unable, we will provide an unsolicited quote for the future so our customer can plan ahead.

Awards and Media

Cobalt was awarded best-in-Washington State honors by the U.S. Small Business Administration in 2014. Cobalt beat out all retail, service and other manufacturing businesses to win this honor. The company received the award against a backdrop of historical air and space vehicles at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. After winning Washington State, the company competed for a national award and was ranked against companies from all over the U.S. for all aspects of our business operations. Award coverage was extensive however the local Everett Herald produced one of the best articles.
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Cobalt has also been featured in Modern Machine Shop Magazine.
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About Us June 14, 2016