Meet The Team
Charlie TarlingPresident Charlie Tarling is President of D&G Machine Products. Charlie became a partner in 2011. He is responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the company including sales management, engineering, quality, and program management. Additionally, Mr. Tarling is responsible for shop load capacity planning and human resource requirement. Since joining D&G Machine in 1990, Mr. Tarling has played a key role in D&G Machine's growth as a supplier in the Power Generation, Semi-Conductor, Military, and Pulp and Paper divisions. Mr. Tarling received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Plymouth State College. He is also an active member in the local chapter of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) and received his CPIM designation in 2003.
Vice PresidentSteve Sullivan
Steve SullivanVice President Steve Sullivan, D&G Machine Senior Partner, is a principal owner of the company. He joined the company at the age of 15 and has held roles in all departments until becoming Vice President in 1996. Mr. Sullivan is responsible for managing Sales & Marketing and New Business Development.
Sales ManagerJohn Doran
John DoranSales Manager John V. Doran Jr. fulfills the role as Sales Manager at D&G Machine Products. He is responsible for the Sales and Marketing of the two divisions, the Precision Machining Center and the Welding Technology Center. His primary objective is to cultivate the industry and seek out new market sectors and business opportunities to expand D&G Machines capabilities. John has an extensive background in Mechanical Engineering Design, Account Management, and in Technical Sales. Mr. Doran received his A.A.S. Degree in Machine Tool Engineering Design from Central Maine Technical College in 1988.
Bob SmithHuman Resources Manager Robert M. Smith, Jr., SPHR has been D&G's Human Resource Manager since 2003. He is a retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant. Education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Management of Human Resources from Faulkner University in Montgomery Alabama, along with two Associate Degrees. Robert is on the Board of Directors for the Human Resources Association of Southern Maine, having just completed a two-year term as Treasurer and is currently serving as the Webmaster. He and his wife Patricia live in Durham, Maine and enjoy traveling, photography and all things Maine.
Quality Control ManagerBryant Oja
Quality Control Manager
Bryant OjaQuality Control Manager Bryant J. Oja has held the position of Quality Assurance Manager at D&G Machine Products since 2004. His position involves developing, implementing, and maintaining an organization wide Quality Assurance program. Bryant is the D&G Machine Products representative for all Quality matters and provides significant assistance to Project Managers. Bryant has over 15 years of Quality Management experience. He has implemented ISO 9001, AS9100, TS 16949, and QS 9000 registered Quality Assurance systems.
Project EngineerRick Green
Rick GreenProject Engineer Rick Green started his employment at D&G Machine as a senior in High school in 1978 and continued working part time while going to SMVTI (SMCC). Rick took a full time position as a machinist after graduating from SMVTI in 1981. In 1986 Rick was promoted into D&G Machines engineering department; and is now responsible for managing the larger military projects and programs.
Sales EngineerDan Sullivan
Dan SullivanSales Engineer Dan Sullivan started part time work at D&G as a senior in High school in 1980. He took a full time position as a millwright/welder in 1981 and continued working while attending PRVTC and SMVTI (SMCC). In 1986 Dan moved into D&G's engineering department as project manager and since 1989 he has worked as an account manager in the Pulp and Paper Group.
Plant ManagerKevin Wormwood
Kevin WormwoodWelding Technology Plant Manager Kevin Wormwood is the Plant Manager of the Fabrication/Welding Facility located in the Gorham industrial Park. Kevin has been with the company for over 24 years and has 35 years of welding and fabrication experience. Kevin has spent much of his career involved in welding and the development of welding procedures and processes to satisfy our customer's expectations and code requirements.
General SupervisorMatt Burr
Matt BurrGeneral Supervisor Matthew C. Burr has been with D&G since 1993. He started with the company as part of the pioneer class of the Maine Youth Apprenticeship Program. From there he worked his way up through the company and has held many critical position; Machine shop foreman, Engineering support and Project manager. His broad scope of experience makes him an effective Production Manager. He is responsible for managing the flow of work through the plant and is the in-plant liaison between manufacturing and D&G's customers. He provides customers with schedules to meet their current demands and critical planning for their future requirements.
About D&G Machine Products
From concept to installation
From our facilities in Westbrook, we offer a complete range of services from product concept to installation and on-site maintenance. Our customers benefit greatly from this one-stop, turn-key, shopping experience, for it has been proven an efficient and cost reducing way of doing business.
D&G employs highly trained designers who use sophisticated engineering component modeling software to produce the best product concepts in the least amount of time.
D&G is a AS9100, ISO-9001:2000 registered company. Industry standards are rigorously applied to all products as an integral part of the manufacturing process. D&G keeps a licensed professional engineer on staff. Click here for more.
Precision quality control
We are committed to customer satisfaction through employee involvement and continuous improvement. Our focus on quality ensures that products and services meet or exceed customer expectations.
D&G Machine Products is an AS9100 ISO 9001:2000 registered company. Quality control is most crucial to the manufacturing process and it has become an embedded element in our corporate culture since the very beginning. Click here for more.
D&G has engineers and field service technicians skilled in reverse engineering, turnkey operations and installation assistance. Click here for more.
D&G Machine Products, Inc. is a privately held company.
Ron Denyer & David Gushee founded D&G in 1967 in a one-car garage behind Dave's house. They specialized in producing custom tooling for Power Generation equipment manufacturers located in and around Portland, Maine. As the small 2 man operation started to grow, the first actual shop was opened in a small shack, on the docks of the South Portland side of Portland Harbor. The startup cost of starting a new machining business forced Ron into turning over his ownership to focus more on his family, although he stayed on and led the companies engineering department as Chief for 20 years. Dave soon hooked Fred "Gigger" Loring into taking a small risk in assuming Ron's ownership. Dave & Gigger became partners for 20 yrs, they combined fabrication and machining services which defined the foundation for the building years of D&G Machine Products first 20 years of its history.
By 1972 D&G had outgrown their original home on the docks of Portland Harbor, so a move of operations to a site around the corner on the South Portland waterfront facing Casco Bay made a perfect fit, as it was also closer to the Ge Plant, D&G's number one customer at the time. This move inked D&G's trademark as truly a Maine manufacturing based company known as — D&G by the Sea. In 1987 Fred Loring left the company applying his talents in the local food supply markets. Dave Gushee then joined a new partnership with four key company individuals, Chuck Tarling, Ken Pritchard, Steve Sullivan and Duane Gushee. The four would go on to build D&G Machine products into a National Manufacturing Power servicing all the major industries in America.. By 1993 they had outgrown the South Portland facility and then moved the company to its present facility in Westbrook, Maine. In 1996 Dave Gushee retired leaving full ownership of D&G to the four partners. By 1997, D&G had outgrown the 65,000 sq-ft Westbrook facility, and added 35,000 additional square feet. And then again, in 2005 D&G added an additional 55,000 sq-ft facility at 20 Hutchinson Drive Gorham, Maine — the new home of D&G Fabrication and Sheet Metal Manufacturing Center of Technology.