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Darc Corporation began in 1961 providing precision honing to the aerospace industry and has since expanded to serve the honing needs of the specialized automotive industry, medical industry and more.  Over the last 50+ years Darc has earned a reputation for quality honing and workmanship.  We'll get the job done right the first time, just ask clients like:


  • Robinson Helicopter

  • Ralph E. Ames Machine Works

  • The Ely Co.

  • Alcoa Fastening Systems

  • Aero Chip Integrated

  • L&M Enterprises


Darc meets their strict standards of excellence.  Our attention to detail has been the foundation of the company since we began.  We're committed to our customer's satisfaction.


Our general manager, Dana McDown, has nearly 45 years of experience.  He and his team have the knowledge to do any honing job.  


  • Blind holes are a specialty.  

  • Tolerances held to fifty-millionths.  

  • Bores as small as .060 up to 6" long.


Let us prove we can do the job. Call Dana McDown at 310-323-6191 today.

Dana McDown
General Manager

Dana began in the honing business in 1967 when he was just 18. His experience is unsurpassed in the honing industry.  There aren't many honing jobs he can't handle and he supervises a team that gets the job done on time and within budget.   

Ruby Hackamack
Office Manager

Ruby started at Darc in 1982 and is dedicated to providing outstanding customer service. As an experienced office manager she knows the honing business and helps customers to expedite their jobs.    

Sharon Rivera
Senior Honer

Sharon is one of Darc's most experienced honers, having learned her honing skills from the founder of Darc over 35 years ago.  Sharon takes pride in doing the job right!  

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