About DC Machine

DC Machine Summerville SC

DC Machine established its first facility in 2004, which consisted of a 250-square-foot room with one computer numerical control (CNC) machine. Since then, the company has grown by leaps and bounds. More than a decade later, DC Machine operates 70+ CNC machines and employs nearly 100 workers. We are now one of the largest gun barrel manufacturers in the country, producing over 1800 barrels per day. DC Machine also caters to the automotive, aerospace, medical and military industries.

Executive Team

Brian Plaisance
Chief Operating Officer

Brian Plaisance has over 18 years of manufacturing experience.  He earned a BS in Physics from College of Charleston; a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech; and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech.

Josh Ingram
General Manager

John Ingram brings over 18 years of manufacturing experience to DC Machine. He holds Associates degrees in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Machine Tool Technology from Trident Technical College and earned his AWS Welding Certificate.

Kevin Brackett
Project Engineer

Kevin Brackett proudly served in the United States Air Force for 26 years.  He puts over 30 years of manufacturing experience to work for our clients each and every day. Brackett has earned numerous degrees and certifications, including an Associates Degree in Business Management and certifications in Quality Management and Corporate Quality from Trident Technical College and Mastercam Certification CNC Programming from Mastercam.  While at Trident Technical College, Brackett also completed a Machine Tool and Die apprenticeship

Jim Fisher
Quality Assurance Supervisor

Jim Fisher’s 33 years of manufacturing experience in the machine shop, bearing and automotive industries (including NASCAR) has proven invaluable to ensuring DC Machine delivers clients the highest quality products and services. Fisher earned his BSME from Michigan State University.

Nicole Futrell
HR Consultant

Nicolle Futrell proudly served her country for 14 years as a personnel manager in the United States Air Force.  After her military career, she spent six years in human resources manufacturing.  She earned her AS in Business Administration from the Community College of the Air Force, BA in HR Management from Park University and Green Belt & Lean Six Sigma Certification – Manufacturing.