Learn More About Glemco

Where we started, what keeps us focused and how we can help your business.

Michael Davenport
July 7, 1945 – April 6, 2019
Glemco was founded in 1978 in Leander, Texas, by Michael Davenport. Michael was an inventor, a visionary, and he created a company that is centered around manufacturing expertise and creative problem solving. He was a pioneer, literally starting his business with almost nothing but his wits, a couple of pieces of manual equipment and strong desire to find his own way.  Michael was very family-oriented, the name of the company is an acronym of his children’s names; he was a good person who always treated the people who worked for him as he would treat his own family. Even as a small business struggling to pay the bills, Michael recognized the importance of mental health and employees have always been supported with paid time off. We are proud to have offered our employees affordable health insurance continuously for the last 20 years. It wasn’t always easy to do the right thing, but it is the bedrock belief of the company that he created:  you succeed when you take care of your own. He felt this way about his employees and our customers, equally, believing that you couldn’t have happy customers without happy employees. Customer service has always been paramount.

We believe investing aggressively in our business, technology and people yields the best long-term results for our company, and our customers. We will apply our experience and knowledge to thoughtfully identify ways to help our customers win new business or become more profitable.

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Our Mission

Liana is the Director and CEO of Glemco. She’s the oldest daughter of Michael Davenport and worked by his side for 20 years, learning and growing along with the company. As a small family business, it was necessary for her to contribute to the growth in many different ways; this broad, hands on education enabled her to acquire a depth of knowledge of the business that can only be possessed by someone who quite literally grew up in a machine shop. Liana achieved leadership of the business in 2009 and assumed ownership of the business in 2016. She’s proud to continue to build on the strong foundation of moral, professional and creative excellence that defines Glemco, ensuring that we remain dedicated to the success of the people and the companies with which we work. 

David is the Director of Sales and New Product Development. Joining Glemco’s engineering team in late 1998, David quickly revealed his talents as an astute and intrinsically talented contributor to the company’s Design-for-Manufacturing business model. His ability to break down complex design issues and communicate them meaningfully to the customer and to our manufacturing team propelled him to Director of Sales and New Product Development in 2009, where he continues to serve his customers with integrity and talent. David believes that the relationship with the customer is the most important part of his job, and it is that commitment to the customer that has driven his success in building long term business with customers around the world.

Melissa joined Glemco in January of 2019 as Operations Manager with over 25 years of experience in Operations. Previously she served as Sr. Materials Manager at Entegris, a global provider of products used in the semiconductor fabrication process, where she oversaw planning, purchasing, inventory control and logistics for more than six years with responsibilities that covered plants in both Texas and Connecticut. Prior to Entegris, she served in several roles in Sales and Procurement at Siemens, a global powerhouse specializing in infrastructure and industry solutions. She also managed large outsourcing projects, established a new inside sales team from the ground up and improved relationships with the Distributor network during a challenging economic time. She began her career in the medical device industry in 1995, working in operations roles for companies like Intermedics, Sulzer and Encore Medical. In 2006, she moved into the traffic industry with Siemens before moving into the semi-conductor industry in 2012.

Brian joined Glemco in 2017 as the Senior Manager of Technology Services and was promoted to the Director of Information Technology in 2018.  He is responsible for using the company’s technical resources and collected data to provide Glemco with a strategic advantage over other manufacturers.  He has over 25 years of experience in Information Technology with a specific background in Enterprise Resource Planning software and industrial IT systems.  Brian previously served as the IT Manager for several manufacturing and distribution companies as well as filling software development and systems engineering roles at ERP and manufacturing process controls vendors.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Houston in 1993.

Bonnie has been Director of Finance at Glemco since 2007.  She has had extensive experience in manufacturing accounting having previously work for 8 years as Controller for iRex Group (a member of the TyRex Group) and for 13 years as Controller for APV Crepaco (formerly Wight Engineering).  Accomplishments include costs savings through development of job costing efficiencies, budgeting, a/r and a/p improvements in collections and cash flow, and cost savings by implementation of inhouse payroll systems.  Experiences also include working to bring companies into multistate tax compliance and transitioning from private to publicly owned.  Besides working in the manufacturing environment Bonnie has also worked as Controller for ABM Data Systems (a software development company) and Controller for Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau, a non-profit corporation.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Science degree and has had over 40 post-graduate hours in the field of accounting.

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National Women Business Owners Corporation Certified

Glemco has met all necessary criteria for NWBOC certification. Liana Merriman is the controlling business owner and is the final decision maker to employees, supervisors and managers. Her control spans all management of the business including sales,  production and financial operations. Partners, vendors and suppliers can be confident that Glemco is indeed a woman owned company. View our NWBOC Certificate.

Proud To Be An ISO 9001: 2015 Certified Company

Glemco appreciates that the customer is our business. We embrace ISO as a management tool, and believe that only by embracing the concepts of Total Quality Management can we best service our customers. Glemco is committed to total customer satisfaction, achieved through innovative solutions to our customer’s needs. We strive to offer the highest quality product with continual improvement of manufacturing processes, service, and delivery. View our ISO 9001: 2015 Certificate.

Measurement & Inspection Equipment

  • • Coordinates Measurement
  • • Optical Comparators
  • • Leak Check System
  • • Pressure Test System
  • • Height Gauges
  • • Surface Comparators & Plates
  • • Hardness Testers
  • • Digital Calipers
  • • Vernier Calipers
  • • Precision Squares
  • • Inside & Outside Micrometers
  • • Thread Micrometers
  • • Depth Micrometers
  • • Blade Micrometers
  • • Hole Micrometers
  • • Sine Bar and Angle blocks
  • • Torque Wrenches
  • • Gage Block & Pin Sets
  • • Bore Gages
  • • Chamfer Gages
  • • Indicators
  • • Refractometers
  • • Ring & Outside Gages
  • • Thickness Gages

Milling Machinery

Positional and dynamic 5 axis machining centers, up to x= 60” y= 26” z= 24”
High speed drilling and tapping centers, up to x=24” y=15.75” z=24”
Vertical machining centers, up to x=24” y=12” z=12”

Turning Tools

2 axis, max diameter 9”, max thru spindle diameter 2”, Max length 22”
4 axis with live tooling, max diameter 14”, max thru spindle diameter 3”, Max length 24”
5 axis with live tooling, max diameter 9”, max thru spindle diameter 2.6”, Max length 4.7”

Wire EDMs

Max part size x=41” y= 32.25” z= 11.75”
Max cutting capacity x=23.5” y= 15.5” z= 12”

CNC Sheet Metal Forming Machinery

Precision 36 ton, 6 axis control press brake, 48” length, 4” stroke, 10” throat depth

Versatility & Support Tools

Mills and lathes
Surface grinders
Hydraulic presses
Sheet metal shears
Horizontal and vertical band saws
Indexers/Rotary tables
Kilns
Blue M Ovens

Glemco Privacy Policy

Glemco, Inc. operates the www.glemco.com website, which provides the SERVICE. This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Service, the Glemco website. If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect are used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which is accessible at www.glemco.com, unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy was created with the help of the Privacy Policy Template and the Privacy Policy Generator from TermsFeed  plus the Refund Policy Template.

Information Collection and Use – For a better experience while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, phone number, and postal address. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.

Log Data – We want to inform you that whenever you visit our Service, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

Cookies – Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. Our website uses these “cookies” to collection information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Service Providers – We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

To facilitate our Service;
To provide the Service on our behalf;
To perform Service-related services; or
To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Security – We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites – Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy – Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

Changes to This Privacy Policy – We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

Contact Us – If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.