We Work For You!

  • Cement Plants
  • The Boating Industry
  • The Petro-Chemical Industry
  • Car Restoration
  • Farming and Ranching
  • Food Processing
  • Prototype Work
  • Custom Designs

... And More!  If you have an idea for a project. large or small, come see if we can help!


LaRue Machine, Inc. is a locally-owned, second-generation family business, founded in 1985 by Ron and Rhonda LaRue.  We are machine shop and job shop with a wide range of capabilities, for large and small machining needs. LaRue Machine takes pride in customer service and offers emergency repair services to keep your company going. We have both manual and CNC machine capabilities, as well as punch presses. We welcome the challenge of proto-type work and solution-finding consultations for your machining needs.
Our business began in the family garage with one machine and has now grown to a large facility in Chanute, Kansas, capable of large scale machining as well as small individual projects. We are a short drive from Kansas City, Tulsa, Springfield, Joplin, Topeka and Wichita. We are capable of shipping products nationally and internationally. The current industries we serve include the cement, food processing, petro-chemical, car restoration, farming, and ranching, just to name a few. 
We are reliable and take pride in our work. We machine to specifications, delivering parts on time that will meet your needs and keep your machinery operational. We look forward to making you one of our satisfied customers!
Our Mission Statement: Our mission is to be a leader in the machining industry, providing turn-key production machining, proto-type work and repair services on a large and small basis while providing sustainable customer project based individuality. We strive for profitable growth through superior customer relationships, emergency on-demand services, excellent quality of manufactured parts and commitment for on-time delivery while maintaining innovation and dedication to our customers.
"What gets measured, gets managed, what gets managed gets respected." Peter Drucker