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Integrity Machining, Inc.

 

Integrity Machining, Inc. is a worldwide supplier of high quality InMac-Kolstrand marine parts and products. We are your One-Stop Marine Equipment Manufacturer, providing high value InMac-Kolstrand equipment such as Power Blocks with PowerGrips, LineHaulers and Crab Pot Pullers, Anchor Winches, Gurdys, Davits, etc. principally for the North Pacific and West Coast Fisheries.

 

Now celebrating our third year, and following the acquisition of the Kolstrand Marine Products Line, InMac-Kolstrand continues to grow, offering proven equipment and service to the commercial fisheries markets.  We are committed to serving the commercial fishing industries by manufacturing marine equipment that works in the field for many years.

 

InMac-Kolstrand Marine Equipment is manufactured and fabricated in non-corrosive marine grade stainless steel and aluminum by personnel with many years of experience. Integrity Machining, Inc. has added to the production capabilities by acquiring CNC equipment. We are able to produce a superior product in less time.  In addition, InMac-Kolstrand’s Call Center is staffed with experienced Power Block, Winch and Hauler specialists to assist customers in the selection and application of the equipment.

 

InMac-Kolstrand’s new online store, www.kolstrand.com, not only offers marine parts and products, but makes it easy to find parts and information with Fisheries Groups, Exploded views, Pictures, Installation and Maintenance information, all available online.

 

InMac-Kolstrand’s Commercial Marine Sales Division is designed to service commercial and industrial marine organizations including boat manufacturers, repair yards, charter fleets and the world's fishing industries. The Commercial Marine Sales Division specializes in marine equipment and hydraulic systems, which includes a complete line of Hydraulic Equipment, Crab Blocks and Line Haulers, Power Blocks, PowerGrips, Winches, Line Coilers and Hydraulic Pump Drives.

 

 

 

Kolstrand...a short history

 

In 1929 Amandus Kolstrand, a fisherman, saw the need for power equipment and fishing gear improvements. He designed and manufactured the power salmon trolling gurdy, shock absorber, trolling block, line snap and snubbers for the salmon trolling industry. Later he sold Kolstrand to Thomas Breiwick.The Kolstrand Building 1937

 

Thomas Breiwick was born on January 11, 1893 in Breivik, Stokmarknes, Norway to Elling Lorence Olsen, a fisherman and small farmer, and Thea Bergitta Sorensen, a homemaker. There were eleven children in Thomas's family, but the first four died shortly after birth. Thomas attended school for seven years and then fished with his father. Feeling that he was lacking in education and opportunities, Thomas decided to emigrate when he was seventeen years old in 1912. He had an aunt and uncle in Tacoma who lent him the money for a ticket. After arriving in Washington, Thomas got a job at a sawmill in Selleck and later did road construction in Tacoma. Thomas's uncle was a mechanic for Northern Pacific Railroad, but when he grew tired of working in the shop, he invited Thomas to start fishing with him. As it turns out, Thomas's uncle did not like it, but Thomas continued fishing for the next thirty-five years. He eventually owned nine boats.

 

In 1942 Thomas Breiwick and his son, Arnold Breiwick, themselves high-line fishermen, purchased Kolstrand from his friend, Amandus and formed the foundation for what is now one of the foremost companies to manufacture and distribute commerical fishing equipment and hardware.

 

Today Kolstrand is recognized world wide for its expertise in salmon and tuna gurdies, halibut gurdies, sein winches, anchor winches, gillnet reels and rollers long line reels and haulers, power blocks, and other products as well as customized needs. The key to Kolstrand's Success is the quality and dependability.

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