Manufacturing and Machine Shop in Lafayette, Louisiana

Full-Scale Machine Shop Specializing in Fabrication, CNC Machining, Plasma and Waterjet cutting.


We specialize in contract manufacturing and welding as well as metal fabrication services, and we serve a variety of industries.

CNC Machining

We can handle anything from low volume prototype runs to large scale product manufacturing runs.

Waterjet Cutting

Our custom waterjet services offer a cost-effective and on-demand solution for your manufacturing needs.

Plasma Cutting

We offer cost-effective cutting solutions whether you need a single part, batch of prototypes, or a production order.

Metal Processing

We offer a wide variety of metal processing capabilities.


Our welding capabilities are an essential additional service that supports our various capabilities.

A Machine Shop You Can Count On.

Hydro-blade is a veteran-owned business that operates in Lafayette, LA. Since 2008, Hydro-Blade has been dedicated to providing quality waterjet cutting to Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Mississippi, Alabama, and more.

In 2018, Hydro-Blade underwent a merger with Paragon Metalworks. This merger has enabled Hydro-Blade to become a full-scale machine shop and manufacturing facility which offers: fabrication, CNC machining, waterjet cutting, plasma cutting, and metal processing.

Our team of skilled fabricators, waterjet operators, plasma operators, machinist, and welders are equipped to handle small and large projects. Industries we serve include: Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Products, Defense, Education, Electronics, Energy, Hardware, Industrial, Marine, Medical, Oil and Gas, Robotics, and more. We are dedicated to establishing partnerships with companies who are in need of a dependable machine shop to fabricate their parts and products.

“We are dedicated to providing quality and our team takes pride in ensuring our customers are satisfied with a great experience from RFQ to delivery.” -Ben Chauvin, Founder

Next Steps…

Contact us today to speak with an experienced professional who is more than happy to get your project started!

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Hydro-Blade Waterjets LLC

332 Industrial Pkwy
Lafayette, LA 70508