#

28 Aug: If We Make a Promise, We Deliver.

We sat down with a long time employee, Jon Baker, to get his take on Swiss Precision Machining and we have to say, we appreciate his kind words. Jon speaks to our commitment to our employees and the growth of Swiss Precision Machining. We’ve been in business for nearly 40 years and to echo Jon’s words, we hope to be in business for 40 more. If you’d like to join the SPM team, visit our open job listings.

#

16 Aug: Manufacturing Industry Mid Year Check-In

We’re just over halfway through 2018 and we thought it’d be a great time to revisit our old post What Manufacturers Need to Know in 2018. In addition to revisiting some of those themes, we took on a few topics that have been mentioned in the news recently. Technology & Innovation: Earlier this year, we made the claim that investing in technology and innovation was key to being competitive in manufacturing and we took our own advice by investing in…

#

18 Jul: How We Partner With Clients

There are a lot of companies that claim they partner with their clients, but what does that actually mean? At SPM we aim to form a true partnership with every client we work with and it means a few different, but very specific things to us. Partnership True partnership can’t be one-sided. The components of a great partnership – communication, transparency, designing for manufacturability, timeliness, and quality are things that both SPM and SPM clients bring to the table. Communication…

#

13 Jun: What is High Precision Machining?

When customers are shopping around for machine shops to assist with their manufacturing project, they’ll often see phrases like “precision machining, “high precision,” and “ultraprecision” without much clarification on what these terms mean or what makes a machine shop qualified to handle a high precision job.    In the manufacturing industry, “high precision machining” typically refers to machining parts with tolerances in the single-digit micron range, while ultraprecision involves tolerances in the sub-micron range. Machining parts with very tight tolerances…

#

11 May: The Willemin and What it Means for Medical Machining

In no other industry is precision more necessary than in the medical and surgical fields. In many cases, the parts manufactured by Swiss Precision Machining are used in life saving procedures. We have a long history with high precision medical parts machining. Our roots are in dental and medical and we were on the leading edge in the early 2000s, manufacturing parts for the da Vinci® Surgical System, a robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery (MIS) platform. Our history in medical machining…

#

17 Apr: Meet Jen Haupers of Swiss Precision Machining

Jen Haupers grew up with machining in her life. We sat down with her to discuss her background, SPM’s definition of quality, and how she sees technology fitting into the future of the business. As Swiss Precision Machining’s Quality Control Manager, Jen Haupers is committed to providing SPM clients with quality products. “It’s something that I’m very passionate about. I love knowing that what I’m sending to somebody is working for them. I never want to send them something they’re…

#

20 Mar: Shaping Quality Dentistry for Over 40 Years

Mike Haupers, President of Swiss Precision Machining, has been machining dental tools since he was in the seventh grade. His father was a dental instrument maker and ran a machine shop out of their basement. There, Mike learned what it meant to make a quality dental instrument and SPM’s long history of dental tool machining began. “We were doing dental points for scalers. The material was W1 tool steel, which was readily machinable. Then, between my 8th grade and freshman…

#

12 Mar: Meet Joe Haupers of Swiss Precision Machining

Joe Haupers has been part of the SPM legacy since the beginning. We sat down with Joe to discuss his history with the company and discovered so much more. In the early days of SPM, Joe spent his days working in the office and his evenings working the machines. He’s held many positions within the company and currently holds the position of Sales Director. Though times and titles have changed, the core of what makes Swiss Precision Machining great hasn’t….

#

26 Feb: SPM Introduces New Machines

Swiss Precision Machining is excited to announce that we are now offering new machines, capabilities, and services. We are always striving to stay on the cutting edge of manufacturing technology and development. Sometimes that means we get to bring in the latest equipment. That time is now! More often than not our machine shop needs to have the capability to pivot from large quantity machining jobs to smaller orders all without sacrificing the best in machining quality or wasted production…