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10 Oct: Proud History of Manufacturing Chicago

Chicago, Illinois is home to deep-dish pizza, Oprah, Second City Comedy, the Chicago Bears, and Swiss Precision Machining. Our Machining team has proudly called Chicago our home for more than 30 years. When we opened our doors in 1979, SPM joined the thousands of industrial manufacturers who helped make Chicago the manufacturing hub of the United States for the better part of a century. The legacy of Chicago manufacturing continues to push our team of machinists to machine, engineer, and…

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14 Sep: Driving Innovation – Driving Automation Technology and SPM

In 1962, America met The Jetsons. This family of futuristic travelers stole the hearts of millions, over 40 years ago. Most people wouldn’t have dreamed that the lives of George, Judy, Jane, and Elroy weren’t as far away as they seemed. While we aren’t jet setting through space yet, car technology is evolving at the speed of light with the recent launch of several self-driving vehicles, and SPM is keeping a close eye on this impressive new industry. Over the…

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01 Sep: Machine a Career with Swiss Precision Machining

Our dedication to quality goes beyond the parts we build. At Swiss Precision Machining, we’re proud to have a number of team members who have been with us since day one, nearly 40 years ago. From the start, our Founder, Mike Haupers, understood that a company is only as strong as the people behind it. We work diligently to ensure every team member within our organization has an opportunity to improve in their role, improve the process, and grow as…

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07 Aug: Certified Medical Machining by SPM

At SPM, our team prides themselves on machining the best CNC Swiss Precision machined part possible for every client, on every job. To ensure we’re delivering the best machining services the industry can offer, we regularly pursue certifications and examinations of those services. Our Chicago based machine shop has two important ISO certifications, ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. An ISO certification is provided by the International Organization for Standardization which is an international, non-governmental group which sets standards of service…

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14 Jul: What Makes Us Video Shoot at Swiss Precision Machining

Swiss Precision Machining has more than 30 years experience working with manufacturing partners to machine parts using the latest CNC Machining, Laser Machining, Swiss Screw Machining and more. The story behind Swiss Precision Machining goes back more than 30 years and started, very modestly, in a basement of a home in Chicago, Illinois. What began as a passion, a curiosity for machining has evolved through hard work, innovative machining technology and a dedication to precision into a formidable machining company….

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26 Jun: Machining the Future of Flight

The opportunity to hop on a plane and fly around the world is almost second-nature these days. It’s easy to forget that not that long ago the Wright Brothers were on a sandy beach in North Carolina desperately trying to get their flying machine off the ground. We all know the story of the two brothers who famously never gave up on their aviation ambitions but many don’t realize that their famous documented flight was several years in the making…

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18 May: ISO 9001 Certified Machining

When we say “Precision is the name and the heart of our company,” we mean it. At Swiss Precision Machining, our team is dedicated to ensuring the parts we machine are precisely and perfectly cut every time. Whether we’re machining dental tools, aerospace components or parts for surgical robotics, each and every part is machined to last. At SPM we’re always looking for innovative ways to improve overall part builds and quality control on our machine shop floor. That internal…

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09 May: SPM to Exhibit at Design2Part 2017

SPM knows how quickly technology changes in the world of CNC precision machining. We work diligently to ensure every part we machine exceeds industry and client expectations. It’s at the heart of what we do. In order to keep up with the machining manufacturing industry, we push ourselves internally to create, research and implement the latest advancements in machining. One way Swiss Precision Machining understands how American manufacturing is changing and what trends to pay attention to in the machining…

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28 Apr: New Digital Direction for SPM

Swiss Precision Machining first opened its doors in the Chicago area with just 2 employees and 2 Swiss style CAM machines nearly 30 years ago. Today, SPM has evolved into an industry-leading, ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 certified machining facility that has more than 130 employees and 90 precision machines in an 83,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art machine shop. Over the years we’ve worked with hundreds of manufacturing clients who have pushed us to engineer the finest machined parts possible. Our…

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20 Apr: Machining Parts for the Sporting Goods Industry

Historians tell us that the first bow and arrow dates as far back as 2340 B.C. For over 10,000 years, archery was a vital military and hunting skill that many used to survive across the world. Today, archery has become almost an art form. Hunters continue to use a bow and arrow to conquer their next target, while every four years, Olympic archery teams aim at far-off marks, hoping to take home the gold. No matter the goal, the environment…