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26 Oct: Swiss Precision Machining Careers – Q/A with Human Resources

At Swiss Precision Machining, we’ve built an incredible team of machinists, engineers, and office staff that keep our machining shop pushing forward. Many of our staff members have been with us since the early days of our founding, more than 30 years ago. Other SPM team members have taken full advantage of the ability to advance their careers and have built an incredible legacy for themselves over the years. At the head of so many of those careers is our…

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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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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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08 Apr: Meet the Staff: Joe Haupers

The team at Swiss Precision Machining continues to move our business of more than 30 years forward and we couldn’t be prouder to call them family. In this blog series we’re highlighting our team. We invite you to get to know the people behind the products. Team Member Name: Joseph (Joe) Haupers Position: Sales Director Q: How long have you been with SPM? A: Well, I can tell you that there were cell phones around, but they weighed about 4.5…

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20 Jan: SPM Offers CNC Swiss Laser Machining

Swiss Precision Machining Inc. is a Chicago based machining business. Since their start in 1979 SPM Swiss has always worked to maintain the highest levels of quality and stay on the forefront of technology. Likely the reason they have made such an impact on the industry and still have clients today from their start almost 40 years ago. Their machines offer a vast amount of manufacturing capabilities including milling, turning, drilling, boring, knurling, threading, and contouring, to name a few….

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10 Jan: SPM Sets Sights on the Horizon

SPM Inc. has made some big changes recently, which makes way for a lot more this year. Swiss Precision Machining has moved into a brand new facility in Wheeling, IL that is nearly triple the size of their previous building in Niles IL. This location includes seven acres and a 200+ car parking lot, giving plentiful opportunity for additional future expansion. The extra space will allow the precision machining shop to venture into industry leading manufacturing capabilities and processes. SPM…

12 Jan: New Year – New Building

Swiss Precision Machining Inc. will be moving in 2016 to a new facility in Wheeling, Illinois.  This new building contains 82,000 sq. ft. and sits on over 7 acres of land, with over 200 parking spaces on the property.  This is a large increase from the 29,000 sq. ft. building we are currently in.  The new building was previously used as a manufacturing facility, which makes the transition easier, and limits the renovations needed. The renovations that are being done…

01 May: Swiss Precision Machining and why STEM is Vital

What is Swiss Precision Machining? For over thirty years, Swiss Precision Machining has manufactured custom precision parts from customer blueprints for a variety of industries. SPM started as a small machine shop with only three Swiss-style cam machines and now has more than sixty different machines! As technology has changed, SPM has changed with it and grown by purchasing, devolving, and mastering advanced machines and their software. A Need The fact is this: Without an educated and skilled pool of…

23 Feb: Swiss Precision Machining Offers 30 Years of Fabrication Experience

Precision CNC (computer numerical control) vertical machining has been helping a wide variety of industries for years. Whether for the music industry or in aerospace technology, Swiss Precision Machining has the highest quality of machining equipment available and offers machining services for a range of applications. We have multi-axis machines which offer pallet fixturing so the CNC control is able to accurately complete drilling, milling, contouring, boring, and counter-boring all within stringent tolerances. Swiss Precision has the ability to machine…