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Stephanie LaVezzi joins SPM

24 Feb: SPM Welcomes New Sales Manager Stephanie LaVezzi

As we celebrate our 40th year in business, Swiss Precision Machining is pleased to announce that Stephanie LaVezzi has joined the company as our new Sales Manager. Stephanie comes to SPM from LaVezzi Precision where she had been developing and growing their medical machining business since 1992. Stephanie began her sales career at the company that her great-grandfather founded in 1908. When she started, they were focused on manufacturing high precision machined components for the motion picture industry. Stephanie was…

40 Years of Precision Machining

28 Jan: Celebrating 40 Years of Machining Excellence

Back in 1979 gas was 88 cents a gallon, a newspaper would set you back two dimes, and you could buy a 1971 used Ford Pinto for $750. Also in 1979, Swiss Precision Machining was founded by Mike Haupers with two machines and two employees. Mike had grown up in the business. His father was a dental instrument maker who had “magic hands” and ran a machine shop out of their basement. When Mike started SPM, he had been machining…

Meet Brittany at SPM

30 Nov: Customer Satisfaction is Paramount to Our Success

Meet production engineer, Brittany Johnson. Discover what drives her passion and how customer satisfaction is paramount to our success. Brittany’s passion for her work helps ensure our products are of the highest quality our customers have come to expect. Brittany shares how her interest in machining stems back to her childhood. After graduating college, she chose to continue to pursue that interest at Swiss Precision Machining. We are pleased to hear that Brittany has been able to achieve success at…

mPM working at SPM

28 Aug: Working At SPM

We sat down with a long time employee, Jon Baker, to get his take on working at SPM 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.

SPM employment meet Jen

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 disappointed…

Meet the Staff: Joe Haupers

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….

SPM signage in Chicago office

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…

Self driving cars

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…

Your future is at SPM

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…

What makes us SPM

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….