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A look inside SPM at the people, technology, and process behind our work
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26 Oct: Swiss Precision Machining, LLC Careers – Q/A with Human Resources

At Swiss Precision Machining, LLC, 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…

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, LLC

Our dedication to quality goes beyond the parts we build. At Swiss Precision Machining, LLC, 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…

What makes us SPM

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

Swiss Precision Machining, LLC 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, LLC 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…

New digital direction for SPM

28 Apr: New Digital Direction for SPM

Swiss Precision Machining, LLC 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….

Meet the staff Joe Haupers

08 Apr: Meet the Staff: Joe Haupers

The staff at Swiss Precision Machining, LLC 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…

color spm facility logo

10 Jan: SPM Moves to Wheeling Illinois

SPM Inc. has made some big changes recently, which makes way for a lot more this year. Swiss Precision Machining, LLC has moved into a brand new facility in Wheeling, Illinois that is nearly triple the size of their previous building in Niles. 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…

22 Apr: Earth Day 2016

Every year on April 22nd, events are held all around the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection.  This day is officially known as Earth Day and is celebrated in over 190 countries.  The goal of Earth Day is to bring attention to harmful pollution that is hurting the environment, as well as promote steps that individuals and companies can take to cut back on the pollution they may be causing.   With the first Earth Day occurring in 1970, we…

01 May: STEM Is Vital To Precision Machining

The Need For STEM The fact is this: Without an educated and skilled pool of domestic workers, firms such as Swiss Precision Machining, LLC would soon cease to exist. It is vital that we, as concerned citizens and certainly as parents, encourage those who are leaders in education to institute a vigorous national agenda promoting a focus on the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, aka “STEM.” Our Future The future prospects of our nation’s children are dependent…