Machining

Precision machining is the heart of SPM. We love to write and talk about it.
ISO 13485 Certification Machining

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…

Machining Aviation Blog

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…

SPM-ISO certification

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…

New digital direction for SPM

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…

archery and sporting goods parts

20 Apr: Machining Parts for Archery Equipment

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…

Drones are tech of tomorrow

16 Mar: Tech of Tomorrow: Drone Delivery Services

When you think of aerospace technology you probably picture a large jet airliner or maybe your mind goes to a scene out of Top Gun. Either way, you’re not wrong but tomorrow’s aerospace technology also includes the manufacturing and use of UAV’s (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) or drones as they’re better known. Drone delivery is the tech of tomorrow and drones require precision machined parts. At Swiss Precision Machining Inc.(SPM), we’ve built an entire business on the front lines of emerging…

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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….

09 Feb: The Medical Industry is Growing & Swiss Precision Machining is Ready

Unprecedented demand for medical equipment and healthcare services are forecasted for the very near future. In fact, the medical industry is booming, and is considered to be “recession-proof” because of its importance. The aging population is probably one of the most significant trends affecting the medical industry right now. Recent news reports quote U.S. Census Bureau statistics and forecasts stating that by the year 2020, the number of people between the ages of 65 and 74 will increase 74 percent….

09 Mar: CNC Swiss Machining

At Swiss Precision Machining, we specialize in two methods of CNC Machining – Swiss, and Vertical Machining. Today, we’ll take a look at what CNC Swiss machining is and how you can benefit from our usage of Swiss machining. What is CNC Swiss Machining? CNC Swiss Machining involves the use of a Swiss-style lathe. These lathes hold the bar stock in place with a collet and guide brushing. The tools are right up against the guide bushing which gives us…

12 Jan: Fiber Optic Collimator Sales Soar

According to a study initiated by the ElectroniCast Consultants, U.S.A fiber optic collimator sales are expected to surge over a five year period from 2013 right through to 2018. The hard numbers say that the average spike every year can be as high as 45%. This phenomenal growth mustn’t be viewed in isolation as it doesn’t do justice to the real impetus behind the sudden expansion. Collimators are an integral part of any fibre optic assembly! Be it a modulator…