Company Updates


How We’re Improving Quality, Delivery and Cost of Complex Parts

At JR Machine, we have a long history of implementing lean manufacturing and continuous improvement best practices. It helps that our customers keep us on our toes and require us…

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Testing Week: 3 Key Takeaways from Machining High-Temp Alloys

JR Machine’s tool testing week provides valuable insights, revealing which tools perform the best on high-temp alloys and other high-temp materials.

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Our Testing Week Was Designed to Determine the Best Tools for Machining Aerospace Alloys

Aerospace alloys are notoriously difficult to machine. Last week we set out to do something that most machine shops haven’t done before. Working closely with our local tool distributor, we…

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AS9100 Certification Is on Schedule at JR Machine

We’ve always had a keen focus on quality at JR Machine. That shines through in everything from the quality and accuracy of the parts we manufacture to the cleanliness and…

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JR Joins the Conversation on Why It’s Time for Domestic Manufacturing to Make a Comeback

There’s been a lot of talk about the comeback of domestic manufacturing lately, and JR Machine’s leadership team has joined the conversation on LinkedIn. We hope you’ll follow along as…

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How We Meet the Exacting Requirement for Aerospace Parts & Military Components

OEMs rely on JR Machine’s advanced automation and stringent quality controls for complex, mission critical aerospace parts and military components. Because precision is important to each customer and industry we…

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Five Ways the DMG MORI NZX 2000 Has Exceeded Our Expectations

When we recently invested in two DMG MORI NZX 2000s, we knew we were taking a big step forward in automation to streamline the production of complex parts for our…


JR Machine Is Part of the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce and Remains Fully Operational During COVID-19 Response

The necessary response to COVID-19 has caused distribution to people’s lives and businesses across the country and around the world. On Monday, March 23, Wisconsin Governor Evers ordered non-essential businesses…

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WMEP’s Role in JR Machine’s Story of Growth

Back in 2004, we set out to streamline our process for producing complex machined parts by focusing on automation and lean manufacturing. Like most things, it was a team effort,…

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JR Machine Employees Give Thanks and Give Back with Food Drive

When we think about Thanksgiving, many of us typically envision happy families gathering around tables covered in turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. But for some in Wisconsin, it can be…

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Mike Duchesne Celebrates 25 Years of Learning at JR Machine

On a September day in 1994 Mike Duchesne walked through the doors of JR Machine for his first day on the job as a machinist operator. We recently celebrated “Uncle…

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OEM Purchasing & Supply Chain Challenges in Modern Manufacturing

Purchasing agents and their managers have a tough job these days! It’s a difficult balancing act of keeping costs in line while overcoming the challenging aspects of securing and managing…

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