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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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Part Spotlight: Machining a Medical Prosthetic Knee Joint

One of the things that makes JR Machine unique is our ability machine an incredibly wide range of precision parts. We might be machining a part for a heavy-duty construction…

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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 Machine Discusses CNC Technologies With Cutting Tool Engineering

In early 2020, JR Machine installed the newest automated CNC technology available. Rather than replace our trusty single-spindle, single-turret DMG Mori NLX 2500s at their 10-year mark with the same…

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How Providing Subassembly Services Makes Life Easier for Our Customers

Companies are always trying to do more with less. One way that JR Machine helps our customers actually get that accomplished is by offering a single point of purchase on…

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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…

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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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