Author: Swissturn USA

Swissturn Featured in Production Machining Magazine

Swissturn Facility

From training strategies to production planning, this Oxford, Massachusetts, Swiss shop has the right tools in place for long-term performance and growth. All employees are encouraged to continue learning and to develop ideas for improving what is already a successful company. They are rewarded with a superior work environment that is proven by long employee… Read more »

Swissturn Employees Donate to Local Food Pantry

Swissturn Donators

Donna & Ted Farrow from the Webster-Dudley Food Share visited Swissturn on November 23rd to accept this year’s Donation. Swissturn Employees donated $1,520 and Swissturn matched this amount, bringing the total Donation to $3,040! This will be used to provide turkeys and vegetables to families in need in the Webster/Dudley area.

Swissturn Employees Treated to a Paddle Boat Cruise

Indian Princess Boat

Swissturn employees were treated to a cruise on the Indian Princess and a catered meal from Eighty Ates restaurant in Webster on August 14. The Indian Princess is a modern day replica of the grand riverboats that plied the Mississippi River in the late 19th century. Now, the Indian Princess offers cruises on Webster Lake.

Is the Skills Gap Real?

Welder Graphic

Swissturn was featured in the Boston Sunday Globe in a story about the skills gap. Kenneth Mandile strolls across his factory floor, a converted mattress warehouse churning out precision parts for everything from endoscopes to guns. The factory in the central Massachusetts town of Oxford is purring loudly this afternoon, but Mandile, who is the president and… Read more »

Massachusetts Manufacturer Installs 135.5 kW Solar with Solect

Swissturn Solar Panels

Swissturn/USA, a manufacturer of fine-precision metal and plastic components, has installed a 135.5 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the roof of its Oxford facility in partnership with Solect Energy Development, a Solar Power World Top 400 Contractor. The system is expected to cover up to 30 percent of the company’s electricity costs, saving Swissturn… Read more »

Swissturn Profiled by Global Shop Solutions

Global Shop Solutions Customer of the Week Managing Multiple Jobs via Supply & Demand As a long-time Global Shop Solutions user, Kenneth Mandile is a big fan of the software. However, it’s Valorie Ray – Swissturn’s office manager of 18 years who oversees many different areas of the business – who insists she couldn’t live… Read more »

The Theory of Invisible Parts

Precision Engineered Parts

Invisible parts? In the day and age of manufacturers touting every aspect of the parts they make? We want every customer to see the beautiful parts we make and understand all the expertise, talent, and complex machinery used to make these parts that are almost “works of art.” Phooey.

First Workforce Training Program Completed

The Workforce Central Career Center has announced the successful completion of its first workforce training program offered through the Southern Worcester County Manufacturing Consortium.

Successful Consortium Celebration Creates Backdrop for State Grant Award

On Monday December 9th, 2013, Secretary Joanne F. Goldstein, Senators Stephen Brewer and Richard Moore, Representative Paul Frost, and members of Commonwealth Corporation, the Central MA Workforce Investment Board, the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and several local businesses gathered at INCOM, Inc. of Charlton to celebrate the success of the first Southern Worcester County Manufacturing… Read more »

Report Cites Manufacturing Growth In Mass.

Manufacturing has taken a hard hit over the last decade, but there are signs that it’s making a modest comeback across Massachusetts, according to a manufacturing report card released by Northeastern University last week.

Medical Manufacturing: A Machinist’s 10 Worst Design Nightmares

The incredible versatility of Swiss-type screw machines has opened a whole new range of part possibilities for medical design engineers. Unlike other kinds of screw machines, Swiss-type machines cut part features by moving the stock and the cutting tool at the same time.