Category: News

Swissturn Purchases J.I. Morris Fastener Line

We are pleased to announce that Swissturn/USA has purchased the fastener line of miniature number and UNM screws, self-tapping screws, hex nuts, flat washers, and turned parts from J.I. Morris Company. The J.I. Morris Company brand is recognized as the premier manufacturer of miniature fasteners.

Swissturn/USA Purchases J.I. Morris Company Fasteners

September 18, 2017 – (Oxford, MA) Swissturn/USA announced today that it has purchased the miniature fastener business of J.I. Morris Company (Southbridge, MA). J.I. Morris Company, which has operated in Southbridge for 97 years, is recognized as a world leader in the manufacturing of miniature screws and nuts. They are known best for their miniature… Read more »

NCEO Releases Study on Worker Economic Well-Being

A paper released yesterday by the National Center for Employee Ownership showed the results of research into worker economic well-being created by employee-ownership. The study found that among the sampled workers, all ages 28 to 34: workers who are employee-owners have 92% higher median household wealth, 33% higher income from wages, and 53% longer median… Read more »

Swissturn USA Launches New Responsive Website

Swissturn USA invites new visitors and valued customers to explore their newly launched website which has been created with a visually appealing interface and simplified user experience. With advanced features like streamlined navigation and intuitive functionality, the new website provides visitors with quick access to helpful information about the custom services offered.

Design for Advanced Manufacturing Book Released

swiss screw machine

Swissturn Authors Advanced Manufacturing Chapter Swissturn was pleased to be invited by McGraw-Hill to write a chapter in a new advanced manufacturing book. Design for Advanced Manufacturing was released last month. The book includes Swissturn’s chapter titled “Designing for the Swiss Screw Machine”.

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 Webster Dudley Food Share

Swissturn Employees

This November we were pleased to present a check to the Webster-Dudley Food Share for $4,650.00. We have been providing monthly trucking services and annual donations for many years. Swissturn matches employee donations dollar for dollar.

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 »