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You are invited to join the J&R Machine team at the 2017 Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show. The event takes place October 3 – 5 at the Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center Halls A&B in West Allis, WI. It is Wisconsin’s largest manufacturing event, with nearly 5,000 attendees last year and 100,000 square feet […]

Since publishing our first article on Hard Turning,  J&R Machine Inc. has taken on dozens of other tough hard turning applications. Many are similar to the parts showcased in our original story in regards to materials and hardness. These parts are from a variety of different sectors in manufacturing including: Heavy Equipment, Hydraulics, Mining, Oil […]

Please join J&R Machine Inc. June 7th and 8th at the Design 2 Part Show in Minneapolis, Minnesota! This is J&R’s third trade show for 2017, and we are hoping to break into new markets with OEM’s in the area that make up the diverse high technology sectors in the state and surrounding territory. The show will be […]

Please join J&R Machine Inc. May 10th and 11th at the Design 2 Part Show in Schaumburg, Illinois. This is the biggest show of the year for J&R and Design 2 Part, with close to 300 exhibitors and 2000 attendees for the two day event!  Show will be held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, Wednesday 9:30-4:00 […]

J&R Machine Inc. is kicking off their first of many trade shows this year with the Design 2 Part show in Grapevine,  Texas. Even though we are already doing a significant amount of business in Texas with Oil & Gas,  Petroleum and other Energy related OEM’s,  J&R is always looking to strengthen their customer base in […]

While manufacturing has been drifting out of the United States for years, J&R Machine recently entered into an agreement to redesign and manufacture a product for a current international client that planned to offshore the project. J&R Machine sought out quotes from U.S. sources for a new casting and presented them alongside engineering support management […]

A recent Citrix report predicts that 2016 is set to become a watershed year for machine shops, noting that, “The industry is showing signs of reinvention in areas including automation, 3D printing and data analysis, and the next five years look to be pivotal in realizing this change.” With U.S. manufacturing positioned for growth, it’s […]

Earlier this month, more than 30 students and staff members from local high schools participated in a business tour of J&R Machine located in Shawano, WI. The tour began in J&R Machine’s lunchroom, talking about the many different job opportunities in the machining/manufacturing field. The students were then taken through the production floor where several […]

“We’ve been involved with the local high school for about 10 years now,” said Tim Tumanic, president of J&R Machine in Shawano, a rapidly-growing 30-person company that makes complex metal parts. “One of our challenges is to find employees with technical aptitude and the right work ethic,” he said. “Unfortunately, it seems with all of the […]