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Over the last 12 months, J&R Machine, a contract manufacturer specializing in complex machined parts, installed eight new pieces of equipment at its Shawano, WI-based facility. The 2 Million Dollar capital investment includes DMG Mori Seiki NLX 2500s of varying configurations. The machines’ sub-spindle multitasking lathes, part-catching/part-conveying capabilities as well as the latest generation of CNC […]

J&R Machine is pleased to announce we will be exhibiting at the 2015 Manufacturing First Expo & Conference on Thursday, October 22 at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay. Manufacturing is vital to Wisconsin’s economy, with one out of four Northeast Wisconsin residents employed in the industry, and gathering people to talk about their […]

Come visit J&R Machine at the Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show next week on October 6-8. The expo takes place at Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center Halls B&C in West Allis, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show encourages guests to “Invest In Innovation.” The event will compare top manufacturers, showcase industry developments, and […]

J&R Machine will be exhibiting at the Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show from October 6-8. The expo takes place at Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center Halls B&C in West Allis, Wisconsin.   The Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show encourages guests to “Invest In Innovation.” The event will compare top manufacturers, showcase industry developments, and […]

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 […]

J&R Machine, Inc. will be exhibiting at the Manufacturing First Expo & Conference on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay, WI. The goal of this event is to connect manufacturers and share knowledge, experiences and issues that impact their businesses.  The idea is to leverage the knowledge base currently […]

J&R looked to the WMEP for assistance in making productivity improvements on the shop floor. The implementation of lean manufacturing principles enabled J&R to consolidate equipment, clearing room for newer technology. These changes allowed for a reduction in direct labor costs from 18 percent to 10 percent, according to Parker Tumanic, vice president of engineering.  […]