Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. Announces 5-Axis Machining Capabilities

MACHESNEY PARK – TMA member Superior Joining Technologies is pleased to announce their new capabilities in 5-Axis Machining to provide complete assembly packages internally within the organization, as well as, to provide a broader position and more visibility in the global aerospace market.

Superior Joining Technologies, Inc., owned by TMA Board member Teresa Beach-Shelow, has acquired excellent precision CNC machining equipment and highly trained staff with the recent addition. The equipment allows SJTI to immediately enter the machining sector of the aerospace manufacturing industry by providing componentry and high-quality machined parts, through their existing approval and accreditations. This precision machining center is equipped with (6) DMG 5-Axis Milling Machines and has been carefully approved within their AS9100 Quality Management System (QMS). The machining center has a workspace capacity of up to 49” X, 34” Y, 34” in the Z-axis, capable of a number or complex machining projects.

Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. is also proudly announcing it has retained over 300 employees currently working from the acquisition. This is a great advantage and a powerful benefit to the company, as it allows for immediate programming capabilities only available through an experienced workforce. The personnel have been working with meticulously maintained, high- quality machinery from Deckel Maho and Mikron, which are widely regarded as some of the most accurate precision metalworking equipment in the world.

The acquisition will provide diversification and a broader revenue base for the SJTI facility. A new strategy to layout the floor plan in anticipation of growth and diversification of the business has been implemented and flexible partitioning and open avenues of product flow have been incorporated into the design. There will be little to no disruption to the current operation at SJTI, as only localized site readiness will be necessary for the move.

Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. is a woman-owned, precision welding laboratory located in Machesney Park, Illinois. For more information on how SJTI can bring solutions to your complex manufacturing and welding challenges, please contact them for a quote or visit their website at

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