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5 Reasons Our AS9100 Machine Shop is an Ideal Aerospace Partner

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The heart of aerospace manufacturing is known as Aerospace Alley–an area of the United States that encompasses the southwest Massachusetts and northeast Connecticut region. From this hub, our AS9100 machine shop proudly machines complex parts that help put planes in the sky. Peerless Precision has been a trusted aerospace machine shop in Aerospace Alley for […]

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How Our Collaborative Approach to Precision Machining Benefits You

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In our industry, there is a common disconnect between design and manufacturing. As a result, we often receive part designs with over-engineered or impractical features—for example, unreasonably tight tolerances or unnecessarily strict plating specifications that will increase costs and lead times without any significant benefit to the part’s function. As a build-to-print precision machine shop, […]

Workforce development

Why Manufacturing Leaders Must Invest in Workforce Development

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The manufacturing industry is facing a workforce development crisis. A study conducted by the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte estimates that by 2030, 2.1 million manufacturing jobs could go unfilled if more people aren’t inspired to pursue modern manufacturing careers. The shortage could cost manufacturers $1 trillion in 2030 alone. That’s why Peerless Precision’s president, Kristin […]

Inspection

How Our Inspection Process Promises Quality Precision Machining

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In the precision machining world, there’s little room for error. Whether manufacturing a lens housing for an optics customer or a plastic piston ring, we’re committed to delivering quality at all times. Peerless Precision’s rigorous inspection process—run by an experienced team using top-tier equipment—ensures customers always get what they ask for. To achieve truly peerless […]

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In-House Laser Marking Services for Machined Parts

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When the police caught the Boston Marathon bombers, we learned that the camera that identified them contained parts made by Peerless Precision. How did we know that? The parts had laser-marked serial numbers that could be traced back to our shop. From security cameras to jet engines, serial numbers are vital in ensuring traceability and […]

Machine Shop Network

Why Machine Shops Should Build a Network with Each Other

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No machine shop wants to turn away customers. However, if the work is beyond a shop’s capabilities, it’s not good business practice to take the job and deliver subpar results. Fortunately, there’s a third option—one we frequently turn to at Peerless Precision: collaboration between shops. When shops collaborate, we can build partnerships that work off […]

Material Resources

4 Resources to Help You Select the Right Material for Your Parts

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At Peerless Precision, we’re invested in helping you create the best precision machined parts you can find in aerospace, medical, commercial optics, and American defense manufacturing. And that starts with identifying the right material for your application. If you don’t do your homework, you could end up with unsatisfactory results. Use these four blogs as […]

pros and cons of castings

The Pros and Cons of Castings

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Are you considering castings for your next part order? Depending on your needs, hogouts—parts machined out of a solid block of material—could be a better solution. Keep reading to learn the pros and cons of castings and why our AS9100 machine shop leans toward precision machining hogouts. Castings vs. Hogouts: How Each Process Works Casting […]

Plastic CNC Machining Services at Peerless Precision

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Have you been turned away by job shops that avoid machining plastic? Many shops will only work with metal because plastic can clog up machines. Moving metal through the coolant system and filters is a much cleaner process. At Peerless Precision, we’re happy to discuss your plastic machining needs. We have a filtering system to […]

Prototypes and Low-Volume Production

A One-Stop Shop for Prototypes and Low-Volume Production

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Has a job shop ever turned down your order because you only needed 10 parts—not 10,000? You’re not alone. Our team talks with many prospective customers at networking events and trade shows. One point of frustration that comes up over and over again is that businesses struggle to find a manufacturing partner to take on […]

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