The Superior Blog

SPR Continues to Enhance its Capabilities Worldwide

  In a continuing effort to expand our service offerings worldwide, SPR is pleased to announce the purchase of a machine shop in Western Canada. This acquisition will allow SPR to provide a wealth of new services, including conventional or manual machining, CNC machining, spray welding, and customized design and consultation. This means, whether it’s […]

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SPR Acquires 5M Manufacturing

Superior (SPR) is pleased to announce that we are once again expanding our service offering to include tools and machines for the production and maintenance of heat exchangers. Thanks to our purchase of 5M Manufacturing of Texas City, Texas, we’ve officially become a U.S. distributor for Maus Italia. Maus Italia is an international leader in […]

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SPR’s All New FF-1100 ID Flange Facer

Something new is on the horizon at SPR! Our all new FF-1100 ID Mount Flange Facer is coming soon! Give us a call to find out more!  

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Case Study: Mission Tool & Machine

    The Challenge Lonny Johns with Mission Tool, a tool and die shop located in Louisville, Kentucky, contacted SPR through a web search. He was looking for a way to repair a 1,500 ton press with a top bed that was bent and needed to be machined to a flat surface. The press is […]

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Meet SPR’s New Sales Manager, Glen Elps

SPR is pleased to introduce Glen Elps as our new Sales and Customer Support Manager. Glen brings over 40 years of experience in shop and field machining operations, as well as supporting customers in selecting the right portable machine tool for the job at hand. From performing machining and mechanical repairs to leading operations for on-site […]

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SPR Welcomes Mark Hanna, RSE!

  SPR is pleased to announce the hiring of Mark Hanna, RSE for our Western Canada Territory Sales. With over 15 years of experience in new business development, sales account management, engineering, and design, along with five-plus years of experience in technical field services, Mark brings to SPR an abundance of both industry and product […]

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5 Benefits of Working with an OEM

An OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer and is most often a vital part of operating your business. At SPR, we are a quality OEM, designing and building a majority of our products. When we supply you, for example, with your ID mount flange facers, CNC rotary mill, or line boring machines, they come with […]

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Hiring & Promotion Announcements December 2020

A global pandemic certainly wasn’t going to slow Superior’s growth by leaps and bounds in 2020. This year we continued to forge ahead as one of the industry’s leaders in portable specialty tools and equipment solutions. Part of that progress came when we recruited a professional with more than 21 years of experience and eagerly […]

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Our Mission is Simple | Superior Portable Machine Tools

There are several definitions of superior that can be found in the dictionary. Still, one that rings especially true is “higher in quality.” Those words seem particularly pertinent when talking about Superior Portable Machine Tools (SPR). SPR has only been in business 5 years as of January 2021. We purchased two companies that have been […]

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New Weld & Isolation Test Plug Seals

With our new seal system, SPR’s double block and bleed weld isolation and test plugs are even more efficient, while still keeping safety the number one goal. #Superior #SPR #SPRYork  

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