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Ultraprecision CNC Machining Services

We’re a woman-owned contract manufacturer serving advanced industries since 1943.

State-of-the-art processes and quality control

Design for manufacturability and personalized support

Single-source supplier for CNC machining and post-processing

80 Years of Excellence, Made in the USA

Schmid Tool and Engineering began as a tool and die shop in 1943 in Greater Chicago. Today, we are a third-generation, family-owned, woman-operated enterprise that is a full-service CNC contract manufacturer specializing in high-volume production.


​At Schmid Tool, we work with Forgings, Powdered Metal, Metal Injection (MIM), Castings, Extrusions, and Other Net-Shaped Materials, which allows us to fabricate intricate shapes through a streamlined production process.

We Serve

Schmid Tool and Engineering can support a wide range of commercial industries, including medical/dental, recreational vehicle, outdoor power equipment, automotive, construction, and industrial equipment market segments.

STE offers precision Vertical and Horizontal CNC machining and Swiss CNC turning services specializing in manufacturing firearm components for Law Enforcement, Defense Contractors, and other commercial OEM firearm builders.


Precision Machining Capabilities

Cutting-Edge Ultraprecision CNC 

  • Tolerance: ±0.0005”

  • Part Diameter: Max 4 in (101.5 mm)

  • Part Length: Max 6 in (152.4 mm)

  • Part Width: Max 12 in (304.8 mm)

  • Part Height: Max 6 in (152.4 mm)

Materials We Work With

  • Alloy SteelsAluminumBrassCarbon, Steel, CopperInconelInvestment, Casting, MolybdenumMonelPlasticsStainless SteelStellite (Hardfacing)Titanium

Personalized Service

  • Custom fixtures & tooling designed for specific jobs

  • Detailed quotes tailored to your particular application


Experienced Advisors

  • Manufacturing Consulting

  • Offer efficient, high-quality manufacturing services

  • Over 7 decades of knowledge in precision machining and turning capabilities.

Proud to be USA made

We always have been — and always will be — American-made, American-owned, and American-operated. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve other U.S. manufacturers and to provide livelihoods for our valued team members.

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