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Merit Screw Machine Products traces its beginnings to 1928 Chicago, where it started as a modest sized job-shop on the West Side. It quickly grew into an industry leader in the Precision Machine Products industry, and in the 1960s constructed a 16,000 sq. ft. facility nearby in Broadview, Illinois. The state-of-the-art shop housed automatic screw machines such as Acmes, Davenports, Brown & Sharpe's, and Escomatics.

Left: Escomatic department circa 1964

Below: Inspection department; current President urrent Ronald Gustafson pictured at top



Merit's foresight allowed it to switch from its Cam-driven roots and enter into the 21st century with the advent of high-tech Swiss-style multi-axis CNC Machines. Today Merit houses 35 Swiss-style CNC machines, among them many Tornos, Traubs, and Tsugamis, capable of fabricating components from 1 - 38mm in diameter. All types of metals are machined, including: Ferrous and Non-Ferrous alloys and metals, Titanium, Inconel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Copper, Bronze, Brass, and even some Plastics.

Merit's components can be seen throughout the world in a wide array of products, serving the following industries:

Aerospace
Automotive
Electrical Connector
Fluid Control
Medical
Musical Instruments
Recreational Equipment
Recreational Vehicles

Be it 20 parts or 2 million, Merit Screw Machine Products would like the opportunity to quote on any of your precision machined products needs. E-mail us at sales@meritscrew.com or call at 708-344-9170 to receive more information about the kind of work we can do for you.

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