Superior Joining Technologies

Laser Marking 50 Magnetic Particle Testing Penetrant Testing Resistance Spot Welding Sheet Rolling 50 Resistance Seam Welding Seam Welding Nadcap Registered Multi Axis Laser Micro Welding Nadcap Registered Manual Welding 50


SJTI works to support our customers, grow each employee and then reach out to have a positive effect on our community---especially as it pertains to supporting the manufacturing industry as a whole.

ISO 9001:2008

AS9100C, and ISO 9001:2008 without Design 
Registrar: Smithers Quality Assessments (SQA) 
Certificate #: 10.057.1 / 10.057.2 
Date of Registration: Dec 31, 2015 
Date of Expiration: Dec 30, 2018 , Sept 15, 2018


Superior Joining Technologies NADCAP accreditation is provided through Performance Review Institute. PRI CS&S is the third dimension in Customer Service & Support. PRI works with industry, government and individual organizations to identify and meet customer demand in all areas of business relating to quality.


Rock River Valley manufacturing experts discuss the many facets of manufacturing: technology, education, training, events, people and any other aspects of this important segment of our economy. They’ll use this blog to get the word out and solicit feedback on local and global manufacturing. They hope to better engage our employers, employees and our future work force and increase their understanding of manufacturing. Teresa Beach-Shelow of Superior Joining Technologies is a regular contributor to this regional manufacturing blog.


MFG Dayaddresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in a coordinated effort, what manufacturing is — and what it isn’t. By working together during and after MFG DAY, manufacturers will begin to address the skilled labor shortage they face, connect with future generations, take charge of the public image of manufacturing, and ensure the ongoing prosperity of the whole industry. Superior Joining Technologies is proud to participate in the MFG DAY effort.

Women of Today's Manufacturing

We are proud members of Women of Today's Manufacturing (WOTM), a Northern Illinois / Southern Wisconsin area group of women dedicated to working in the manufacturing field, joined together to provide professional and personal development, networking opportunities and community interactions through a professional association.

Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

We are the Digital Lab for Manufacturing — a world-class, first-of-its-kind manufacturing hub based in Chicago with the capabilities, innovative spirit, and collaborative expertise to transform American manufacturing.

Rockford Chamber of Commerce

We are also proud members of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, "a market-driven, voluntary membership organization whose purpose is to advance the business and community interests of our members and improve the business climate generally through facilitating, advocating, and providing information and leadership in business, governmental and civic matters that benefit Rockford and the Northern Illinois region."

Rockford Economic Development Council

The Rockford Area Economic Development Council works closely with many partners to learn what existing and new employers need to grow - and match those needs with the correct resources. We provide one-stop economic development assistance, help clients conduct site analysis based on their unique requirements, lead them to the right incentive programs, create and conduct business educational programs such as Continuous Improvement/Lean Manufacturing and identify and help develop future markets.

Winnebago County

The County of Winnebago, Illinois Website is a tool for you to find information on our County including government, economic growth,  local communities, housing, entertainment, restaurants, and hotels.  Winnebago County's central location at the top of the State of Illinois allows easy access to us from larger cities such as Chicago IL, Milwaukee WI, and Madison WI. 

Rockford Public Schools

The mission of the Rockford Public Schools, as an educational system committed to excellence, is to serve the community by equipping all of its diverse students with the tools necessary to compete in a global marketplace, succeed in future educational pursuits, and contribute to society. This is accomplished by creating integrated learning environments that respond to the needs and aspirations of the individual student in partnership with family and community.

Rockford Robotics Team

Rockford Robotics Team 2039 is a FIRST robotics team for high school students of the Rockford, IL community. They represent a uniquely diverse collaboration. The team is open to any students in Rockford and the surrounding areas, and is comprised of students from public, private, and home schools. This gives them the advantage of wider student diversity as well as distinctive organizational challenges. Superior Joining Technologies is proud to support the Rockford Robotics Team 2039.

Flaming Monkey Robotics Team

The Flaming Monkey Robotics Team (Team 3352) first started out as the Boone County 4-H Tech Team two years ago. The team built, programmed Lego NXT Robots and attended two week-long camps. In an effort to provide new and exciting opportunities to the team and local high school youth, our team chose to become a FIRST Robotics Team. Superior Joining Technologies is proud to support the Flaming Monkeys Robotics Team 3352.

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) is a professional organization with more than 2,000 individual and company members working together to improve the metal forming and fabricating industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking events, and FABTECH International & AWS Welding Show Including METALFORM.

Tooling & Manufacturing Association

Recognizing manufacturers as value-added producers of goods and services, and creators of high quality jobs for Chicago area citizens, the Tooling & Manufacturing Association supports industry by providing educational opportunities, industry representation, services to foster member company global competitiveness, helping member companies train and educate personnel at all levels, provide direct and indirect sources of information and assistance, pool the purchasing power of member companies, represent and promote the interests of member companies, serve as a forum and a clearinghouse for the exchange of ideas and information, and foster a sense of mutual support and unity among the members and the industry as a whole.

RAAN Rockford Area Aerospace Network

Rockford Area Aerospace Network

Rockford Area Aerospace Network The Rockford Area Aerospace Network (RAAN) is a consortium of companies implementing a strategic plan to increase the competitiveness of the region for aerospace expansion and attraction.

The Edge Factor

The Edge Factor is a new 3D stereoscopic series that bring to screen an inside look at real people using extreme technology to create the world we see all around us. Come face to face with astounding engineering challenges in an incredibly exciting world that is normally invisible to the general public. Join Jeremy as he leads us into the invisible world of manufacturing, and meet the personalities that make these stories possible - diverse people with skills that rival that of a doctor or surgeon. From extreme sports and medical miracles to incredible engineering achievements that effect our daily lives. Step inside their minds, dive into their world, learn how these people make their dreams come to life with their own hands. is the leading online training provider focused on the unique needs of manufacturers. Our roots are in manufacturing, and our business started by recognizing the industry's specific needs. While some may report that "manufacturing is dead," or that "all the jobs are overseas," we recognize instead that manufacturing faces a challenge. Today's manufacturers are ready to compete, but to do so successfully, they need the right people, and they need the right knowledge. We believe that training is the key for future success. Manufacturers are the keepers of vital knowledge and technologies, but this knowledge will be lost through transition and a retiring workforce unless the knowledge is passed on. We have developed an extensive catalog of manufacturing-specific content and innovative learning tools to help manufacturers bolster their expertise and leverage their people to successfully compete in today's economy.

The Leading Aviation and Airline Job Site - Avjobs lists more than 1,000 new jobs each month, builds professional resumes to aviation standards, provides interview assistance, coaches applicants through the job search process, and even issues private professional email addresses for professional presentation and privacy.

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MacRae's Blue Book Industrial Directory

MacRAE's Blue Book

MacRAE’S BLUE BOOK is one of the world’s key sourcing tools for North American industrial products and performs almost 5 million industrial searches monthly for nearly 2 million unique users.


Canadian Trade Index

The Canadian Trade Index (CTI) came into existence in the year 1900, to promote the interest of Canadian industry, commerce and foreign trade. Today, the Canadian Trade Index is distributed and used extensively throughout Canada and worldwide, and now contains detailed information on over 30,000 Canadian companies, featuring nearly 100,000 product listings under more than 20,000 headings.


SEA is an unprecedented aerospace and defense alliance led by sub-tier suppliers committed to accelerating supply chain performance. SEA provides a proven turnkey system for supplier development targeted to mid-tier aerospace and defense customers and provides an industry voice for suppliers on issues affecting supply chain performance. SEA also provides a platform for supplier visibility, performance improvement and collaborations.

Northern Illinois University Supermileage Team

What is Supermileage®? The Supermileage® competition provides engineering and technology students with a challenging design project that involves the development and construction of a single-person, fuel-efficient vehicle. Vehicles are powered by a small four-cycle engine. The vehicles will run a specified course with the vehicle obtaining the highest combined kilometers per liter (miles per gallon) rating plus design segment points winning the event. Students have the opportunity to set a world fuel economy record and increase public awareness of fuel economy. Engines are donated by Briggs & Stratton.

Women in Manufacturing

Women in Manufacturing began in November 2009 with a small group of Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) members who gathered at the FABTECH tradeshow in Chicago to discuss best practices, business conditions and unique challenges and needs as minorities in the field. This intimate group subsequently met in 2010 and 2011 before broadening its scope to network with women in all areas and industries within manufacturing, offering year-round networking opportunities, mentoring programs, quarterly e-newsletters and an online directory.

Defense Alliance

The Defense Alliance aims to enhance the already-successful network of people and firms created by the Minnesota Defense Industry Roundtable (and the associated on-line Newsletter) begun in 2003. The ultimate goal is to network and expand the defense industry job base and further promote this region's important contributions to the Nation's defense.

Rock River Valley Tooling and Machining Association

The Rock River Valley Tooling and Machining Association (local chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association) is a group of Tool and Die Shops, Contract Machine Shops, and Precision Custom Manufacturers in the Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin area, whose mission is to lead our precision manufacturing members in achieving maximum business success by providing a center of knowledge, promoting and emphasizing education, technology, marketing, networking, finance, and government affairs.

Laser Institute of America

The Laser Institute of America (LIA) is the international society for laser applications and safety. Our mission is to foster lasers, laser applications, and laser safety worldwide.

National Association of Manufacturers

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the preeminent USmanufacturers association as well as the nation's largest industrial trade association, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs nearly 12 million workers, contributes more than $1.6 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, is the largest driver of economic growth in the nation and accounts for the lion's share of private sector research and development.

American Welding Society

The American Welding Society (AWS) was founded in 1919 as a multifaceted, nonprofit organization with a goal to advance the science, technology and application of welding and related joining disciplines.AWS New World Headquarters render 2012 From factory floor to high-rise construction, from military weaponry to home products, AWS continues to lead the way in supporting welding education and technology development to ensure a strong, competitive and exciting way of life for all Americans.

Team Tree Wellness Collaborative

Team Tree Wellness Collaborative

eam Tree Wellness Collaborative is a collaboration between employers, the community and health and wellness providers for the purpose of improving overall healthier living for everyone.

Certifications, Affiliations, and Accreditations (copy)

  • Superior Joining Technologies is a Woman-Owned Business.
  • FAA Repair Station OP Spec (3SJR972Y) Certified for Welding, Fluorescent Penetrant and Magnetic Particle Inspection.
  • UTC Aerospace Approved to AWS - Fusion Welding for Aerospace Applications.
  • Nadcap Accredited for Fluorescent Penetrant and Magnetic Particle Inspection (certificate), Fusion Welding, Laser Welding (certificate)
  • Woodward, Inc. Approved Supplier for NDT #3016777
  • FAA Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Certified.
  • Access to Foreign Trade Zone.

ISO9001 AS 9100 Certified Nadcap Fabricators & Manufacturers Association American Welding Society Laser Institute of America

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