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Teresa Beach-Shelow Represents TMA in Accepting Significant Donation from Atlas Tool Works, Inc.

Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. (SJTI) president, Teresa Beach-Shelow, is known throughout Rockford and the manufacturing community as an advocate for local...
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SJTI Receives 2019 Safety Award of Honor

April 19, 2019 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. (SJTI) was recently chosen to receive a 2019 Safety Award of Honor from the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International...
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First Place Finish for NIU Supermileage Team

April 15, 2019 | By : Teresa Beach-Shelow
The Northern Illinois University (NIU) Supermileage team recently took part in the 13th annual "Shell Eco-Marathon Americas" international competition, landing a...
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NIU Supermileage Team Goes Full Throttle

February 21, 2019 | By : Teresa Beach-Shelow
 
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NIU Supermileage Team a Force to Be Reckoned With

August 22, 2018 | By : Teresa Beach-Shelow
The Northern Illinois University (NIU) Supermileage team recently earned their highest placement yet at the 39th annual Society of Automotive Engineers Supermileage...
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FMA Promotion at Fabtech 2018

August 16, 2018 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. (SJTI) president, Teresa Beach-Shelow, is highlighted in this year's promotion for Fabricators and Manufacturers Association,...
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Northern Illinois University—2018 SAE Supermileage Team

The Northern Illinois University (NIU) Supermileage Team placed 2nd overall at the annual Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Supermileage competition and achieved...
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Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. Attains Updated Quality Certifications

April 26, 2018 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
As of March 13, 2018, Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. (SJTI) has been recertified to the updated ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100:2016 quality standards. We are delighted...
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Women Make Strides in Laser Manufacturing Leadership

March 14, 2018 | By : Ryan Forsell
High-Power laser beam welding is shown in action. Teresa Beach-Shelow founded Superior Joining Tech­nolo­gies, Inc. (SJTI) with her husband Thom Shelow in...
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New Capabilities in Our Metrology Department

January 09, 2018 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
We are excited to announce the recent addition of an Advanced-Technology Dimensional Measuring System to our metrology department. The integration of three different...
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Women of Excellence in Metalforming and Fabricating

November 01, 2017 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. President, Teresa Beach-Shelow, has been recognized as a 2017 winner in MetalForming Magazine's annual competition. 
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National Manufacturing Month

October 01, 2017 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
Manufacturing holds and secures a large part of the core of Rockford's economy and in October, we celebrate Manufacturing Month—nationally. Learn more at ...
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NADCAP Accredited for Fusion and Laser Welding

August 25, 2017 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
For 25 years Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. (SJTI) has excelled in precision welding. This year we have stepped up, by being acknowledged for our welding...
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5th Annual Rock River Off-Season Competition

The fifth annual Rock River Off-Season Competition (R2OC), presented by UTC Aerospace Systems and Woodward, will be featuring 36 teams from the Midwest and will offer...
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Rockford's Future Tied To Manufacturing - Northwest Quarterly

June 19, 2017 | By : Sample HubSpot User
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SJTI receives 2017 Safety Award of Honor

April 25, 2017 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. (SJTI) was recently chosen to receive a 2017 Safety Award of Honor from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International...
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Celebrating 25 Years

March 31, 2017 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
Today, we celebrate Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. being open for 25 years. Here's to many more years of "Joining With You!"  
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25 Local People Who Inspire

March 27, 2017 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
Our very own Teresa Beach-Shelow, Owner of Superior Joining Technologies, Inc., was one of only twenty-five local individuals recognized in the 3/27/2017 issue of the
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The New Evolution of Reverse Engineering

November 14, 2016 | By : Teresa Beach-Shelow
Northern Illinois University's (NIU's) EIGERlab Center for Product Development (C4PD) is happy to announce that EIGERlab is now able to reverse engineer a part and...
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2016 Manufacturing Day Tour and Edge Factor Presentation

October 11, 2016 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2016, manufacturers throughout the region will open their doors from 9:00am - 1:15pm to more than 500 students, parents,...
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Manufacturing Day 2016—SJTI Hosts Open House

October 06, 2016 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. (SJTI) will be hosting an open house from 10:00am to 5:00pm on October 6, 2016 for anyone who would like to explore the...
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FMA's CNA Plant Tour Series—Rockford, Illinois

September 28, 2016 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
The Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, Int'l (FMA) is hosting a free CNA plant tour focused around "Improving Your Operations and Strategies." As a part of...
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Robotics is Building Momentum in RPS205

April 17, 2016 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
In this article, Mary Kaull shares the importance and passion behind the local robotics leagues in the Rockford area—specifically, FIRST Robotics. Superior Joining...
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Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. Moves to a New Location

January 01, 2016 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
After steady and rapid growth, Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. (SJTI) has officially moved into a larger facility in Machesney Park, Illinois. The new 54,000...
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Rockford Robotics Moves in with Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.

December 04, 2015 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
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Manufacturing Day Helps Change Perception of Industry

December 01, 2015 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
81% of students surveyed are more convinced manufacturing provides careers that are both interesting and rewarding.
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2015 Manufacturing Day Highlights at Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.

November 01, 2015 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
We were lucky enough to have our very own local news channel, Channel 17 WTVO, do a piece on Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. (SJTI) and our involvement in...
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Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti Visits Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.

November 01, 2015 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
We, at Superior Joining Technologies, Inc., would like to thank Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti for taking the time to stop by and visit us! We appreciate the...
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Now Airing: Edge Factor

September 01, 2015 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
Edge Factor is proud to announce that The Edge Factor Show is now airing throughout the Rockford DMA on:
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Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. Now D1.1 Certified

The American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 Certification is specifically for carbon and low-alloy metals. The minimum thickness addressed is 1/8 in. The maximum yield...
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Rockford Team "Makes It Loud" Through FIRST Robotics

UTC Aerospace Systems, in conjunction with support from United Technologies, were recipients of the FIRST® Robotics Make it Loud award, at the July 25 regional FIRST...
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Welding for NIU Motorspots Team's Shell ECO Challenge Car

April 01, 2015 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
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Heat Where You Need It: Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. in Tube & Pipe Journal

April 01, 2015 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
See how Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. (SJTI) was able to sidestep the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) and Micro GTAW processes with Micro Laser Beam Welding...
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YWCA—35 Years of Women's Achievements

March 17, 2015 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
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Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. Presents: The Edge Factor Show

February 01, 2015 | By : Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.
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