N. Fries Tool & Machine Works shifted more into production during WWII to help the war effort.
N. Fries Tool & Machine works was reincorporated and renamed Precise Manufacturing, Inc. to better represent the type of work being performed.
Precise added its first CNC machine.
Whitcraft Enterprises, Inc. purchased the assets of Precise Manufacturing, Inc. and continued to do business as Precise Manufacturing. Under John Whitcraft’s leadership, Precise continued to grow and expand.
Precise Manufacturing moved to its current location.
Nestor Fries established N. Fries Tool & Machine Works originally as a tool and die shop.
N. Fries Tool & Machine Works was purchased by the Mayer family. Focus continued on producing machined components for OEM customers.
Jim Whitcraft became president and a partner in Precise Manufacturing, Inc.
1990s - 2000s
Precise experienced solid growth, and continued adding CNC lathes and CNC mills to compliment the Acme multi-spindle screw machines and single spindle Brown and Sharpes.
Precise built up its secondary operations, including milling, drilling, tapping and finishing.
Precise Manufacturing acquired Acme Industrial Machining.
Today, Precise proudly serves our customers, employees and community through a culture and passion that has developed over the past 100 years