30 May

FISCHER USA: Partnering for Peak Performance - A Spotlight on In-Depth Training

Here at FISCHER USA, we believe in strong partnerships that go beyond simply offering services. Last week, we had the privilege of putting this philosophy into action by hosting Dave Stock, a technician from our valued partner Orizon, for an intensive training session on milling head repairs. This wasn't just a classroom setting. Dave spent the week working side-by-side with our experts, Ike and Zak. Their focus? Sharing the knowledge, techniques, and specific tooling needed for Dave and his team to tackle milling head service needs directly on their production floor. The experience was a ...
14 May

FISCHER USA Hosts Successful Fundraiser for NAMI of Racine County, Doubling Their Impact!

We're thrilled to announce the incredible success of our 2nd quarter fundraiser held last Thursday, May 9th, at FISCHER USA, your trusted partner for spindle repair. The event was a true team effort, and we're delighted to share that all proceeds, totaling a fantastic $772.00, will be donated to NAMI of Racine County . NAMI is an exceptional organization dedicated to supporting individuals with mental illness and providing invaluable education and assistance to their families. We at FISCHER USA are honored to partner with such a worthy cause. A Celebration of Giving The fundraiser was a day ...
29 Apr

FISCHER USA: More Than Just Spindle Repair – Building a Team Through Trivia!

At FISCHER USA, we're passionate about providing top-notch spindle repair services for brands like Makino, Kessler, and more. But did you know that we also take team building seriously? Every last Friday of the month, we hit pause on the repairs for a fun afternoon activity – trivia! What started four years ago as a simple way for the service department to connect has blossomed into something much bigger. David Honsberger, Repair Operations Supervisor, shares his thoughts on the impact of trivia: "Trivia was developed as a way to bring the Service Department closer together as a Team and as ...
16 Apr

Gearing Up for Faster Spindle Repair with Increased Capacity!

We're excited to announce a significant expansion of our spindle repair capabilities at FISCHER USA! Thanks to the unwavering trust and support of our valued customers, our spindle repair business has boomed over the past year. Your confidence is what fuels our drive to be the best! This growth highlighted the need to strengthen our manufacturing capacity to meet the rising demand for spindle repair and reduce turnaround times. After thorough evaluation, we've invested in a strategic combination of new and pre-owned grinding machines, specifically chosen to tackle a wider range of GMN, IBAG, ...
19 Dec

FISCHER USA's Generous Giving: 2023 Fundraising Surpasses $10,000!

From sizzling cookouts and nacho-fueled fun to hearty Thanksgiving feasts, FISCHER USA's commitment to giving back to the community reached new heights in 2023. Throughout the year, the company's dedicated employees rolled up their sleeves and dug deep, raising an impressive $10,293.00 for a variety of worthy causes. The spirit of generosity kicked off in the first quarter with "Wheels for a Teacher," a campaign that provided a local educator with a much-needed new set of wheels. The initiative raised a total of $2,150.00, ensuring a smoother ride for both teacher and students. Spring saw ...
15 Jun

Getting to Know FISCHER USA's Team: Jamie

Name: Jamie L. Herron Job Title: Supply Chain Manager 1. How long have you worked for FISCHER USA? What areas have you worked in? It will be 10 years this coming March. My entire career with Fischer has been in the Supply Chain world. In recent years, I have joined our Global SAP Team where I support our groups using the same ERP system. 2. What's your favorite thing about working for FISCHER USA? The environment is family-friendly! Also... A.) Location B.) Team Dynamics - FISCHER USA promotes a culture of trust, communication, and respect for one another and for everyone on the team to be ...
17 Apr

Community Matters: FISCHER USA's Q1 Fundraiser

At FISCHER USA, we believe that the success of our business goes beyond just providing high-quality spindle repair services. It also means being an active and positive member of the Racine community. We have been proud to call Racine our home for many years, and we are committed to giving back to the community in any way we can. Recently, we had the opportunity to support a local hero, Bill Martin, a beloved teacher who survived a devastating tree fall accident in 2018. Despite facing numerous challenges and setbacks, Bill refused to give up on his passion for teaching and inspiring students. ...
06 Mar

Getting to Know FISCHER USA's Team: Holly

Name: Holly Howen Job Title: Quality Technician 1. How long have you worked for FISCHER USA?What areas have you worked in? I've worked for FISCHER USA the last five months in the Quality department as a Quality Technician. 2. What's your favorite thing about working for FISCHER USA? The environment is family-friendly! 3. If you could write your own job title that best describes what you do here, what would it be? As a Quality Technician, my day generally consists of inspections and troubleshooting for spindles. 4. What do you enjoy about the work you do? Every day at FISCHER USA seems to be a ...
03 Mar

Getting to Know FISCHER USA's Team: Roger

Name: Roger Lofquist Job Title: Shipping and Receiving Warehouse Lead 1. How long have you worked for FISCHER USA? What areas have you worked in? I've been at FISCHER USA for almost 9 years. The Shipping and Receiving Warehouse lead is a new title. It speaks to the transformation that has happened in the shipping department of FISCHER USA over the years, which is a testament to how all parts of the company continue to adapt. 2. What's your favorite thing about working for FISCHER USA? They use the term FISCHER FAMILY a lot here. It was a different concept for me, but after 9 years, I've ...
16 Feb

Getting to Know FISCHER USA's Team: Jim

Name: Jim Bednarek Job Title: Machine Shop Supervisor How long have you worked for FISCHER USA?What areas have you worked in? Originally I wanted to be a firefighter, which led me to the Naval Academy. I was there (in California) from 2000-2005. While there I worked on ships, machining, and shaft repair. I came back to my family in Wisconsin and spent a number of years in management and manufacturing. After being in the industry for many years and pursuing different opportunities, I came across FISCHER USA. I got to meet with Ryan (President of FISCHER USA) and fell in love with the company. I ...