Swiss American – Family Owned and Operated
Swiss American Screw Products was founded in 1960 by Roland Leist. A native of Switzerland, who was educated and skilled as a tool and die craftsman before coming to America. Hence the name Swiss American. He has passed those skills and traits on to our talented and loyal work force.
Our company was founded on the principles of Swiss machining. A type of screw machine designed in the early 1800’s, by the watch and clock industries of Switzerland.
These machines utilize a guide bushing with a sliding head stock (collet). Their niche is small (0.005″ to 0.750″ diameters), long (length to diameter ratios in excess of 3:1) and precise (tolerances of +/- .0002″) parts manufacturing.
SASP currently consists of 12,000 sq. feet of manufacturing and office space, on 2 1/2 acres, located in Southwestern Wayne county, just minutes from Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Our facility houses approximately twenty Swiss style CNC and manual equipment to complement our manufacturing requirements.