OUR COMPANY

Innovation is our priority, precision is our passion

Precision Pattern and Engineered Equiqment delivers premier manfacturing and die-cast solutions to customers around the globe. Sine 19XX, Precision’s highly-trained team has worked tirelessly to assure product quality, meet timelines, and stay within budgets.

Machine List

Our Team

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Equipment

Eric Ernhardt - Project Engineer

Pattern and Die Cast

Anthony LaPointe - Project Engineer

George Forish - Engineer

Matthew Burdick - President

Our History

  • 1947

    1947

    Precision Pattern is founded by James and Laurette Lewis in West Allis WI. Jim is a pioneer in making metal pattern equipment from the Detroit area.

  • 1972

    1972

    1972

    Jim passes away and his son Jim, Jr., a Journeyman Patternmaker as well as a degreed Mechanical Engineer, takes over the pattern shop while his mother runs the office.

  • 1976

    1976

    Jim, Jr. meets his customer George Forish, a foundry Process Engineer working at Allis Chalmers. Jim later works with George at General Casting in Waukesha WI. From 1983 to 1985

  • 1985

    1985

    George Forish Joins Precision with the goal of expanding the business.

  • 1989

    1989

    George purchases Laurette’s share of the business and becomes Jim’s business partner.

  • 1990

    1990

    Jim and George purchase an adjacent building tripling the company's floor space.

  • 1997

    1997

    Laurette retires after 50 years at Precision.

  • 2009

    2009

    Matt Burdick, a Tool & Die Maker and degreed Mechanical Engineer, joins the team as an Engineer.

  • 2011

    2011

    Jim, Jr. Retires and sells his share of the business to Matt.

  • 2012-20

    2012-20

    Over the span of eight years the company improves capabilities and increases capacity with millions invested in new machinery and tooling.

  • 2020

    2020

    George retires and sells his share of the business to Matt who becomes the sole owner of the company.