Minnesota Governor Tim Walz speaking at Safety Speed

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Celebrates National Manufacturing Day at Safety Speed, Reinforcing Commitment to Manufacturing Careers

October 4, 2019 – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz joined the Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce Manufacturing CoHort, celebrating National Manufacturing Day while kicking off  National Manufacturing Month with Safety Speed Manufacturing at our factory.  Minnesota’s Department of Labor and Industry (Minnesota DLI) also played a key role in this celebration.  Minnesota DLI Commissioner, Nancy Leppink […]

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sign cutting machine, top substrate cutter for sign production shops

Introducing our New A-Line Substrate Cutters

Our NEW A-Line Substrate Cutters provide a dust free cutting system for processing essential sign making materials. Available in three sizes with maximum crosscuts of 65”, 82”, and 98”, each substrate cutters include a single blade cartridge cutting up to .75”, a three blade cartridge cutting up to .5”, an ACM cutting wheel cartridge, Acrylic […]

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choosing the right panel saw from America's leading manufacturer of vertical saws

Choosing the right Panel Saw

Determining which panel saw is right for you is the equivalent of opening Pandora’s box and often leaves you asking more questions. Our founder, the late Gene Olson invented the vertical panel saw in 1958 and we’ve been America’s Leading Producer of Vertical Panel Saws ever since. Our machines are proudly made in Minnesota, and […]

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staff of America's leading manufacturer of vertical panel saws

2019 AWFS Fair Ups the Ante for Panel Processing Machinery Industry

As America’s Leading Manufacturer of Vertical Panel Saws and a trailblazer in the panel processing machinery industry since 1958, we continuously work on improving our customer experience and upping the ante. We offer a full line of American Made panel processing machinery including Panel Saws, Screw Pocket Machines, Edgebanders, Wide Belt Sanders, & Panel Routers. […]

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SPM101EZ Screw Pocket Machine

Introducing our SPM101EZ Screw Pocket Machine

The SPM101EZ Screw Pocket Machine debuted today at AWFS. This portable screw pocket machine weighs only 66 lbs and is very portable. “Our engineering team did an impeccable job in making this idea a reality.  In fact, this SPM101EZ Screw Pocket machine is engineered with many of the same features that have made our SPM301 […]

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woodworking tools that assisted Luna in building his guitar

Quad Cities Entrepreneur Founds Woodworking Academy

An average career in the woodworking industry has likely endured as many turns as your lathe does on an ordinary day in the shop. Illinois entrepreneur, Mark Luna is no exception and a self-taught woodworker, having discovered woodworking after retiring and owning four McDonald’s franchises for 28 years. Luna, a lifelong Quad Cities resident, has […]

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panel saw and router in woodworking shop

Woodworking Nonprofit Fortifies our Industry’s Workforce with our Panel Saw and Router Combination Machine

It’s no secret that equipping Companies with trained employees remains the biggest challenge for both the Manufacturing and Woodworking industry. Opening its doors of 20,000+ square feet and endless opportunities of shared working space and machines on April 13, 2019, Makerspace Connecticut (MakerSpaceCT), has risen to the challenge of fortifying our industries workforce. MakerSpaceCT is […]

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Join Us in October for our Service Training

We’re pleased offer our 2019 Dealer Education Training on October 8, and 9. Safety Speed expert, Jeff Chermack will be guiding this training, offering hands on training for our industry leading Vertical Panel Saws, Wide Belt Sanders, Edgebanders, and Screw Pocket Machines.  Certification will be granted upon completing this training.  Nestled in Ham Lake, Minnesota, […]

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panel saw and sign cutting machine

DFC-H5 Proves to be a Cut Above the Rest

Our DFC-H5 Vertical Panel Saw & Dust Free Substrate Cutter is an industry changing machine, combining our flagship Vertical Panel Saw and a Dust Free Cutter, eliminating your need for three machines: the classic table saw, panel saw and your substrate cutter.

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Installing fixed stand on vertical panel saws

Tech Thursday

Ever receive your new H4 or H5 Vertical Panel Saw, so excited to put it to use without reading the entire instruction manual? Watch this guided instruction on putting your Fixed Stand together, prior to receiving your machine!

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pocket hole joinery, work cell Wednesday article photo

Work Cell Wednesday: Assemble

Aimed with increasing production and profit in woodworker’s shops across the country, Safety Speed’s SPM301 Screw Pocket machine simultaneously cuts and drills a pilot hole at a 6 degree angle in one motion, in under a second. Watch it in action! This machine is the fourth and final component of the All-American Work Cell and Work Cell Wednesday.

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American Made Edgebander

Work Cell Wednesday: Band

Safety Speed’s commitment in providing safe and multi-functional products continues with the 72GP Edgebander and is the third component of Work Cell Wednesday. Containing a standby temperature reduction control, it prevents glue from overheating and splattering. Featuring two industrial routing and trimming motors, the 72 GP Edgebander eliminates filing and sanding edges. Working with Conquest […]

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