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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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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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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Safety Speed Manufacturing Announces Personnel Changes

For Immediate Release  Ham Lake, MN, January 7 — Safety Speed Manufacturing announced the departure of Tom Houska who led Safety Speed’s marketing efforts for the last 15 years. “We thank Tom for leading Safety Speed’s marketing efforts and wish him success in his new endeavor,” remarked Safety Speed President, Brian Donahue. Additionally, Safety Speed […]

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stage built using woodworking tools

Safety Speed H4 Panel Saws Set the Stage for Scenery Construction

Safety Speed Manufacturing vertical saws are the new backstage sensation of the Fairfax County Public Schools’  (FCPS) high school theater program. The Washington, DC-area school division is in the process of installing Safety Speed H4 vertical saws to enhance set construction at each of its 25 high schools. Ken Wilson, safety specialist for FCPS, credited […]

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Made in America and Proud of It!

Reshoring is a hot topic among U.S. manufacturers. According to a survey released in October 2014 by Boston Consulting Group, 54% of manufacturing executives who have out-sourced production overseas are considering bringing some or all of their foreign production stateside. The team at Safety Speed Manufacturing joins in applauding the reshoring trend but will not […]

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10 Fast Facts about Safety Speed’s New Website

Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither was safetyspeed.com, the newly relaunched, ultra-user-friendly and completely revamped website of Safety Speed Manufacturing. Tom Houska, manufacturing marketing manager for Safety Speed based in Ham Lake, MN, said plans for the new site were sowed last year and even after a web developer was chosen in March, […]

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Vegas Fair a Winner for Safety Speed

They came. They showed. They sold machinery. The 2015 edition of the AWFS Fair in Las Vegas proved to be very good for Safety Speed Manufacturing. Even as the sawdust still settles on the four-day event held July 22-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Safety Speed continues to rack up sales from leads it […]

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Dimensional Sign Substrate Review

Dimensional signage, by its very nature, stands out. It can turn an ordinary idea into something spectacular. But which substrates should be used for which purposes?Aluminum Sheet – For long-term outdoor durability it’s hard to beat aluminum. It is easy to work with, completely impervious to any form of weather and 100 percent recyclable—a winning […]

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Panel Router ideal for cabinet shops

Table Routers Make Cross Dado and Rabbet Cuts a Breeze

Many experienced woodworkers hold the opinion that horizontal routing tables can be one of the most useful tools in your workshop.  A close cousin to your standard routing table is the TR2 panel router by Safety Speed Manufacturing.  This unit is a horizontal model offering accuracy and power in a space saving size ideal for […]

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accurate vertical saw

Panel Sizing Made Easier

A vertical panel saw can make panel sizing easier in the shop, or even on site. Vertical panel saws, which offer smaller footprints and are cost efficient, are becoming an integral part of custom woodwork and closet shops. Vertical saw manufacturers are seeing increased demand for flexibility. Options in demand include digital positioning of the […]

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