Modern Machine Shop-ERP and Process Changes Increase Shop’s Revenue 64% YoY

Modern Machine Shop - ERP and Process Changes Increase Shop's Revenue 64% YoY

“You don’t know how much waste you have until you address it,” says James Marzilli, founder and president of Marzilli Machine, a high-end component manufacturer located in Fall River, Massachusetts. Marzilli has been running his shop since 2011, but even after adopting a simple ERP system in 2013, managing the shop and ensuring its efficient operation was a grueling task. “When I looked at shops that were one- or two- or four-man shops, the guy that ran that place was always broke, stressed out.

Making Chips Podcast Featuring Jamie and Lee

Making Chips Podcast Featuring Jamie and Lee

I met Jamie and Lee Marzilli at ProShop ERP’s happy hour event while we were at IMTS 2022. When I heard how they founded and grew a machine shop as a married couple, I knew we needed to have them as guests on MakingChips. So in this episode, Jamie and Lee share their background in machining and how they built Marzilli Machine from the ground up. Don’t miss hearing about their grassroots success story!

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Lee Discussing Connect Pay Benefits

Lee Discussing Connect Pay Benefits

Lee Marzilli from Marzilli Machine Co. has seen firsthand the benefits of using direct deposit in her small manufacturing company. Throughout the video Lee talks about how her business uses direct deposit as a recruiting tool for new employees and to retain the great employees she currently has.

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Machine Shop Mastery Podcast – Relentless Documentation of SOPs, Paying Yourself First, and Other Advice for Shop Owners

Machine Shop Mastery Podcast - Relentless Documentation of SOPs, Paying Yourself First, and Other Advice for Shop Owners

In this episode, James Marzilli shares his journey from trade school, becoming a tool and die maker, and eventually starting his shop in 2011 when his grandmother co-signed on a loan for him. Jamie has a great story and an infectious passion for the trade and continuing to push himself and his team to grow, learn and improve every day. He shares tips on being decisive, helping his team see their paths for growth, his ideas on technology and investing in his team, and a lot more in this information packed episode.

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The Herald News – Marzilli Machine Co. making items to help fight spread of coronavirus

FALL RIVER – Marzilli Machine Co., a local precision machine shop, announced Wednesday that it has been deemed the primary manufacturer of essential parts, assemblies and services required in the production of the necessary medical testing equipment to be used in the fight against coronavirus, according to a press release.

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“Everybody was doing the right thing, but somehow we still weren’t making any money.” Job shop owner James Marzilli was discussing a specific job when he said this, but the problem was bigger than any single project. One lesson of this Boston area manufacturer’s recent, rapid growth is that mismanaged inventory, lack of standardization, documentation errors and other systematic inefficiencies that do not always show up on a balance sheet can have as much impact as anything happening on the machine tools.