At WorldWide Machining & Welding, we measure success by the relationships we develop with our clients. Relationships we cultivate because we care, not because we need to feed a bottom line.

Why Us

We are defined by our integrity. That’s why our mission is to provide timely, high-quality service and products to our customers for a fair price in an atmosphere of honesty and dedication.

The craft of problem-solving

We customize and tailor-fit our services to each project. Our creative machining, welding and fabrication services come from a full toolbox. And if we don’t have the tool? We’ll source it from our wide network of partners. If we can’t locate it, we’ll make it from scratch. It’s one reason companies call us when everything else has failed.

Innovative on-site services

Problem-solving isn’t limited to our shop. We can take our craftsmanship wherever you need us to be. From on-site machining and welding to custom fabrication, we go where you go.

Safety: A nonnegotiable

Safety isn’t just a priority. It’s a necessity. We maintain compliance with ISNetworld, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Department of Transportation (DOT).




Decades of training, experience
John E. Anderson begins his career working pipeline construction in North America and in Algeria. He then spends the next two-and-a-half decades learning the welding, boring and machining trades.


Establishing service
John founds Portable Bore Repair & Welding, Inc., in Hawthorne, WI, working hard to build the business and become fully versed in welding and align boring.


Diverse offerings
John begins building a team of professionals to include a CPA, insurance agent, banker, and a tool & die maker/engineer.


Growing and evolving
Portable Bore Repair & Welding, Inc., purchases Jim’s Welding, Inc., to form a full-service machine shop with small- and large-scale fabrication and manufacturing.


New location, new service, new name
The team moves to their current site in Superior, WI; adds a hydraulics repair division; expands their machine shop; and changes their name to WorldWide Machining & Welding, Inc.


Growth continues
WorldWide Machining & Welding employs 30+ machining, welding and fabrication experts, with plans to grow services and offerings in the future.

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