Meet the team at Affordable Jig Grinding

Leo Schauer teamed up with Ross Urso and founded Affordable Jig Grinding in 1999. Leo recognized the niche in the Tool and Die Industry and wanted to keep it alive in the United States.

Leo’s 43 years of experience prior to Affordable Jig Grinding was in industries such as: automotive, canning, electronics (printed circuit), food processing, special machinery, aerospace and many more.

The genius behind Leo’s success is his creative thinking and uncanny ability to make something out of nothing.

Ross Urso has been in the business of machine working for 33 years. Before founding Affordable Jig Grinding Ross worked in industries such as circuit boards, aerospace, canning, metal stamping.

Opening Affordable Jig Grinding allowed Ross to flex his skills in problem solving and move ahead with his expertise in the computerized machinery industry. It also offers him the opportunity to display his high standards to craftsmanship and relentless attention to customer service.

Training and certifications:
TMA Three Year Tool & Die Graduates, Autodesk AutoCad, Fanuc Wire EDM, Mazak Mazatrol, and Sodick Wire EDM Certifications.

Hands on experience:
• CNC Moore Jig Grinding
• CNC Hauser Jig Grinding
• Elox CNC Die Sinking
• Fanuc Wire Machining
• Sodick Wire Machining
• GE, Fanuc, Mazatrol, Allen Bradley Controls

• Vertical machining center experience: Mazak, Mitsubishi, LeBlond-Makino, Shizouka


AFFORDABLE JIG GRINDING | 507 W. Algonguin Rd. Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Voice 847.981.0035 | Fax 847.981.0063 |