Always striving for manufacturing excellence, we focus on meeting deadlines and exceeding expectations.
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Our Staff

We employ a team of more than two dozen experienced manufacturing professionals.

The J. R. Higgins Associates Management Team, with over 130 years of experience, has the talent and skills to produce the results you need and make doing business easy.


James J. Mott – Chief Operating Officer

James J. Mott joined J. R. Higgins Associates in 1999. Jim is in charge of day-to day operations, and with over 32 years of industry experience including Cummins Engine Company and Polaroid Corporation, leads a team of dedicated manufacturing professionals to deliver machined products on-time and of superior quality, with a defect rate of less than 1%. Jim holds a BS in Engineering from the University of Michigan and a MBA in Finance from Bentley University.


John G. Springer – Manufacturing and Engineering Manager

John G. Springer joined J. R. Higgins Associates in 2004. John started his manufacturing career in the machining industry when he was 15 years old. Now he is using his extensive machining, manufacturing and engineering expertise to ensure not only that parts are made to print, but also made in the most efficient and economical way. John has had diverse experience working on projects for the Nuclear industry, U.S. Military, and NASA prior to joining J. R. Higgins Associates.


Stanley J. Crowell – Planner, Buyer, Materials and Facilities Manager

Stanley J. Crowell joined the company in 1991. Stanley, with more than 35 years experience, has brought his extensive manufacturing knowledge into Purchasing, Planning, and Quality, and makes sure our facility is humming. Stan has the materials expertise and negotiating skills to assure that all materials are purchased on time in the most economical way. He also uses his vast product knowledge to assure parts are delivered to meet the exacting quality standards we and our customers demand.


Kim C. Jensen - Office Manager

Kim C. Jensen joined J. R. Higgins Associates in early 2013. Kim brings her more than 30-year career as a Client Services Administrator and Senior Telecommunications Analyst to keep our business front end processes exact and on track. Kim uses her strong, detail oriented focus to maintain the accuracy and follow-through our business and customers require. Kim holds a B.A. in Psychology from Boston University.

We Partner With:

  • Mechanical Engineers and Designers looking for machinability, cost advice, or a source for quick turnaround of fixturing, prototype samples or production runs;
  • Buyers and Purchasing Managers in need of a flexible and dependable machined parts vendor who understands your pain points.

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Vehicle Signs

Our Vehicle Sign Division manufactures a wide range of industry-standard vehicle-rooftop signs.

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We encourage you to call or visit our facility, meet and speak with our people, and see what makes us different.

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