Superior Quality Since 1981

Located in Northeast Ohio

Established in Mentor, Ohio in 1981, specializing in the manufacture and development of prototype components for the aerospace industry, Tessa Precision gained a reputation for creativity and innovation. We designed processes to generate high-quality precision components.

The business moved to the 25,000 sq. ft. Painesville, Ohio site in 2000 and expanded the facility to 45,000 sq. Ft. in 2015. We provide a wide range of precision CNC turning, milling, grinding, and EDM machines. Additional capabilities include electrolytic grinding, flow testing, and assembly.

We employ precise manufacturing control plans that start from receipt of raw material through part production, final packaging, and shipment. We utilize SPC, Gage R&R, and Lean Manufacturing principals to maintain quality and continuously improve. With almost forty years of experience, Tessa Precision has grown to be one of the leading precision aerospace manufacturers in north-east Ohio.

Our Division Directors

Paul Battaglia

President

Received a Master’s degree from Bowling Green State University in Organizational Communications. After several years in management with Sprint, he joined Tessa Precision Products, Inc in 1989. He became co-owner and president in 2000. Paul is responsible for quoting, scheduling, customer service, and long term business planning.

Erika Battaglia

Vice President

Received a degree in Procurement and Materials Management from Bowling Green State University. After several years with Boeing, (formerly McDonnell Douglas in Long Beach, CA) Erika joined Tessa Precision Products in 1989. Erika became co-owner and vice-president in 2000 and is responsible for quoting, pre-production planning, and customer service.

Michael Szabo

Vice President of Operations

Started with Tessa Precision shortly after incorporation and has over 35 years of service. As a youth, he worked on manual mills moving to CNC machines and programming. He became Plant Manager and is responsible for production areas of milling, small hole EDMs, wire EDMs, sinker EDMs, and assembly. He serves as Vice President of Operations.

Ron Hartman

General Manager

Started with Tessa Precision in 1982. He specialized in manual lathes, ultimately moving to CNC machines and programming. His expertise in the lathe department and troubleshooting has led him to oversee 29 lathes. He is responsible for overseeing all facets of quoting and the production of turned parts.

Jim Mcclung

Quality Manager

Jim started his career as a machinist at Tessa Precision Products in 2006. After several years on the shop floor, he transferred into our inspection and quality department. Jim's knowledge of machining added depth to his inspection expertise. He was promoted to Quality Manager in 2017 and has embraced his new responsibilities.

Debbie Markelonis

Supplier Sourcing Manager

Joined Tessa Precision Products in 1999 as the Boeing Account Manager. Coordinating and ensure on-time delivery for the C-17 program. In addition to raw material procurement, outsourcing, and supplier development; Debbie's role expanded to proposal activities and contract compliance on additional Boeing programs.

Mark Kawasaki

Manufacturing Engineer

Earned a Mechanical Engineering degree from Cleveland State and has applied his talents to the aerospace industry since the 1980's.  His early years were with Parker Hannifin, Gas Turbine Fuel Systems Division. He joined Tessa Precision Products in 1999 and currently oversees unique operations for the aerospace industry, adapting customer drawings into production including using Model-Based Definition data.

Yvonne Adams

Office Manager

In 2003, Yvonne was responsible for the Receiving area. She later took on the responsibility of shipping and inventory integrity. In 2011 she added the duties of accounts payable's and receivables while still overseeing the smooth operation of incoming and outgoing products and inventory accuracy.