“Employer of Choice” Honorees Announced
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Lewistown Job Service Employers Committee members Karen Sweeney and Tracy Kelsey presented Hobson Insurance and Spika Design and Manufacturing with the 2016 Employer of Choice awards. Spika Design and Manufacturing CEO Tom Spika, founder Carol Spika, COO Katie Spika, and … Read More

Spika Design & Manufacturing: A Family Affair
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  Just over 4 miles from the heart of historic Downtown Lewistown, Montana sits a large, beautiful building that seems right at home against the glorious Central Montana landscape. But, take one step in the door, and you instantly know, … Read More

15 Montana Companies to Watch in 2017
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By Christina Henderson Here’s a quiz – how many high tech and manufacturing companies do you think we have in Montana? On December 20, 2016, the Montana High Tech Business Alliance emailed our third annual survey of Montana tech companies … Read More

Case Study: Kuka Systems Outfits Entire Manufacturing Facility With Custom Work Platforms
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KUKA Systems Aerospace Group needed a custom work platform system for use in a high-profile aerospace manufacturing line. Rather than tie up their resources designing and building it themselves, they contracted the project to Spika. Working closely with the KUKA … Read More

Spika Design & Manufacturing Joins Largest-Ever U.S. Business Delegation to 2016 Hannover Messe
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Spika Design and Manufacturing today announced it is part of the largest-ever U.S. delegation to Hannover Messe, the world’s foremost trade fair for industrial technology, taking place April 25-29, in Hannover, Germany. For the first time in the Fair’s history, the … Read More

Montana Manufacturers Eye Trade Deal
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Small rules trip up small companies in the world of foreign trade, which is why Lewistown’s Spika Manufacturing is interested in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Spika makes fine-tuned catwalks that allow technicians to work on every square inch of U.S. war … Read More

Central Montana’s Vibrant Manufacturing Center Reaches Global Markets
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By Shannon Furniss Situated in the geographic center of Montana in the midst of rolling hills, farms, and ranches is something a little unexpected: one of the most vibrant manufacturing communities in the state. With a population of about 6,500, … Read More

Spika Welding & Manufacturing: From Helicopters to Aerospace
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By Shannon Furniss What started out as a two-person shop on a family farm has grown into a multi-million dollar company, which employs 50 people in the heart of Montana. Spika Welding and Manufacturing specializes in designing and manufacturing industrial … Read More

Case Study: Lockheed Martin Achieves Access Excellence with Satellite Work Platform
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Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company needed a custom work platform for use in a satellite manufacturing facility. Rather than design and build it themselves, they contracted the project to Spika. Working closely with the Lockheed team, Spika designed a 14-module … Read More

Governor Names Spika 2013 Exporter of the Year
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Wood’s Powr-Grip/Spika Welding Receive Honors Governor Steve Bullock announced winners of the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year and 2013 Exporter of the Year awards in Bozeman at the Manufacturing & International Trade Day yesterday. In prepared remarks, he said, “Today, … Read More

Spika Receives Montana State Family Business Award
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Spika Design & Manufacturing received the Montana State Family Business Award for 2013 in the Medium Sized Business Category (30-50 employees). The Family Business Program and Awards were established in 1994 as an outreach program through Montana State University College … Read More

Spika President to Lead Montana Manufacturing Council
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At the Montana Chamber of Commerce fall meeting in Kalispell, Tom Spika, President of Spika Welding and Manufacturing, was installed as Chairman of the Montana Manufacturing Council, a subsidiary of the MT Chamber of Commerce. This position also holds a … Read More

Spika Welding Wins First Montana Manufacturer of the Year Award
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  SPIKA WELDING WINS THE INAUGURAL MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR AWARD (LEFT TO RIGHT: TOM SPIKA, GOV. STEVE BULLOCK, WEBB BROWN) Tom Spika and Spika Welding received the first-ever “Manufacturer of the Year” award today in Helena. The award was … Read More

Case Study: Custom Design Maintenance Stand for B-2 Bomber Windshield
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  Spika won a solicitation to provide a maintenance stand to access the windshield of the B-2 Bomber. Following the success of the first platform, the remainder of the required platforms were sole-sourced to Spika. The Problem The United States … Read More