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ISO 9001:2015 Certified

We recently completed our updating from ISO 9001:2008 to 9001:2015.  It required a significant amount of work but provided our quality people with a chance to review all of our procedures and develop time saving techniques. Please download our latest cert for your records The 2 Big changes we noticed were the greater emphasis on […]

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Seeking Machinist and Tool Maker

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job: Analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and machinists’ hand tools. • Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, making adjustments as […]

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Blanket Ordering Stamped Parts

Especially with stamping, the economies of scale are substantial when it comes to part ordering.  Due to transportation and processing set up costs; maximizing material order weights in critical.  Also with Set-Up Time costs equal to the cost of Producing Tens Of Thousands Of Parts; it is critical to limit the number of set ups […]

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Seeking Experienced Tool & Die Maker

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job: Analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and machinists’ hand tools. • Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, making adjustments as […]

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New Digital Image Dimension Measuring System

We recently purchased a new piece of equipment for our quality lab which will cut the time required to check flat parts to a fraction of that previously required.  This will result in greater frequency of inspection and higher quality for your parts. Large Field of View 200 × 200 mm 7.87 × 7.87″ in […]

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Galvanized vs. Galvannealed Steel

What is the difference between Galvanized and Galvannealed steel? They both are zinc coated at the mill and are designed for rust and corrosion resistance. Both are passed through a hot dip coating process; however Galvannealed steel goes through an additional annealing process, which induces diffusion alloying between the molten zinc coating and the steel.  This […]

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Are Trade Shows Dead?

For the last 5 years we have only done one trade show for custom part manufacturers and its results have lessened every year.  We have tentatively decided that we are longer going to do any trade shows, but we would like the input of our customer base.  Please share your opinion  

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New Wire EDM Machine

As part our ongoing effort to better serve our customers, we’ve invested in another new Wire EDM machine for faster response to new tooling, die repair and prototyping needs. Mitsubishi MD+PRO III: 32″ x 28″ Workpiece Size .004″ Wire Diameter

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