Tapping into a multi-billion-dollar industry is not an easy thing to do, but becoming a military supplier is a very real possibility for many manufacturers. And while it does involve persistence and dedication, the payoff can include a secure stream of business in a secure and growing industry. There are numerous aspects to consider to […]
Of the many choices companies face when producing products, outsourcing manufacturing ranks among the most difficult and confusing. There are numerous benefits from utilizing manufacturing outsourcing services in many cases, but there are also pros and cons to be considered. Furthermore, there are numerous ways to outsource, and not all of them make sense in […]
The Process of Metal Stamping Metal stamping transforms metal sheets into various shapes and sizes using dies and presses. The most common presses used in metal stamping are mechanical, hydraulic and servo-mechanical. There are several tooling techniques that can be deployed depending on the application, volumes and part complexity. The advantages of utilizing the best […]
The process of successfully submitting military manufacturing bids can be long and daunting. But it doesn’t have to be. Ultimately, the entire procedure can be summarized in five simple steps that we will detail below. The Need for Military Manufacturing The United States defense industry relies heavily on US companies for military manufacturing. And this […]
Due to more certainty regarding the stock market and tax reform, the aerospace and defense manufacturing outlook appears quite positive for 2018. Last year was a record year with higher defense spending, increased commercial aircraft deliveries, and increasingly large industry transactions. Growth is expected to increase throughout 2018 and beyond. Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing On […]
The global supply and demand for steel are in constant flux, and steel prices are a reflection of this complex balance. Industrial consumers of steel the world over must keep an eye on global markets and create strategic value-chain relationships to ensure competitive pricing for their raw materials and end products.
Most manufacturing executives will agree that outsourcing production to a foreign country is difficult. But shelter manufacturing simplifies the process for companies and benefits them in ways many executives are unaware of. Let’s explore some of the many benefits afforded to manufacturers who outsource to Mexico via a shelter company.
The demand for electricity in industrial and consumer applications is growing by leaps and bounds. And the demand for safe and reliable technology to harness electrical power is also growing worldwide. The outlook for the global switchgear business market remains promising in the coming years, and growth is expected in most sectors. Switchgear Business Demand […]
Now that tax reform has become law in the United States, what impact will it have on manufacturers? In the manufacturing industry, all eyes have been on the new tax legislation. The hope was that several positive initiatives would make it into the final bill. Below is a breakdown of the legislation as passed and how it […]
Companies today are faced with a myriad of challenges, one of which is in determining when to outsource a part of the process. Product design is such an important step in delivering quality products that it can be difficult to outsource of this stage. But with bottom lines becoming increasingly tight, companies can’t always afford to keep each phase in house, and knowing when to outsource product design is vital to remaining competitive and profitable.