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Managing Regulatory Bodies and Certifications in Metal Forming

Being SMEs on SQMs

You already have a full-time job; keeping up with the regulations of all the regulatory agencies—as changeable as they may be for any given part or project—doesn’t need to be its own full-time endeavor. When your vendor has a good supplier quality management program, you won’t have to bear the burden alone. It’s why we are meticulous with our SQM program.

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Steel Tariffs and the Impact on the Metal Forming Industry

Does Your Deep Draw Stamping Cost More? 

Steel tariffs: a very hot—and confusing—topic on the minds of many people in diverse industries. The uncertainty in the markets and supply chain is unsettling. An argument bolstering the need for the tariffs is that they equalize the flood of aluminum and steel from overseas producers—even at the possible economic disadvantage of smaller, regional American-based manufacturers. It’s anyone’s guess whether a global trade war will ensue with retaliatory tariffs on a variety of goods.

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Customer Benefits of Advanced Quality Planning in Precision Metal Stamping

AQP in Action within the Entire Organization

We often think the words “process” and “nimble” are mutually exclusive—especially when we think of launching a product in the precision metal stamping (or any manufacturing or production) environment. What comes to mind when we hear that something is in “process” involves a slow, encumbered, multi-layered mire of circumstance. Nimble, on the other hand, denotes quickness and agility that offers responsive, definitive solutions. What if you could have both?

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A Deep Draw Stamping Troubleshooting Case Study

Building New Relationships to Support Existing Ones

One of the benefits of having longevity in any business resides in the reliable, trusting relationships that are formed over the years. These relationships exist externally—with loyal customers, and internally—with dedicated, expert staff members.

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Precision Metal Stamping and the Entrepreneurial Edge

Larson Tool Helps Design and Manufacture a New Tool—the Kuma™ Spork  

For almost 100 years, Larson Tool & Stamping Company has been a valued supplier of precision metal stampings and assemblies to hundreds of U.S. companies—big and small.

Larson was built on innovation and we have established ourselves as an engineering company, standing on the shoulders of this fourth-generation, family owned and run company. Chuck Cederberg, President, and Bill Larson, Vice President and CFO, are active leaders today—their great grandfathers having laid the foundation of the company. Larson Tool holds a large handful of patents, having pioneered many great inventions.

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What to Expect from Your Deep Draw Stamping Supplier

How a Quality Precision Metal Stamping Supplier Delivers

Flexibility. Ingenuity. Process Management. Safety. Quality Assurance. These words should be on the list of what to expect when you trust your metal stamping work to a reputable supplier. Some of these terms offer tangible scenarios—processes and procedures in place to ensure quality standards are met and safety measures in place. But what happens—and how do you know you can count on your precision metal stamping supplier—when the inevitable happens? Forecasts change due to unforeseen circumstances; print tolerances that are unpredictably imprecise; product requirements that dictate changes in materials sourcing. We’ve all been there and know that any number of variables can impact production deadlines.

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Larson Tool & Stamping offers a broad range of precision metal stampings and assemblies capabilities, including: 

  • Forming
  • Stamping
  • Deep drawing
  • Assembly
  • Brazing
  • Painting

We’d love to help solve your difficult design and production challenges by providing high-quality, cost-effective solutions. Contact us for a quote.

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