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The Current State of Materials in Manufacturing

How Transportation, Labor, and Economics Play a Role in the Supply Chain Predicament

 

The increase in materials pricing and supply chain interruption continues to impact virtually every sector of the economy—from consumer goods, such as furniture and cars, to raw materials, such as lumber in construction and steel in manufacturing. The initial slowdown in manufacturing created a slump in sales and production, forcing stainless steel suppliers to cut inventory (and one large steel mill exited the 300 series sector of the market entirely). But once the production lines whirred again, the demand far outpaced the supply, causing steel prices to skyrocket.

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How to Get More for Less Out of Your Deep Draw Metal Stamping

The Deep Draw Distinction in Metal Stamping: Cutting Weight = Cutting Costs

Who doesn’t want to save money and improve efficiency with their production costs? No product designer, manager, engineer, or C-Suite exec we’ve ever met. How about you? And when you source a metal forming job that requires deep draw expertise, every vendor is going to tell you they can do it cost effectively. But can they prove it? We actually can … in cold hard steel cost savings—with data to back it up. Check out one case study here.

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Precision Metal Stamping and Forming Relationships

Collaboration for Longevity, Dependability, and Growth  

Larson’s longevity is due, in large part, to the valuable relationships we foster with employees, customers, suppliers, and strong partnerships with our equipment suppliers. We seek out collaborations with companies that hold these same standards and are top in their trade. Founded in 1897, Nidec Minster has built a reputation for precision, solid quality, and reliability in their presses, and Larson has built a strong partnership with them over the years.

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6 Top Considerations for Choosing a Precision Metal Stamping Supplier

Vetting Your Supplier—an Interview Checklist for the Buyer

Quality. Delivery. Price. Three basic things every buyer wants to be promised. But what assurance does a buyer have that those commitments will be met, time and time again, over the length of the program? When choosing a deep draw stamping and precision metal stamping company, you want to approach it deliberately and with forethought. Here are some tips to help you plan.

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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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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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