What to Look for at Site Visits to Metal Stamping Companies

Tim Lynch | April 19, 2016

Manufacturers who are considering adding or replacing a supplier of precision metal stamping face a daunting task of...

Progressive Stamping vs. Fine Blanking: Three questions OEMs Should Ask

Tim Lynch | April 7, 2016

For manufacturers who require precision parts with tight tolerances, it can pay to compare the options for manufacturing...

Using Multiple-Up Dies for Metal Stamping to Save Money and Boost Volume

Tim Lynch | December 14, 2015

Designing the metal stamping die to produce a new precision part is one of the most important steps to ensuring long-term...

Metal Stamping Sensors Boost Efficiency, Quality

Tim Lynch | November 11, 2015

In precision metal stamping, every stroke of the press exerts tremendous pressure on the metal being formed, which can lead...

Steel Market Impacts Metal Stamping Lead Times and Prices

Tim Lynch | October 12, 2015

With steel one of the top metals used in metal stamping, global market fluctuations in the supply and demand for steel have...

Designing the Metal Stamping Strip to Minimize the Use of Precious Metals

Tim Lynch | June 15, 2015

Manufacturers in the automotive, electronics, telecommunications and medical device industries are among the leading users...

How Metal Stamping Simulation Software Saves Money

Tim Lynch | May 6, 2015

Simulation software is a powerful aid to new product development in industries as diverse as automotive, aerospace and...

Metal Stampings Have Limitations – Keep Them in Mind when Designing Your Part

Tim Lynch | April 30, 2015

Computer-aided design (CAD) is a wonderful technology that can lead product engineers and designers to think that anything...

How Tight of a Tolerance Do You Need for Your Metal Stamping?

Tim Lynch | November 4, 2014

How tight of a tolerance do you need for your metal stamping? That’s a good question. The answer isn’t complex, nor is it...

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Running Metal Stamping Family Dies

Tim Lynch | October 14, 2014

Family tooling is a method in which a manufacturer designs and builds a die that is able to simultaneously produce multiple...

Can U.S. Metal Stamping Companies Compete with Lower Cost Markets?

Tim Lynch | October 1, 2014

With significant gains in U.S. productivity in recent years, U.S. manufacturers are seeing an overall cost advantage when...

Why a Single-Source Metal Stamping Company Might Be the Right Decision

Tim Lynch | September 2, 2014

When a metal stamping company develops your product from design through production in-house, there's a greater chance you'll...