10 Metal Stamping Quality Indicators for Medical Device Mfrs

Tim Lynch | June 26, 2012

Quality is the #1 concern for OEM engineering and purchasing managers in all industries, but nowhere is quality more...

Silver May be Low-Cost Solution for Plating Electronic Connector Stampings

Tim Lynch | October 5, 2011

Not long ago we featured a blog article about the use of palladium as an alternative to gold for plating electronic...

Sorting Out Quality Best Practices for Medical Metal Stampings

Tim Lynch | June 27, 2011

Highly specialized and regulated industries, such as the medical device industry, demand adherence to their own preferred...

Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping Quality in Action! [Video]

Tim Lynch | June 15, 2011

Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping's commitment to quality is evident in this new video.  Get a behind-the-scenes look at the...

Does Your Precision Metal Stamper Practice MSA? Ask!

Tim Lynch | April 28, 2011

The Importance of Following MSA and GR&R Quality Standards

It’s tempting to think that all precision metal stamping...

Starting DFM Early with Metal Stamping Companies Limits Part Failure Risk

Tim Lynch | April 1, 2011

Design for Manufacturability (DFM) is a very important tool in the quality toolbox for manufacturers of complex products. ...

Metal Stamping Companies Adopt Automotive Industry Best Practices

Tim Lynch | February 18, 2011

Quality Matters:  Learning from the Turnaround in the U.S. Auto Industry

For decades, the U.S. auto industry lagged behind...

5 Tips to Smooth Transition from Medical Device Design to Manufacture

Tim Lynch | December 8, 2010

A common obstacle to a successful market launch is the transition of medical products from design to manufacture, with...

Why Risk Poor Precision Metal Stamping Quality? Automotive Industry Averts Risk with APQP.

Tim Lynch | November 9, 2010

Precision metal stampings are a critical component of so many products.  Automotive components, medical devices, electronic...

Want consistent precision metal stamping quality? Insist on SPC.

Tim Lynch | October 5, 2010

 SPC.  You’ve heard the acronym.  Some customers, especially in the automotive industry, require it. But do you know why...

Precision Metal Stamping Quality -- Acronyms You've Got to Know.

Tim Lynch | September 24, 2010

As an engineer or designer, you expect precision metal stamping manufacturers to provide uncompromised quality.  Zero...

Precision Metal Stamping Industry Sees Big Swings in Metal Prices

Tim Lynch | August 19, 2010

Precision metal stamping manufacturers are finding metal markets increasingly unpredictable.  The industry has experienced...