Why Metal Stamping Buyers Are Carefully Watching Steel Prices

Tim Lynch | September 26, 2018

 

US Steel prices are currently the highest in the world.  That’s certainly motivation for buyers and manufacturers of metal...

Automotive OEMs Save Big with Switch to Metal Stamping

Tim Lynch | April 18, 2017

 

Automotive manufacturers and their suppliers can see significant reductions in piece prices by working with metal stamping...

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...

Four Tips for Keeping Metal Stamping Costs Down and Inventory Flowing During an Uptick in Sales

Tim Lynch | June 18, 2014

Many manufacturers are experiencing steady increases in sales.  In fact, according to the Manufacturers Alliance for...

Prevent Inventory Shortages - Consider Material Lead Times

Tim Lynch | June 10, 2014

Due to the uptick in business and the prior slowdown at the mills, we are seeing precision metal stamping material...

What Factors Affect the Prices OEMs Pay for Metal Stampings?

Tim Lynch | July 9, 2013

With more and more suppliers becoming more competitively priced, pressures to use lower cost parts are rising. Keeping the...

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...

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...

It's Time to Consider Palladium for Electronics Plating -- Again.

Tim Lynch | June 1, 2010

Author:  Vince Azzano, Director of Technical Sales, Precision Plating Company

Fabricated gold prices are at an all-time...

Limit Scrap - A Surefire Way to Reduce Precision Metal Stamping Costs

Tim Lynch | May 11, 2010

Are you looking for ways to reduce costs on your precision metal stamping projects?  One of the first places to look is on...