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Finding the Right Stamping Supplier

Choosing the right stamping supplier is critical to the success of any project you might be undertaking. The right supplier will not only meet your financial needs, but also offer the highest quality work with the most reliable final outcomes. Here are a few things to consider when searching for the right stamping supplier. Pricing Finding a supplier that fits within your budget is crucial, but it’s important to remember that cheap products are not always reliable. The right stamping supplier will offer you efficient parts and services without compromising the quality of the product. Poorly made pieces or hasty...

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Trends Transforming Industry

Industry is always evolving. From the first assembly line to robotics, manufacturers have had to adopt the latest technologies and processes to stay current with demand. The following are trends that are causing a transformation of the way industry works. Data Analytics By studying data analytics manufacturers can make better decisions about technology, logistics, tariff costs, and the best supplier to hire. Data analytics improve productivity, efficiency, quality, profitability, and customer satisfaction. Software Systems It is hard to find a vehicle or equipment that doesn’t employ some type of software system. The reliance on software technology informs owners of scheduled...

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The COVID-19 Reset

While COVID-19 has damaged some manufacturers beyond the hope of repair, we are pleased that Bopp Busch has weathered the COVID storm. However, even those surviving manufacturers will need to prepare a pandemic exit strategy. Gartner, a research and advisory company, recommend that businesses look at their COVID-19 Reset as three phases: Phase 1: Respond Manufacturers must take immediate actions to keep people safe and maintain essential business operations. Phase 2: Recover The restarting of activities affected by the pandemic, such as reopening, rehiring, rebudgeting, and resupplying. Phase 3: Renew The development of an organizational strategy to implement insights and...

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Technology and Today’s Manufacturing

While manufacturing is the backbone of economic development across the globe, technology is quickly becoming the brain. Advanced tools and technology help manufacturers keep pace with greater demand while reducing cost. To help your manufacturing processing improve, consider adding these strategies: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Manufacturers need to make the most of the data they have available, and artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are the tools to help. AI involves a computer system’s ability to analyze trends and provide logical options to help manufacturers make data-driven decisions. This technology can improve many areas of the process, including inventory...

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Covering the E-Coating Process

As part of our commitment to be a valued partner supplier to our customers, Bopp Busch offers e-coating services. E-coating gives parts with a greater corrosion resistance and a more uniform coat. In this article, we discuss e-coat steps to provide a better understanding of the process. Step One: Clean & Pre-Treat First and foremost, the parts need to be thoroughly cleaned before beginning the e-coating process. This step is necessary to remove any oil, grease or other contaminants from the part to be e-coated. The pre-treatment stage assures proper adhesion of the e-coating. Step Two: E-coat Bath With cleansing...

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The Traits of a Partner Supplier

The Traits of a Partner Supplier

When an OEM is sourcing a metal stamping supplier, recognizing the quality vendor's traits is critical. The following are several that can help you find that type of company. Being a Partner Not just a Supplier The difference between a supplier and a partner is the way the relationship is approached. A supplier meets all the requirements for the project, but a partner offers more. The "more" could be other services or the ability to meet tight deadlines. As a partner, the supplier is working to provide the best service to help the OEM succeed. Can-Do Attitude As the maxim...

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Top Factors in Selecting a Stamping Supplier

Choosing which supplier to work with is a critical decision for any OEM, and metal stamping is no different. The question is, what to look for during the review process? Of course, many factors build a quality relationship with a stamping supplier, and the following are a few of the essential ones: (more…)

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The Advantages of Outsourcing Part Manufacturing

For a long time, OEMs have faced the decision to fabricate its own parts or contract with a supplier. Previously, OEMs found it beneficial to keep a closed-loop manufacturing process. However, with the rise in competition and costs, most OEMs use outsourcing as a cost-effective option. The following are several of the main advantages that outsourcing offers. (more…)

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