Manufacturers wind up with a major hassle: coordinating dozens – if not hundreds – of parts vendors. And when one or two suppliers mess up, production comes to a costly halt.
One of the smartest ways for OEMs to do more and make more with lower costs is to outsource assembly and subassembly processes and utilize turnkey assembly. What are the advantages? They’re multiple and meaningful.
How do you know if a fabricator, welder, or contract manufacturer can really deliver when it comes to sheet metal and welding?
As is true for so many aspects of high tech industry contracting, highly specific welding and sheet metal fabrication capabilities, equipment, and experience are desirable when you outsource work of this kind. It’s one thing to meet stringent industry standards; another to achieve the quality you expect.
A Defense Initiative to Protect Your Quality and Reputation
The bottom line: you want to outsource parts to CNC machining companies that can produce parts for you with premium quality, without a hassle, by the agreed-upon due date, and at the price quoted. So how do you sort the CNC wheat from the chaff? This guide covers four must-have qualifications for potential CNC machining companies.
How to Smartly Evaluate and Select an Ideal Partner
Machine shops come in many sizes and flavors. And if you look online or in the Yellow Pages, you’ll likely find many in your area. So how do you sort the great from the decent or not so good? To help you in evaluating and selecting, we’ve prepared a list of eight critical questions to ask and consider.