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A key way to reduce costs and improve manufacturing profitability is to lower component costs.The precision machined parts required for your manufacturing processes could be modified, or the way in which they are made could be adapted to significantly reduce your cost of doing business.In fact, small modifications made to your part design can actually… Read more »

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Whether you do your precision machining inhouse or you outsource, it is important to periodically evaluate your process efficiencies and finished products to determine if your current manufacturing system or supply chain is meeting your quality standards. In manufacturing, as with many things, it is easy to “let it ride” if there are no obvious… Read more »

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Nolte Precise recently made a new investment in expanding our CNC lathe turning capacity and screw machining capability with a new gantry-loading CNC lathe from Okuma, global leader in CNC machine tool technology. The innovative design of the Okuma 2SP-150H features a front-facing spindle, which helps to create an automation-friendly lathe for small parts production…. Read more »

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Cellular manufacturing is a manufacturing approach that falls within the larger concept of just-in-time or lean manufacturing. The objective of cellular manufacturing is to accelerate work flow by making a wide variety of similar products, while producing the lowest degree of waste possible. In cellular manufacturing, multiple “cells” are set up in an assembly line… Read more »

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Following the great success achieved from our most recent installation, Nolte Precise has invested in an additional Tsugami B0206-III Swiss Turning Center. This new Tsugami technology has enabled our team to increase production capacity and expand our ability to meet customer demand. This investment is part of our commitment to meeting the needs of our… Read more »

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As an experienced, equipped, and proven supplier of precision machined components, Nolte has partnered with a broad range of manufacturers to bring value to their operations. A great example of this is the case of a customer we have within the fire arms industry. This customer was experiencing significant throughput issues due to lack of… Read more »

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A decades long shift toward the four-year college track and away from education in skilled manufacturing trades has led to a serious deficit in human resources for a new generation of manufacturing companies that are trying to fill jobs. A recent article posted at The Hill online concerning this skills gap reports, “Retirements and new… Read more »

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When you choose to partner with a manufacturing supplier, you are essentially trusting that company to take control of a portion of your business. The supplier’s reliability, efficiency, and ability to deliver on time are all factors that could potentially help or harm your profitability. In addition to production concerns, and perhaps the most critical… Read more »

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  On June 1, 2018, new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico, and the European Union (EU) went into effect. The tariff rates of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, have been imposed following recent national security investigations of steel and aluminum imports to the United States under Section… Read more »

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In order to increase production capacity and expand on our ability to meet customer demand, Nolte Precise has invested in a new Tsugami B0206-III Swiss Turning Center. This move to increase operational ability and reduce production risks is a direct reflection of our commitment to meeting the needs of our customers with unsurpassed quality parts… Read more »