5 Ways Vendor-Managed Inventory (VMI) Benefits Manufacturers

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The last thing manufacturers want to think about when making complex products with many intricate parts is how they will manage the inventory required to build their final assemblies. Vendor-managed inventory (VMI) becomes an essential benefit when producing complex machine assemblies. For decades machine shops have offered managed inventory to simplify the manufacturing and assembly… Read more »

Keys to Streamline Parts Supply Chain

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Four Ways to Enhance the Supply Chain for Precision Machined Components   Having a machine shop supplier that consistently delivers precision machined CNC Swiss lathe turned and milled components when required at competitive prices is key to a high-functioning organization. But how does an organization best integrate systematic practices into its processes for an efficient… Read more »

Nolte Precise Expands Capacity and Capabilities with New Okuma CNC Lathe

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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. A CNC Lathe Turning Powershouse The innovative design of the Okuma 2SP-150H features a front-facing spindle, which helps to create an automation-friendly… Read more »

Cellular Manufacturing

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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 »

Nolte Precise Adds Additional Tsugami Swiss Screw Machining Turning Center

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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 »

Benefits of Outsourced Precision Machining

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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 »

Developing the Next Generation of Manufacturing

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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 »

Quality Certification

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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 »

New Aluminum and Steel Tariffs Take Effect – How Will Your Swiss Screw Machining Supply Chain be Impacted?

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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 »