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 »
Posts Tagged: supply chain
Benefits of Outsourced Precision Machining
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 »
New Aluminum and Steel Tariffs Take Effect – How Will Your Swiss Screw Machining Supply Chain be Impacted?
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 »
Retiring Baby Boomers and the Manufacturing Workforce
The United States and our economy were both built on skilled labor – manufacturing and construction jobs. Today our economy continues to be driven by skilled labor jobs, but there is a looming threat to this foundation. A generation of baby boomers, approximately 25% of the U.S. population, is soon to be fully retired, and… Read more »