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Steel Pricing Guide 2021: When Will Steel Prices Go Down?

Many industries slowed or even stopped the production of their products during the COVID-19 pandemic. The steel industry is no different, and with a continued supply shortage problem, there’s no clear indication of when the cost of steel will go back down. As a company that heavily produces steel products, American Manufacturing is constantly monitoring the steel market. Although [...]

July 1st, 2021|Blog|

Blank Pin Pallet

Metal stamping plants rely on repeatability and automation to stay competitive. At American Manufacturing, we developed a steel blank pin pallet to assist in stamping automation. We designed our pallet to be configurable to almost any blank shape and size. We will be dissecting the video below to show the ins and outs of what makes our product stand [...]

June 21st, 2021|Blog, Product Demonstration|

The Role of Automotive Suppliers

Automotive suppliers can range in scale and size from very large corporations to small or medium-sized companies. They play an integral role in both the manufacturing process and the automotive supply chain. There are also different roles and categories of automotive suppliers which we will further define. Keep reading to discover what automotive suppliers do and how they impact [...]

June 7th, 2021|Blog|

How Automotive Racks Help With Shipping

Industrial automotive racks are key to a seamless transit and shipping experience. They serve a great purpose in protecting automotive parts during transportation while also increasing the number of parts able to be shipped in one transit. A quality automotive rack should be able to withstand its environment as well as helping facilitate a smooth transition of automotive parts [...]

May 1st, 2021|Blog|

A simpler way towards a Fork-Free workplace

Sometimes we like to overthink our manufacturing processes. With all the available mother-daughter or quad steer cart systems out there, you can find your manufacturing costs skyrocket in a short amount of time. Our standard line of carts might be the actual fix you need while keeping your investment costs down. In this video we will break down the [...]

April 19th, 2021|Blog, Product Demonstration|

What is Steel Fabrication?

Steel fabrication is an extremely technical process that involves taking raw steel and shaping it into its desired form. It requires a high level of skill and proper equipment as there’s nearly no room for error. It is a necessary part of many industries and plays a large role in creating parts for mass consumption A closer look at [...]

April 1st, 2021|Blog|

Benefits of Steel Pallets and Pallets With a Lip

Pallets serve an important role in the manufacturing process. It’s no surprise that because of their high level of functionality, pallets have become a basic component in our modern-day supply chain. There are a variety of different types of pallets that can be extremely helpful for manufacturers and serve their own purpose. Knowing the different benefits of each type [...]

March 1st, 2021|Blog|

Integrating Ergonomic Equipment Into the Manufacturing Process

What is ergonomics? Ergonomics is defined as “an applied science concerned with designing and arranging things people use so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely,” according to Merriam-Webster. Ergonomics, as it applies specifically to manufacturing, relates to the science of creating the process to fit the worker rather than pushing the worker to fit the [...]

February 9th, 2021|Blog|

Benefits of High Volume Manufacturing

High volume manufacturing or production can be advantageous for consumers and manufacturers alike. Although they benefit in different ways, high volume manufacturing is a key aspect of manufacturing that individuals can capitalize on. Whether it’s finding a competitive advantage for a manufacturer and their business, or reaping the benefits of readily available, more cost-effective products, mass production has the [...]

January 11th, 2021|Blog|

What to Expect for the Future of Manufacturing

Manufacturing industry overview The manufacturing industry is of high importance to the American economy. In 2016, the United States manufacturing sector would’ve stood alone as the ninth-largest economy in the world, according to the National Association of Manufacturers. As with many industries, the manufacturing industry faces both unique challenges and opportunities for advancement. Some of the challenges manufacturers are [...]

December 14th, 2020|Blog|

How Industrial Carts and Dollies can Improve Your Workplace

Utilizing an industrial cart or dolly can greatly improve the efficiency of a manufacturing process. Uses and terminology for industrial carts and industrial dollies are interchangeable as they generally serve the same purpose. Some people refer to them as a cart, others a dolly, but the uses for both remain the same. Although a hand truck can also be [...]

November 13th, 2020|Blog|

How to Choose the Right Manufacturing Company

Choosing the right manufacturing company is an integral part of a successful business. In addition to being an initial step towards success, the right manufacturing company can help optimize both the efficiency and quality of a business. In order to best guide your search, it can be helpful to first define your specific manufacturing needs and then find a [...]

October 13th, 2020|Blog|

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