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Benefits of Automation for Manufacturing

The history of automation in manufacturing dates back to the Industrial Revolution when mechanized systems were first introduced to replace manual labor. Today, automation is making a transformational impact here at American Manufacturing. While we’re on the front lines of automation in manufacturing, it’s really historic. The development of machines and equipment that could perform repetitive tasks with greater speed [...]

April 18th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Plastic vs. Steel Containers: Four Important Considerations

Automotive companies rely on shipping containers to safely transport their parts and components from one place to another. Shipping containers are a critical component of any automotive company’s business operations, and it’s important to choose the right type of container for their needs. The two most common types of automotive shipping containers are plastic and steel. Both plastic and steel [...]

March 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Container Types: What’s Right for Your Needs?

  For automotive companies, shipping containers are critical in their business operations. There are various types of shipping containers available; choosing the right one is a multi-factored decision.   American Manufacturing has become a preferred supplier of some of the world's most respected automotive manufacturers, including Stellantis, Ford, and General Motors. We’re proud to offer an extensive selection of container [...]

February 24th, 2023|Blog|

Four Advantages of Water-Based Paint for Container Manufacturers

Paint plays a fundamental role in the manufacturing industry, helping protect and improve the appearance of a wide variety of products and components. For many years, powder coating has been the preferred method for manufacturers due to its durability and cost-effectiveness. However, with recent technological advancements, liquid-based paint is gaining in popularity thanks to its advantages over powder coating. [...]

January 30th, 2023|Uncategorized|

What Is a Multi-Level Rack?

Multi-level racks are an excellent product that allows for parts to be transported in an efficient and secure manner. There are multiple uses and benefits to multi-level rack systems that can be implemented within the assembly line and production process seamlessly. Continue reading to learn more about multi-level racks.   What are multi-level racks used for? Multi-level racks are [...]

December 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|

Why You Need a Tilt Dolly for Your Warehouse

Tilt dollies are a key aspect of the efficient maneuvering of parts within a warehouse. They are extremely safe and useful dollies as they can move up to 2,000 pounds depending on the style of tilt dolly. Typically, tilt dollies are found in the automotive setting and are a reliable part of an assembly line. What Is a Tilt Dolly? [...]

November 30th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Extreme tilt provides extreme benefit for production workers

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 [...]

November 2nd, 2022|Blog, Product Demonstration|

What Does a Fabricator Welder Do?

If you’re familiar with the manufacturing world, you’ve definitely heard the terms “fabrication” and “welding,” but are you familiar with fabrication welding?  If not, you might wonder: Is metal fabrication the same as welding? What is a welding fabricator? What does a metal fabricator do? And why is fabrication welding important? Let’s illuminate this industry term by exploring all there [...]

September 15th, 2022|Blog|

What Are the Hazards of Palletizing and Stacking?

Palletizing and stacking are common tasks in warehouses and distribution centers. While pallets and skids are efficient ways to move products, they can be dangerous to the worker if not used correctly or if the equipment isn’t made to the best standard. If not handled properly, pallets can easily fall off of forklifts or trucks, leading to injuries for workers. [...]

August 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

What is the Difference Between a Pallet and a Skid?

When working in a warehouse or ordering products, choosing the correct equipment should be a straightforward experience that lets you know what you’re getting. However, not all equipment terms are universally defined, which can lead to confusion. “Pallet” and “Skid” are terms used interchangeably when it comes to transportation and storage. Both can perform similar functions depending on the task, [...]

July 5th, 2022|Uncategorized|

4 Benefits of Using Ergonomic Equipment in Your Manufacturing Plant

Ergonomic principles are important in manufacturing settings. Using manufacturing ergonomic equipment and procedures can help reduce the risk of injuries, improve productivity, and create a more comfortable work environment for your employees. If you haven’t implemented ergonomic warehouse equipment into your manufacturing plant yet, consider these benefits for why you should. What Is Ergonomic Equipment? The science of ergonomics in [...]

June 3rd, 2022|Blog|

Vertical Milling vs. Horizontal Milling

Milling machines are essential tools in the industrial world because of their ability to work with heavy parts and shape hard metal. The applications and uses you are looking for in a milling machine will determine which type may be ideal for you. Some machines are designed to work with more general pieces, while others are more specialized for smaller, [...]

May 9th, 2022|Blog|

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