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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 ability to offer extraordinary benefits.  What is high volume manufacturing?  High volume manufacturing, commonly referred to as mass production, involves producing a large volume of goods over a short period of time. Usually, high volume manufacturing also means producing the [...]

2021-01-14T09:21:14-05:00January 11th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

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 facing include market volatility, rising material cost and growing pressure to reduce prices. In an effort to combat these challenges, many manufacturers are also working to improve their performance across capabilities, strengthen their relationships with consumers and are seeking out [...]

2020-12-15T09:19:51-05:00December 14th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

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 called a dolly, for purposes of this article, we will not be discussing the uses of a hand truck within manufacturing.  Create a safer work environment The greatest improvement to the workplace that carts and dollies have to offer is [...]

2020-11-13T16:57:43-05:00November 13th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

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 manufacturing company to meet the criteria.  Define your communication needs The frequency in which you will need to communicate with your manufacturing company can immediately narrow the search. For reasons as simple as time zones, communicating with a domestic or [...]

2020-10-13T17:30:08-04:00October 13th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Heavy-Duty Tilt Cart

Creating a Forklift-Free environment This is not an easy task. Having forklifts driving around pedestrians in a manufacturing facility account for over 95,000 serious and non-serious accidents annually. In our last blog we broke down our double gravity tilt showing off the safety and operational features of this space saving piece of equipment. For this post we will dig into our heavy-duty industrial cart line. These dollies give you the opportunity to remove some of your forklifts to create a safer manufacturing space. You can find all our carts on our Cart and Dolly page of the website. The [...]

2020-09-30T15:29:55-04:00October 1st, 2020|Blog, Product Demonstration|0 Comments

Dual Column Hydmech Saws

For our inaugural post under the equipment part of our blog, we figured we should talk about the newest (and biggest) addition to our manufacturing equipment fleet. We recently purchased and implemented two (2) brand new H-22A-120 Hydmech automatic dual post horizontal band saws. These saws quadrupled the amount of output during cutting than compared with our old band saws. Our significant investment was not only to improve upon our current processes and shorten lead times, but we are also able to get into the production saw cutting market. In Production Saw Cutting - Time [...]

2020-09-28T08:44:10-04:00September 1st, 2020|Blog, Product Demonstration|0 Comments

Ergonomic Double Gravity Tilt

Welcome to the product demonstrations part of our blog! This is the place where we show off our products and give better insight as to how to use them more efficiently. A large part of our business is ergonomic improvement, allowing for increased productivity on your manufacturing floor. We all know that space is the most valuable commodity in a manufacturing setting. American Manufacturing Inc. (AMI) offers myriad products to help with space savings as well as assist with ergonomic improvements. We will dissect the video below to show the ins and outs of what makes our product stand [...]

2020-09-28T07:57:16-04:00August 7th, 2020|Blog, Product Demonstration|0 Comments

We started a New Blog Page!

We at American Manufacturing Inc. have been working hard to increase our web presence in the material handling world. Our blogs are going to focus on sharing our nearly 50 years of manufacturing/material handling knowledge to our potential and long term customers. We here at American Manufacturing specialize in the high volume production of standard steel containers for Chrysler, Ford, General Motors and their suppliers. We are privileged to be a preferred supplier to all three automotive manufacturers simultaneously. We work with all of our customers to optimize product designs through our 3D CAD software to maximize performance and [...]

2020-08-06T10:40:43-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments