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8 Ways Finishing Expertise Increases Your Aluminum Extrusion ROI

While raw aluminum extrusions do have some value on their own, most extrusions only become beneficial through a finishing process. There are three main processes that transform a raw piece of aluminum into a final product: Forming: Such as tubular hydroforming, stamping, and bendingMachining: Such as drilling and tapping, punching, automated deburring and sanding, fully-integrated…
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Case Study: Turnkey Metalforming and Machining Helps Global Kitchen Appliance OEM Maximize Extrusion ROI

When it comes to delivering value to their discerning appliance customers, kitchen OEMs are tasked with providing metal designs that meet unique form and functional requirements. Manufacturing superior, quality metal handles can be challenging, especially if your base material is an aluminum extrusion.  Fortunately for one global appliance manufacturer, Mills Products breathed new life into…
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Breathe New Life into Raw Metal Extrusions

If you’re still looking at your raw aluminum extrusions as low-value commodities, it’s time to re-evaluate your extrusions ROI. With the right machining and finishing touches, those dull, straight extrusions are just waiting to be turned into profit.  Transforming Extrusions into Value-Added Parts Like diamonds in the rough, aluminum extrusions are just waiting for the…
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Metal Engineering Minimizes End-Product Flaws and Boosts Bottom-Line Value

Excessive materials handling costs, design mishaps, costly do-overs, wasted man hours, production delays… These are just a few of the bottom-line draining risks associated with metalforming if not performed by a turnkey manufacturer with metal engineering expertise. If your component fails to function properly in the final assembled product, the results can be financially devastating.…
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Case Study: A Leading Kitchen Appliance OEM Seeks Turnkey Assembly Solution to Oven Window Design

It’s a common conundrum for kitchen manufacturers: How do you balance manufacturing and assembly quality with affordability? Today’s aesthetic-savvy kitchen consumer craves more custom design options, from a variety of material finishes to unique colors and textures. And they want it on a budget. There’s also the challenge of locating a full-service metal manufacturer who…
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Custom Assembly: Putting the Pieces Together to Save Time and Money

Taking a strategic approach to metal and parts manufacturing can deliver a significant cost savings by eliminating inefficiencies that drain the bottom line. Full-service manufacturing optimizes the entire production process, especially when it comes to custom assembly, which reduces costly redundancies in packaging, handling, freight, and multiple markups. The need for assembly outsourcing is eliminated,…
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