Benefits of Working With a Contract Manufacturer

As the world of manufacturing grows more complex, and keeping up with tight production deadlines becomes more challenging than ever, many companies are exploring the advantages of outsourcing manufacturing processes. Known as contract manufacturing, this business practice entails the hiring of qualified third parties to perform functions that the manufacturer may not have the time, space, equipment or expertise to handle in-house. ...

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Top Welding Schools in PA

If you’re a detail-oriented individual with a strong mechanical aptitude and would enjoy working in a manufacturing or construction environment, then becoming a welder could be an ideal career choice. Welders use handheld or remotely controlled equipment to join metal components together. You can also earn a solid living as a welder. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual income for welders as of 2016 was nearly $40,000, while the top 10 percent earned more than $60,000 per year. ...

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Introducing Summit Steel’s New 6kW Fiber Laser

In today’s fast-paced manufacturing world, finding ways to get products to market as quickly as possible is paramount. Many companies are turning to fiber laser applications to provide better service to their customers and gain a competitive edge. Summit Steel is proud to announce the acquisition of a state-of-the-art 6kW 3015 Fiber Laser from Bystronic, Inc. that enables us to cut various types of materials faster than ever. ...

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CNC Machining vs. 3D Printing

3D printing has become the new fad among professionals and hobbyists alike, with new applications and possibilities arising in the science world each passing season. Printing a model as you would print a document is a fascinating prospect for many people both in and out of the manufacturing world. ...

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