There is an old saying about an experience that says, “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” While this may be true in many applications in the business world, when it comes to outsourcing the production of parts, OEMs want to choose the experienced companies that avoid the mistakes and the waste of time attempts.
In precision sheet metal fabrication, experience is even more critical. Not only does an effective and efficient process reduce waste and decrease production times, but it also ensures that parts meet the tolerances required to be considered precision parts and components.
Even with CNC types of precision sheet metal fabrication, experienced equipment operators and engineers are still essential in managing the operation. With experienced teams and system-wide quality control measures in place, all aspects of the production are constantly evaluated, analyzed, and inspected.
Experienced operators are also more likely to catch any potential issues with production. Working as a team to troubleshoot issues based on challenges that have occurred with past similar projects adds value for the OEM. Simple adjustments to how a part is formed can also reduce the time and cost of production while providing a part that is more precise and still meets all required standards.
Companies with a solid, established reputation in precision sheet metal fabrication keep up with the latest in technology and equipment. While many of the presses and secondary operations offered do not change dramatically, there are changes in technology, production capacity, and even the precision levels offered through advances.
Working with an expert service company means having access to the latest in equipment for your production runs. Speeding up production levels while decreasing waste all helps to lower the cost per unit of production, another distinctive advantage offered by experience sheet metal production companies.