What It’s Like to be a U.S. Manufacturer in a Global Economy

We live in a world today where a tweet sent on the other side of the globe takes mere seconds before it arrives in our feeds. We do business on a global scale and sell products to customers in all types of industries and markets.…

How Our Keyence Vision System Helps Us Lead the Industry in Quality Metal Stamping

Innovative technology is one of the biggest factors in helping Atlantic Precision Spring stay ahead of the competition and produce quality metal stamping products. One of our most important tools used on a daily basis is the Keyence Vision System, which gives us the ability…

In Review: ISM: Manufacturing Activity Expanded Very Strongly in August

Chad Moutray, chief economist of the National Association of Manufacturers, provides a very succinct summary of the September 2014 Manufacturing ISM Report in “ISM: Manufacturing Activity Expanded Very Strongly in August.” In short, the report depicts the economic activity in the manufacturing sector during the…

Quality Control for Metal Stamping & Specialty Manufacturing

In “Minding Your Business: What to Expect from a Metal Stamping Provider,” David Dunn argues the importance of a metal stamping supplier to be a manufacturing partner throughout the process. He presents this argument by explaining the correlation between stamping providers’ extended capabilities and quality…

What is the formula for long-term sustainable business growth?

Okay, I’m not going to bore you with a math lesson, but there is a little math involved. Sustainable growth rate – or SGR – refers to the maximum growth rate a company is able to sustain without the need to obtain extra funds. To…