What’s the Difference Between Mass Production and Custom Production?

Production is what makes the world go round. Defined as the conversion of raw materials and resources into finished products, it’s the precursor to consumption. People desire specific types of products. Before they can buy and use a product, though, … Read More

How to Protect Aluminum From Corrosion

How to Protect Aluminum From Corrosion Updated September 14, 2020 Accounting for about 8% of all elements in the Earth’s crust, aluminum is a common metal that’s used to make a variety of products. You can find aluminum in automobiles, … Read More

5 Fast Facts About Turning in Manufacturing

Manufacturing companies use a variety of machining processes to deform and shape metal workpieces, one of which is turning. Not to be confused with milling, turning is a machining process that involves the use of a stationary cutting tool to … Read More

Common Mistakes to Avoid when Resourcing Fabricated Metal Products

It finally happens. A broken supply chain, a non performing vendor, a price increase, and the directive comes down to find a new supplier. The first instinct is to gather up the prints and go shopping, but there is a … Read More

Monroe Won Business Of The Year 2019!

We are very proud to announce that Monroe won Business of the Year for Rochester Hills Michigan. Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce organizes The Sunrise Pinnacle Awards each year. These awards celebrate and honor the accomplishments and contributions of our … Read More

What Is the Manufacturing Process Thermoforming?

Thermoforming is a manufacturing process that’s used to create plastic products out of heated plastic. It involves thin sheets of plastic at a precise temperature — just enough to make the plastic pliable but not melt it — after which … Read More

How Cold-Formed Steel Is Made

Statistics show steelmakers in the United States produced over 95 million tons of the iron-carbon alloy in 2018 — the industry’s highest level of production in over a decade. Consisting mostly of iron with about 0.03 to 1% carbon, it’s … Read More