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The Key to Manufacturing Process Improvement & Supply System Optimization

Manufacturing process improvement can be tricky!

We all want to improve our manufacturing processes and create added productivity. We use scads of analysis and cost accounting numbers to evaluate our nonproductive processes. Our computer systems keep track of labor hours used versus our[...]

8 Ways to Use Architectural Metals for a Strong Visual Impact

Will people remember your building after interacting with it? Or will they leave and immediately forget it?

5 Expert Tips for Designing the Worst Roll Formed Parts Ever

Who wants to make great roll formed parts? Not you, obviously. Optimization is so boring. You’re a trailblazer, a forward thinker -- and that means going against the grain. Breaking tradition.

Types of Architectural Metal Mouldings - Basic Guide

The terminology of architectural mouldings (also spelled moldings) can be vague and confusing. Here’s a quick overview of common types and distinctions.

3 Reasons to Use Wire Mesh and Perforated Metals in Architecture

Architectural design aims to balance economy, elegance, and efficiency. Perforated metal paneling and wire mesh certainly apply to all three.

Galvannealed vs Galvanized Steel for Architectural Design

Galvannealed and galvanized steels start out similarly. They are both dipped into a hot zinc bath (approximately 850° F), so the zinc bonds to the metal's surface. This coating increases the steel's durability and protects against corrosion.

It's the introduction of a secondary process that[...]

How HOK Uses Architectural Metal to Support & Enhance Designs

If you’re interested in creative uses of architectural metal, look no further than HOK. They have many examples, but these are some of the most inspiring.

Custom Manufacturing Tooling Is Your Signature | Architectural Design

Architectural design may be functional first and foremost, but it’s still a form of art. One aspect of art and analysis is motif.

The Single Most Important Aspect of Supply Chain Risk Mitigation

When you think about supply chain risk mitigation, what are the first things that come to mind? For us, the usual suspects are:

Metal Forming Processes: The No-Nonsense OEM Guide

Metal forming processes reshape materials into usable components and products. Included here are the benefits and common applications of:

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