Coronavirus is the overriding concern of all Americans right now. And deservedly so. It’s a curse that must be eradicated. However, in its shadow another threat lurks that can affect the health and well-being of businesses. Cybersecurity.
Protomatic manufactures tools, fixtures and prototype parts for the development, testing and production of lithium-ion batteries. By being so involved in the challenges and opportunities presented by those batteries, Protomatic is committed to staying abreast of the latest developments in the field.
American manufacturers periodically need to reevaluate their offshoring practices and consider reshoring products to America. Companies are increasingly recognizing that previously ignored risks, strategic impacts and costs are becoming significant.
You’ve got an idea that has success written all over it. Now, how do you get that idea turned into a working prototype? There are a ton of potential pitfalls that could turn a terrific opportunity into an expensive disaster.
Specifying “Additively Manufactured” (AM) aluminum is challenging and involves an approach guided by ASTM and ISO standards that require more engineering decisions throughout the manufacturing process than typically encountered with a purchased component.
When evaluating new CNC suppliers, a decision often comes down to using a local or international supplier. While international outsourcing has some significant benefits, there are a world of differences to take into account, and smart buyers recognize and deal with them.