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Metal Stamping and Your Commercial Lighting Needs

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Precision metal stamping is a highly versatile manufacturing process that facilitates the creation of a wide range of industrial, commercial, and residential parts and products, including lighting components. It accommodates the use of aluminum, brass, cold rolled steel, and stainless steel, all of which are materials that demonstrate the proper strength and precision manufacturability needed for critical lighting pieces.

The following article provides an overview of the role metal stamping plays in the commercial lighting sector. Additionally, it highlights other key industrial applications of the process.

The Role of Metal Stamping in the Commercial Lighting Sector

Commercial lighting refers to the lighting used in industrial and commercial facilities, such as offices, hospitals, stores, schools, and government institutions. As each of these environments has different lighting requirements, the lighting systems employed in them must be tailored accordingly. For example:

  • In hospitals, lighting is used to keep employees awake and alert and improve visibility during high-precision surgical operations.
  • In offices, lighting is used to establish environmental conditions that jumpstart productivity and employee morale.
  • commercial office lightingIn retail stores, lighting is used to entice shoppers into the store and highlight specific product lines or items.
  • In schools and government buildings, lighting is used to create safer and more pleasing conditions in highly trafficked areas, such as lobbies, walkways, and hallways.

The metal stamping process enables manufacturers to produce custom lighting components that suit the unique needs of individual facilities. From clips, covers, and covers to sensitive electronic assemblies, the process turns out high-precision, high-accuracy parts and products used in both standard and custom lighting systems.

Metal stamping already plays a significant role in the manufacture of commercial lighting components. However, the expected growth of the LED lighting market over the next five years, particularly in regard to the architectural, commercial, and residential sectors, necessitates the expansion of the metal stamping industry to meet rising customer demand.

Other Key Industrial Applications of Metal Stamping

Metal stampings find application in a wide range of industries, as parts and components of a wide range of product assemblies, such as appliances, electronics, tools, vehicles, and, of course, lighting fixtures. Beyond the commercial lighting sector, the process is also often used by companies in the following industries:

Contact the Metal Stamping Experts at American Industrial Company (AIC)

metal stampingVersatility, precision, and accuracy are among some of the top reasons that industry professionals in the commercial lighting sector employ the metal stamping process for the manufacture of their components and assemblies. If you need quality metal stampings for your lighting system, turn to the experts at AIC.

At American Industrial Company (AIC), we provide high-quality metal stamped components to customers around the world. Since 1981, we have been dedicated to the production of superior parts and committed to providing the best service in the industry. For additional information about our metal stamping capabilities or pricing details for your next commercial lighting project, contact us today.

AIC Takes Preventative Measures Against COVID-19

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Dear Valued Customers and Suppliers,

In an effort to ensure the safety and security of our employees, customers, and suppliers, we have been watching closely as the global situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve. We would like to make you aware of our plans to manage and combat this situation. Effective immediately, American Industrial Company is putting into place the following preventative measures in our facilities:

Firstly, any employee who chooses to travel via a commercial airline or cruise ship will be required to remain at home for 14 days upon their return. Furthermore, any employees showing signs of illness will not be permitted to work until medical clearance is obtained.

Secondly, we are working closely with our engineers, service crews, and drivers to ensure frequent hand washing and proper hygienic measures such as PPE are worn as required. Sanitation of all high-touch surfaces in our workshop including tools, instruments, equipment, etc.

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Lastly, be advised that American Industrial Company will continue to operate to provide in-shop services during the COVID-19 outbreak to customers and other essential services, both commercial and industrial. We will remain staffed and are responding to calls. Our staffing levels will be made based on government recommendations.

The health and safety of our customers, suppliers and teammates continues to be American Industrial Company’s priority moving forward. We will be reaching out to make you aware of any and all updates as necessary.



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