Key Benefits of Working with a U.S. Manufacturer

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The old saying “you get what you pay for” still holds true today––particularly when it comes to manufacturing. For those looking to get the best value for their money in a manufactured product, you should look no further than your own backyard. While the allure of cheaper products may be drawing many companies to look […]


Common Applications for Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, and Non-ferrous Metals

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Metals, collectively, provide a versatile and adaptable range of construction materials for countless applications. They are widely available in different compositions with various physical and chemical attributes. However, what makes metals unique is the ability to customize their properties by combining them with other metals to create alloys. Specific properties can be intentionally modified to […]


Metal Stamping Expected to Grow in 2018

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Metal stamping is set to have a great year in 2018—even beyond the already impressive year the sector experienced in 2017. This growth in precision metal stamping may largely be attributed to growth in the U.S. economy, which is set to experience an additional 2% GDP growth this year. Across the United States, new markets […]


Five Industries That Rely Upon Custom Metal Stamping

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Stamped metal components form the building blocks of vehicles, equipment, electronics, appliances, tools, and so much more. Precision metal stamping processes employ a wide range of specialty equipment to cut, pierce, bend, and form sheet metal to meet modern needs. Steel and steel alloys, brass, aluminum, and copper are all popular materials for stamping projects, […]


A Closer Look: How Metal Stampings Work

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Metal stamping is used across a huge range of industries. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) typically utilize metal stamping to produce parts in situations in which casting would be too expensive. Metal stamping is much more cost-efficient, as sheet metal is easily recyclable. OEMs, especially those in the automotive, appliance, and aerospace industries, often drive the […]


How Laser Cutting Can Reduce Lead Times

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Laser cutting involves the use of a high-powered laser beam to cut through an object using computer numerical control, or CNC. As the laser beam glides across the material, everything in its path either is melted, burned, and vaporized away, or is blown away by a jet of gas. This process allows for a range […]


The Difference Between Hot and Cold Rolled Steel

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To meet unique application needs, there are many different types of steel available, in various shapes, sizes, and finishes. Fully understanding the unique properties and benefits of each type can allow for significant time and cost savings while helping to ensure optimal quality and performance of the end product. Cold rolled steel and hot rolled […]


Metal Stamping Quality Control

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When selecting metal formed parts, it’s critical to partner with a reliable, knowledgeable manufacturer who employs comprehensive quality assurance processes. This will help ensure you receive the highest-quality metal formed parts available, without the need for frequent maintenance or costly downtime. At American Industrial Corporation (AIC), we aim to provide industry-leading quality assurance throughout every […]


How Metal Stamping Can Impact Your Bottom Line

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If you’re looking to increase your bottom line without sacrificing the quality of your product, consider metal stamping. To create new components, stamping presses transform metal blanks into desired shapes through the use of a tool and die. With a variety of modifications, metal stamping can create numerous shapes for your product, giving you greater […]


AIC Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

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American Industrial Co. (AIC) is thrilled to announce that we are now ISO 9001:2015 certified. A global standard that dictates requirements for effective quality management systems (QMS), its primary purpose is to assist companies in developing efficient processes that ensure products and services consistently meet customer and regulatory requirements. ISO 9001 provides a process-oriented approach […]

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