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AIC On the Front Lines: America’s Household

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Located in the heart of the Midwest, American Industrial Company (AIC) has delivered high-quality precision metal stamping services for almost 40 years. Filling orders from our 25,000-square-foot facility in Gurnee, IL, our metal stamping services enhance the functionality and aesthetic appeal of a wide variety of appliances. Whether you need fastening components for a refrigeration unit […]

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AIC on the Front Lines: America’s Miners

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The robustness of manufactured products are crucial to the success of mining operations, and American Industrial understands the importance of precision tools in the mining industry. The harsh environments in which workers, parts, and equipment need to operate demand durability, accuracy, and safety to ensure that operations continue smoothly and efficiently with minimal downtime. Leaders […]

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AIC on the Front Lines: America’s Builders

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American Industrial Company (AIC) takes pride in being an American manufacturer with an intense focus on creating American manufacturing jobs and quality products. From our Midwestern facility in Illinois, our dedicated staff assists a wide range of customers across myriad industries with the design and fabrica tion of metal stamped parts that meet the most stringent standards in […]

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Services of an Optimal Metal Stamping Vendor

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Choosing a Metal Stamping Vendor The U.S. manufacturing industry produces almost 20% of the world’s goods and continues to look for innovative technology and techniques. These constant updates means there are many options when choosing products, services, and associated vendors. With this variety of choices, it may seem difficult to differentiate between each company. If […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]