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3 Steps to Sourcing Materials for Manufacturing

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Sourcing materials is essential to ensuring a project runs smoothly and cost-effectively. Vendor qualification serves as an important step to ensuring a successful sourcing process. Each project requires a different set of standards and can determine a vendor’s ability to match your needs. For example, your thermoforming vendor will be quite different from your precision […]

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Let’s Work Together: A Message from Dave Dunn to Injection Molders

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One of our most important goals is to grow our business — I’m sure that’s one of your goals, too. Every business wants to grow, but what’s the best way to make it happen? In the case of metal stampers and injection molders, the answer is very simple: Let’s work together. If we pool our […]

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Motorcycle Innovations: Introducing the Amphibious Motorcycle

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Since its advent, the motorcycle industry and its engineers have never ceased to continue developing and evolving. As time has progressed, so have the capabilities and features of the technology used to help the industry evolve. With the recent development of the amphibious motorcycle, it’s evident that a new and exciting level of automotive innovation […]

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What it Means to be a Single Source for Metal Fabrication

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Since our founding in 1981, American Industrial Company has been at the forefront of the metal stamping industry. Metal stamping may seem like a simple one-step process, but it rarely is. There are processes that must be performed before any actual metal stamping takes place, such as piercing or blanking. After the stamping itself has […]

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9 Metal Stamping Processes to Consider

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There is much more to metal stamping than most people take into consideration. Complex parts often require a series of several different steps to create. Parts that may seem simple at first glance rarely need only one stamping step to be considered properly completed. Confusion is often found when determining the appropriate process for metal […]

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3 Metal Stamped Component Concerns for the Power Tool Industry

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Types of material, plating, and cost-to-quality concerns are critical for design and fabrication. The power tool industry holds a unique set of challenges. Designers and engineers have to respond to a demanding combination of high voltages, sharp edges, high revolutions per minute, and operation by a wide range of users, with the potential for some […]

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Learn About Our New Laser Cutting Machine

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AIC Expands Turnkey Metal Stamping Services American Industrial Company (AIC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new VyTek FiberCAB 44 laser cutting system, adding an important new service to our already considerable offerings. Our new fiber optic laser cutting machine expands our capabilities to include metal laser cuts or etchings in house – […]


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3 Tips for Metal Stamping in the Energy Industry

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Know what materials to use, which finishes you need, and comply with environmental standards. Every industry has unique requirements and considerations of which companies in the space need to keep track. Designers and engineers need to be fully aware of each of these specifications when creating components for use in industry applications. For the energy […]



Have You Seen What American Industrial Has Done Lately?

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Recent innovations include metal stamped probe, progressive die stamped wear plate, and a host of value-added services. In manufacturing and engineering, innovation is everything. It’s what makes a company go from good to great, while staying competitive and growing consistently and effectively.