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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.


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3 Things Your Metal Stamping Vendor Should Always Provide

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Metal stamping is a critical aspect of many OEMs’ manufacturing processes. As such, it’s of course extremely important to choose the right metal stamping supplier—one who has the experience and expertise to provide quality work at an affordable price. But with the abundance of choices out there, how do you know who to choose? While […]

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ISO 9001:2008: A Continued Assurance of Quality

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When it comes to manufacturing, quality is everything. Many companies can say they offer quality products and services, but there’s one definitive way of guaranteeing it. ISO certification is the ultimate global benchmark for quality and performance. The standards set by ISO are recognized internationally, and serve as the best way of assuring across-the-board quality.

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Stainless Steel Finishes: A Guide to Choosing the Right One

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The selection of the particular surface finish for a stainless steel fabrication is an integral aspect of many machining projects. After all, each type of finish carries varying advantages and benefits, as well as multiple characteristics specific to that particular finish that may play a role in the end use of the piece.



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American Industrial’s New CAGE ID

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We’re ready for government contracts – American Industrial has been issued a CAGE ID. What social security numbers are to people, the CAGE ID codes are to government contractors.  In order to do business with the government, it’s important for a company to obtain its exclusiveNAICS, DUNS and CAGE ID codes. These unique code numbers […]


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U.S. Production Costs Becoming Competitive With China

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A new report has shown that over the past 10 years, manufacturing in the United States has started to become more competitive compared to many low-cost rivals- the most notable one being China. Today, U.S. factories are able to produce goods at cheaper prices than many of those produced in Eastern Europe. According to the […]

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The American Shop Floor – An Infographic

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With new technologies, rules, and regulations being tossed into the mix each day, the typical manufacturing shop floors of America have been constantly evolving over the years to reach their current state. But how exactly do we describe the current state of these shops? Who are they serving the most, and what machines are now […]


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New Manufacturing Facility Cooling Water Intake Regulations from the EPA

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To cool their plants and facilities, many industrial manufacturers utilize large volumes of water from various bodies of naturally occurring water.  The list includes oceans, estuaries, rivers, and lakes. Although this has been done for decades, there has been growing concern and debate about possible damage that is caused by the intake systems to the […]


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Maintaining Quality with The Micro Vu Matrix

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At American Industrial., we emphasize quality in every aspect of our quality assurance testing services. We incorporate advanced technology, using the latest inspection/measuring systems such as the manual Micro-Vu Matrix video system. Our system, model 9050A, offers many features to deliver consistent quality measurements that typical optical comparators cannot.