Tom Litwiller

Stamping Engineering Manager
Eagle Wings Industries Inc.
400 Shelhouse Drive
Rantoul, IL 61866

Phone: 217-892-4322

How to enhance design for manufacturability efforts -

Shop Management | Articles | STAMPING Journal

How to enhance design for manufacturability efforts

January 9, 2012 | By Tom Litwiller

Metal stampers that produce to print aren't positioning themselves for a prosperous future. They are providing a simple function—one that most shops can provide easily. Today stampers need to offer up expertise along with metal forming capabilities. They need to be able to recognize an opportunity where they can influence product design so that development and manufacturing costs can be minimized. They need to prove their value to customers so that the customer is reluctant to go looking for more value from another competitor. Eagle Wings Industries Inc., Rantoul, Ill., has some ideas on how to do just that.

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