Month: February 2021

The 10 things to consider when selecting a Contract Manufacturing Partner

As an Australian manufacturer, you appreciate the value of keeping manufacturing onshore. View our post on Component Importing Issues. You have a fantastic product and while you concentrate on the sales and marketing side of your company, it is extremely important that your supply chain aligns with your goals for your company. A contract manufacturer …

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5 Things You Should Discuss With Your Metal Parts Manufacturer

When you are ordering metal parts from an external manufacturer it is important to remember that the reputation and principals of your own company is dependent on the contract manufacturing companies ability to meet deadlines and produce quality components. There are a number of points you should discuss with your metal parts manufacturer. It is …

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How to Increase Manufacturing Productivity

Improving productivity is essential to enhance profits and maintain your place in the market. Productivity on the manufacturing floor depends on many elements. These include efficiency in your employees, machinery and equipment as well as effective processes. Driving improvement involves looking at the current practices and adjusting systems, employee training and the equipment used to …

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Metal Components

A Quick Guide to Metal Component Design

Metal Stamping or Pressing is a complex process in the metal manufacturing industry. Producing high volumes of intricate components from sheet metal or coil. The procedure uses specially made dies to perform a number of processes including; blanking, punching, bending and piercing. In order for your contract metal manufacturing company to produce high-quality components at …

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Which Repetition Welding Method is Best?

In the metal manufacturing industry, repetition welding methods are an important consideration which affects the cosmetics and economics as well as the functionality of the welded componentry. In partnering with Swift Metal Services to improve the design on metal componentry, the client often asks; “what is the best way to weld these parts?”. The answer …

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6 Reasons why you should use a turnkey manufacturer

What is ‘Turnkey’ Manufacturing? Turnkey manufacturing is when the entire manufacturing and supply chain process is carried out by one supplier. From concept to the component. Including; the design process, the full production procedure, assembly, packing and Free Into Store delivery to site. On-time and within budget. Hence, the turnkey method takes away the risk …

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The Benefits of Repetition Fabrication

Repetition fabrication is a process of manufacturing steel components and products. Involving; cutting, bending and assembly of material and sub-assemblies. Repetition metal fabrication is very effective in situations where prototypes are required. Also when changes to product features occur after the component has already begun the manufacturing process. Using a trusted ‘Turnkey’ manufacturing supplier, who can …

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Newcrest Mining Tool Manufactured by Swift Metal

A mine operated by Newcrest Mining in Papua New Guinea needed to replace filter screens for their air filtration system. The existing panels were corroding, which increased inefficiency and the risk of system failure. The team at Swift Metal was contacted for their solution – there were no drawings available, and the samples were corroded, …

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Doric & Swift, a long-lasting partnership

Doric Products is Australia’s largest privately-owned hardware manufacturer supplying innovative door and window hardware for residential, commercial and architectural applications. In early 2000’s Doric was running out of internal capacity to keep up with demand. They had a large production facility with numerous machines, and a large collection of tooling. The strategic decision was taken to outsource all …

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