Why American-made Matters?

Meghan Caulder

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, America realized just how much dependence on overseas manufacturing came at a high cost. With the imposed tariffs on Chinese imports and manufacturing cost changes, many Americans suffered from delayed shipping and difficult product sourcing. There was a massive breakdown in the supply chain and fractured relations between

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5 Things To Consider When Selecting A Manufacturer – Checklist

Meghan Caulder

Selecting the right manufacturer for your needs can seem like an overwhelming task. There are so many options and sources for information- decision fatigue is real! Being in the marketing field, I’m always curious to know how customers find us and what led them to select US Metal Crafters or any of their other suppliers.

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How Does Powder Coating Work?

Meghan Caulder

US Metal Crafters serves a wide range of metal component requirements, from design to production and finishing, all under one roof. One of the services we offer that is growing in demand is powder coating. Since this has become such an in-demand service for our clients in various industries such as agriculture, HVAC, automotive, construction,

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A Match Made in Fabricating Heaven: Laser Cutting + Forming

Meghan Caulder

Valentine’s Day is a time to recognize the perfect partner in your life. So we thought, why not take a moment to celebrate the match of Laser Cutting + Press Brake forming. So what makes this such a good match? Fast, efficient, & clean laser cutting + automated press brake bending means we can manufacturer

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Cleaning & Pretreatment in Industrial Powder Coating

Meghan Caulder

Over the past two years at US Metal Crafters I have witnessed our continued commitment to invest in our facility and processes so that we can offer a full metal crafting solution under one roof. As an OEM supplier, many of the parts and components that we produce require specialty finishing. To ensure quality and

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Everything You Need to Know About Metal Stamping

Meghan Caulder

Metal stamping—also sometimes referred to as metal pressing—is a manufacturing process that employs specialized stamping dies to shape and cut parts and products from flat sheets of metal. It is used to produce a wide range of components for various industries and industrial applications. The following article provides an overview of the process, including the

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Leveraging LinkedIn to Generate Sales

Meghan Caulder

As the Marketing Manager of US Metal Crafters, I spend a good amount of time on LinkedIn building our company profile. While LinkedIn is an incredible tool for businesses, sales representatives can also turn their LinkedIn profile into a sales generating machine.  So incredible that we hosted a LinkedIn Webinar for all of our sales

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Automation & Quality Assurance For Manufactures In 2020

Kim Williams

IMPLEMENTING ADVANCED OPTICS + 3D SCANNING I have been with US Metal Crafters for a little over a year now. During this time I have seen a number of new updates, new processes, new machinery, and renewed growth. In my opinion, some of the most exciting changes have taken part in our Quality Assurance department.

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What does it take to be a Tool and Die maker?

Kim Williams

To be a successful Tool & Die maker, you need to be organized and very detailed oriented. There is a lot of precision work with Tool & Die as tolerance is as small as one-thousandth.

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