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As the in fluence of offshore manufacturing and national competition increases, manufacturers are having to reduce pricing, stock levels and improve service as well as shortening lead-times in an effort …

As a customer, it is not difficult to spot an inconsistency between a company’s customer service promises and the culture they actually encounter.  Companies don’t set out to treat customers …

Supply chains are a vital part of every business. Healthy, well run supply chain processes not only benefit your customer and their clients. They also advantage your suppliers and everybody …

As your OEM (original equipment manufacturing) company develops and expands, it is healthy to start considering your supply chain process and the effectiveness of your contract metal manufacturer. Do you …

Every manufacturing company needs to be aware of the risk of defects in their metal products. There are several ways to reduce defects. These can be divided into early stage …

Sheet metal forming processes are when we apply force to a piece of sheet metal to modify its geometry rather than remove any material. Metal bending is a forming process …

Regardless of many companies ignoring the risks involved with offshoring and manufacturing metal components overseas, metal manufacturing has remained strong in Australia. A healthy contract metal manufacturing industry is both …

Do you have Component import issues ? The fall of the Australian dollar means it’s becoming more expensive for Australian companies to source components and parts from overseas. In July …

There are many challenges to face & factors to consider in component manufacturing, prior to commencing production, as well as finalizing the design of a component. Am I going to …

Lean Manufacturing at Swift Metal Lean Manufacturing is a system developed to educate people about process efficiency. A culture is instilled in the Swift Metal team, driving towards an overall …