Should You Outsource Finishing or Build an In-House System?

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If you’re a decision maker working in equipment or parts manufacturing, you’ve probably debated whether it’s better to finish your parts in-house or outsource the work to a custom coater. This decision requires a bit of calculus, taking into consideration the costs, workflow, time and capabilities. Even if you’ve run the math countless times, you still may be unsure whether you’re making the right play. To create more confidence in your decision, here are seven questions you can ask yourself when choosing between outsourcing or insourcing your finishing process. Continue reading Should You Outsource Finishing or Build an In-House System?

IntelliFinishing: Flex 1 and Flex 2 Offer Powerful, Flexible Finishing Options

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Outdated Finishing Systems

For the automatic finishing process in manufacturing, it’s no longer necessary to separate parts so that each must have its own conveyorized system. Recent and rapid technological advancements make it possible to finish parts of wildly differing sizes and processes simultaneously with each part process progression uniquely tailored to that part’s optimal process needs—all on one conveyor system. Continue reading IntelliFinishing: Flex 1 and Flex 2 Offer Powerful, Flexible Finishing Options