At Chips Manufacturing, we strive to produce the highest quality precision metal parts at the most affordable prices. One of the ways we can provide lower rates than our competitors is our ability to take advantage of unattended or lights out manufacturing. This means that facilities, like Chips, possess machines that can be fully automated and require no human presence on-site. This type of manufacturing has many benefits for both manufacturers and their clients. Below are the top four advantages of unattended manufacturing.Continue Reading
We can’t believe the year is almost over! Here at Chips, we want to take a moment to thank everyone who contributed to making this year so successful. We would not be where we are today without our employees, clients and partners. As the year comes to a close, we were able to take a moment from our busy schedules to reflect upon 2015 and we wanted to share some of our greatest highlights with you.Continue Reading
Selecting the right CNC manufacturing company to partner with can be the difference between getting your precision machined metal components on time and on budget and getting a headache. Here are the 5 steps to follow to make sure you select the perfect contract manufacturer for you and your businesses needs.Continue Reading
When it comes to manufacturing precision metal parts, most of our clients don’t need their entire product order all at once. In fact, in the majority of cases, they simply don’t have the space to store that kind of inventory. There are two solutions to this common manufacturing problem. The first is to conduct smaller, more frequent production runs and the second is to introduce a “Just in Time” product release schedule.Continue Reading
Aside from the M16, the AK-47 may be the most recognizable gun in the world. Featured in hundreds of movies, and utilized in military combat to this day, it’s no surprise that the AK-47 is probably the one gun that even non-gun owners can name off the top of their heads. Less known, but just as popular and arguably more renowned, is the AK-47s big cousin: the AKM.
Originally developed for the automotive supply chain, the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) has now become the industry standard for “establishing confidence in component suppliers and their production processes.”Continue Reading
With over 50 machines under power, Chips Manufacturing is one of the largest Swiss houses in the Midwest. Our unorthodox practice of using complex Swiss-type CNC machines to manufacture specialty parts allows us to maximize our productivity and make parts to order rapidly.Continue Reading
The first meeting with a potential precision parts manufacturer is a big step in the journey towards bringing your product to market. No matter what industry you are in, your partnership with a precision machining service can be what, quite literally, makes or breaks your product.Continue Reading