Top 4 Advantages of Lights Out/Unattended Manufacturing

January 11, 2016 / Manufacturing Industry

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.

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Benefits of a Job in Manufacturing

January 6, 2016 / CNC Operator

At Chips Manufacturing, we value our employees above all else. We understand that without them, we have no business, which is why, we like to treat our employees like family. Here are the top four benefits of working in manufacturing.

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Happy New Year from Chips Manufacturing!

December 28, 2015 / Manufacturing Industry

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.

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How to Select a Manufacturing Company

December 22, 2015 / Manufacturing Industry

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.

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Chips Advantage: Just in Time Product Release Schedule

December 15, 2015 / Manufacturing Industry

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.

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Tis the Season to Give Back

December 4, 2015 / Insider

Chips Manufacturing is proud to announce that we will be partnering with The Humanitarian Service Project again this year!

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AKM: The AK-47s Big Cousin

November 24, 2015 / Manufacturing Industry

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.


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The Chips Advantage: Our Production Part Approval Process

November 18, 2015 / Manufacturing Industry

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.”

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Chips’ Green Initiatives Tech Spotlight: EcoPure Mineral Spirits Filtration

November 11, 2015 / Manufacturing Industry

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.

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What To Bring To Your First Meeting With A manufacturing company

November 3, 2015 / Insider

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.

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