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Dayton Rogers Combats Price Increases in Manufacturing

Dayton Rogers Combats Price Increases in Manufacturing

Think back to a year ago. As the pandemic made its way into the United States and other countries worldwide, consumers were panic buying due to the scarcity of products and fear of the unknown. Today, on the flip side, companies are the ones furiously trying to stock up to

The Red Book at a Glance: Tolerances

The Red Book at a Glance: Tolerances

In our last blog, we dove into the first chapter of the Metalforming Design Handbook, also known as the “Red Book,” which industry leaders recognize as the go-to manual for precision metal forming practices. Chapter One taught us how to use short-run stampings and compared the process to typical fabrication methods in terms of

Metal Stamping 101: How It Works & Types

Metal Stamping 101: How It Works & Types

Metal stamping has been a critical component of the manufacturing industry since the industrial revolution. In fact, one of its earliest use cases was in Germany to produce frames and handlebars for bicycles. Since then, it has evolved into an essential part of the production of parts and components for

Benefits of a Manufacturer with a Broad Service Offering

Benefits of a Manufacturer with a Broad Service Offering

When it comes to metal manufacturing services, a single line of purchasing for fabrication needs is ideal for a variety of reasons. Instead of having to go to multiple businesses, you can just go to one location for all your needs. Deciding to outsource multiple manufacturing services from a single

Dayton Rogers to Attend Design-2-Part Trade Show in Atlanta, GA

Dayton Rogers to Attend Design-2-Part Trade Show in Atlanta, GA

Minneapolis, MN – May 13, 2021 – Dayton Rogers is pleased to announce that we will be attending the Design-2-Part Trade Show in Atlanta, GA on May 26 & 27. The Design-2-Part Trade Show is America’s largest design and contract manufacturing trade show, and one of the most effective ways

Dayton Rogers Location Spotlight: Columbus, Ohio

Dayton Rogers Location Spotlight: Columbus, Ohio

Dayton Rogers has four locations throughout the United States in the states of Minnesota, Texas, Ohio, and South Carolina. This month, we are excited to highlight our Columbus, Ohio plant!  In 1986, Dayton Rogers bought Federal Stampings and our current Ohio plant was a part of the acquisition. Until the

Types of Metal Finishes in Manufacturing

Types of Metal Finishes in Manufacturing

If you look around the room you’re in, you’ll likely see multiple objects that are made with some type of metal. And, while you may not necessarily see the metal at first glance, several other objects around you probably host metal on the inside of their casing. You’ll realize very

How to Determine the Best Method for Heat Treating

How to Determine the Best Method for Heat Treating

Heat treating is a group of industrial, thermal and metalworking processes used to alter the physical, and sometimes chemical, properties of a material. According to Heat Treating Society (HTS), practically nothing can be manufactured without heat treating. This is because metal must be heated and cooled under tight controls to improve

U.S. Steel Prices May Trend Lower in 2021

U.S. Steel Prices May Trend Lower in 2021

A hot topic of discussion in today’s manufacturing space is steel pricing. The onset of COVID-19 produced a sharp contraction in economic activity in the early months of 2020, causing steel prices to fluctuate. While steel prices across the globe were predicted to rise in 2020 due to the generally

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