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The Importance of Raw Material Quality in the Deep Draw Metal Process

Raw material for deep drawing metal must be of the highest quality and meet required specifications.

By Anthony Romero – Sales and Applications Engineer Manager.

As mentioned in previous blogs, the deep draw process requires extensive know-how and expertise from the toolmakers and engineers involved. These technical experts must design the proper layout for the metal forming process, define the succession of tools (punches, dies, fingers), choose the proper tool clearances, select the appropriate lubricants, and make other decisions crucial to the success of deep draw manufacturing.

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The Importance of Mentorship for Future Deep Draw Toolmakers

Prospect Machine Products Supporting the Mentorship of Future Deep Draw Toolmakers.

By Anthony Romero (Sales and Applications Engineering Mgr.)

“Toolmaking is more than the art of cutting and fitting—it’s the science of creating something useful. It’s understanding a need and manufacturing a solution. What makes a toolmaker good? Invariably, it’s the intangibles: The ability to see a workable solution to a manufacturing nightmare; to suggest improvements to a design; to know what works and what won’t. It’s not a question of intelligence, but of having the knowledge that comes from experience. This is the essence of toolmaking and why apprenticeships are vital.” *

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Prospect Machine Products: Assisting Customers Worldwide from Connecticut

By Richard Laurenzi (President)

Like so many small manufacturers in our area, our earliest sales were made in Connecticut, then metro New York and New Jersey, and on to Massachusetts. All these locations were within driving distance for sales calls and deliveries by our founder, Michael Pugliese.

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Gemba at PMP – A Powerful Tool for Delivering Customer Satisfaction

By Anthony Romero (Sales and Applications Engineering Mgr.)

Improving the Deep Draw Stamping Process

Gemba is a Japanese term meaning the “real or actual place.” As a preferred deep draw metal stamping company that values efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction, Prospect Machine Products (PMP) uses this approach of focusing on the real issues that are impacting the company’s day-to-day operations to promote excellence in the workplace. It is a daily opportunity for PMP leadership to gain valuable insight into the manufacturing process and to identify what ISO 9001:2015 refers to as “opportunities for improvement” (OFIs).

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Teamwork and Camaraderie Lead to Shared Success

PMP CELEBRATING A SUCCESSFUL  2018

By Anthony Romero

(Sales and Applications Engineering Mgr.)

One of our greatest strengths at Prospect Machine Products (PMP) is teamwork. Our leadership team fosters a sense of connection and commitment among peers that translates into many benefits for our customers. This practice strengthens the group effort when facing common challenges and meeting deadlines.

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