Sheet metal stamping is an essential part of many manufacturing operations. It is also highly technical, and requires a great deal of specialized knowledge and equipment to be carried out properly. While in-house sheet metal stamping may seem like a convenient way to get parts made, outsourcing to a sheet metal stamping company is more cost-effective in the long run, and will get you better results.
Outsource to Reduce Overhead Costs
On the surface, in-house sheet metal stamping might sound like a cheaper alternative to outsourcing, as it doesn’t involve paying an outside company. However, it is usually far more expensive than outsourcing, as it requires a company to invest in two things: labor and equipment.
Sheet metal stamping is a specialized skill. You can’t just have any random employee head up an in-house stamping operation. You will need to hire new employees with training and experience in sheet metal stamping. Labor is not cheap, and creating new positions to handle in-house metal stamping is sure to take a toll on your budget.
Sheet metal stamping also requires specialized equipment. Such equipment can be very expensive, and may not be a sensible investment for a company whose core competency is not metal stamping. Metal stamping companies, on the other hand, are able to continually invest in new technology, and keep their operations cutting-edge.
Outsource for Better Results
In addition to being more cost-effective in the long run, outsourcing sheet metal stamping services will likely result in a higher-quality end product. Companies that specialize in sheet metal stamping, like Stone City, are staffed by highly trained professionals with extensive metal stamping expertise, and have access to the best equipment on the market.
Because sheet metal stamping is one of Stone City’s core competencies, we have the skills and resources needed to achieve superior metal stamping results every time.