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Choosing The Correct 80/20 Aluminum Extrusion for Your Application

Posted by Mark Howe

Mar 1, 2011 12:07:00 PM

Choosing the correct 80/20 aluminum extrusion profile for your application can be difficult.  The two main factors that it will affect your decision making process the majority of the time are, structural integrity, and overall cost of material.

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Topics: cost effective, industrial automation nj/ny, aluminum extrusion in nj, aluminum extrusion, t-slotted extrusion, machine guard

Can Outsourcing be Cost Effective for Your Business?

Posted by Mark Guida

Feb 24, 2011 11:11:00 AM

In these times of economic uncertainty, outsourcing has become a popular option to have a small, or sometimes not so small, set of components assembled off-site.  “Outsourcing” used to mean cutting local jobs, but not today.  A more accurate term in today’s market is external resource.   Using external resources offers many benefits to your business.  Below is a short list detailing the top reasons companies have shifted to using external resources.

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Topics: cost savings, manufacturing, cost effective, industrial automation nj/ny, resource, external resource, outsource, outsourcing, technology, core competencies, assembly