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Huron Automatic Screw Company Redesign Yields Cost Savings for Customer

By Warren Brooks Summary Huron Automatic Screw Company produces two similar parts used in the drivetrain of Class 8 heavy-duty trucks. Pressure to offer cost savings to the customer meant the Huron Automatic team needed to reflect on the part’s function, design, and machining process and cycle time. The team identified the opportunity for redesign

By |2018-02-06T16:08:14+00:00November 1st, 2016|Case Study|

How Huron Automatic Screw Company Overcame Decreased Material Availability

  Summary   Huron Automatic Screw Company has been producing a part used in the drivetrain of Class 8 heavy-duty trucks for many years. There was only one type of steel to be used for this part’s production. The allowed steel material contained lead, which improved machinability. Demand for the parts increased and resulted in

By |2018-02-06T16:08:15+00:00September 13th, 2016|Case Study, Huron Automatic Screw Company|