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Unexpected Benefits of Vendor Consolidation

Nowadays, it seems every manufacturer wants to consolidate their vendors. If you’re considering this option, we don’t blame you. Navigating your maze of contacts can reduce efficiency, reduce profits and inspire a colossal headache. To help educate you on the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Winner of Our iPad Giveaway

K S Tooling, Inc. would like to take the time to congratulate the winner of our iPad Giveaway; Jim Shiffler from TE Connectivity! Congrats, Jim! Thank you to all who participated in our 25th Anniversary Open House. We greatly appreciate … Continue reading

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New Process Coming to K S Tooling, Inc.

We are excited to announce that there is a new process coming to K S Tooling, Inc.! Check out our injection molding machine that arrived just a few weeks ago. Injection molding is a manufacturing process that produces parts by … Continue reading

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MD&M East

We are excited to announce that on June 18th-June 20th, we will be exhibiting at this year’s MD&M East trade exposition at the Pennsylvania convention center in Philadelphia, PA.   This year marks the 30th anniversary of the show.  Please plan … Continue reading

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Turning Vendor Consolidation into an Opportunity

A number of manufacturers these days are seeing their business models shrinking, forcing them to do more with less people. Where there may have been fifteen procurement officers, there are now three. With a dramatically reduced staff looking at a … Continue reading

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High Speed Stamping for the Medical Device Industry

One of our customers manufactures lifesaving EPI pens. Before they came to us they were stamping the pens using gap frame presses with die speeds of 100 to 150 strokes per minute. They had a successful product, so they were … Continue reading

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50,000,000 SFP Cage Assemblies and Counting

A few weeks back we hit an exciting milestone here at KS Tooling: we manufactured our fifty-millionth SFP cage assembly. We’ve been producing SFP cage assemblies for seven years now, both single port and ganged cage assemblies in 1×2, 1×4 … Continue reading

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Making the Switch from Screw Machining to Stamping

Lately, in an effort to reduce costs, we’ve seen many of our clients converting conventional screw machined parts into stampings. While stamping has a much higher entry cost than screw machining, the piece price is much lower. For this reason, … Continue reading

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Turnkey Automation Systems from KS Tooling, Inc.

We recently completed an automated dual camera vision inspection system for one of our clients. It will increase their throughput by close to 2x what their current system is capable of. This is a unique project in that it does … Continue reading

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Partnering with KS Tooling

Last year we added a Cartesian robot to our production line to package and inspect our products. While we were integrating the robot into our line we were able to maintain production speed without having to slow down or stop. … Continue reading

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