If you need metal tubing finished with a variety of shapes and openings, laser tube cutting is an order of magnitude more efficient than other manufacturing processes. During the last eight years, it has been a game-changer for Sanborn Tube & Fab and its customers. Laser tube cutters don’t simply cut tubes to a pre-set…Read More
Andy Parsche has toured many OEM plants. He has seen multiple approaches to manufacturing – and, in doing so, he has identified a host of cost-savings opportunities that outsourcing can deliver. “We often ask customers, ‘What if we did it for you and you skipped that process?’” explains Parsche, vice president of sales at Sanborn…Read More
Deciding whether or not to outsource fabrication is a task most OEMs inevitably face. There are cases where fabricating components in-house may be the best option, but they are increasingly rare. It’s easy to see why when you take a closer look at the many advantages of outsourcing. “What’s most surprising to our customers is…Read More
OEMs in many industries are facing unprecedented pressure to be as efficient as possible today. Often, this means outsourcing manufacturing operations that can be done more efficiently and affordably by an outside supplier, using more modern methods and technology. That’s been the case for one agricultural equipment manufacturer, which uses laser-cut steel tubes supplied by…Read More
During the last decade, Sanborn has evolved from a distributor of tube parts to a full-service fabricator of finished and partially finished products, sold to OEMs and sheet metal fabricators nationwide. We’ve accomplished this by bringing many operations in-house that were formerly done by outside partners. Here’s what our expanded capabilities make possible for our customers.Read More
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