Instant Production Capacity

To meet its revenue goals, a manufacturer needed to ship a quantity of its foodservice warming equipment before the end of the year. This required 4 months of work to be compressed into 6 weeks. But the company didn’t have the workforce to handle the additional demand.

WMPI took a portion of this project in-house and supplied laser cutting, punching, forming, welding and sub-assembly services. This gave the customer time to focus on final electronic assembly, testing and packaging. Within one week, our engineering team copied their process and created an assembly line to efficiently produce sub-assemblies and ship them all within the 6-week period. This required great communication and teamwork between both companies. Working together, we put this customer in position to ship the entire order before year-end. With WMPI’s expertise, collaboration and support, our customer got more sales out the door in 2015.

Instant Production Capacity
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Project Details

Product Description

Foodservice Warming Equipment

Capabilities Applied/Processes

Primary:
Laser Cutting

Secondary:
Welding & Assembly

Equipment Used to Manufacture Part

Fiber Laser, CNC Punch, Hardware Insertion. MIG & TIG Welding, Spot Welding, Sub-Assembly, Some Polishing, Packaging, Hipot testing

Overall Part Dimensions

36 x 36 x 72”

Tightest Tolerances

±.010"

Material Used Stainless Steel
Max Material Finish #4 brush with vinyl
In Process Testing/Inspection Performed Virtek Scanner, Faro Arm and Fit & Function, Hipot testing
Estimated Part Weight 125 lbs.
Industry for Use Food Service
Volume 250 yearly
Delivery Location Midwest, USA
Standards Met

Customer supplied print, 2D CAD Drawing
MIL specifications
ASME Y14.5M-1994
MIL-C-5541