by Mike McNulty, Editor
Secondary operation equipment and services are used to perform a wide variety of machining functions on cold formed parts. There is a wide variety of high-performance new equipment, versatile rebuilt equipment and savvy secondary operation service providers that can help you make complex parts at competitive prices. This is especially true for the production of nonstandard parts—production of value-added parts or specials at a competitive price is an excellent avenue to survival in the competitive environment that exists today.
Many sophisticated parts can be manufactured from cold formed blanks through the application of engineering talent, manufacturing skills and efficient secondary operation equipment.