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PRECISION AUTOMOTIVE PARTS DESIGN
Northern Industrial Manufacturing is a premier tier 1, 2 and 3 automotive supplier with headquarters in the Detroit, MI area. Since 1978 we have focused on enhancing our value proposition through product quality, supply chain advancement, process innovations and technical prowess as it pertains to our field.
Since our inception customers have turned to us for their toughest and most complicated supply chain challenges when it comes to their precision spacers, close tolerance washers and shims, and other precision grinding and metal stamping needs.
While our competitors traditionally have 20 week lead times, in many cases we are able to offer delivery windows below 2 weeks. With a goal of being the automotive industry’s “go to” source for high quality parts manufacturing, we would love to provide you a design consultation and competitive quote, even on your most troublesome part numbers.
Automotive Parts Design
The first and most fundamental process that Northern Industrial Manufacturing products go through is the stamping process. Northern Industrial utilizes a variety of different press sizes from 60 tons to 175 tons. While we can stamp steel of all types, sizes and shapes our primary stamping range specifications are:
- Size: Up to 6″ (152.4 mm)
- Material: SAE 1008 Through SAE 1095
- Shape: Single Layer (Flat)
- Thickness Range: 0.016″ (0.4mm) to 0.200″ (5.0 mm)
- Thickness Tolerance: +/-0.0004 inches (0.010 mm)
- ID/OD Tolerance: +/- 0.004″ (0.1 mm)
- Compound Master Dies
- Flatness : 0.001 inches (0.025 mm)
- Parallelism: 0 .001 inches (0.025 mm)
- Surface Finish: 0.25 Micro Meter (10 micro inches)
- Volume: Greater Than 10,000 Annually
Northern Industrial Manufacturing has chosen to exclusively use compound tooling to manufacture our products. The advantages this compound tooling offers Northern Industrial and thus its customers are:
• Lower Up Front Investment
• Lead-Time Reductions
• Concentricity Improvements
• Lower Maintenance Costs
• Reduction of Engineering Resources at the Customer Level
Whether your volumes are 5,000 pieces annually or 10 million, consider Northern Industrial for your high volume production stamping needs.
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Automotive Parts Design Consultation
At Northern Industrial Manufacturing our mission is simple, enhance our customer’s supply chain, and increase their productivity by delivering high quality products and technical solutions.
At Northern Industrial Manufacturing we strive to provide superior value to our customers through the products and services we deliver. This value is enhanced by the continuous commitment to product quality, excellence through innovation, and the enhancement of our customer’s supply chain.
With ethics and integrity at our core, we are the automotive industry’s go to manufacturer and global supplier of precision thrust washers and spacers, selective shims, and other metal stamping and grinding solutions. And our ability to often offer delivery windows below 2 weeks far exceeds industry averages – for the highest quality automotive parts, at the lowest costs, with the shortest lead times.
Meet or exceed customer requirements and expectations through teamwork, innovation and continuous improvement.