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Case Studies

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Turnkey Clutch Housing Cell Development

Learn more about the impressive results Stecker achieved for a customer with a challenge involving extremely tight tolerances and complex parts by developing a new work cell that incorporates robots and a synced CMM.

Download the case study to hear straight from the Stecker team about the issues they faced and the actions they took to delight the customer.

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OEM Manufacturer Sees $4 Million Savings

A Fortune 500 OEM manufacturer came to us because their long-standing vendor wasn’t delivering on expectations.

Turns out, it was a great decision: our team worked 24/7 to get the part made so that the customer’s production line didn’t stop, and we did it in such a way that the manufacturer achieves a $4 million savings.

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A Long-Time Partner Looks to Stecker Machine

Decades of success can naturally build trust. For Stecker Machine, one long-term relationship offered a unique project challenge.

A Fortune 500 construction equipment manufacturer was suffering from a different supplier’s inferior quality. They sent an urgent request to Stecker’s partner, a foundry that makes aluminum and copper-based alloy castings. They made only one call to get a quote: directly to Stecker.



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Implementing Lean into Daily Practices

Achieving the benefits of lean manufacturing aren’t easy in a machine shop environment, but it’s possible — even without a formal lean program — and worth the effort.

Read an overview of lean and get actionable insights by reading Stecker’s eBook: The Benefits of Lean Manufacturing in Machine Shops.

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Maximize Your CNC Tooling Practices

See how Stecker Machine approaches CNC tooling: know what tool is needed, when to invest in tools, how to implement new tooling solutions, and how to build vendor partnerships.

Plus, dive into four real-life cutting tool improvement examples from our shop. Read our guide: CNC Tooling Improvements and Partnerships: A Guide to Solving Specific Tooling Issues.



Value added services checklist

Simpler processes. Shorter lead times. Better communication.

In addition to providing precise, high-quality machining, your machining partner should offer in-house, value added services that save you critical time and prevent headaches managing different vendor relationships.

Download our checklist and see how a true partnership provides extra benefits, sets you apart, and makes life better.

When do you know its time to work with a high-end CNC machine shop guide

Discover When It’s Time to Work with a CNC Machine Shop

What projects can benefit most from the expertise of a high-end CNC machine shop? This guide provides nine scenarios and solutions, each hitting on a different challenge you may be facing.

Read our guide: When Do You Know It’s Time to Work With a High-End CNC Machine Shop?