June 2021 ISSUE

Production Machining June 2021
June 2021 | Digital Edition

Value-Added Service Solves Customer Problems

Offering value-added services is rooted in the simple concept of knowing a customer well enough to know its pain points. This OEM with a machine shop offers solutions for its customers from engineering and design all the way through assembly and packaging.


Parts Cleaning

How EPA Decisions Might Affect Surface Preparation

Last year, the EPA determined that four degreasing solvents used in parts cleaning pose “unreasonable risks” to workers. By the end of 2022, there should be new rules outlining restrictions on how the solvents can be used. Solvent bans are possible. What should surface finishing companies do?