Improving and increasing our Metal Stamping, Metal Fabrication and Tooling expertise in 2019

It’s true that 2019 wasn’t a record producing year for the manufacturing industry.  So that provided us with extra motivation to learn more, try new processes and optimize our capabilities and resources.   Here are just a few of our highlights from Ultra’s 50th year providing tooling dies, metal stamped parts and metal fabricated parts to […]

Why is it acceptable to modify stamping dies after production has started?

Ultra’s weekly stamping meetings focus on Quality, Innovation and Efficiency and help us identify what operations need to be improved on the stamping floor.  The improvements outlined in this blog focus on the effects of plastic coating on a stainless-steel side table for an appliance manufacturer in the 800-ton stamping press.  The plastic protects the […]

Continuous Improvement Engineer drives efforts to increase productivity and safety

Ultra’s initiative to improve quality and lead times for customers is starting with a focus on efficiency in all areas of our manufacturing organization.  This has led us to add Michal Riege to our team as a Continuous Improvement Engineer. With a BS in Industrial Engineering from Milwaukee School of Engineering and an MBA from […]