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3 Types of Metal Stamping

3 Types of Metal Stamping

If you’re here, then you’ve obviously heard of metal stamping. However, just because you know of it doesn’t mean you understand what it is.  So, we thought this was a good opportunity to explain just what metal stamping is, its associated processes, and why you would...
Benefits of In-House Tooling for Metal Stamping

Benefits of In-House Tooling for Metal Stamping

For small to medium volume jobs, in-house tooling can increase efficiency, save on costs, improve accuracy, and more. Metal fabrication shops that offer in-house tooling can best provide high quality and consistent metal fabrication to fit your needs. What is In-House...
Progressive vs. Short Run Stamping

Progressive vs. Short Run Stamping

Metal stamping is a very common manufacturing process used to shape metal. You see its products in use every day. Take a look around – do you see any items that have been shaped out of flat metal? These items have been made using metal stamping! This type of...
What is Metal Fabrication?

What is Metal Fabrication?

Metal fabrication is a manufacturing process that shapes raw metal materials into an end product or parts. There are numerous metal fabrication processes and uses, creating everything from hardware to pipes to airplane parts. For improved efficiency and service, metal...
The Top 8 Questions New Customers Ask

The Top 8 Questions New Customers Ask

Fox Valley Stamping is a leader in metal stamping and fabrication services. We’ve been in business since 1965 providing customers with custom metal stampings for a wide variety of inventory, budgets, and applications. Our skilled metal working team remains committed...
How to Cut Intricate Designs in Sheet Metal

How to Cut Intricate Designs in Sheet Metal

It is possible to cut intricate designs in sheet metal with handheld and home shop tools. But it’s very labor-intensive and hard on your hands. A metal laser cutter can cut intricate designs in a matter of minutes. Best of all, it can repeatedly reproduce the same...