GSM supports OEM’s at every stage of the product development and manufacturing process to provide expertise on fabrication issues directly influencing product success. Our team of applications and manufacturing engineers brings experience and process-specific knowledge to optimize value at every step in the fabrication sequence.
Our advanced manufacturing system connects the shop floor with our top floor, enabling leading edge customer/supplier electronic data interfaces (EDI) that drive down costs by simplifying business processes while improving production flows. Our innovative organizational structure ensures every link in our business and manufacturing processes is reliably resourced and continuously improved to meet your requirements predictably and precisely, every time. In today’s competitive marketplace, manufacturers need stable, reliable, value-driven suppliers with the expertise and resources to perform predictably and responsively. GSM has the internal and external resources to be a secure, strategic link in your supply chain.
If your brand reputation is built on quality, durability and reliability, you need fabrication support that spans the lifetime of your product. From initial manufacturability and value engineering to providing rapid turnaround on low-volume service parts that enable you to keep your commitments to your customers, GSM offers superior concept-through-product support services.
- Prototyping support
- Secondary operations sourcing
- Service part fabrication
- Tool & die storage and maintenance
As your older products mature and new products are developed, GSM will be your partner at every stage of the life-cycle.
Developing a new product or re-engineering an existing one? GSM’s engineering and quality teams can collaborate on projects to improve manufacturability and drive down costs without sacrificing the integrity or performance of your product.
- Manufacturability analysis
- Applications engineering
- Value engineering
- Materials analysis
- Finite Element Analysis
We have engineers who specialize in applications, process, welding, quality, and project management, supported by skilled engineering technologists. From prototype through tooling our team offers the resources to enable our customers to find solutions to difficult manufacturing problems or to simplify problematic part configurations.
Supply Chain Security
Strategic relationships with our suppliers afford GSM superior responsiveness and reliability in meeting your need for a secure supply chain.
- Supplier auditing and certification
- Failover resources for all core fabrication processes
- Multiple facilities with duplicate fabrication processes
- Adaptive scheduling
- Seamless resource integration through cultivation of strategic suppliers
GSM maintains a priority position with its suppliers as a direct result of nearly a century of treating our strategic partners with respect and keeping our financial commitments.
“Our engineering team looks for solutions that eliminate wasted material, preempt fabrication complexity and enable parts to be produced consistently to our customers’ standards. Eliminating cost isn’t our only goal. We’re looking to bring true value at every level of part production. All aspects of our business and production processes are integrated–and constantly improving.”
– Jim Doolittle, Engineering Manager