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Spare Parts Made On Site

Wear and tear is a normal part of life. When it comes to your machines, upkeep and maintenance are very important in extending the life of these …

Impact. What is Impact and How Do You Make One?

According to Merriam-Webster, the word “impactful” means having a forceful impact: producing a marked impression.Influential people that come to mind …

Jackson Area Manufacturing Association: Manufacturer of the Year

Whoever said lightning never strikes twice never met Phil Sponsler. Years of hard work and dedication to manufacturing have brought Phil into the …

Roller Forming Technical Presentation

Walking on Air: Using Air to Stabilize Parts for Roller Forming

Ever get a new pair of shoes that feel like they were made just for your feet? They hug and support your feet and just feel good. You’re walking on …

Remaining Thankful on Cyber Monday

Over the past week, how many promotional emails have you received? I didn’t save mine to see an exact number, but I do know how laborious it was to …

Best Practices in Facilities Management

Idioms are groups of words that when said together, mean something different than if they were said alone or in their original context. A commonly …

God Bless America

On this Monday after the Veterans Day Holiday, Orbitform would like to offer a warm and heartfelt thank you to the brave men and women who have …

Getting it Right the First Time

You’ve worked all day. The last thing you want to do is cook dinner. You run into the grocery store to pick up a frozen pizza. You grab a few things …

Michigan Manufacturers Association: John G. Thodis Manufacturer of the Year

One of the first things that you notice when you walk into Orbitform is the pride that radiates through our people. We feel pride in our work, our …

Conveyors Make the World Go ‘Round

Can you imagine life without the automobile? Few of us can, as the first Model T was completed in Detroit on October 1, 1908. Over a hundred years …

Show Time: An Exciting Cure to the Monday Blues

Wow, what a day! Forget normal Monday brain or being a bit sleepy and trying to get back into the work week swing of things. Not today! Even in the …

Water Cooler Talk: A Water Cooler Component Assembly

Water cooler talk. The idea is simple- initiate conversation about any particularly interesting topic to any passerby and hold the conversation for …

Manufacturing Day 2017

Today 40 students from Jackson High School ventured down Executive Drive to discover the world of manufacturing that takes place in the 120,000 …

Orbitform: Connecting the Past, Present, and Future: an Attic Door Assembly Story

If we keep our proverbial skeletons in the closet, our ghosts must surely reside in the nooks of our attics. Attics are shrines to the past: …

Data Logging Keeps Track of Assembly Processes

The Orbitform Data Logging system is a simple solution for customers looking to gain intelligence about their assembly applications. Manufacturing …

Multiple Assembly Processes, Machines, and Conveyor Systems—All at Booth #505

Join Orbitform at the <b>Assembly Show 2017</b> October 24-26!The Orbitform booth is a show destination with industry-leading technology displayed on 1,500 …

Assembling Linkage Mechanisms for Healthcare Furniture Manufacturer

A midwest USA based manufacturer of healthcare industry furniture, learning facility desks, church chairs, and hospital beds was in a bind. They had …

Orbitform Traditions: The Assembly Show

Fall is a time of traditions: Saturdays spent at the cider mill, hayrides through the woods, and hours spent raking leaves. One of our favorite …

Riveting of Rotating Assembly for Heavy Duty Commercial Truck Parts Maker

A manufacturer of commercial vehicle suspension, lifting, and coupling products was looking to securely rivet a coupling assembly together that …

The Story of Orbitform and Milford

Milford Rivet & Machine Company began in 1940 and since that beginning the company has produced thousands of Milford riveting machines many of which …