The customer, a manufacturer of office furniture, inquired about laser cutting steel legs for desks. To start with, laser cutting was the obvious process for making the components, since it is a flexible process. However, the customer’s annual need meant that Hosta Industries saw a potential for automation.
Great savings from using other technology
By investing in a tool for automatic punching that was flexible, all the customer’s workpieces could be made using the same tool. The materials were ordered in specific measurements, which helped minimise material waste to less than 5%. At the same time, we got a significantly higher output in the process, without compromising on quality or aesthetics. By using automatic punching, the customer obtained a total saving of 40% and an ROI on investment in under 12 months.
Technology as part of our DNA
At Hosta Industries, technological development is part of our DNA – that means we can guarantee our customers optimisation according to their unique requirements.
The “work smarter, not harder” mantra permeates our way of working – as regards both processes and the use of technology.
At Hosta Industries, we have invested in technology, automation and better machinery so we can be your manufacturing partner. In areas such as edge bending, we have the latest technology, where we use the Hämmerle bending machine, which is the world’s best edge bending machine in its field. It uses the unique and patented three-point bending method, which means that with the right material, you get an extreme degree of repeatability.
We have the expertise and the technology to help you define and then perform the best production process for your product.
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