The entire Mid-West Screw Products team is proud to announce that our vastly improved new website is live, and ready to be used by our customers. With an updated design, and information about our capabilities and equipment, along with our certifications and an image gallery, our new site will answer many of the questions you Read More..
Grants from government organizations and non-profits are a valuable asset for businesses. Previously we’ve discussed the importance of applying for business grants, and how they can help your business grow. This month we will go more in-depth of the application process, and discuss some of the obstacles that must be surpassed to obtain this valuable Read More..
In today’s manufacturing world, being lean and following ISO can make the difference between a successful business or one that will soon be out of business. At Mid-West Screw Products, we recognize this, and have taken the necessary steps to follow lean manufacturing and ISO principles. We understand how important it is for a company Read More..
Going back about 20 years, long before ISO became the norm, we were ISO qualified. Due to the prohibitively high cost we did not become certified right away. Instead we worked with a local University to educate us and help us meet the ISO standard. This in-house training took several years. For many years after Read More..
As the world changes, the way people do business is changing as well. The way some people think something is or should be done is different than other people’s view. This is the case with things like ISO, packaging and delivery, and the metal market. At Mid-West Screw Products we are ISO certified. There is Read More..
One more of the many things we are proud to offer here at Mid-West Screw is our concerns to properly package our customer’s parts. We look at each individual piece we make, then address a proper way to package that part so it arrives safely at our customer’s dock. The part, after review, is packaged Read More..
Going back over 20 years, long before ISO became the norm, we were ISO qualified. Due to the prohibitively high cost we did not become certified right away. Instead we worked with a local university to educate us and help us meet the ISO standards. For many years we said we were ISO qualified, but Read More..
We are very happy to be ISO certified, but we must admit that ISO is really unique. Auditors are hired to review your plant’s processes and to understand the ISO process itself so it can be implemented, properly. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in, but these auditors most likely do not know your business. Read More..
Mid-West Screw Products is a big believer in having sophisticated inspection equipment that is just as up to date as your manufacturing equipment. This is an important step in making sure that you are putting out quality parts on time. While this sophisticated equipment may be on the expensive side, you will end up saving Read More..
ISO qualifications are something that we here at Mid-West Screw Products have always taken very seriously. Even when ISO was first introduced to general manufacturing to small businesses, we decided that we needed to be a part of it. Just around 20 years ago, we took part in classes from Northern Illinois University where they Read More..