Introducing Mid-West Screw Product’s New Website

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..

New Technology Changing the Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing and machine shops are the backbone of the American economy.  These industries produce the products the country needs and wants.  Over the years, many companies moved their manufacturing operations overseas due to the rising costs of manufacturing products in the United States.  Recently though, many technological advancements have been made that are making the Read More..

The Manufacturing Industry – An Industry looking for Qualified Workers

The manufacturing industry is a driving force for the world’s economy.  It relies on machinery and qualified workers who can operate the various types of machinery to produce needed products.  While the machinery does most of the work, trained workers are necessary to operate, program and set up, the machines safely and efficiently.   Finding trained Read More..

Confusion in a changing Business Landscape

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..

Mid-West Screw Packaging

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..

The Problems with ISO

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..

Basic Inspection Needs Good Observation – BINGO!

No matter what type of equipment you have in place to ensure quality in your manufacturing—be it gauges, micrometers, vision equipment or laser equipment—there’s no substitute for common sense and Basic Inspection by Observation. Say for example that a tap breaks on your machine and a part comes through without a thread. You don’t need Read More..

Investing in Quality

“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of a low price is forgotten.” – Benjamin Franklin-   There’s a situation we’ve encountered a number of times over the years here at Mid-West Screw Products. A customer will call us with word that they’ve found another manufacturer who can offer them a cheaper Read More..