Customer Testimonial: Florence Corporation

Estes Express Prototyping Delivers a Competitive Advantage to its Customers

Since early 2018, Estes Express Prototyping has been working in close collaboration with Florence Corporation, a mailbox supplier. Recently, our team interviewed Mike Molt, Florence’s Design Engineering Manager, to learn more about its experience working with Estes. Below are our findings from the interview.   Florence Corporation Benefits from Estes’ Cutting Edge Technology and Fast…

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DFMA Saves Money and Reduces Downstream Costs

Even as US manufacturing continues to be the global leader for goods produced ($2.3 trillion in 2018), high operating costs threaten that leadership position. To be competitive, it is imperative that manufacturers reduce costs and increase efficiency in their operations. Many companies implement processes such as Six Sigma, lean manufacturing, 5s, and/or Kaizen to increase…

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Let Estes Make Sure Your Prototype Meets Its Deadline

Have you ever needed a prototype – yesterday? Our prototype shop, Estes Express Prototyping, is a dedicated production cell designed to address your time-critical projects. Our shop uses state-of-the-art equipment and full CAD capabilities to reduce product development time. Project Managers, with expansive shop floor experience, run the entire operation from customer communication through design…

Estes Design and Manufacturing Inc. Purchases Automated Weapon Security

Estes Design and Manufacturing Inc. Purchases Automated Weapon Security and Launches Estes AWS to Protect Law Enforcement and Communities Indianapolis, IN, 09/1/2016 –Estes Design and Manufacturing, Inc. closed on the purchase of Automated Weapon Security late last week to form a new company, Estes AWS, which will manufacture and sell Rapid Access Weapon Lockers nation-wide.…

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New Press Brake Demonstrates Estes’ Continued Commitment to Technology and Continuous Improvement

At Estes Design and Manufacturing, we are committed to providing the best service and quality for our customers. One way we live up to this commitment is through our investment in state-of-the-art technology and continuous improvement, which is why we are excited to announce that we have added the Amada HG 1003 ATC press brake…

Estes Participates in Lean Management Summit

Recently, Tim Estes, president of Estes Design and Manufacturing, attended the Lean Management Summit in Jacksonville, Florida. The Lean Management Summit seeks to bring organizational leaders to work in concert with one another to flow value across “silos” of the organization. “Many of the sessions I attended were centered on creating a lean culture” explains…

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Estes Express Prototyping Provides a Competitive Advantage to Customers

At Estes Design and Manufacturing, we create a competitive advantage for our customers through innovative design, cost savings and speed. One reason we are able to deliver this competitive advantage is through Estes Express Prototyping and its dedicated employees. Rapid prototyping work for Estes continues to grow. In fact, Estes Express Prototyping had a record…