How Estes Design and Manufacturing is Helping Solve the Ventilator Shortage Caused by COVID-19

Estes’ Desire to Help With the looming crisis and global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic reaching far and wide, Vice President of Operations, Ron Estes, was actively seeking for ways Estes Design and Manufacturing could help meet some of the needs created by the spread of the virus. With this desire to contribute on a…

Estes Partners With Hitzfield Group on Essential Construction Project

  The Hitzfield Group is a group of companies that design, engineer and install state-of-the-art building envelopes and structural façade components. They serve a wide variety of industries across the nation and have partnered with companies such as FedEx and Eli Lilly on various construction projects.   Estes Design and Manufacturing recently had the privilege of partnering with…

5 Reasons Why Laser Welding Is the Optimal Choice for Your Next Welding Project

Faster, More Efficient Welding Laser welding isn’t exactly new. After all, it’s been used in automotive manufacturing for many years. Outside of the auto plant, however, laser welding (and its potential for savings) is less familiar. When parts made of thin-gauge sheet metal need nice-looking welds, lasers don’t immediately come to mind; labor-intensive TIG or MIG…

How Estes Strives for Continuous Improvement – Daily Layered Accountability

Kaizen is defined as the Japanese philosophy of continuous improvement. As a company Estes strives to follow the kaizen mindset instead of just working on “fixes.” Continuous improvement serves as one of the four pillars of our company philosophy, and Estes is constantly looking for ways to improve all facets of the business. To ensure this continuous improvement…