Process improvement design

5 Ways to Increase Manufacturability

“Research suggests that manufacturers spend 30% to 50% of their time fixing errors and almost 24% of those errors are related to manufacturability,” according to Kashyap Vyas in Machine Design. That’s a lot of wasted material, time and money due to mistakes. The good news is by following principles of design for manufacturing (DFM) and…


Estes Design and Manufacturing Featured in Manufacturing Today

Estes Design and Manufacturing is featured in the latest issue of Manufacturing Today! The article highlights our main differentiators: people, processes and technology. We take pride in creating a work environment that values integrity and hard work. Our diligence during the detailed pre-employment screening process ensures we hire the right people the first time. When…


P2 Lean Technology

Estes Invests in the Latest Lean Technology to Serve our Customers More Effectively

Estes Design and Manufacturing believes in providing the best service and quality for our customers. In response to market needs, we have recently added to our robust list of equipment by purchasing a Salvagnini P2lean, which is Salvagnini’s most versatile and productive model of panel bender. The features of the P2lean enable us to run…


Roger Brown

Estes Welcomes Roger Brown

Estes Design and Manufacturing is excited to welcome its new Inside Sales Representative – Roger Brown. Roger graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Wabash College and has 26 years of manufacturing sales experience in the metal industry. Roger learned about Estes through his previous role as the National Accounts Manager at…