Entries by Gary Weldon

Fabrication Versus Stamping: Understanding the Cost/Volume Equation

When outsourcing the production of metal components, tier one manufacturers have two primary options: metal fabrication or stamping. Traditionally, higher volumes of repeat production runs have utilized stamping, while much smaller quantity projects could be handled by metal fabrication. Despite recent technological advancements that challenge these assumptions, they’re still considered standard practices throughout the industry. […]


Five Cost-Saving Reasons to Collaborate with Your Fabrication Supplier on New Products

As a supplier, STAUB Manufacturing Solutions has seen its share of product designs that don’t always yield the most economical results.  However, this can be avoided. Often times when a new product is being sourced, the fabrication supplier is typically only brought into the process after the engineering and designs are already finalized. What may […]

STAUB Announces 2023 Metrics

Many companies track their metrics to see how they are doing and where they need to improve. However, I rarely see companies actually share that data. I have two guesses why that might be: They don’t actually track anything, so they don’t really know their metrics. The metrics are not very good and they simply […]


STAUB Completes ISO Audit, No Findings

Gary Weldon, Quality Manager for Staub Manufacturing Solutions, announced today that STAUB passed their yearly ISO 9001:2015 audit with no major or minor findings (nonconformances). He stated, “The whole crew here at STAUB does a great job following our ISO processes. The auditors complimented us on our staff, on our operations, and even the cleanliness […]

Cost. Capability. Culture.

The Staub Manufacturing Solutions’ philosophy on how to build a stronger supply chain was featured in November issue of The Fabricator magazine. The article, titled Cost. Capability. Culture. – The 3 Cs behind the supplier-customer partnership, includes a detailed interview with company president, Steve Staub, expounding on each of the three important concepts. Senior Editor […]