Estes Design & Manufacturing, Inc.

Estes Express Rapid 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 Rapid Prototyping and its dedicated employees. Rapid prototyping work for Estes continues to grow. In fact, Estes Express Rapid Prototyping had a record breaking last quarter...

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Custom Manufacturing Services aided by panel bender acquisition.
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Custom Manufacturing Services aided by panel bender acquisition.

Making use of Salvagnini Panel Benders, Estes Design and ManufacturingÂ- provides lean and flexible production services. Acquisition of another panel bender increased capacity by 33% to meet additional needs of customers. Specific benefits of panel benders use include repeatability, accuracy, quality, lead-time reduction, part pre-staging, and automation.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

New Press Brake Arrives at Estes

Estes Design and Manufacturing is excited to announce a new piece of equipment that supports our continued focus on providing customers with more service offerings and faster production turnaround time. The model HFB-1703 Amada Hydraulic Press Brake is now the largest press brake in the Estes collection and enables the capability to manufacture larger parts. The HFB-1703 Amada Hydraulic Press...

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Estes Conducts Vinyl Study for New Fiber Laser

Fiber Laser cutting technology such as the Salvagnini L5 (featured in our October 2013 blog post) employed by Estes represents a significant leap in technology, productivity and quality in the laser cutting industry. As with many new technologies, it was not without its own learning curve, but with industry support and the strong knowledge base and experience of Estes personnel, Estes...

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Estes Launches New Resources Website Page

As a design and innovation leader in the sheet metal fabrication industry, it is important for Estes to make information regarding our services and trends easily accessible for our current and prospective clients. In an effort to share our knowledge and expertise in the industry, Estes had created a new Resources section on our website. This new page efficiently offers a wide variety of...

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Estes Design and Manufacturing Introducing 3D Laser Welding Whitepaper Series

Estes Design and Manufacturing is excited to launch a 3D Laser Welding Whitepaper series. These whitepapers will be written by Estes’ resident expert, Jay Reddick. Jay has been with Estes since the beginning. In 2009, when Estes decided to invest in leading-edge technology in the laser welding market, Jay was integral in the R & D effort, experimenting on corner welds in cold rolled...

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Estes Accelerator - Improving Speed to Market

In order to better serve our customers' need for improved speed to market, Estes Design and Manufacturing is combining its Estes Express Prototyping department and Product Development team into a new group called Estes Accelerator! Estes Accelerator is a dedicated product development and prototype team that can assist customers in any stage of their product development process - from product...

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New State-of-the-Art Technology Coming Soon to Estes!

At Estes Design and Manufacturing, we’ve invested in the highest-quality technology available for our customers’ metal fabrication needs - machines whose unique capabilities benefit our customers through cost reduction, improved quality, and reduced lead-times. We strive to proactively and constantly monitor our equipment and standards to better serve our customers, which is why we’re...

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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. The Estes AWS products open electronically with no combinations to remember, which helps protect law enforcement by allowing officers to retrieve their...

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Estes Express Rapid 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 Rapid Prototyping and its dedicated employees. Rapid prototyping work for Estes continues to grow. In fact, Estes Express Rapid Prototyping had a record breaking last quarter...

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Estes Incorporates New Medical Cell as Part of Expansion

As we’ve previously mentioned, Estes recently added 35,000 square feet of manufacturing space to accommodate growth of our business. The first cell set-up in this new space was for medical production. This medical cell includes a laser, deburring machine, edge-rounding machine, press brake, assembly equipment, and an inspection hub. This new medical cell puts additional emphasis on Estes’...

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Estes Expands to Accommodate Growth in its Medical Business

Estes is adding 35,000 square feet of manufacturing space to accommodate demand for sterilization cases and trays. A medical production cell will be the first cell set-up in the new facility space. The expansion will also provide room for more medical production equipment to accommodate the continued growth of Estes’ medical business. “This expansion provides much-needed capacity to meet the...

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Estes Medical Design Expedites Growth with Help of Purdue TAP Program

The manufacturing industry has certifications showcasing a company’s commitment to efficiency, process systems, risk management, quality control, and other high-level standards. For Estes, being awarded the ISO 13485 certification would allow for growth in a growing product line for our company- medical devices. Estes was able to obtain this certification especially quickly when our leadership...

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