Rapid Prototyping Added to Research and Development Capabilities
E.R. Wagner Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce the implementation of Rapid Prototyping as its latest Research and Development capability enhancement. The addition of the new resource continues E.R. Wagner’s position of leading the industry in engineered motion products. Insourcing this process eliminates cost and gives our engineers the quick turnaround needed to stay ahead of the competition. The ability to prototype is invaluable to the design process. E.R. Wagner Engineers will use this tool to evaluate assembly methods, generate basic or temporary fixtures, and extend this service to our customers.
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The new 3D Printer prints components layer by layer using a wide range of plastic materials with a resolution of 28 microns (.0011 in). The machine has a build envelope of 11.57” x 7.55” x 5.85”.
E.R. Wagner Manufacturing Company is a 112 year old privately held manufacturing company with businesses located in Milwaukee, WI, Hustisford, WI, Chicago, IL and Suzhou, China designing, engineering and manufacturing the finest metal product solutions for customers around the world.
2011 Quality Achievement
2011 Quality Achievement
ER Wagner Manufacturing is pleased to announce that PACCAR has formally recognized ER Wagner Manufacturing for their outstanding commitment and performance to provide the highest quality metal solutions and services. For the calendar year 2011, ER Wagner Manufacturing achieved a ZERO PPM quality performance level and has been added to the PACCAR list of key suppliers which have accomplished a 50 PPM or better quality performance level for 2011.
In appreciation, PACCAR has provided ER Wagner Manufacturing formal recognition on their corporate website for this outstanding quality performance. ER Wagner Manufacturing has also received a PACCAR quality award acknowledging this accomplishment. Copies of this award will be framed and shared among ER Wagner’s Milwaukee, WI and Brookfield, IL facilities as well as being posted on Wagner’s website.
PACCAR is a U.S.A.manufacturer of heavy-duty trucks that are used throughout the world under brand names that include DAF, Kenworth, and Peterbilt. The heavy-truck industry is rebounding from the economic downtown over the last few years. PACCAR is the market leader and is recognized for the highest quality products. ER Wagner Manufacturing is proud to contribute to their success. It is customers such as PACCAR that ER Wagner’s business growth model is built on.
We would like to extend personal thanks to all ER Wagner employees for helping accomplish this achievement. Attention to detail, commitment, and passion to serve and exceed customers’ expectations,coupled with driving efforts to continually improve our company’s products and services assure us growth not only with PACCAR, but with other strategic ER Wagner business partners throughout the entire world.
E.R. Wagner Engineered Products Division completes TS16949 Audit
The EPD division of E.R. Wagner just completed their TS16949 Re-Certification audit with favorable results. The TS certification is the automotive industry’s standard for quality and business management systems. This comprehensive 4 - day assessment audited the company’s quality and business practices in all major areas.
Wagner’s commitment to meet these standards, while demonstrating an environment of continuous improvement, engineering creativity, and global competitiveness, continues to enable us to provide our customers the best overall value in metal fabricated assemblies and engineered metal components.
ERW New Financing
ER Wagner is pleased to announce that it has secured new financing that provides access to approximately $30MM in capital to continue its robust growth, acquire new businesses, further invest in state of the art technology and continue expanding business capabilities to further improve its business processes. ER Wagner is a privately held manufacturing company founded in 1900 that provides movement mechanisms to the automotive, heavy truck and industrial markets.
“It’s an exciting time for all of us at ER Wagner, even though the economy is still challenged, we are rapidly growing” states Brad Gador, the 19 year ER Wagner manufacturing executive.
ER Wagner is a manufacturer located in Milwaukee, WI, Hustisford, WI, and Brookfield, IL that designs, develops and manufactures the finest metal product solutions in the world.
E.R. Wagner Replaces Chinese Part
Working with its customer, E.R Wagner Engineered Products Division identified a protential cost savings and proposed replacing a Chinese made cut Body Mount Tube with a US made wrapped tube. The proposal, wrapping the parts from coil steel using an interlocking seam, yielded substantial cost savings over conventional DOM tubing. As soon as E.R Wagner designed and supplied prototypes were tested and approved, we were awarded the work.
From wrapped tubes to engineered hinges to stampings and assemblies, E.R. Wagner Engineered Products Division can help you improve your bottom line by offering innovative, low cost designs and VAVE proposals.