Since the dog days of the early 1900's, when Henry Ford was ram-rodding the idea of an "assembly line", while his customers were asking him for "faster horses", OEM's (Original equipment manufacturers) have sought out Machine Shops as their primary source for castings. It made sense, the machine shop was the last stop in the line, so from a material flow standpoint, the OEM buys from the machine shop, and the machine shop sources the castings to a foundry.
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February 16, 2021