How does Dynacast compare to other die casting companies?
When searching for the best die casting company, customers aren’t just searching for the lowest costs, they want quality parts, on time and they want to be able to communicate more easily with manufacturers. We spoke with design engineers from a number of industries to find out what they look for when evaluating the best die casters and find out some of the reasons why they chose to partner with Dynacast.
Die Casting Engineering Expertise
Design engineering is changing and it’s changing fast, having knowledgeable and experienced die cast engineers who can design for manufacturing is important for our customers and for a successful project. From material selection to choosing the optimal process and eliminating secondary operations, Dynacast’s engineers work with each customer during the design process to make sure the part design will succeed in mass production. If you want to get the most of your die cast design, it is best to involve our engineers early on during your design phase.
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High-Quality Die Cast Tooling
One of the major differentiators that distinguish Dynacast from other die casting companies is the quality of our tooling. We offer two types of tooling processes, multi-slide and conventional. All of our dies are made using a specific steel type with an additional heat treatment that can withstand a high number of shots and maintain the integrity of the component being manufactured. With little downtime, our tools create consistent, complex parts shot after shot and last longer than most of our competitors. Our multi-slide tools often come with a lifetime warranty.
Dynacast has over 110 tool-room craftsmen with in-house toolmakers at every plant—many have been with Dynacast for over 25 years. Our customers appreciate that we are taking the right steps to invest in the future with our apprenticeship program—we have trained over 41 toolmakers! Every year, three apprentices are accepted into the intensive training program that covers a variety of specialist skills from EDM and CNC milling to full production process workflow. Our tooling expertise is not limited to one industry. Dynacast toolmakers have worked with thousands of customers from nearly every industry and can modify solutions if any issues arise during the production process.
Communication & Time to Market
Our customers need to have the ability to collaborate with other designers, suppliers, and contract manufacturers. With 21 locations across the world, we know the difficulty of communicating with different time zones and different languages. Each of our plants across the globe dedicate themselves to delivering the same uncompromising levels of quality, precision, and performance. So while we are one of the largest die casters in the world, with resources and partnerships to benefit every project, our local presence means we understand your language, your culture, and your business practices.
When you work with Dynacast you will receive a unique one-on-one relationship with one single point of contact that has access to a global network of suppliers to not only manage your program but also launch it anywhere in the world, on time. Our sophisticated production planning and ERP systems in place at each plant help to coordinate each project to make sure it is delivered on time. We have experience with Just-in-Time (JIT) delivery and Vendor Management Inventory Programs (VMI). We are constantly working on production management so that our customers can gain advantages in speed and reliability over their competitors.
Have you checked out Dynacast’s multi-slide die casting technology? Our multi-slide machines are capable of creating up to 45 shots per minute!
Stability & Global Reach
It is not uncommon to hear about a die casting company that has gone out of business in the middle of a project leaving customers frantic to find a new supplier. In fact, we have had countless customers that called on Dynacast to take on projects last minute. One company, in particular, transferred their tooling to our Elgin facility; we quickly made improvements to the die to increase productivity!
While working with a smaller die casting company has its benefits, if they were to go out of business or take a massive hit from the economy where would you turn to complete your project? Our customers experience our stable management and take advantage of our continued growth.
Don’t waste time and money searching for a new die caster every time your product launches in a different location. Hire one company with the ability to manage programs in other regions of the world. All of our plants have standard manufacturing equipment, technology, quality systems, and engineering capabilities. Start one project with us in China and complete another in Mexico. Visit our locations page to learn more about our different locations.
NAFTA Die Casting Company
Dynacast works with customers all over the world including the NAFTA region to bring customers ideas to life with the highest quality precision engineered metal components on the planet. If you are looking for a partnership to help you apply new tools and technologies, or help you fully realize your design vision, let us help you move your business forward, contact our team today to get the conversation started.