Customization is our Specialty
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Did you know that Air-Way Manufacturing owns and controls its entire manufacturing process? Unlike many hydraulic fitting and adapter manufacturers out there today, we design, produce, and assemble our products in-house for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and distributors worldwide.
While this may not seem like a big deal, it is. Here are some of the benefits our customers can count on:
Hydraulic Fitting Customization
By owning the manufacturing process, we are able to easily develop and manufacture custom hydraulic fittings and adapters based on the specific needs of customers. While our customers already count on an extensive inventory of products on hand, sometimes they just can’t find the right solution. We understand and have a history of designing fittings for one-of-a-kind sizes and configurations for a multitude of hydraulic applications.
Ownership of the manufacturing process means that our tool design and production remains in-house. As part of the customization process, clients often turn to our technical engineers who can offer customers the support and expertise required to manufacture a high-quality hydraulic fitting. Our engineers work collaboratively with OEM product managers and engineers to design fittings that are compatible with their hydraulic applications and are tested to ensure quality. With decades of experience under our belt, we take challenges in stride and have an arsenal of knowledge available to us. Together, we can find a customized solution to any hydraulic fitting issue.
By owning the manufacturing process, clients receive rapid prototypes, get valuable information to their teams faster and receive parts quickly ensuring that production is on schedule. By manufacturing parts ourselves from start to finish, we are able to compress your overall timeline, resulting in increased efficiency and savings.
As the largest independent manufacturer of hydraulic fittings in the United States, we pride ourselves on our ability to work closely with leaders in a variety of industries on hydraulic fitting customization and production. Owning the manufacturing process from the beginning allows us to provide an enhanced level of customer service and work collaboratively towards hydraulic application solutions that distributors and other manufacturers simply cannot do.
Coronavirus Response For CustomersWe remain staffed and in production at all locations, both US and China, including our Edgerton, Ohio, facility. Air-Way supplies Original Equipment Manufacturers in the Agriculture, Construction, Fire and Rescue, Defense, Access Equipment, and Material Handling industries to name a few. Several of our largest customers have been classified as “Essential Critical Infrastructure”. As an integral supplier to these companies, Air-Way will continue operations at all of our facilities with as little disruption as possible.
Seven Key Qualities To Consider When Selecting Your SupplierJust like a chain is only as good as its weakest link, a company is only as good as its worst supplier. Suppliers play a critical role in the production process, providing the materials a company uses to produce its own products and provide services. The right supplier can help a manufacturer improve the production process, maximize capabilities, create cost efficiencies, and deliver a higher-quality product. For some organizations, their suppliers are the secret sauce to their own success.
ATTENTION: Visitors to Air-Way Global Manufacturing FacilitiesAir-Way proudly associates with businesses throughout the world and empathizes with the hardships that organizations are experiencing as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Currently, this is a global concern, particularly in China and parts of Europe. As a company, we have an obligation to do our part to prevent its spread.