• Address: 5801 W Franklin Dr
    Franklin, WI 53132

  • Call Us: (414) 423-9000
    info@allis-roller.com

How Manufacturing Partnerships Help Allis Roller Grow

How Manufacturing Partnerships Improve Service for Our Customers Though our industry has gone high-tech with the latest automation and CNC equipment, it still relies heavily on human relationships. In order to stay lean while offering a wide breadth of services, Allis Roller maintains strategic partnerships with suppliers we trust. Strategic Partnerships are Hyper Local and

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Switch Machining Suppliers the Right Way

What happens when a trusted parts machining supplier goes out of business, or decides to phase out production of the parts they make for you? Whatever the reason, unfortunately it’s sometimes necessary to look for a new precision machining supplier ASAP. The transition from one manufacturer to another must be done carefully, yet rapidly enough to keep

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Cellular Manufacturing: What’s In a Workcell

Why is manufacturing going cellular? Because it’s a useful tool for reducing waste and meeting lean manufacturing goals. Here’s how it works: workcells organize machining processes into an assembly line that reduces waste and opportunities for mistakes. At Allis Roller, when feasible we design custom cells to achieve continuous flow for optimal safety, quality, and

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What’s In a Quote for a Machined, Welded, or Fabricated Part?

Part of what makes a manufacturing operation lean is reducing waste and preventing errors at every stage of production. How a machine shop delivers a complex machined part quote is just one component of that comprehensive effort. At Allis Roller, we follow a methodical RFQ structure that saves time and prevents mistakes, because the faster

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Manufacturing Audits Are an Opportunity to Prove Our Mettle

At Allis Roller, audits are not treated as a mandatory inspection, though they are, but as an essential part of our growth strategy. Regularly passing quality control inspections and exceeding the expectations of our customers helps us take on complex work and earn the trust of some of the largest international manufacturers in the industry.

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Straightening of Machined Parts: How Warping Is Prevented & Corrected

Warping may naturally result from physics of welding, but that doesn’t mean we have to accept imperfect finished products. With enough foresight, creativity, and welding expertise it’s possible to either adequately straighten machined parts after they’ve warped, or prevent them from warping altogether. At Allis Roller, we leverage a variety of tools and tactics for

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Lathes Are Essential Machining Technology

Most modern innovations are improvements upon existing tried and true technology, and the lathe is a perfect example of that. Despite being one of the earliest-developed tools in use today, the lathe is still an integral part of building everything from furniture to mechanical equipment depended on by every industry the world over. So why

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Meet Russ Dudan: VP of Operations at Allis Roller

Allis Roller is making big strides in process improvement, as well as leadership. The company’s most recent addition to the team is Russ Dudan as Vice President of Operations. Russ comes with a unique combination of engineering qualifications, leadership experience, and international business acumen. Who Is Russ Dudan? Having served as Operations and Engineering Leadership,

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What Lean Manufacturing Means at Allis Roller

“Going Lean” involves never ending efforts to reduce waste that consumes resources without adding value. It’s an enduring process of continuous improvement, ensuring that manufacturers avoid complacency and always produce their best. Common approaches may involve the tracking and synergistic recalibrating of manufacturing processes, quality control, services, pricing, or ethical practices. At Allis Roller, lean

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Mechanical Prototyping & How It’s Done Right

Putting your trust in another operation to build you a prototype for a quality custom part calls for extra caution. Mechanical prototyping requires a high level of expert guidance, engineering, and testing before any unique solution can be safely and effectively implemented into the application it was designed for. In order to increase your chances

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