• Address: 5801 W Franklin Dr
    Franklin, WI 53132

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

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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Building Community with Lean Manufacturing – Allis Roller Revitalizes Improvement Effort

(Adapted from an article in The FABRICATOR) – Read through The FABRICATOR archives between 2009 and 2013 and you’ll find all sorts of stories about companies in dire straits that made dramatic changes. Most of them being custom fabricators, the shops cherry-picked from various improvement methods, including lean manufacturing, the theory of constraints, and quick-response

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Miller Robotic Welder Keeps Allis Roller Innovating

At Allis Roller, our welding professionals and engineers continually look for new ways to drive down costs for our customers and increase the accuracy of our complex machined parts. Bringing in top-of-the-line equipment is one of the ways we accomplish that. With the addition of the new Miller/Panasonic Robotic Welder, here’s what our prospective and

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Welding Quality Makes or Breaks Machined Parts

In a manufacturing market where welding services are widely available, how can you be sure that parts you’ve ordered will be welded with an adequate level of care? Doing your homework may involve a little bit of investigating and asking potential vendors the right questions, but knowing that their equipment and welding skills are at

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