Wednesday, 01 May 2013 16:37
We are extremely excited to celebrate our 50th year of operation here at Future Products! We have come a long way from the small 8-man operation manufacturing punch and die buttons back in 1963. Thanks to everyone who as been a part of our success throughout the years. Here's to another 50!
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 15:43
We are very excited to announce an addition to our equipment list! A new Hermle C400 5-Axis CNC Machining Center was recently delivered and installed on our shop floor at our Headquarters in Clawson, MI. We are proud to be the first company in the U.S. to take delivery of this model.
Monday, 25 February 2013 14:59
In a time when Manufacturing companies are struggling to find qualified skilled trades employees, it is nice to see programs designed to hire & train Veterans. Check out the article "Hiring Veterans In Manufacturing: From The Front Lines To The Assembly Lines", by Lea Tonkin.
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 14:02
As we move into 2013, there is some positive press on the state of Manufacturing. Check out a recent article by Shobhana Chandra of Bloomberg titled "Outlook for 2013 Improves as U.S. Manufacturing Climbs".
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 15:23
For some insight on the state of Manufacturing, check out the article titled "ISM: Manufacturing is Growing, Despite Ups and Downs", by Mike Schmidt, Associate Editor, Manufacturing Business Technology.
Monday, 29 October 2012 16:45
We are proud to announce our ISO 9001:2008 re-certification. The certification demonstrates our commitment to providing the highest level of quality in our manufacturing process and business practices.
Monday, 19 November 2012 17:43
Did you know that in less than 2 years, Future Products has invested in several substantial pieces of equipment? We believe it is imperative to invest in new technology and equipment to continually meet our customers' needs. The many benefits include enhanced performance, accuracy and speed plus an increase in throughput and overall machine capability and capacity. Capital investments are good for our customers, our company and the economy. Check out our comprehensive equipment list including our latest additions:
Stay tuned for more enhancements to our equipment list!
Monday, 10 September 2012 15:55
The topic of Re-shoring has been a popular one as of late; particularly in an election year. Check out the Forbes article by Mitch Free titled, "Is the Re-shoring of Manufacturing a Trend or a Trickle? ". He provides an interesting perspective on Re-shoring based on a recent survey he conducted.
Monday, 13 August 2012 15:14
According to a July 2012 Industrial Production report from the Federal Reserve, output in the manufacturing sector increased .7% in June. In the second quarter of 2012, manufacturing output rose 1.4%; fueled largely by an 18.2% increase in the motor vehicles & parts category.
A recent CNNMoney article by Parija Kavilanz titled “Manufacturing boom: Trade school enrollment soars”, discusses the impact the growing manufacturing sector has on Trade school enrollment/job fulfillment. Parija cites examples of Trade schools that are implementing new/creative programs to face the challenges of surging enrollments.