This Profile Includes establishments that primarily manufacture metal auto parts, such as body panels, hubs, and trim pieces, usually for sale to other manufacturers or for use in assembly facilities located off-site. Those firms that utilize the stamped products in the manufacture of end products in the same establishment are categorized by that end-product.
Definition: NAICS 336370 Motor vehicle metal stamping
This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing motor vehicle stampings, such as fenders, tops, body parts, trim, and molding.
Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing stampings and further processing the stampings--are classified according to the process of the specific product made; and
Sheet Metal Stamping in automotive industry
...Ever increasing competition in automotive industry demands productivity improvements and unit cost reduction. The manufacturing engineers and production managers of car body panels are changing their strategy of operation...
..Stamping processes to be used for a panel depend on its design. However, normally the processes used extensively are blanking, drawing, piercing, forming, notching, trimming, hemming, etc. Blanking prepares the initial approximate form of the part in flat sheet. Drawing is generally the first operation to attain depth related form... Read More