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Using Outsourced MIM Part Production For Firearms, Weaponry And Defense Components Is Less Costly Than Buying And Operating A Machining Center In-House
When does it make more sense to use outsourced MIM part production than to buy and operate a machining center and do the work in-house? MIM is metal injection molding. It is an alternative process instead of machining parts out of raw metal stock. Many original equipment manufacturers of firearms and defense products are mandating that their part suppliers outsource to secure price advantages while maintaining strict quality requirements.