The Phoenix Group Articles


The Advantages of Partnering with Expert Consultants in the Implementation of Formability Systems

What is formability systems improvement? Formability systems improvement is the analysis and optimization of formability processes in manufacturing, such as tool and die, sheet metal forming, and metal stamping. As an ongoing process followed with0.. Read More

Why Outsourcing a Quality Engineer May Be the Best Thing Your Company Can Do

Hiring is difficult. Hiring for highly skilled technical positions like quality engineers is even more challenging. Unless you have a great network of qualified individuals, you’ll likely spend hours posting on job boards and combing through0.. Read More

A Message About Process Control to Manufacturing Leadership

The implementation of process control methods is still in the beginning stages within the traditional automotive stamping environment. Many stamping organizations struggle to maintain consistent processes and data collection systems. Read More

4 Pitfalls to Avoid When Working Toward ISO 9001/IATF 16949 Compliance

If you’re in the automotive industry, chances are by now you’ve heard of IATF 16949. This is something that’s on everyone in the automotive supply chain’s mind as we move closer to the October 2017 transition deadline. This deadline is when0.. Read More

Introduction to Advanced High Strength Steels (AHSS)

What are Advanced High Strength Steels? Advanced high strength steels (AHSS) are stronger and more complex than the mild steels being used today. Understanding how these steels react during the forming process helps stamping and component0.. Read More