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1270 Agricola Drive, Saginaw, Michigan 48604 USA

Ph: 989.752.3077 | Toll Free:877.308.3077


Universal Engineering / Devlieg Microbore

Universal/Devlieg Inc.

Advantages of Outsourcing the Fabrication of OEM Parts

To outsource or not to outsource the fabrication of OEM parts – that’s the question. As much as OEMs may want to perform the entire manufacturing process in-house, rising competition and challenges in the market has many OEMs considering outsourcing as a cost-effective solution. The following are some of the top advantages of outsourcing your OEM parts fabrication.


Outsourcing allows you to control the amount of output depending on the changes in demand to improve line balancing. In times of increased demand, it makes it easy for you to meet tight delivery requirements without increasing the costs of labor.

Distributes non-core processes

Outsourcing the fabrication of OEM parts allows you to hand over processes that are not central to your operations to the outside manufacturing experts. This practice offers many advantages. First, it takes the burden of purchasing capital equipment that you may need infrequently off your books. It also minimizes the need for excess labor. Finally, it relieves you of the burden of training workers while offering the peace of mind that the job is in the hands of experts.

Up-to-date technology

Working with outsourced experts provides access to new, innovative technologies and processes without having to take on the additional expense. The quality and efficiency delivered by a supplier that utilizes the latest equipment will reflect positively on your bottom line and with your customers.

Increased Return on Capital Employed (ROCE)

Outsourcing allows you to enjoy a better return on capital equipment by shifting your company’s capital requirements off the balance sheet. This may result in improved efficiency and productivity, having a positive effect on your profitability.

Outsourcing your OEM parts fabrication offers many advantages. Just remember to assess the suppliers to select the best one to meet your needs and has a proven track record of quality, dependability, and quality.

Universal DeVlieg provides innovative and cost-cutting tool holding and high precision boring solutions to the machine tool industry, servicing a diversified customer base. The combination of over 32,000 active part numbers, over 10,000 standard items, and our technical support staff delivers design engineering expertise that is unmatched in the industry. To learn more about Universal DeVlieg, contact us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 877.308.3077 or visit at universaldevlieg.com.