The Arnold Machine Blog

Arnold Machine’s Library of Content Resources

We’ve created a one-stop index for our online content such as eBooks and so forth. These documents should help you better understand the capabilities that we can bring to bear on your next project. Here’s what you’ll find there: Discover Key Tips to Estimating & Cutting Costs without Impacting Quality: As competition continues to grow, shorter product lifespans accentuate the need and importance of the design and development stages of manufacturing.  Because of this all… Read more

Arnold Machine and Northstar Industries Announce Merger

Arnold Machine and Northstar Industries Announce Merger Two leading industrial companies combine to deliver seamless, convenient finishing services to manufacturers and machine shops TIFFIN, OHIO – Arnold Machine Inc. (AMI), a premier full-service designer and manufacturer of industrial equipment and services, has merged operations with its longtime partner Northstar Industries, a specialist in black oxide treatment and powder coating services for manufacturers and machine shops. The merger brings together complementary leading technologies to create an… Read more

Black Oxide 101

Black oxide can help you increase the durability, aesthetic appearance and functionality of your metal part. A cost-effective and efficient option for many applications, a black oxide finish is achieved by dipping a part into tanks of a blackening compound and sealing it with oil. Some manufacturers, such as those in the automotive and architectural industry, choose black oxide for its compelling, dark color. Others opt for black oxide for its more practical benefits, such… Read more