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MTI's Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Bob Besse on Mar 13, 2020 2:57:51 PM

Topics: News

As the world continues to grapple with the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, we want to ensure our customers understand how MTI is responding to the situation and how the restrictions will impact our business operations in the coming weeks.

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Eliminate machine downtime by investing in a Preventative Maintenance Package

Posted by Bob Besse on Mar 2, 2020 8:30:31 AM

Topics: Manufacturing Services, News, Service & Spare Parts

Whether it's as small as adding a protective case to your new smartphone or as advanced as installing a state-of-the-art security system to monitor your home, it's natural and sensible to want to keep your personal property safe.

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MTI's Manufacturing Services Expands CNC Capabilities

Posted by Bob Besse on Aug 15, 2019 8:57:28 AM

Topics: Manufacturing Services, News

Adding to its growing list of value-added services, MTI’s Manufacturing Services division has welcomed two new CNC machines to its 117-thousand square-foot facility.

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How Friction Welding Can Solve Wear Problems in the Oil Sands Industry

Posted by Timothy Jennings on Aug 2, 2019 1:36:36 PM

Topics: Manufacturing Services, News, Oil & Gas

Oil sands production is a tough, demanding operation. The impact loads are earth-shattering, and the often brutally cold temperatures do little to provide any relief to the machinery operating in this highly abrasive environment.

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MTI Rotary Friction Welders Helping Support Aerospace Companies at UK Research Center

Posted by Bob Besse on Jul 18, 2019 10:02:49 AM

Topics: News, Aerospace, Rotary Friction Welding, Automotive

GLASGOW Two MTI-built rotary friction welding machines have found a new and purposeful home at the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), which specializes in innovative manufacturing technologies, metal forming and forging research.

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How Friction Welding Helps Achieve Lightweighting in Aerospace & Automotive Industries

Posted by Bob Besse on Jun 21, 2019 9:02:22 AM

Topics: Manufacturing Services, News, Automotive, Astrospace

When it comes to aerospace and automotive applications, bigger isn't always better.  In fact, companies invest a lot of time and money into figuring out how to trim the weight of their critical parts.

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North America's First Linear Friction Welder for Full-Sized Part Development Now Operational in Detroit

Posted by Bob Besse on May 22, 2019 11:46:16 AM

Topics: Manufacturing Services, News, Aerospace, Automotive


DETROIT – The first and only linear friction welder capable of full-sized part development in North America is now fully operational and ready for project work at LIFT - Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a national manufacturing innovation facility operated by the American Lightweight Materials Innovation Institute, in Detroit.

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MTI to Build Axle Machine for Leading Truck Manufacturer

Posted by Bob Besse on May 8, 2019 8:54:00 AM

Topics: News, Automotive, Axle Machine

Kingswinford, UK – MTI Welding Technologies, Ltd. is building a state-of-the-art friction welding machine for a leading truck manufacturer in Europe.

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MTI To Return as Exhibitor at Space Tech Expo

Posted by Bob Besse on Apr 26, 2019 9:02:00 AM

Topics: Manufacturing Services, News, Aerospace

South Bend, Ind. - Recently recognized for its role in high-profile space missions, Manufacturing Technology, Inc. (MTI) is gearing up to showcase its friction welding expertise to some of the biggest aerospace influencers in the nation.

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Will it Join: Copper and Aluminum

Posted by Bob Besse on Mar 21, 2019 4:19:52 PM

Topics: Manufacturing Services, News, Aerospace, Bi-Metallic

Friction Welding has become the premier choice for companies looking to join dissimilar metals.  Because Friction Welding is a solid-state joining process that does not require melting, it allows for the bonding of two metals, such as Copper and Aluminum, that may be impossible to join with more traditional welding techniques.

With fusion welding processes like MIG and TIG welding, it can be challenging to join dissimilar metals because they often differ substantially in composition and physical, mechanical and metallurgical properties.

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MTI exhibits at popular trade show, announces show appearances for 2019

Posted by Bob Besse on Mar 6, 2019 9:23:17 AM

Topics: Manufacturing Services, News, Aerospace

Tom Budd, MTI Friction Welding Solutions Manager, poses in the MTI booth at the Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show in Anaheim, California

More companies than ever now understand the benefits of Friction Welding, thanks to MTI's recent appearance at the Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show.

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MTI Playing Role in Future Moon, Mars Missions

Posted by Bob Besse on Feb 13, 2019 9:50:37 AM

Topics: Manufacturing Services, News, Aerospace, Astrospace

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The friction welding experts at Manufacturing Technology, Inc. (MTI) are helping welcome the next generation of American space travel and preparing to launch NASA astronauts on missions to deep space through the world’s only exploration-class space systems: NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, Orion spacecraft and the Exploration Ground Systems that launch these vehicles.   

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About MTI

In 1926 our founder, Conrad Adams, may not have been able to visualize all the great things ahead for his family’s small tool and die company. However, he could see a bright future solving problems for his customers. Through hard work and a steadfast dedication to solving their most challenging manufacturing problems, the little company from South Bend, Indiana became the world-leader in friction welding technologies, providing engineered solutions from golf putters to jet engines. Today – nine decades and four generations later – MTI’s commitment continues with a solid succession plan and a vision for GREATNESS in place for the next generation.