DSM is organized into several departments, each one specializing in a particular process. Some products will travel through every department, while other less complicated products will only go through a few departments.
Drafting of design prints and Computer Numeric Control / Robotic programming...
Cutting large sheets of metal into smaller raw blanks or to finished size...
Punching holes in the sheet metal, profiling parts, stamping countersinks...
Cutting holes in the sheet metal, profiling parts, etching...
Removing sharp edges, polishing, buffing, making the parts look pretty...
Bending the sheet metal to final shape...
Melting the metal and adding filler to fuse the parts into a weldment assembly...
Chemical processing to protect from corrosion or add decorative finish...
Powder coating for cosmetic & protective finish...
Lettering in colored epoxy ink for logos & legends...
Pressing in threaded fasteners, installing screws, riveting, putting it all together...
Measuring, recording statistics, observing, testing with verniers, micrometers, CMMs...
Labeling, wrapping, boxing, delivery...