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Prototyping your Next Product with Austin Guaranteed Engineered Solutions™

Posted by Austin Hardware on Jul 7, 2020 11:30:00 AM
At Austin Hardware®, we are your source for research and development, design, manufacturing, and more. We have extensive custom engineering capabilities and pride ourselves on providing some of the best engineering solutions across the industry.
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Topics: Austin Engineered Solutions™

Several of the Most Common Rear Trailer Door Hinge Problems Solved.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Jun 10, 2020 11:30:00 AM
Enclosed trailer and horse trailer manufacturers, which are fabricated from aluminum in particular, often have trouble with 3-piece rear door and ramp door hinge alignment.   It takes a precise measurement and careful hands to align most standard 3-piece rear and ramp door hinges correctly due to...
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Topics: Austin Engineered Solutions™, Hinges, Trailers

Cables vs. Rods, Which is the Right Choice for Your Application?

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Apr 24, 2020 12:51:09 PM
The two primary linkage options available for your multi-point latches are Rods and Cables. Each offers a different set of advantages and disadvantages.  If you're debating which is right for your application, here's a breakdown of our findings.  Rods are more common in multi-point latch...
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Topics: Austin Engineered Solutions™, Products (General), Innovative Solutions

Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Receives Patent for Front Drawer Release

Posted by Admin on Aug 28, 2018 11:19:00 PM
Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. has received Patent No. US 10,004,331 B2 from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the company’s Front Drawer Release (FDR). The FDR was invented by engineers Mark Jeffries and Rusty Smith in 2009, and a patent request was filed in 2011. It was designed...
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Steps to Bringing a Product to Market

Posted by Admin on Jun 18, 2018 11:24:00 PM
Launching a product is not as simple as creating it and releasing it into the world. Without a solid plan, bringing a product to market can prove impossible. In fact, Harvard research shows that there are over 30,000 new products launched every year, but over 80% of them fail. It’s safe to say that...
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Topics: Austin Engineered Solutions™

8 Steps to Successful New Product Development

Posted by Admin on Apr 30, 2018 11:29:00 PM
Innovation is integral to success today. New or rebranded products and services are meant to fill consumer demand or capitalize on an opportunity in the marketplace.To bring such ideas into reality, businesses must consider the New Product Development process.
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Topics: Austin Engineered Solutions™