Hatch Stamping Co. Director of Industrial Engineering Stewart Claucherty oversaw the AIDA servo press installation and part redesign project. Photo for STAMPING Journal by Tom McKenzie. If you drive a vehicle that was made or assembled in North America, chances are it is equipped with a part or assembly manufactured by a company that started in the garage of one of three Hatch brothers 66 years ago. Today, under the leadership of President and COO Dan Craig, Hatch Stamping Co. employs more than 1,300 people and operates out of 13 manufacturing and technology centers and warehouses around the world, including in Michigan, Tennessee, Mexico, China, and Europe. Hatch Stamping is a full-service provider to OEMs, Tier 1, and Tier 2 suppliers. The manufacturer supplies roofing, fuel, chassis, interiors, seating, and braking systems. While its core competency is highly engineered metal stampings, the manufacturer also performs design and engineering, tool- and diemaking, prototyping, welding, assembly, and e-coating. In addition to more than 50 stamping presses, the company’s facilities house weld cells, robots, assembly cells, e-coat lines, and wire to tube forming equipment. “Our cus...