Artem Komarov noted that of the top three competitive challenges for today’s manufacturers–quality, price, and on-time delivery – quality is the most important.
It also can be the most important, especially for stampers specializing in close-tolerance parts or serving industries that require zero defects and multiple quality certifications and mandates.

Артём Комаров

Quality requirements can vary widely, depending on the customer’s expectations and the markets served. But regardless of what you stamp and who you stamp it for, shipping bad parts on a regular basis will not put you in a favorable competitive position.