Boker's Bulletin | Volume 60
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Volume 60 | 4th Quarter 2016
2017 Scheduling Calendar is Now Available

The Boker's 2017 Calendar and Conversion Chart is now available. Designed for quick and convenient scheduling, this easy-to-navigate 15-month complimentary calendar provides a comprehensive at-a-glance view of the 65-week scheduling guide, including boldly identified Sundays and holidays.

The dual-sided calendar offers a handy metric conversion chart that provides decimal and millimeter equivalents for common measurements ranging from 1/64 to 1 inch and .1 to 100mm.

Boker's is committed to offering convenient tools for industry professional's diverse needs. To access these tools, including the 2017 Calendar and Conversion Chart, please visit

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3D Printing Prototyping Now Available

Boker's offers additive manufacturing (3D printing) to provide customers with 3D prototypes. With our Stratasys 3D printer, you'll be able to see how your product will turn out in advance, giving customers the opportunity to test parts for form, fit and function prior to production of the actual stamped part.

Learn More About Our Capabilities Here
Valve Shim Stacks Offer Unsurpassed Finishing Capabilities

Boker's has years of experience manufacturing made-to-order valve shim stacks. As a result, Boker's has refined the shim stack manufacturing process and offers a unsurpassed, precise finishing design to efficiently dampen suspension movement in a wide range of recreational automotive and industrial applications.

Shims can be custom manufactured with outside diameters from 0.080" to 12" and material thicknesses from .005" to .134" to satisfy virtually any shim stack application, ranging from simple to the most complex.

Read More Here
Upcoming Event:
PRI Performance Racing Industry
December 8th - 10th, 2016
Indianapolis Convention Center
Indianapolis, IN
Booth #2813

PMA Business Conditions Report: October 2016

According to the Precision Metalforming Association, metalforming companies expect a minor downturn in business conditions during the next three months.

Out of the companies sampled, 22% predict that activity will improve in the next three months (down from 26% in September). 58% anticipate no change, while 20% believe that economic activity will decline (up from 12% in September).

Metalforming companies also forecast a decline in incoming orders during the next three months.

Click here for the Full Business Conditions Report
Boker's Flashback: Boker's Fourth/Current Location

In 1939 Boker's moved from the Upper Bohemian Flats to their current location on Snelling Avenue in Minneapolis. Originally Boker's occupied two buildings with a footprint of 21,000 square feet. Throughout the years Boker's campus has continued to grow by acquisition of adjacent buildings and new construction. Boker's current campus consists of 10 adjoined buildings, housed in over 90,000 square feet, with an 11th building scheduled for completion in 2017 to total over 100,000 square feet.

Read More About Boker's History Here
Giving Back! TSE Partnership
Recently Boker's partnered with
TSE-INC. to contract services for mailing fulfillment.

TSE Mission:
Enriching lives through employment and community connections.

TSE Vision:
Every person TSE serves will achieve their career and life ambitions.

TSE Guiding Principles:
• All people with disabilities are assets to society
• People with disabilities enhance the work environment
• People excel when treated with respect and dignity
• People succeed in an environment committed to teamwork and open communication
• Collaboration with stakeholders, including elected officials, promotes effective partnerships and advances system change
• Quality services reflect an individual's preferences, goals, strengths and abilities

TSE Values:
• Advocating for people with disabilities
• Creating and promoting opportunities for personal growth
• Embracing diversity
• Commitment to the integrity and quality of our services
• Providing innovative and responsive community services
• Being responsive to the needs, choices and desires of the people we serve

For more information on TSE and the services they provide, please visit
Giving Back! Boker's Inc.,
and Its Employees Have Partnered with United Way to Help Positively Build Our Local Community

Greater Twin Cities United Way Mission:
Uniting caring people to build pathways out of poverty, thereby improving individual lives and the community. We believe in harnessing the power of human kindness throughout the Twin Cities region, helping all people reach their full potential

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