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Sheet Metal Fabrication is Crucial to Medical Innovation

By: Aimee Sukol, JD/MA/MS Ed. Introduction Metal fabrication is critical to medical device innovation from simple tools like scalpels to... Read more ›

Advantages of Laser Cutting for Sheet Metal Fabrication

  Those who are familiar with sheet metal fabrication know that laser cutting can be a useful process when designs... Read more ›

5 Key Proactive Steps Against Inflation for Manufacturers

By: Aimee Sukol, JD/MA/MS Ed. Introduction: Inflation and Manufacturing Inflation has impacted everyone globally without any clear predictions for relief... Read more ›

CAD versus CAM Prototyping

When you have a product idea, you need to have a model of the idea first. CAD/CAM prototyping is a... Read more ›

Steel Prices & Growth in Metal Fabrication

By: Aimee Sukol, JD/MA/MS Ed. Introduction Steel literally forms the development of societies across the globe and availability is highly... Read more ›

MIG vs TIG Welding

Welding is a technique used for joining metal parts through heat and pressure. The metal fabrication process forms a durable... Read more ›

Work Culture in 21st Century Manufacturing

By Aimee Sukol, JD/MA/MS Ed. Introduction Manufacturing’s share of US employment is approximately 8% down from 32% in the 1940’s... Read more ›

Cost Management Through Processes & Labor in Sheet Metal Fabrication

By: Aimee Sukol, JD/MA/MS Ed. Introduction Unlike other industries that rely primarily on licensing or services alone, sheet metal fabrication... Read more ›

What is Metal Fabrication? Several Types and Benefits

Metal fabrication is the process of creating metal structures by cutting, bending, and assembling. This process can be done with... Read more ›

Why Metal Selection Matters in Sheet Metal Fabrication

Choosing the right material is imperative to every sheet metal fabrication project. While multiple metals may work, there is usually... Read more ›

4 Manufacturing Myths – Debunked

The following is a Guest Post through our partnership with OMEP on our blog about precision sheet metal fabrication. At... Read more ›

Metal Grinding for Precision Sheet Metal Fabrication

Metal grinding is used essentially in the precision metal fabrication industry as part of the finishing process. It is often... Read more ›

Need Workers? Recruitment Benefits through Reentry & Vocational Programs for Manufacturers

By: Aimee Sukol, JD/MA/MS Ed INTRODUCTION: Recruitment Struggles for Manufacturing US manufacturers have struggled to find available workers for a... Read more ›

Aluminum Spot Welding for Metal Fabrication

  Spot welding (also known as resistance spot welding) is a resistance welding process. This welding process is used for... Read more ›

Pad Printing for Metal Fabrication

Pad printing is commonly used in metal fabrication during the final design period. It is the process of transferring a... Read more ›

Thermoset Versus Thermoplastic Powder Coating

Powder coating is a free-flowing, dry powder applied to material surfaces to create a strong durable bond. Unlike conventional liquid... Read more ›

Laser Cutting for Metal Fabrication

When it comes to metal fabrication, the final result must be precise. Laser cutting is a time efficient metal fabrication... Read more ›

Types of Metal Fabrication

Metal fabrication is often misunderstood as a straightforward process. The truth is that fabrication can refer to a wide range... Read more ›

Does US Policy Facilitate Sustainability in Manufacturing? An Analysis.

The environment, climate change, and sustainability have increasingly become pressing matters within commerce. Manufacturers – especially small and mid-size manufacturers... Read more ›

Success with the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership (OMEP)

The following is an article written by the team at the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership (OMEP) highlighting our recent work... Read more ›

When to Use Graining on Stainless Steel

Graining is the process of putting a surface texture on metal, ideal for use in many places around the home... Read more ›

Key Factors in Choosing the Right Metal for Your Project

The metal processing industry uses a variety of materials and processes to create reliable, high-performance products for various applications. But... Read more ›

What Is Shearing In Metal Fabrication?

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ve probably come to realize that metal fabrication is a highly intricate... Read more ›

What Is Graining in Metal Fabrication?

If you’ve done any kind of home improvement project or worked closely with wood in any capacity, you’ve surely heard... Read more ›


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