Acquiring the Skills Needed for Metal Fabrication Jobs

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Fabricated metal manufacturing includes work that shapes individual pieces of metal and joins them together into finished products or components.  As of April 2024, almost 1.47 million people work in metal fabrication in the U.S., including just over 1 million in nonsupervisory roles. Metal fabrication supplies critical components for many industries, including automotive, aerospace, construction, […]

Choose Advanced Alloys for Quality Custom Metal Components

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When it comes to manufacturing, choosing the right materials can make or break the success of your product. Quality metal components, for example, ensure better performance, durability, strength and resistance to environmental hazards. The wrong material, on the other hand, can lead to poor performance, higher maintenance costs, product failure and, ultimately, lost sales.  Most […]

Big Data Brings Accuracy, Speed & Efficiency to Metal Fabrication

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Metal fabrication provides quality components for a wide assortment of products across a diverse range of industries. Timely, accurate information is essential for effective decision-making at every stage of the process, from initial design work through final assembly. Data is also the secret sauce that lets fabricators produce customized parts at scale using automation and […]

Advanced Design Transforms Ideas into Quality Custom Metal Components

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Sheet metal has a wide range of applications across multiple industries. It can be cut, formed, welded and assembled into large and small components in a myriad of shapes using complex designs.  Every fabrication project requires a solid understanding of good design principles. Material characteristics, fabrication equipment, manufacturing characteristics, and cost effectiveness are all key […]

CNC & Manual Machining Transform Designs into Customized Metal Parts

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Metal machining is the process of shaping metal alloys into customized parts using specialized milling and turning machines. The two primary methods are computer numerical controlled (CNC) and manual machining.  Metaltech uses CNC and manual machining to produce close-toleranced components of all sizes for a range of industries. Our technicians transform sheet metal or billet […]

What Are the Most Popular Metals in Manufacturing Today?

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From everyday household items to the machines that run our factories, metal plays an essential role in our society and our economy.  Since 1998, Metaltech has provided ready-to-install metal components for a wide range of industries. Our team has the experience and know-how to create large and small customized parts for numerous products.  The best […]

Automation Brings Efficiency & Safety to Metal Fabrication

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Automation. Robotics. Artificial intelligence. Machine learning. These are some of the buzzwords we’ve gotten used to hearing in connection with new digital technologies. For industrial manufacturers, automation represents a tremendous opportunity to boost efficiencies and product quality.  The industrial automation market is projected to reach $115 billion by 2025. Based on its 2022 Global Industrial […]

Backup Power Systems Keep Businesses Humming During an Outage

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From natural disasters to economic ups and downs, there are many external challenges every business must be prepared to navigate.  Power interruptions are one of those threats. Most offices and other commercial buildings have larger and more complex backup power needs than residential homes. Backup generators, for instance, must be capable of powering more and […]

Custom Metal Fabrication Adds Value Across Multiple Industries

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From the paper clips on your desk to the components of the car you drive, a wide range of goods both large and small rely on fabricated metal. End products containing fabricated metal parts include machinery, computers, electronics and furniture.  Metal fabrication is a type of manufacturing process in which metal parts are shaped into […]

Factors Driving Metal Fabrication Services in 2024

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Demand for metal fabrication services will continue growing at a healthy clip in 2024, according to industry analysts. Global revenue reached an estimated $21.8 billion in 2023 and was projected to climb to $27.4 billion by 2030.  Factors driving growth include investments in automation and robotics, as well as demand for lightweight, sustainable products.  At […]