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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Strength & Versatility Drive Demand for Titanium Components

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From the vehicles that keep us moving to the essential products we count on, titanium enhances our lives every day. Stronger than aluminum and lighter than steel, this unique metal has a high melting point and natural corrosion resistance. These advantages have bolstered demand for titanium components in aerospace, automotive, medical and other industries. The […]

Innovation Drives Metal Fabrication for Heavy Equipment Industries

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From the construction projects that support our communities to agricultural operations that feed the world, the heavy equipment industry is a critical player in today’s global economy. Heavy equipment includes the machines used for large-scale construction of commercial buildings, roads, bridges and dams. They are also used for digging tunnels, installing pipelines and mining operations. […]

Why Data Centers & Hospitals Need Backup Power Generators

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When the grid goes down, you want to be ready—especially if you have sensitive information or patients to protect.  Some companies must ensure a steady flow of power to their facility. Data centers and large offices need backup power generators to avoid disruptions in syncing data and damage to electronic equipment. Hospitals need backup power […]