Manufacturing and Engineering Capabilities
Our expertise in sheet metal is founded on the strong engineering and
service background of our people, while providing them with first-class
equipment that is well maintained. We enjoy a good reputation as a reliable
supplier among our customers. We do work for other sheet metal shops as they
refer work to us that is too difficult for them or beyond the limits of
their equipment. We are a diversified job shop; we work from shim stock
thickness to 1/2" plate on our equipment. The materials commonly used
are steel, stainless, aluminum, as well as copper and titanium.
The smallest part we have made is a contact out of .010 INVAR. The blank
before bending was .174 X .239 with a hem and a 90 degree bend; the
tolerance .002 to .004; total quantity 2500 pieces.
The largest was a flume for Kaiser Steel made from structural H-Beam and
1/4" plate. It measured 10' wide 24' long and 6' high and weighed
6000#. Quantity: 1.
Twenty percent of our sales volume is shearing, N.C. or Steel Rule Die
Punching, Forming, Hardware Installation and Finishing. Eighty percent is
fabrication -- making the parts as above and fabricating more complex
assemblies, such as frames, consoles, cabinets, racks, etc.
Our quantities range from prototype development to production runs on
scheduled deliveries for annual requirement contracts.
Our core business consists of about 12 companies representing 80% of our
volume and we are always striving to add to that core with a quality long-
Analysis of our equipment and facility capacity indicate we can easily
support $10 million in sales with only minor rearrangement and equipment
Our infra-structure is well positioned for expansion. The shop is
controlled and monitored with Dataworks job shop Manufacturing Control
System running on an IBM AS-400. We estimate on the system, convert the
estimate to a job, generate our planning using the estimate as a guide, shop
labor is collected via terminals on the shop floor, vendor and materials are
added through the purchasing module and the completed job is costed by the
system. The jobs are also scheduled and tracked on the system, immediate job
status is available for customer inquiry.