Shop Management

Shop management encompasses everything from strategic planning to the nuts and bolts of statistical process control. Whether you're an executive, manager, or supervisor, you'll find articles about overcoming challenges and struggles just like yours.

Filter Content

AEC launches Designing With Extrusions webinar program

June 19, 2013

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), Wauconda, Ill., has launched a series of webinars targeted to designers and engineers, providing information on how to create optimal designs with aluminum extrusion. Two upcoming educational programs are scheduled for summer. "It's About the SHAPE: Designing...

Continue Reading

CRP Industries unveils website for industrial unit

June 19, 2013

CRP Industries Inc,. a Cranbury, N.J.-based supplier of high-pressure paint spray, industrial hoses, synchronous belts, and high-speed electric motors, has unveiled a new website, www.crpindustrial.com, for its diversified CRP Industrial business unit. The website features the four key brands that...

Continue Reading

LaserNett redesigns website

June 19, 2013

LaserNett of Mississauga, Ont., has redesigned its corporate website at www.lasernett.ca with a central focus on providing information to those in the metal prototyping, tool and die, sign manufacturing, automotive, promotional manufacturing, and furniture industries. The website explains the...

Continue Reading


Eberl Iron Works marks 90 years in business - TheFabricator.com

Eberl Iron Works marks 90 years in business

June 19, 2013

Eberl Iron Works Inc., Buffalo, N.Y., celebrates its 90th year in business in 2013. From its beginnings in 1923 as a small welding shop, the company has grown and diversified to comprise five divisions: Metal Fabrication Services, Unistrut Buffalo Supports, Traffic Safety Products, Rooftop...

Continue Reading

Racine Metal-Fab completes plant expansion

June 18, 2013

Racine Metal-Fab Ltd.'s new metal fabrication facility in Sturtevant, Wis., is now fully operational. The 75,000-sq.-ft. plant, which employs 80 people, contains $1 million in new machinery and equipment. Another expansion is expected within two to three years. The company serves the commercial...

Continue Reading

GSM Industrial receives ASME certification mark and National Board "R" stamp

June 18, 2013

GSM Industrial Inc., a custom metal fabricator and installation contractor based in Centerville, Pa., has received the ASME "U" Certificate of Authorization, allowing it to apply the ASME certification mark and "U" designator as required to pressure vessels and parts that it fabricates. The...

Continue Reading

Industrial ceiling fan equipped with LED

June 18, 2013

The Big Ass Fan® Co. has introduced the Powerfoil® X LED-equipped industrial ceiling fan. The LED delivers as much light as a 400-W metal halide, covering the entire diameter of the fan while using less than 175 W. The tempered glass lens is designed to minimize glare. The light ties directly...

Continue Reading

Noble Industries adds laser cutting capacity with FMS

June 17, 2013

Noble Industries, Noblesville, Ind., has purchased a new Mazak FMS, adding two more lasers to its facility. The system automatically transports, positions, and cuts materials, then stacks the finished product. It can run unattended, going from one nest to another without new setups. The company...

Continue Reading

T.J. Snow adds second airplane for on-call resistance welding service

June 17, 2013

To facilitate response time for in-plant service calls, resistance welding equipment manufacturer T.J. Snow Co., Chattanooga, Tenn., has added a second small airplane to its transportation fleet. The two single-engine planes are used to fly to locations throughout the eastern two-thirds of the...

Continue Reading


Mobile worktable designed for demanding work environments - TheFabricator.com

Mobile worktable designed for demanding work environments

June 17, 2013

Ohio Laser's new XL mobile worktable features all-welded steel construction that is suitable for heavy-duty industrial and manufacturing work environments. With a 5,000-lb. distributed weight capacity, the table is designed for moving supplies, equipment, and assemblies between workstations or...

Continue Reading

Cutting Edge Laser serving Austin, Texas, area

June 13, 2013

Cutting Edge Laser, Seattle, has announced it now provides metal fabrication services to companies in the Austin, Texas, area. The company offers design and engineering services, cutting, machining, forming, welding, hardware insertion, finishing, and assembly....

Continue Reading

ConXtech approved by LA Dept. of Building and Safety

June 13, 2013

ConXtech's Hayward, Calif., steel fabrication facility has received a certificate of approval as a Type 1 Fabricator from the City of Los Angeles Dept. of Building and Safety (LADBS). The company now is qualified to deliver its modular, prefabricated, and mass-customizable structural steel building...

Continue Reading

Bosch Rexroth receives 2013 Jobs First Governor's ImPAct Award

June 13, 2013

Bosch Rexroth Corp., a provider of hydraulics, electric drives and controls, pneumatics, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology with a manufacturing campus in Bethlehem, Pa., has received a 2013 Governor's ImPAct Award in the Jobs First category for the Lehigh Valley region from...

Continue Reading

Honda grant will fund STEM education

June 13, 2013

As part of an ongoing commitment to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education programs, Honda of America Mfg. Inc., Marysville, Ohio, has committed $75,000 to support the SME Education Foundation's PRIME® program over the next three years. The PRIME initiative addresses the...

Continue Reading


Door comes with replaceable panels in vinyl, mesh, clear PVC - TheFabricator.com

Door comes with replaceable panels in vinyl, mesh, clear PVC

June 13, 2013

Goff's Enterprises Inc. has added the Spring Assist Door to its G2 Lite line. The door features an internal custom torsion spring and an interior chain-pull, quick-release feature to help simplify opening. The centrifugal latching mechanism allows the door to be stopped at any position and...

Continue Reading