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Special Reports

Monday | 07 November, 2016 | 1:12 pm

Moving monuments

Sculptors twist metal to mimic nature’s movement 

Thursday | 06 October, 2016 | 12:39 pm

Operation warfighter

The latest in metal additive manufacturing, fabrication and forming keeps troops well equipped and prepared

Tuesday | 06 September, 2016 | 12:26 pm

Flight simulator

As suppliers grapple with production burdens, one manufacturer has left the ground and achieved cruising altitude

Thursday | 05 May, 2016 | 12:38 pm

Lustrous lines

Unravelling the obsession behind restoring, collecting and driving Art Deco automobiles

Monday | 18 January, 2016 | 11:04 am

Operation homegrown

Soldier safety a primary goal for Midwest manufacturer building extreme off-road vehicles

Our Top 10 stories of 2015

As we wrap up 2015, we look back on a year that brought us a trove of great fabricating stories. We've rounded up the top 10 stories that resonated with you, our readers.

Monday | 14 December, 2015 | 1:18 pm

The mono bucket challenge

Lake Erie’s Project Icebreaker relies on a novel method of setting steel wind turbine foundations

Thursday | 15 October, 2015 | 1:21 pm

Industry 4.0

A new frontier unfolds for manufacturers

Friday | 11 September, 2015 | 10:52 am

Toolbox of tomorrow

For aerospace applications, additive manufacturing has evolved from impracticality to essential tool

Tuesday | 04 August, 2015 | 9:16 am

Bespoke smoker

Niche fabricators cook up business producing contest-ready barbecue pits

Thursday | 07 May, 2015 | 12:58 pm

Adjusting to aluminum

Auto mechanics arm themselves with the tools needed to repair advanced aluminum bodies

Thursday | 07 May, 2015 | 12:26 pm

Tricks of the trade

Like magic, a fabrication shop’s restoration feats sometimes defy explanation

Friday | 13 March, 2015 | 10:04 am

Smart fabrication

As the Internet of Things connects machines and automates processes, resulting data will reveal insights, boost revenues

Wednesday | 10 December, 2014 | 1:42 pm

Developing thick skin

Tank car companies are beefing up DOT-111 fleets to safely transport oil as the U.S. and Canada try to nail down standards

Monday | 10 November, 2014 | 10:23 am

Into the abyss

The tech-laden aluminum Exosuit takes divers to a 2,000-year-old Greek shipwreck.

Monday | 08 September, 2014 | 10:38 am

A mission of growth

Known for quick turnaround on close-tolerance parts, Dynamic Fabrication propels the rocketry industry

Thursday | 31 July, 2014 | 2:08 pm

The woman can weld

Graphic designer-turned-welder Betty Ballew shows why women should pick up the torch

Monday | 21 April, 2014 | 9:40 am

Forming the future

Ford’s sheet metal freeforming technology accelerates prototyping

Tuesday | 18 March, 2014 | 2:59 pm

Taking adaptive measures

Adding senses of vision and touch to robots offers huge production potential for job shops and manufacturers alike

Fast & frozen

Athletes slide for gold atop miles of carefully welded steel pipe

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Company Profiles

AIR FILTRATION

IRONWORKERS

NESTING SOFTWARE

SERVICE CENTERS

Camfil APC - Equipment Trilogy Machinery Inc. Metamation Inc. Admiral Steel
Camfil APC - Replacement Filters

LASER TECHNOLOGY

PLASMA TECHNOLOGY

Alliance Steel
Donaldson Company Inc. AMADA AMERICA, INC. Messer Cutting Systems Inc.

SOFTWARE

BENDING/FOLDING

Mazak Optonics Corp.

PLATE

Enmark Systems Inc.
MetalForming Inc. MC Machinery Systems Inc. Peddinghaus Lantek Systems Inc.
RAS Systems LLC Murata Machinery, USA, Inc.

PLATE & ANGLE ROLLS

SigmaTEK Systems LLC

BEVELING

TRUMPF Inc. Davi Inc. Striker Systems
Steelmax Tools LLC

LINEAR POSITION SENSORS

Trilogy Machinery Inc.

STAMPING/PRESSES

COIL PROCESSING

MTS Sensors

PRESS BRAKE TOOLING

AIDA-America Corp.
Bradbury Group

MATERIAL HANDLING

Mate Precision Tooling

STEEL

Burghardt + Schmidt Group Fehr Warehouse Solutions Inc. Rolleri USA Alliance Steel
Butech Bliss UFP Industrial

PRESS BRAKES

TUBE & PIPE

Red Bud Industries

MEASUREMENT & QUALITY CONTROL

AMADA AMERICA, INC. BLM Group
Tishken Advanced Gauging Technologies Automec Inc. Prudential Stainless & Alloys

CONVEYOR SYSTEMS

METAL FABRICATION MACHINERY

MC Machinery Systems Inc.

WATERJET

Mayfran International Cincinnati Inc. SafanDarley Barton International

DEBURRING/FINISHING

LVD Strippit

PUNCHING

Flow International Corporation
ATI Industrial Automation Scotchman Industries Inc. Hougen Manufacturing Jet Edge Waterjet Systems
Lissmac Corp. Trilogy Machinery Inc.

SAWING

WELDING

Osborn

METAL FORMING

Behringer Saws Inc. American Weldquip
SuperMax Tools FAGOR Arrasate USA Inc. Cosen Saws Strong Hand Tools
Timesavers MetalForming Inc. DoALL Sawing T. J. Snow Company

HYDRAULIC PRESSES

MICROFINISHING TOOLS

HE&M Saw

 

Beckwood Press Co. Titan Tool Supply Inc. Savage Saws

 

Triform

 

 

 


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