Custom Fabrication and Welding News

Wauseon Swanton Welding Heavy Fabrication Facility

Posted by Ken Brakefield on Sep 30, 2016 9:00:00 AM

 

The Swanton Welding Heavy Fabrication Facility is located just outside of Wauseon, Ohio.

The facility can handle small and medium sized fabrication, as well as large fabrication projects. The specialized features used for larger fabrication projects are overhead cranes and the large floor space.

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Topics: Swanton Welding, Company Information, Structural Steel Fabrication

Employee Spotlight: Johnny Sulewski

Posted by Steve Clymer on Sep 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

For 60 years, Swanton Welding has been focused on providing each and every one of our customers with high-quality service, expert workmanship, and true professionalism. This is accomplished through the daily, ongoing efforts of the truly talented men and women of Swanton Welding who dedicate themselves to bringing their best, day in and day out.

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Topics: Employees

Ficep 1003 DDVB VanGuard Drill Line

Posted by Ken Brakefield on Sep 22, 2016 3:27:09 PM

Our newest addition to our main facility at Swanton Welding includes a second Ficep 1003 DDVB VanGuard Drill Line. The beam line been imported straight from the Ficep factory in Italy, and it’s automation system significantly increases our productivity. The drill line also boasts advanced features such as the drill infeed and outfeed system that is equipped with three drill heads instead of one, and enhanced computer automation and input.

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Topics: Ficep, Structural Steel Fabrication

Swanton Welding - Georgia

Posted by Ken Brakefield on Sep 21, 2016 12:24:43 PM

The Southern Swanton Welding facility is located in Griffin, Georgia and has many manufacturing capabilities.

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Topics: Powder Coating, Structural Steel Fabrication, Georgia

What's the Difference Between SP6 and SP10 Sand Blasting?

Posted by Steve Clymer on Sep 16, 2016 2:41:54 PM

The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) and NACE International issued joint standards which apply to the usage of blast cleaning abrasives to achieve varied degrees of steel surface cleaning before a lining system or protective coating is applied.  Inspectors, applicators, coating and lining specifiers, and others employ these standards in determining the correct grade of surface cleanliness for a project.

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Topics: Sandblasting

Swanton Welding Company: The Inside Story

Posted by Ken Brakefield on Sep 15, 2016 12:00:00 PM

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Company Overview

SWC is a metal fabricator specializing in custom metal fabrication, clean air fabrication, dust collection systems, sheet metal fabrication, and structural steel fabrication. We provide domestic and international service and offer an ISO certified production shop.

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Topics: Swanton Welding, Company Information

Project Spotlight: Structural Steel Accumulator Tower for Metal Coating Process

Posted by Ken Brakefield on Sep 14, 2016 11:37:29 AM

Swanton Welding Company Inc., located in Ohio, recently completed work on the construction of two structural steel accumulator towers for a customer in the greater Detroit area.  Accumulator towers like these are important tools used in the coating of sheet metal.

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Topics: Heavy Metal Fabrication, Projects

Use Structural Steel to Save the World and Some Money on Your Next Building Project

Posted by Ken Brakefield on Sep 9, 2016 3:32:14 PM

Society is constantly looking for improvements on processes and production for higher efficiency and effectiveness. Advances in the auto industry, changes in education, and nearly everything in the world of technology; these are all examples that the world is looking to optimize results while reducing costs. Our industries are driven by innovation.

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Topics: Structural Steel Fabrication, Steel

Steel vs. Concrete: Which Comes Out on Top

Posted by Ken Brakefield on Sep 7, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Construction projects require many decisions. A key decision is to find the most effective option, as well as determining which process could produce ideal results.

Take a look at this breakdown. This example weighs the pros and cons of Structural Steel versus Concrete.

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Topics: Projects, Steel

The Importance of Being Involved in the Community

Posted by Steve Clymer on Sep 6, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Running a business, whether it's metal fabrication or any other service, includes a responsibility to the community where the workplace is located. Not only should you care about your employees, but their families as well. You should also take pride in your community and make sure that your business helps the local economy without posing harm to the environment. Here at Swanton Welding we value our community tremendously, enough to name ourselves after the town our company was founded in. We believe that in order to be successful on a local level other companies must respect their communities to this degree.

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Topics: Community