Jun 28 2016
Managing Material Cost Fluctuations
The prices of raw materials are currently fluctuating at unprecedented levels both in the United States and elsewhere in the world. Since pricing is affected by the tightening of supply markets, this trend shows no indication of changing anytime soon. In an article from the firm A. T. Kearney, entitled “Raw Material Strategy—Volatility is Here to Stay”, they state, “In today’s roller coaster ride of raw material pricing, firms that master the volatility can improve earnings by 2 to 5 percentage points, increase the security of supply, and improve supply chain operations.” As such, many welding and fabrication companies are raising their prices, and in the process are alienating their clients. However, there are ways to avoid this.
Finishing Your Products - Painting vs Powder Coating
Mar 22 2016
When it comes to completing your welding/fabrication project, the choice of painting versus powder coating is often a tough one. In the end, both are worth your consi...
The Most Common Materials Used in Metal Fabrication
Mar 18 2016
Methods for metal fabrication range in complexity with respect to the desired qualities of the end product and the composition of the materials in use. Strength, cond...