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Digital Manufacturing Industry Trends

  Catching the Digital Manufacturing Wave   There isn’t a week without the state of global manufacturing being discussed and scrutinized in media headlines. In the past, productivity gains stemmed from increasingly standardized processes. This led to a global industry characterized by mass production, in an effort to achieve economies of scale, geographic fragmentation, to … Continue reading “Digital Manufacturing Industry Trends”

Welding News: What’s the Latest?

The Fabricator has recently posted a number of articles about welding processes that we have found to be informative and interesting.  Check out the welding news summaries below, and if you want to read more, simply click through to the full post. Arc Welding 101: How many weld passes does it take?   First and … Continue reading “Welding News: What’s the Latest?”

EVS Metal Obtains New ISO 9001:2015 Certification Across All Four Metal Fabrication and Manufacturing Facilities

EVS Metal (http://www.evsmetal.com), a leading American metal fabrication and manufacturing company, recently completed the process of ISO 9001:2015 certification across all four American facilities. ISO 9001 — the world’s most-respected and most-commonly-used set of standards for quality management systems (QMS) — is a set of strict guidelines defining best manufacturing practices that, when followed, allow … Continue reading “EVS Metal Obtains New ISO 9001:2015 Certification Across All Four Metal Fabrication and Manufacturing Facilities”

Tube Bending and Robotic Automation

Automation is by far the biggest and most rapidly-evolving trend in metal fabrication technologies. Most frequently, we see automation in areas like welding or in certain types of cutting applications, especially with the more advanced laser machines. However, the potential to automate the tube bending process has not been explored in much depth. In exploring … Continue reading “Tube Bending and Robotic Automation”

“The Fabricator” Details Trends in Liquid Industrial Coatings

As a full-service metal fabrication shop, EVS knows that staying on top of industry trends is part of the job. While many fabricators may not think of liquid industrial coatings as being part of the fabrication process, our vertically-integrated approach means that everything that happens before or after materials are fabricated are just as important, … Continue reading ““The Fabricator” Details Trends in Liquid Industrial Coatings”

New Report Details Sheet Metal Fabrication Demand Trends

According to a new report by Transparency Market Research (TMR), the global sheet metal fabrication services market is expected to remain fragmented over the coming years due to the widespread application spectrum of the market and the number of lucrative opportunities in specific fabrication areas. Sheet metal fabrication demand trends highlighted include: Steel is likely … Continue reading “New Report Details Sheet Metal Fabrication Demand Trends”

Welding, Brazing, or Soldering: Which Process is Right for the Job?

Welding, brazing, and soldering are, at their most basic, methods of joining together pieces of a given material, most often metal but at times, thermoplastics and others as well. Last week, we discussed the essential differences that set these three processes apart. But the question remaining is, what makes one process better or more appropriate … Continue reading “Welding, Brazing, or Soldering: Which Process is Right for the Job?”

Welding, Brazing and Soldering — What’s the Difference?

There’s often a lack of understanding around what constitutes welding vs. brazing vs. soldering, and for good reason.  Each is a method of joining together pieces of a given material, most often metal but at times, thermoplastics and others as well. Depending on the situation, any of these could also be used to fill in … Continue reading “Welding, Brazing and Soldering — What’s the Difference?”

Sheet Metal Fabrication: There’s an App for That!

With all of the technological advances being made in the sheet metal fabrication and manufacturing industry, it should come as no surprise that a variety of mobile apps have been developed for on-the-go use. However, what has been somewhat surprising is the sheer number of apps now available. Therefore, we at EVS Metal thought this … Continue reading “Sheet Metal Fabrication: There’s an App for That!”

EVS Metal Named Fab 40 Metal Fabricator for 8th Consecutive Year

EVS Metal, an American provider of quality precision sheet metal fabrications, complex-machined, and finished items, was named to “The Fabricator” magazine’s Fab 40 for the 8th year in a row. Having made this prestigious list since its inception, EVS is proud and honored to be included again for 2017.   (June 15, 2017 — RIVERDALE, NJ) … Continue reading “EVS Metal Named Fab 40 Metal Fabricator for 8th Consecutive Year”