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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”

Metal Fabrication and Manufacturing Trends: What’s Next?

Over the last several weeks, we’ve written blogs about what’s next for the metal fabrication and manufacturing industry, covering subjects such as additive fabrication, onshoring and emerging markets. This week, we’re focusing on the final set of industry trends we feel are important: fluctuation in raw materials pricing and what’s come to be known as … Continue reading “Metal Fabrication and Manufacturing Trends: What’s Next?”

Metal Fabrication Trends: Industry 4.0 and Additive Fabrication

Over the last several weeks, we’ve written blogs about what’s next for the metal fabrication and manufacturing industry, covering subjects like reshoring, automation and strategic acquisitions. This week, we’re focusing on two more important metal fabrication trends: Industry 4.0 and Additive Fabrication.   Integration of Industry 4.0 Technologies We’ve talked about this multiple times already, … Continue reading “Metal Fabrication Trends: Industry 4.0 and Additive Fabrication”

Metal Fabrication Trends: What’s Ahead for the Industry?

The metal fabrication industry is generally more stable than other industries, with fewer dramatic swings, but that doesn’t mean manufacturers don’t need to be prepared for change. This week, we’re featuring the second blog on metal fabrication trends that we believe will affect the market both in the near future and over the next decade. … Continue reading “Metal Fabrication Trends: What’s Ahead for the Industry?”

Metal Fabrication Trends: What’s Next?

The metal fabrication industry may not change as rapidly as others, but never the less, change it is a comin’. And those of us in manufacturing have to be ready to handle whatever the future throws at us.  This week, we’re focusing on metal fabrication trends that we believe will affect the market both in … Continue reading “Metal Fabrication Trends: What’s Next?”

ERP Solutions 301: How ERPs Create Value for Manufacturers

Last week, we covered Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 201 — what kind of information and data can be generated by an ERP solution. This week  — in ERP Solutions 301 — we finish up with a discussion on how EVS Metal uses its ERP to thrive in the competitive precision metal fabrication and manufacturing space. … Continue reading “ERP Solutions 301: How ERPs Create Value for Manufacturers”

ERP Solutions 201: ERP Data and Its Applications in Manufacturing

Last week, we covered Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 101 — what to expect from a quality ERP. This week we get into more detail about the type of information ERP data can provide once a system implemented. What type of information can an ERP system provide? A good ERP software solution helps manufacturers and fabricators … Continue reading “ERP Solutions 201: ERP Data and Its Applications in Manufacturing”

ERP Solutions 101: ERP Basics for Manufacturers

ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning. It’s a term that is used as a catch-all for a variety of different business tasks in manufacturing settings, including: Quoting/estimating Work orders Purchasing MRP (Manufacturing Requirements Planning) Stock Control Scheduling Reporting Shop floor data capture Accounting Most ERP software has the ability to do all of the above, … Continue reading “ERP Solutions 101: ERP Basics for Manufacturers”

Robotic Welding Offers Significant Advantages for Metal Fabricators

Robotic welding technologies continue to advance quickly. But what are the advantages of robot welding over traditional, manual forms of welding?  That’s the question we are setting out to answer today in this fourth and last blog on the topic.   Primary Benefits of Robotic Welding Robotic welding, like most forms of automation, help companies … Continue reading “Robotic Welding Offers Significant Advantages for Metal Fabricators”