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Aluminum Facts

As an all-under-one-roof metal fabricator, steel may make up the bulk of what EVS Metal uses to fabricate parts and products, but aluminum plays an important part in our business as well. Last week, we covered some of the basics of aluminum — what it is, where it comes from, and how it’s different than … Continue reading “Aluminum Facts”

All About Aluminum

As an all-under-one-roof metal fabricator, stainless steel may make up the bulk of what we use to fabricate products, but aluminum plays an important part in our business as well. However, aluminum is quite different than stainless steel, and requires different processes and treatment in order to create a finished item that meets customer requirements. … Continue reading “All About Aluminum”

Metal Fabrication Industry Outlook 2019: Part Two

It’s the time of year when predictions about the new year abound. And while the fabrication and manufacturing industry may not be subject to the rapid change or massive ups and downs of other sectors, there are still trends set to influence them over the coming year. Last week, we took a look at general … Continue reading “Metal Fabrication Industry Outlook 2019: Part Two”

Metal Fabrication Industry Outlook 2019: Part 1

It’s the time of year where predictions about the new year abound. And while the fabrication and manufacturing industry may not be subject to the rapid change or massive ups and downs of other sectors, there are still trends set to influence these industries over the coming year. What follows is the first of two … Continue reading “Metal Fabrication Industry Outlook 2019: Part 1”

What are the True Costs of Outsourcing Metal Fabrication Processes to Multiple Vendors: Part Two

While outsourcing fabrication processes can sometimes result in cost savings for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), there are often hidden expenses that are not terribly clear until it’s too late. Often this is the result of outsourcing to too many contract fabricators, rather than consolidating operations under one or two outside manufacturers. Last week, we talked … Continue reading “What are the True Costs of Outsourcing Metal Fabrication Processes to Multiple Vendors: Part Two”

What are the True Costs of Outsourcing Fabrication Processes to Multiple Vendors?

OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) can end up spending an inordinate amount of time looking for the best, most efficient processes and contract fabricators to manufacture their products. While this is, at least on the surface, a worthy endeavor, where many go wrong is that they outsource to too many contractors. While each fabricator may indeed … Continue reading “What are the True Costs of Outsourcing Fabrication Processes to Multiple Vendors?”

The History of Steel: Part Two

Steel, in particular, stainless steel, is one of the most common metals that EVS fabricates. Archeologists and historians believe that steel has been produced for almost 4000 years — from the start of the Iron Age. With its long history, there have been a number of moments that have been of particular significance in the … Continue reading “The History of Steel: Part Two”

The History of Steel: Part One

Steel is one of the most common metals that EVS fabricates. Archeologists and historians believe that steel has been being produced for almost 4000 years; this makes sense, as that puts the timeline at the beginning of the Iron Age — iron being the primary element used to manufacture steel. The history of steel is … Continue reading “The History of Steel: Part One”

EVS Metal Facility Spotlight: Pflugerville (Austin), Texas

EVS Metal’s headquarters may be in New Jersey, but we are fortunate to have three other large metal fabrication and manufacturing facilities across the United States, including Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, and Texas. Our Texas facility is where we are shining our spotlight today. Conveniently located in Pflugerville, just outside of Austin, EVS-TX comprises 43,000 square … Continue reading “EVS Metal Facility Spotlight: Pflugerville (Austin), Texas”

Spotlight on Metal Fabrication Careers: Quality Control (QC)

When most people think of careers in metal fabrication and manufacturing, they tend to focus on positions like machinist or welder. But there are many jobs that have nothing to do with machine operation or physically fabricating end products in some way. In the past, we’ve discussed the impact and importance of positions in industrial … Continue reading “Spotlight on Metal Fabrication Careers: Quality Control (QC)”