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5 Tips for Moving Work to Your Fabrication Shop

As the prefabricated pipe and metal market becomes increasingly competitive, fabricators must seek out innovative ways to expand their capabilities and improve profit margins. One effective method is to move more work into the fabrication shop. Fabricators can operate more efficiently and reduce staffing costs by automating machinery, revamping workflows, integrating design with fabrication, investing […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Sheet Metal Fabrication Shop Practices

Sheet metal fabrication is a highly competitive industry driven by the increasing demand for custom-made metal products across various sectors. From automotive and aerospace to construction and electronics, the need for precision-engineered sheet metal components continues to grow. In such a competitive environment, fabricators face the challenge of standing out in a crowded marketplace. Adopting […]

Top Innovative Technologies that are Reshaping Construction

Construction jobsites in 2023 resemble those in 1923, with manual bricklaying, paper blueprints, and scaffold towers. At $12 trillion, architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) is one of the biggest industries in the world, but historically it has been among the slowest to digitize and innovate. This, however, is changing fast: strong demand for infrastructure, a […]

Sheet Metal Contractors and the Fabrication Industry

What is the outlook for sheet metal contractors and the fabrication industry? According to Research & Markets, The global market for Sheet Metal Fabrication Services, estimated at US $15.3 Billion last year, is projected to reach $19.6 B by 2030 (CAGR 3.1%). The sheet metal construction industry is vital in various commercial, residential, industrial, and infrastructure sectors. It […]

What are the best practices for managing change in your fabrication shop?

Implementing software in a fabrication shop promises to streamline processes, increase efficiency, and reduce errors. But, before you can reap the benefits of new revolutionary changing shop management software, you should take the pulse of your shop and business culture. This article highlights best practices for managing change, improving your shop’s culture, and implementing the […]

20 Tips for Improving Safety in Your Fabrication Shop

Prefabrication, also known as modular or off-site construction, is an innovative method of building that involves constructing components off-site in a controlled environment and transporting components to the construction jobsite for assembly. This approach is helping to transform the construction industry, offering many benefits. Below are 20 tips for improving safety in your Fabrication shop. […]

10 Tips for Promoting Construction Safety

Construction Safety Week is an annual event celebrated across the industry to promote awareness and recognition of construction safety. It’s a time when construction workers, companies, and organizations come together to focus on improving safety in the workplace. Construction Safety Week will be celebrated from May 2 to May 6. It’s a week-long celebration that […]

How BIM is crucial for thriving with prefabrication!

Prefabrication and modular construction have helped advance the construction industry and continuing to do so, but by using BIM contractors are taking it to another level. Designing and producing building components offsite dates back over a century, but these methods demonstrate tremendous success on several levels thanks to modern technologies. BIM plays a significant role in […]

5 Best Practices for Implementing Electrical Prefabrication

Implementing electrical prefabrication is becoming more common everyday in the construction industry.  According to a 2020 Dodge Data & Analytics report, prefabrication and modular construction use in commercial construction have increased 7% over the past five years. Additionally, prefabrication is gaining popularity as a way to address labor shortages and improve efficiency in the construction […]

Top Trends Impacting Construction Prefabrication Today and into the Future

2023 is traveling at light speed, so we wanted to catch you up on the latest trends impacting construction prefabrication to mobilize your team and resources to stay competitive. Below are essential trends impacting construction prefabrication today and onward into the future. Advancements in technology: The construction industry is adopting various new technologies, such as […]

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