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Scotchman Industries, Inc. split its workforce and rotates the teams for onsite and remote duty to decrease the odds of everyone catching COVID-19. Management also took the bold move to pay all employees during their offsite shifts, whether their jobs can be done remotely or not.
The newest machines from Scotchman help structural fabrication shops save time, reduce scrap and eliminate costly mistakes.
Amada Marvel will feature three vertical tilt-frame band saws, two horizontal mitering band saws, a horizontal post-style band saw and a Spartan ironworker.
Low-profile LED work lights, a jog motor control and a snap ring removal tool from Scotchman can greatly increase productivity in punch, shear and notch station operations.
Ten years of growth in distributing high quality fabricating machinery across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
For processing heavy materials, structural profiles, non-ferrous material and more, the latest hydraulic ironworkers and sawing systems from Scotchman provide the flexibility and precision needed for high productivity on tough jobs.
The two-cylinder/two-person operation of the MM Series Complete Five-Station Fabrication Center from Kalamazoo Metal Muncher allows the punch and shear end to be operated separately, independently and simultaneously at full capacity and speed. Their GB Series Hydraulic Punch Press can also be fitted with special tooling to allow shearing or forming.
Adding the new machinery sales division reinforces their position as a full-service metalworking distributor.
For the most effective fabrication operations, Scotchman offers a complete line of hydraulic ironworkers, circular cold saws, band saws, tube and pipe notcher/grinders, manual measuring systems and programmable feed and stop system.
June manufacturing technology orders climbed 6.5 percent over May to $373.2 million.
The Geka Hydracrop 220 SD ironworker from COMEQ uses a semi-automatic gauging system and a punch capacity of over 240 tons to punch up to 1-9/16 in diameter holes thru 1-1/2 in thick A36 steel plate so that users can now punch heavy plates that would normally require drilling or burning.
They are granted certification by the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council.
U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Dip Slightly From June to July
Although a wide variety of sectors were positive in July –– including automotive and medical equipment –– AMT reports the 2020 orders to date of $2 billion is about a quarter down year over year.
How Does Your Company’s Compensation Package Stack Up?
FMA has released a report that details salaries and benefits for practically every position in a fabricating or manufacturing company, from CEO to janitor and everything in between. The survey results also provide insight into several HR policies and procedures.