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Green Metal?! Discovering the Patina Effect

Like with many other things in life, age is a big talking point in decorative metals. Is youthful glow better, or is the weather look of experience more desirable? 

5S Lean Manufacturing Helps Roll Formers Produce High Quality Parts

Quality manufacturers always seek to improve their processes so they can give their customers a high return on their investment.

5S is a workplace organization style developed alongside other lean manufacturing concepts (such as kanban, TQM, and SMED). The Toyota Production System in Japan was the[...]

4 Elegant Mouldings and Finishing Ideas in Copper, Bronze & Brass

Finishing is the process of treating the exterior of a metal by applying a protective layer or unique aesthetic touch to its surface. There are numerous types of metal finishing processes that attain a variety of results -- many of which can add architectural value.

Sheet Metal Roll Forming Services: Cost, Capabilities, Quality

When it comes to metal fabrication processes, roll forming is one of the most affordable available. 

6 WAYS TO GET MORE OUT OF YOUR OEM METAL ROLL FORMING PROCESS

Does your roll former bring you value beyond simply just doing roll forming? 

To be competitive, a manufacturer has to offer value throughout your supply chain, from beginning to end of the project.

A roll forming manufacturer has experience in optimizing designs, processes, and post-production[...]

7 Roll Forming Applications You’ll Find in Common Places

Roll form parts are complicated. And the roll forming process is equally complicated. So, the quickest way to explain roll forming to a newcomer is to provide real-world examples. 

Here are seven places you might not know are ripe for roll forming applications.

ECO-FRIENDLY INTERIOR DESIGN MATERIALS: IS STEEL SUSTAINABLE?

Is steel a sustainable material? Incredibly so.

It’s also available in multiple forms -- stainless, galvanized, carbon, and mild. Each has a different aesthetic and slightly different physical properties for your application. Overall, it’s a great structural and decorative material for[...]

A Vendor Can Take Your Architectural Metal Mouldings to Another Level

Most people aren’t lucky enough to run a business in or live in an older building classically adorned with metal mouldings. As such, many folks feel like their home -- or commercial building -- is lacking distinctive architecture. Fortunately, designers can lean on a good architectural metal vendor[...]

How U Channel Trim Moulding Completes Wire Mesh & Architectural Panels

A great roll formed steel U channel can do wonders for your project’s cost- and time effectiveness. That’s why we created MeshTrim.

5 Surprisingly Common U Channel Edge Trim Applications

What Is U channel edge trim?

First off, a U channel is a tall, skinny, metal formed product. Deeper channels (a little deeper and more narrow than what you see above) can only be achieved through roll forming. Other forming methods can reach into the U shape as well as they can with standard steel[...]

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