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EVS Metal Leaps to #17 on The Fabricator’s Fab 40

For the 12th consecutive year, EVS Metal, a precision sheet metal fabricator specializing in processes such as laser cutting, CNC machining and forming, has been named to The Fabricator magazine’s Fab 40. The Fabricator is the leading publication for the metal fabrication industry and EVS is proud to have made its Fab 40 list since its inception.  RIVERDALE, N.J, … Continue reading “EVS Metal Leaps to #17 on The Fabricator’s Fab 40”

Smart Automation: Improving Metal Fabrication Environments

Automation (also known as automatic control) is a frequently-used term in manufacturing, and it can mean many things. However, at its core, “automation” is simply the use of control systems to operate equipment and processes. Automation is one of the most important concepts EVS Metal has integrated into its metal fabrication operations. Why? Because it … Continue reading “Smart Automation: Improving Metal Fabrication Environments”

EVS Metal Invests in Automation with Amada Robotic Press Brake

In 2017, EVS Metal visited FABTECH Chicago, took one look at the Amada HG 1003 press break with automatic tool changer (ATC), and bought it on the spot. Fast forward to 2021, and EVS has invested in yet another of these high-tech press brakes, this time adding the optional bending robot for even faster and … Continue reading “EVS Metal Invests in Automation with Amada Robotic Press Brake”

2021 Guide to Build to Order (BTO) Manufacturing in Metal Fabrication Environments

Build to Order (BTO) manufacturing holds many challenges, but also a number of rewards. The ability to help the vision of an individual or company become concrete — often from the ground up — can be incredibly rewarding, and it’s part of what drives our team at EVS Metal. We genuinely want our customers to … Continue reading “2021 Guide to Build to Order (BTO) Manufacturing in Metal Fabrication Environments”

2021 Guide to Assembly and Integration for Metal Fabrication

Over the past 20 years, EVS Metal has become well known as a leading provider of sheet metal fabrication solutions. However, as a true end-to-end provider of manufacturing services, many customers also choose EVS for their assembly and integration needs.  Why? Keeping these services in-house often results in a reduction in production complexity, leading to … Continue reading “2021 Guide to Assembly and Integration for Metal Fabrication”

How EVS Metal Worked with Whitestone Audio Instruments to Simplify Production of a Ground-Breaking Audio Engineering Product

Quick Summary American fabricator EVS Metal was approached by Whitestone Audio Instruments to fabricate crucial components for a new audio engineering product after experiencing multiple issues with both U.S.-based and overseas manufacturers.  About Whitestone Audio Whitestone Audio Instruments is the result of a 5-year research and development journey undertaken by husband-and-wife team Dave and Kim … Continue reading “How EVS Metal Worked with Whitestone Audio Instruments to Simplify Production of a Ground-Breaking Audio Engineering Product”

2021 Guide to Sheet Metal Parts, Weldments and Assemblies

Precision sheet metal fabricators offer a range of fabricating capabilities for items big and small, and it’s critical to understand the difference between a part, a weldment, and an assembly when embarking on a metal fabrication project. Below are descriptions of each, along with examples of how they all fit together to create various finished … Continue reading “2021 Guide to Sheet Metal Parts, Weldments and Assemblies”

Powder Coating in Metal Fabrication: 2021 Guide

Powder coating is a metal finishing process that involves the application of dry, free-flowing, colored powder to a fabricated part or product via electrostatic means. The coated metal then undergoes heat curing to harden it. Powder Coating Basics EVS Metal utilizes both conventional liquid paint and powder coating for metal finishing. The primary difference between … Continue reading “Powder Coating in Metal Fabrication: 2021 Guide”

The Impact of Raw Materials Pricing on Manufacturing and Fabrication in 2021

Raw materials pricing has continued to fluctuate over the past two decades, remaining more volatile than most manufacturers would like. Dealing with issues associated with raw materials’ cost volatility is possibly the largest challenge we face as metal fabricators. The Effect of Emerging Markets on the Price of Raw Materials One of the most important … Continue reading “The Impact of Raw Materials Pricing on Manufacturing and Fabrication in 2021”

5 Tips for Improving Sheet Metal Part Design

EVS Metal fabricates a wide range of sheet metal parts, including brackets, frames and fixtures for many different industries. After more than 25 years, it’s become clear that there are some definite “dos” and “don’ts” when it comes to designing sheet metal parts for fabrication, many of which can directly affect an item’s cost. The … Continue reading “5 Tips for Improving Sheet Metal Part Design”

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