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Lean Manufacturing in a Metal Fabrication Shop

Article Revised August 19th, 2022 The origins of lean manufacturing can be found in the Toyota Production System (TPS) philosophy of the 1980s. This management style centers around the idea that reducing processes and positions down to the bare necessities makes it much easier to see what’s important or adds the most value. What are … Continue reading “Lean Manufacturing in a Metal Fabrication Shop”

Fabricating Digital Directories + Wayfinding Kiosks

EVS Metal has built its reputation of quality around precision metal fabrication. But as an end-to-end provider of manufacturing services, from design to end-user delivery, we’ve also gained a strong following of those seeking a vertically integrated solution for high-tech engineering and prototyping. Because we have the in-house capabilities across our four American manufacturing facilities … Continue reading “Fabricating Digital Directories + Wayfinding Kiosks”

Creating Value via Supply Chain Efficiencies

EVS Metal is known as a provider of quality metal fabrication solutions. However, over the past twenty years, our company has grown far beyond its origins as a fabricator to become one of the most respected, fully vertically-integrated manufacturers in the United States. This evolution is not just a source of pride to our organization … Continue reading “Creating Value via Supply Chain Efficiencies”

Fabricating History: The New Tappan Zee Bridge

In May of 2015, EVS Metal was awarded a contract from the New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA) to contribute metal fabrications for the “New NY Bridge/New Tappan Zee Bridge” — the original working name for the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.  A multi-billion dollar project, the bridge will replace the original Tappan Zee, and … Continue reading “Fabricating History: The New Tappan Zee Bridge”

Why Accurate Total Landed Cost Calculations are Important (and How to Do it Right)

In terms of the supply chain, businesses need to be concerned with many different factors. Speed, efficiency, quality of services provided and costs involved are just a few of the considerations that require scrutiny when deciding how to manage and deploy the many moving parts of a typical supply chain. Of the different issues, it’s … Continue reading “Why Accurate Total Landed Cost Calculations are Important (and How to Do it Right)”

Metal Fabrication and the Aerospace Industry

Article Revised August 24th, 2022 Aerospace engineering is the science of designing, fabricating, and assembling machines that fly, dating back to the early 19th century, with the emergence of such notable figures as the Wright Brothers and Gustave Whitehead. Due to the relatively recent advent of the subject matter involved — flight — it is still … Continue reading “Metal Fabrication and the Aerospace Industry”

Metal Fabrication for the Alternative Energy Industry

The demand for renewable energy is growing at a rapid and seemingly unstoppable pace. Yet, there are constant challenges those in the industry must face. At EVS Metal, we understand the demands and uncertainties that are commonplace in this constantly evolving sector — everything from investor demands and political turmoil can come into play — … Continue reading “Metal Fabrication for the Alternative Energy Industry”

Welding Certifications, Endorsements + Styles for Metal Fabrication Environments

Article Revised August 26th, 2022 As a full-service precision sheet metal fabricator, EVS Metal offers a wide array of specialized manufacturing solutions in-house. One of these solutions is welding aluminum and stainless steel for metal fabrication. While this might seem simple at first, welding is quite a complex skill, and welders are generally required to … Continue reading “Welding Certifications, Endorsements + Styles for Metal Fabrication Environments”

What is Mechanical Design and Engineering for Metal Fabrication?

Article Revised July 31st, 2022 Although most well known for being a leading metal fabrication shop, EVS Metal also provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions including mechanical design and engineering across a variety of industries. This gives our company the flexibility to take on projects from the early design and prototyping stages through manufacturing and final delivery. … Continue reading “What is Mechanical Design and Engineering for Metal Fabrication?”

EVS Metal: A Fab 40 Metal Fabricator

EVS Metal is committed to providing quality precision sheet metal fabrications, precision machining, mechanical assemblies and integration that meet or exceed customers’ requirements.  Recently, the company was honored by The Fabricator magazine as a Fab 40 metal fabricator for 2015, landing at number 20.“This is a great honor for EVS,” said Joe Amico, co-founder and … Continue reading “EVS Metal: A Fab 40 Metal Fabricator”

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