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Fixing the Skip Pan Shortage in Seattle

As construction booms, Seattle Washington tops the nation in tower cranes for the third straight year. Downtown Seattle has 65 construction cranes working on projects to redefine the city skyline, and the development of new skyscrapers and burgeoning housing and infrastructure is expected to continue with more jackhammering and concrete pouring.

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CNC Router Cutting for Architectural Projects

CNC routers are extremely precise cutting machines that are used in many distinct industries. A cylindrical bit with cutting edges controlled and operated by specialized computer software spins at high speeds and carves away unwanted material to create curves, rounded edges, or precise depths.

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Choosing a Metal Fabrication Shop: 4 Things to Consider

Do you have a project needing custom metal fabrication, but are not sure how to choose a quality, dedicated cutting shop? The metal fabrication company you select plays a large role in the speed and success of your project and can make or break your venture.

 

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Rescue Me!

We’ve all been there: a looming deadline for a client fast approaches and some of the loose ends have yet to be dealt with. You’re almost out of time, and need someone to come to the rescue.

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3 Common Stainless Steel Finishing Options for Architectural Projects

There are a number of common stainless steel finishing options that alter more than just the decorative appearance of the material. Some of these finishes originate from the mill, but many are applied later during processing; for example polished, brushed, blasted, etched and colored finishes.

 

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Modifying Our Process to Meet Your Architectural Project’s Needs

Not all architectural projects are created equal. Each has its own special elements to take into consideration, and here at Naimor we are adept at tailoring our process to meet those needs.

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What Makes Steel So Popular for Custom Staircase Fabrication?

In recent years steel has become the material of choice for architectural metal fabrication, especially interior and exterior metal stairs. There are numerous reasons behind this trend. Steel enables extreme versatility of design, whether the design style is simple, elegant, traditional or modern. This opens up endless design possibilities to architects and designers alike.

Staircases constructed from steel are predominantly chosen for their durability and high resilience to drastic changes in the environment, as opposed to wood staircases and make for an amazing addition to any home or commercial infrastructure.

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How Seattle is influencing Metal Fabrication Trends in 2018

Change in the metal fabrication industry is a continuous process that Pacific Northwest based Naimor Metal Fabrication regularly monitors. Globalization, technological advancements, changing consumer preferences, and evolving government policies are reshaping the manufacturing industry.

Whatever the future holds, it’s important that fabricators be ready to handle it. Let’s look at some metal fabrication trends affecting the Seattle manufacturing sector and what impact they may have.

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The Metal Fabrication Process: Assembly

Naimor, Inc. has extensive experience providing value added metal fabrication services, including hardware insertion and welding. While CNC routers, laser and punches can cut metal, there is more to the metal fabrication process than just cutting and forming parts. 

 

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The Metal Fabrication Process: Finishing

Metal fabrication often focuses on the processes of cutting and forming sheets of metal. However, the fabrication process does not end there. Metal finishing services create a functional or decorative finish to the exterior of metal parts to improve their appearance and quality. A vital part of the fabrication process, finishing, brings the process to completion with a part that is what your project needs.

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