Updated Catalog: See Scotchman Ironworkers, Cold Saws, and More

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jun 28, 2017 1:08:39 PM

We've updated our product catalog with the latest machines and features in our 50th year serving the heavy metal manufacturing industry.

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Topics: Catalog, New Products

50 Years of Scotchman

Posted by Scotchman Industries on May 31, 2017 10:01:22 AM

Firmly rooted in tradition with an eye on the future, Scotchman Industries, Inc. is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

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Topics: Scotchman History, Ironworker, Manufacturing Industry

Scotchman Customer Service for Your Metal Fabrication Tools

Posted by Scotchman Industries on May 23, 2017 4:02:50 PM

When you need help with your metal fabrication tools, we don't want you scratching your head searching the web for answers or wasting valuable time on hold. The Scotchman customer service team is a group of real people standing by to get you answers.

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Topics: Customer service

Thinking Outside the Slug Bucket: Artist Jason Kimes Sculpts with Scotchman Ironworker Slugs

Posted by Scotchman Industries on May 9, 2017 12:27:37 PM

An artist in Mississippi has found an ingenious way to work Scotchman ironworkers into his craft.

Jason Kimes, a professional sculptor, said that he was able to get several drums of remnant punches from a local heavy metal manufacturing facility years ago - the same punches that drop into the slug bucket on your Scotchman ironworkers - and uses them to produce life-size
figurative sculptures.

You have to see this guy's work!

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Topics: Ironworker

Scotchman Supports Buying and Hiring American

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Feb 14, 2017 10:24:39 AM

Products made in America are at the forefront of the news right now.

Regardless of your political leanings, those of us in the manufacturing industry have President Donald Trump to thank for pushing the issue into the limelight. His campaign promised two economic goals: buying American and hiring American

This aligns deeply with Scotchman’s standards. We’re an American-Made facility — and we’re proud to announce a new partnership with Made in America Co. to further cement those values. 

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Topics: american made

Our Big Takeaway from the 2016 FABTECH Expo in Las Vegas

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jan 26, 2017 12:38:46 PM

FABTECH Expo 2016 was definitely one to remember. Fabricators came with a boosted morale and high expectations, and were greeted with the industry's latest innovations, ideas, and solutions for anyone invested in heavy metal manufacturing.

Scotchman had a blast discussing individual project needs and demonstrating our metal fabricating solutions. There was a lot to take in and see at the show, and we wanted to recap our major takeaway.

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Topics: FABTECH, automation, Trade Shows, Metal Fabrication

How Will Trump's Presidency Affect Manufacturing in 2017?

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jan 23, 2017 8:05:07 AM

Across the country and the globe, Donald Trump’s electoral victory was a surprise. While stock brokers, pundits, and millions of Americans had braced for Hillary Clinton’s presidency, we awoke to a very different reality in mid-November.

But what does a Trump presidency mean for manufacturing in 2017, and the next four years? After such an unprecedented campaign, it is a difficult question to answer of what President Trump manufacturing plans will look like.

Here are our best guesses at how President Trump will affect manufacturing, though anything could happen with the next president.

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Topics: Manufacturing Industry

Cold Sawing Solutions Through Automation

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jan 4, 2017 1:03:50 PM

“Value added” should be a familiar phrase to anyone invested in improving business. For manufacturers looking to add value beyond their current cold saw or wet saw, Scotchman is providing even more fabricating solutions through sawing automation.

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Topics: Cold saw, automation, Trade Shows, Metal Fabrication

Scotchman Receives Sterling Machinery's Top Quality Award at FABTECH 16

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jan 3, 2017 11:30:28 AM

There were many highlights of FABTECH 16, but one of the proudest moments for our team at Scotchman was receiving the Top Quality award from one of our dealers, Sterling Machinery.

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Topics: Scotchman History, FABTECH

Section 179 Tax Incentives: How to Take Advantage of These Tax Benefits

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Dec 12, 2016 10:05:05 AM

Year end means scrambling for all possible tax deductions for the smart small business owner, and it's time to let your imagination wander on how to spend the extra cash that could be coming your way.

Section 179 tax incentives can help -- especially if you're in the manufacturing business.

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Topics: Financing