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

It's Time to Plan for FABTECH16

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Nov 3, 2016 1:20:42 PM

FABTECH16 is coming up fast - we're less than a month out!

There will be a lot to see, so planning your days ahead of time is important so you don't miss Scotchman's booth (C24047) or the speakers you really want to see.

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Topics: FABTECH

Celebrate Manufacturing Day on October 7, 2016

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Oct 7, 2016 2:47:47 PM

Manufacturing is critically important to the American economy.

As many of our readers know, the manufacturing industry continues to be a major economic driver in the United States. Not to mention, the future of this industry relies on a skilled, talented workforce.

For these reasons and more, Manufacturing Day is needed to rally a growing and important mass movement. Read on to learn more about MFG Day happening on October 7, 2016! 

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Topics: Education

How Sawing & Custom Automation Improve Metal Fabrication

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Oct 6, 2016 12:05:58 PM

Sawing automation is changing the way we work with metal. Even for small businesses and hobbyists, automation is increasing productivity and efficiency.

At Scotchman Industries, we're proud to be on the front end of automation options for the metal fabrication industry. That's why we featured many of our automatic cold saws at IMTS 2016 and will do the same at this year's FABTECH show. 

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

Top 5 Things To Do In Las Vegas While You're at FABTECH 2016

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Sep 30, 2016 9:26:05 AM

Who’s gearing up for FABTECH 2016?

This year, FABTECH takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center from November 16-18. More than 28,000 attendees and over 1,300 exhibiting companies are expected to gather and celebrate metal manufacturing at its best.

FABTECH provides educational sessions and presentations from the experts covering the latest trends and technology in the metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing industries.

What will Scotchman Industries have at booth C24047? We don't want to give everything away, but here's a sneak peak at which machines we'll have on display in Sin City this year.

If you’re attending FABTECH 2016, here are the top five must-do things we think you should try while in Las Vegas after the convention!

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Topics: FABTECH