Find Your Automation Solution at FABTECH

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Oct 30, 2018 4:50:50 PM

If you’re like most professionals in our industry the thought of how to reduce costs, increase efficiency, & improve productivity is frequently on your mind. A visit to FABTECH can help you find a solution to put your mind at ease.

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Topics: Trade Shows, Automation, Cold saw, FABTECH

NEW Scotchman Ironworker Options & Features

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Oct 23, 2018 11:59:08 PM

Our team at Scotchman Industries is constantly researching and developing new ways to make our hydraulic ironworkers more efficient anduser friendly. Just released, 3 new options now available for current ironworker models.

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Topics: Punches & Dies, Tooling, Ironworker

Manufacturing Day 2018: Scotchman Opens its Doors to Inspire the Next Generation.

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Sep 27, 2018 4:18:37 PM

September 28, 2018

Dear Educators:

Manufacturing Day is a growing grassroots movement of manufacturers dedicated to overcoming the shared challenges facing manufacturers today. The most pressing issue is a gap in skilled labor. Manufacturers’ ability to address this issue has been hindered by the public perception that careers in manufacturing are undesirable and by the lack of sufficient preparatory education. Both of these problems stem from a lack of understanding of present-day manufacturing environments, which are highly technical.

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Topics: Cold saw, Ironworker, Manufacturing Industry, Skills Gap, Future of Manufacturing, Education

Four Benefits of Adding Automation into Your Shop

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Sep 11, 2018 11:50:49 PM


People in general are always looking for ways to improve the things we do every day by making them easier and more's technology makes this possible. From online shopping, to FaceTiming a friend halfway across the world, advancements in technology impact nearly every aspect of our lives. Technology has also affected manufacturing in ways that were unthinkable just 20 years ago! 

At Scotchman, we want to help your shop efficiently produce the best cuts possible with automatic and semi-automatic machines like our circular cold saws and measuring systems.

Not sure if adding automation is worth it? We’re giving you four benefits of adding automation to your factory and your sawing processes to explain how adding small bits of technology can improve your everyday processes.

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Topics: Manufacturing Industry, Automation

FABTECH 2018 | What to do in Atlanta?

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Sep 11, 2018 12:37:12 PM

FABTECH returns to Atlanta this November 6-8, 2018 and marks the 4th time the show has been held at the Georgia World Congress Center.  ATL is the perfect host city for this year's FABTECH show.  Manufacturing is thriving in the Southeast and according to a Trade & Industry Development article it's predicted that the Southeast will be a major hub for metalworking over the next 10 to 15 years.

FABTECH isn’t just for the host city though. More than 35,000 people will be in attendance and over 1,500 companies will be exhibiting, giving you and other industry professionals the opportunity to collaborate, discover leading & innovative technologies, network, and participate in educational sessions to accelerate and grow your business.

If you’re attending FABTECH 2018, you'll want a strategy to help maximize your time. Here are some pre-show planning tips and FAQ to make your trip a success.

But it can't be all about work right? Atlanta is ranked one of the highest destinations for tourism. Here’s a list of 50 fun things to do in Atlanta

We understand you’re probably not on vacation, but you can experience two of Atlanta’s top destinations just by attending a special show event! Attend the exclusive Industry Night Party at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium or journey through 3.1 miles of Centennial Olympic Park Center while you’re running or walking FABTECH’s RUN4MGF 5K.

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FABTECH 2018: Scotchman Machines at the Show

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Aug 15, 2018 11:29:02 AM

Scotchman is revving up to return to the biggest metal fabrication industry event in North America, this year held in Atlanta, Georgia.  

At FABTECH 2018, we will be demonstrating several models of our trusted metal fabricating machinery, as well as featuring automating solutions you can use to propel your business further.

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Topics: FABTECH, Conferences, ironworkers, Cold saw, Metal Fabrication

2018 GlassBuild America

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Aug 1, 2018 4:10:43 PM

Scotchman Industries will be bringing the best circular cold sawing systems for the aluminum extrusion market to Vegas this fall for GlassBuild America. If aluminum is not your thing we have a full line of ferrous and non-ferrous saws, manual to fully automatic.

Read below to see what the event is all about, what we're bringing to Sin City, and how you can get a free pass. 

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Topics: Cold saw, Trade Shows

Customer Spotlight: Using Metal to Inspire

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jul 27, 2018 8:02:58 AM

Travis Sorenson of Sorenson Metalworks, was first introduced to Scotchman machines over 25 years ago when a demo truck stopped at his place of employment...but his love for welding and fabrication came from his family. Today, Sorenson uses a Scotchman Circular Cold Saw to create pieces of metal artwork which are an inspiration to all who stumble upon them.

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Topics: Customer service, On-Site Demonstration, Customer Spotlight

IMTS 2018: Scotchman in Chicago

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jul 18, 2018 2:59:51 PM

Summer will be over before we know it, but there's plenty to look forward to this fall. At Scotchman, one of the things we're most excited for is IMTS in Chicago!

Do you still need to register for the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show? It's the second largest metal fabrication show in the country, and not something you'll want to miss (September 10-15, 2018).

Here's a preview of what machines you can expect to see when you visit Scotchman's booth at this year's conference.

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

Increase the Lifespan of Your Saw Blade with Proper Installation

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jun 29, 2018 8:02:00 AM

Properly maintained cold saw blades should last a long time, even with extensive use. One tip to prolong the life of your saw blade is to be meticulous when changing the blade on your saw.  Listed below are simple, yet critical practices to follow every time a blade is changed.

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Topics: Cold saw, Blades

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