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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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Topics: FABTECH

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: Cold saw, FABTECH, ironworkers, Conferences, 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: Cold saw, ironworkers, Trade Shows, 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

5 Tips to Extend the Life of Your Saw Blade

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

A properly maintained cold saw blade should last a long time, even with extensive use. Circular cold saw blades can endure as many as 800 to 1,000 cuts before needing to be sharpened, and they can be sharpened up to 30 or 40 times during the lifespan of the blade.

Here are five tips to remember to get the most life out of your saw blade.

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Topics: Cold saw, Blades, Customer service, Tooling

Supporting Education Through Internships

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jun 15, 2018 8:01:00 AM

Scotchman Industries has always had a close relationship with the Philip, SD community and the local high school (PHS) is no exception. Throughout the years Scotchman has opened their doors to high school students, enrolled in the School to Work (STW) program, who are interested in the manufacturing field.

For a majority of the 17-18 school year, PHS Senior Colton C. joined Scotchman's team of Engineers to learn the ropes and gain real life experience working in the Engineering Department.

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Topics: Education, Manufacturing Industry, Skills Gap

Customer Success: Snagging the Perfect Cut for Motis & Firefighters Everywhere

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jun 8, 2018 8:32:38 AM

If there's anything we love to see at Scotchman, it's satisfied customers and the incredible things they are building with the help of our machines. What’s even better is knowing that our sawing systems and ironworkers are allowing our customers to bring their work back in-house.

We’re proud to share this story about Paul Terpstra and his company, Motis Inc. , and how our GAA-500-90 saw has been beneficial in his production process.
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Topics: Cold saw, Automation, Future of Manufacturing, Testimonial

Custom Tooling: Punches & Dies

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Apr 26, 2018 12:00:00 PM

 

When a fabricator purchases an ironworker they are purchasing the swiss army knife of the metal fabricating world. Our Hydraulic Ironworkers have multiple standard options for each built-in work station, not to mention the multitude of options for customized tooling within each station.


The punch station is no exception, the possibilities are endless when working with our team of qualified engineers. Over the years, Scotchman's team of engineers have designed and manufactured thousands of special sizes and shapes of punches and dies for unique applications.

 

The Benefits of Custom Tooling

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Topics: Ironworker, Tooling, Custom Tooling, Punches & Dies

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