Processes

SHEET METAL MANUFACTURING & DESIGN PROCESS

DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURE

Whether your project is at the idea stage or is fully developed with a full-print specification, the engineers at Central Metal Fabricators use the latest solid modeling and machine-utilization software to ensure each project is optimally designed for Central Metal Fabricators’s best-manufacturing processes. The design for manufacture process integrates quality specifications, shortens production time, reduces waste, and minimizes costs. This results in a better product, manufactured to meet or exceed your expectations.

QUALITY MANAGEMENT

As an ISO 9001:2008 certified facility, Central Metal Fabricators has developed a continual-improvement quality management system with a focus on customer satisfaction. This continual-improvement goal is driven by an understanding that quality is everyone’s responsibility.

LEAN MANUFACTURING

Since 2008, Central Metal Fabricators has been implementing lean manufacturing best-management practices, including Six Sigma, 5-S, A-3, Kanban, Kaizen, and Supermarket. These ongoing practices are designed to shorten lead times, reduce waste, improve flexibility in meeting customer needs, and add overall value to the services Central Metal Fabricators provides.

ENTEPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING

Central Metal Fabricators is a paper-free manufacturing facility using state-of-the-art ERP software. Everyone in the company uses real-time information to deliver high-quality metal fabrication on time.

DOCUMENTATION SERVICES

Identifying, providing, and maintaining proper documentation is an essential part of any project. Central Metal Fabricators has the expertise to guide you through all phases of the documentation process, from creating project lots and material bills to obtaining material certifications and support specifications, including:

  • country of origin documentation
  • chemical analysis
  • tolerance analysis
  • process material certification
  • government and military specification documents
  • source material documentation
  • REACH program specifications