Get to know a metal fabrication guru

TheFabricator.com February 4, 2019 By Tim Heston Several weeks ago I visited Metcam, a precision custom metal fabricator north of Atlanta, and had the pleasure of speaking with Ken Roostee, shop planner and longtime sheet metal guy. As I sat down in his cubicle, Roostee showed me a bottoming brake tool set he developed for forming a […]

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Metcam hosts Next Generation Manufacturing Tour at Georgia headquarters

TheFabricator.com January 31, 2016 Metcam Inc., a fabricator of sheet metal components and assemblies for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), recently hosted the Next Generation Manufacturing Tour at its Alpharetta, Ga., headquarters. A group of nearly 40 manufacturers and manufacturing service providers learned about the company’s processes, products, and production. Attendees toured eight work centers on […]

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Metcam wins Manufacturers of Distinction and Leadership Award

TheFabricator.com December 19, 2018 Alpharetta, Ga.-based sheet metal fabricator Metcam Inc. has been named the winner of a Manufacturers of Distinction and Leadership Award, presented by the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce and the South Forsyth Rotary Club in Georgia. The awards recognize exceptional, local companies involved in the manufacturing, processing, or distribution of tangible products. Metcam […]

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Leaner, Greener, Keener: Metcam’s Sustainability Platform Spreads Both Health & Wealth

Metcam’s recent Adopt-a-Road volunteer program involvement “to keep Forsyth County beautiful” is a natural course for a leaner, greener company to take. It’s also an excellent metaphor: the Georgia Manufacturer of the Year is committed to taking the most direct route to improvements from which all can benefit. Metcam commits to processes that conserve energy […]

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Metcam to open headquarters for Manufacturing Day

TheFabricator.com October 1, 2018 Metcam, a fabricator of sheet metal components and assemblies for OEMs, will celebrate Manufacturing DaySM at its Alpharetta, Ga., headquarters on Oct. 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The company will offer plant tours, educational sessions, and product demonstrations. Visitors can see metal fabrication in action, as well as value-added services […]

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Metcam Rolls Out All-Star Lineup of Automated Fabrication Machines

Major League Baseball had its midsummer classic last this month, but no one can top Metcam’s all-star lineup of equipment in its advanced automated fabrication center. From robotic press brakes to panel benders and fiber lasers, the lean manufacturer’s new tools deliver eye-popping production stats. How about reducing metal fabrication job setup time from 30 […]

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Industrial Real Estate Braces for Effects of Steel Tariffs

From APRIO by Sandi Buttram The industrial real estate sector is bracing for the impact of recent steel tariffs on two fronts. Industrial manufacturers could see their bottom line shifting as the cost of production increases. And industrial/distribution facility construction costs could rise with the price of raw materials. “Pricing has gone up significantly just […]

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