Parking lots and garages can be a hassle for drivers and parking operators. Drivers need to find a parking spot, while parking operators must ensure they’re making money while keeping the garage organized. That’s where self-paying kiosks come in. These kiosks are quickly becoming standard in parking garages and lots nationwide. This blog post will examine why every parking lot or garage owner needs a self-paying kiosk.
Having different types of welding in a metal fab shop is a give-in. If the metal fabrication shop you currently work with offers welding as a service, is it a metal fab shop? They might be, but welding is one of those "bread and butter" types of the fabrication process. But did you know that not all welding is the same? Different types of welding techniques and equipment are currently available in 2023. This two-part series will examine some of the more common weld techniques available at most fab shops, including ours. And then, we will come back to look at more advanced welding techniques in our next feature! Let's look at five different welding techniques you can use in 2023.
Fabricating sheet metal is the lifeblood of many fabricators across the US. In addition, these products are an important contribution to ensuring OEMs have the right parts when they need them. While sheet metal can be used in a variety of applications (and we can fabricate just about anything you can dream up), have you ever wondered what we believe are the Top 5 applications for fabricated sheet metal going into the new year? Let’s take a deep dive into the Top 5 Uses for Sheet Metal in 2023!
Local Manufacturer Becomes Key Supplier For McCormick Place Alternative Care Facility in War Against COVID-19
Accurate Metal Fabricating has added a brand new product line – medical beds. In a matter of days it has used the expertise it gained from years of custom sheet metal fabricating to retool itself into a key supplier of rapid deployment medical beds to the Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Chicago. How they did so is yet another example of how a combination of ingenuity and determination in the face of adversity is helping to fuel our nation’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.
- Display the products at an ideal level to encourage Pavilion visitors to view and touch the samples
- Ability to ship the display tables nearly flat, easily assemble onsite, disassemble at the end of the event, and reuse for the next several years
- Enhance the design of the tables so they are as appealing as the samples they are holding
- Securely hold up to 300 lbs of weight per table
Engineering & Project ManagementOnce we had determined the requirements for the 2018 NeoCon display tables, our design team, engineering department, estimators, and project management team collaborated to bring the tables to life.
- Design Team - Created the overall design of the display tables choosing a cubist end panel facade for a unique visual break
- Engineering - Focused on the structural requirements of each table to ensure functionality and stability.
- Project Management - Ensured the tables were made to the precise specifications and then packaged and shipped to arrive at Neocon 2018 on-time and in perfect condition
The end result was a reusable, yet appealing, display table that was able to show a large number of samples at an optimal height. Accurate has the ability to custom manufacture a display that fits your requirements, like a point-of-purchase display, merchandiser, or retail fixture. Come to us with just a concept or a fully developed product. We can work with you at any stage.
On February 23th 2018, Accurate Perforating & Accurate Metal Fabricating received certifications of conformity to ISO 9001:2015 from American Systems Registrar, LLC (ASR) of Wyoming, Mich. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO)’s recognized management standard confirms that Accurate’s perforating and metal fabricating facilities have established a quality management system that is in conformance with the International Quality System Standard for the processing of perforated metal and precision fabricated sheet metal.
A Magazine’s Interior Design Contest, One Student’s Vision, & Three Companies’ Teamwork:
How Accurate Perforating collaborated with several other parties to bring an aspiring student’s design concepts to life.
When Savanah began to develop her concept for the contest, she considered the volume of people that attend NeoCon and the issues that can occur with overcrowding of spaces. Colestock explained, “My main focus was really good circulation and to offer a space that is open and airy”. The layout features meeting spaces, via tall circular tables to facilitate discussions about the materials in the pavilion, and provide an area of rest while navigating the massive show.
Together with our custom perforating facility, we offer a full range of metal customization and fabrication capabilities that bring your design to reality. Our abilities range from forming and laser-cutting to punching and welding. We have processes in place to ensure on-time deliveries and cost effective pricing while maintaining specified quality requirements. Our production processes are expandable and flexible, with modern equipment and an experienced, caring staff who are ready to meet your needs, whatever they may be.
Want to save time, money and the environment? Want to receive important order information automatically? Or support our Green Initiative by reducing the use of printed materials and carbon footprint through eliminating transportation of the documents? Well, now you can. Through enhanced electronic documentation from Accurate Metal Fabricating, your company can receive all of the following documents electronically and directly to the appropriate contact within your organization.
In a recent article in Crain’s Chicago Business online, How Illinois can join manufacturing’s comeback Illinois is identified as #25 of all states in manufacturing efficiency when you consider; cost of capital, energy, labor and materials in the calculation. Located near the center of the country with access to an exceptional network of transportation options including rail, air, truck, and barge on both the great lakes and river systems give Illinois a strong platform to build on.