A Legacy of Metalworking Turning sideways in his office chair, Jim Keech gestured to a row of photos hanging behind his desk. That was his answer when asked about the types of metal fabrication projects he’d been involved with over the years. Each image portrayed a massive piece of equipment performing a behemoth task. It […]
Filling a Need in Tube Laser Cutting Brad Kalmar had been working in the machine tool and metal fabrication industry in northern Utah and observed that there were quite a few shops in the area that offered thermal cutting services—provided their customer base only needed flat metal cut, such as sheet metal and plate metal. […]
ecialty Metal Fabricators LLC is a custom metal fabrication facility that has been operating in Portland, Oregon, since May of 2000. Founder Doug Metz, a veteran sheet metal worker for the last 38 years, had a vision for an architectural job shop to do work on high-end buildings and he built his business from the ground up to become just that. Starting with just three employees, Doug’s team currently consists of two dozen individuals, from artisans to support staff. They bought their current building in 2009 to keep up with their continuing growth.