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Which Methods Are Best For Forming Sheet Metal?

September 30th, 2021 by

From home construction and manufacturing to automobiles and machinery, there’s no shortage of industries that rely on sheet metal to create products. Distinguishable by its thin, flat shape, sheet metal is widely coveted due to its durability, versatility, and low material costs. Manufacturers can make it from a variety of different metals — these are typically types of steel, such as:

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New Logo, The Same Reliable PennFab

July 27th, 2021 by

When it comes to building a brand that your customers can trust, you want a logo that represents everything you offer them. The logo remains the first thing they think of when they remember your company and what you have done for them. Having a recognizable logo that is equal parts memorable and evokes trust can only benefit your business in the long run. 

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Improving American Infrastructure Through PennFab’s Manufacturing Capabilities

May 25th, 2021 by

Whether it’s the roads we drive on, the bridges goods travel across, or the railroad tracks that have transported goods for hundreds of years, American infrastructure has relied on steelwork and fabrication for generations. Having expertly engineered metal enabled America to expand and grow across the country in the early days of our nation. As time moved on, the nation’s infrastructure needs continuously evolving, and across the board, America hasn’t done the best job of keeping up with these changing requirements. As American infrastructure struggles to catch up and improve, having the right steel fabricator working with you on infrastructure projects remains vital to your project’s success. PennFab, Inc aims to be that partner through our robust manufacturing capabilities. (more…)

What Goes Into Making Your Project a Reality?

May 6th, 2021 by

For any steel working project, much has to go right to bring the job to completion on time and budget. Knowing the overall design, what materials you need, what equipment will work best, and ensuring the correct safety protocols are in place to make your vision a reality. You want to ensure that every aspect of your project meets the high standards you put forth and have come to expect. By partnering with PennFab, you rest assured that our team offers the best in engineering, fabrication, equipment, and safety in the region! We can help take these seemingly different disciplines and allow them to work together seamlessly for the betterment of your project! (more…)

How Our Facilities Can Bring Your Projects to Life

April 2nd, 2021 by

When you have a big project that needs to be completed, you want to ensure that the team you have working on it can handle its scope. A team with experience with larger scale projects can handle the big infrastructure and fabrication projects that help keep the world moving forward without interruption. With the help of PennFab, Inc., you get the experience and facilities to make your project a reality as well!

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What is the Difference Between DFM and DFA?

March 1st, 2021 by

When you begin a manufacturing design project, you want to ensure that you have every part of the process laid out and ready to go. Part of this is deciding upon a methodology for your designs and where to place your energies’ overall focus. Are you trying to reduce your operations’ complexity and the cost of the raw materials and future production? Or are you trying to streamline the assembly processes involved? Whichever path you choose, you’ll have to apply either design for manufacturing or design for assembly methodologies for your upcoming project. But what are the actual differences between the two methods, and does one rank more favorably than the other?

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Why Automation Can’t Replace Human Jobs in Manufacturing

January 27th, 2021 by

Automation continues to grow in popularity throughout the manufacturing industry. The use of automation technology offers many benefits, such as improving productivity and reducing costs. However, automation technology will never be able to completely replace human jobs in manufacturing due to a variety of reasons.

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What Precautions are Necessary for Metal Fabrication?

December 21st, 2020 by
Close up of sheet metal fabrication

For companies that specialize in metal fabrication, your team’s safety should be the number one priority. Metal fabricators deal with extreme temperatures, sharp tools, precise movements, and additional factors, resulting in a potentially hazardous work environment without proper safety measures in place. But what are some of the distinct factors that you should take into consideration when designing safety protocols? 

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4 Reasons to Choose PennFab for Netting Pole Fabrication

May 7th, 2018 by

When you take on a contracting job for a golf course or driving range, there is a nearly insurmountable amount of things to take into consideration. Between course design, zoning requirements, and the actual construction of the course, you need to be able to rely on the equipment you’re using. At PennFab, we hope to give you one less thing to worry about by fabricating the best barrier netting poles possible. As one of the best steel fabrication companies in Philadelphia, we take pride in all of the work that we do — making sure to provide only the highest quality netting poles on the market today.

What makes PennFab different? It could be our commitment to quality, our family-oriented company values, or our long list of certifications and completed products; We like to think it’s a combination of all three!

When you choose PennFab to fabricate netting poles for your golf course or driving range contracting job, you choose quality. Here are four of the most notable reasons to choose us for all netting pole fabrication needs:

Custom Size Options

Understanding that golf courses are, by nature, all different sizes and shapes, PennFab offers options for pole size that caters to the exact specifications of the job at hand. Whether you need a universal length and width or a variation of different sizes, our experienced team can make it happen with the same amount of care and precision that goes into every project we take on.

Calculated Wind Resistance

When installing netting poles to line the road or area surrounding a golf course, you require the assurance that they will stand firm amongst the worst conditions mother nature decides to throw your way. At PennFab, our netting poles are designed specifically to perform under extreme conditions such as intense wind so you can feel confident that your work on the course will remain intact.

Maximized Life-Expectancy

At PennFab, we utilize only the best materials for all fabrication projects to ensure the durability required for optimal functioning. All netting poles fabricated by our team are designed to maximize the lifespan of netting barriers, helping contractors and their customers feel more confident in the longevity of the projects they complete.

Enhanced Appearance

All of the netting poles fabricated by our team at PennFab are designed to have an appearance that helps them blend into the scenery of a golf course. Using unwavering attention to detail, we can fabricate netting poles that not only perform their function but look great while doing so.

Whether your contracting project requires netting poles, temporary platforms, or catenary structures in the Delaware, Philadelphia, or Bucks County, PennFab is the fabrication company to trust. We have spent more than three decades providing the framework for many of the tri-state area’s largest projects. Contact us today to see the difference that Pennsylvania’s best fabrication company can make!

8 Advantages of Working For a Family-Owned Company

May 7th, 2018 by

Family at construction site

When a business has been founded, owned, or operated within a single-family dynamic, it is a badge of honor. Not only does it provide a strong backstory for your business, but it tells customers that you don’t subscribe to the usual traits of corporate America. In other words, while the business world is often perceived as cold and calculated, family-owned businesses emphasize a company culture founded on the nurturing qualities of family life. (more…)