Metal Fabrication from a shipping department perspective

Handling multiple metal fabrication projects at one time can be a challenge to many metal fabrication companies but at Noble Industries it is something we do well every day.  As I watched trucks come and go from our facility this week, I decided to look past HRPO .25 X 60 X 120 sheets, or 7 gauge A36 material, tube being cut and formed or parts just sent into our facility for powder coating and look at what shipped out of the building.  I didn’t want to look at Purchase Orders, Production Schedules, Quotes or Job specific information.  I was interested in parts shipped to what industries and how much each shipment weighed.   It was surprising to see the diversity and the locations we shipped to in just a 3 day time period.   To give you some insight, here are just a few of the items that were shipped from our facility in Noblesville, Indiana on October 29 – 31, 2012 and the weight of metal parts fabricated in that 3 day time frame.

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