Metal Fabrication

Noble Industries Expands Indiana Facility

Noble Industries Expands Indiana Facility

Noble Industries is a superior metal fabricator with headquarters in Noblesville, Indiana.  The current sheet metal fabrication facility in Noblesville is 70,000 square feet.  The expansion will add 60,000 square feet of metal fabrication operation space and 14,000 square feet of new corporate office space.  With the expansion, Noble Industries management group met to discuss equipment layout and the flow of metal parts through the new and existing facility.

Incorporated in 1970, Noble Industries is a full service metal fabrication company.   Sheet metal fabrication equipment includes CNC laser cutting, Panel bending, punch presses, brake presses, welding which includes MIG, TIG, Resistance welding and robotic welding.  Secondary equipment includes deburr and finishing services PEM Sert machines, corner forming, powder coating and much more.   The company employs 65 full-time employees and 20 temporary staff.  WIth the expansion, Noble Industries is expected to grow by 15% in 2017 and 20% in 2018.

 

 

The 5 Non-Negotiable Disciplines of a High Achiever

Daily interruptions are inevitable. Acting on a fear of missing out, we allow the beeps, dings and vibrations to interject, to assure us that we’re connected, and subconsciously we tell ourselves that that constant connection has no impact on the amount of work we can accomplish. But, in reality, we’re so bombarded with outside noise, it becomes almost impossible to avoid—and our productivity suffers because of it. –  There are 5 Non-Negotiable Disciplines of a High Achiever

The 5 Non-Negotiable Disciplines of a High Achiever.

 

 

Employment Job Fair

Noble Industries is growing!  We are in need of additional manufacturing teammates.   No experience necessary for some positions.  Growth opportunities are available to those with a good work ethic and a willingness to learn.    A job fair at our headquarters at 3333 E. Conner Street, Noblesville, Indiana is scheduled for Friday April 15, 2016.  Hours of the job fair are 12:00 – 4:00.

For the current jobs you can visit http://www.nobleindustries.com/employment or find job descriptions on ziprecruiter.com.

 

 

 

Managing a Metal Fabrication Job Shop during the busy months of the year

A metal fabrication job shop has to manage the ups and downs in the market.  It is a balance beam at 50,000 feet!  Jobs shops have regular customers but most all of those regular customers are unwilling to take product until they need it.  This can wreak havoc on a job shop schedule.

A month at a glance in a metal fabrication job shop might show capacity on many machines one day and be completely over capacity the next day.  To stay profitable the fabrication staff and engineering office is staffed for regular production.  The stress to management and employees alike comes from the inability to predict customer demand.  What looks like a regular production without overtime, can change at a moment’s notice with 2 or 3 large customers needing parts at the same time.

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Powder Coating – Part 2

Last spring we posted an article about powder coating and corrosion control.  We discussed the introduction of powder coating in the 1960’s and that powder coating is now the preferred solution for metal.  There are size constraints that make metal powder coating unworkable for large welded assemblies but otherwise the best corrosion coverage is to powder coat your metal parts.  The powders available over the last twenty years

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