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.

 

 

 

Custom Material Handling Products and Solutions

Noble Industries specializes in custom material handling solutions.  Whether your needs are for aluminum skids for heavy duty cargo moving across the country on a light weight aluminum skid or for custom metal carts, Noble Industries can handle the job on time and within your budget.

One of our more recent projects consisted of us fabricating 38″ X 38″ aluminum skids from 6061-T6 aluminum plate 0.375 thick.

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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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Sheet Metal Terminology – Part 1

In November we posted an article about Ordinary Metal Fabrication Methods.  To continue to inform our audience about metal fabrication methods, some terminology should be explained.

Sheet Metal Terminology – Part 1

Roll forming is a constant bending process in which sheet metal, coil, bar or strips of metal pass through rolls that form the metal.  This process is most efficient in large production runs.  Small production of roll formed parts can be done but it is a manual process where tight tolerances are difficult to obtain.

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