A Fly On The Wall View Into The Life Of A Metal Fabricator

A Fly On The Wall View Into The Life Of A Metal Fabricator

  • 05 May Off

It’s fair to say that the life of a metal fabrication shop and the people who work in it is never dull. It can get bombarded with a multitude of orders from a wide variety of customers at any given moment, with jobs ranging in both size and complexity. The difficult part for any fabrication workshop is managing those orders while sticking to schedules. What’s even more difficult is predicting exactly when these busy times will occur. At Metro Steel, from our experience they often happen when you least expect them and for this reason we always aim to be that one step ahead and try to plan for the worst situations, in the event that when they do, we’re ready.

The busy periods

The busiest time for a metal fabrication business such as ours can depend on a number of factors. These include:

1. The market our customers are in (whether that’s the construction industry, bespoke pieces, kitchen fitting etc) and what that particular market is doing.
2. The effects on the economy by government interaction or a lack thereof. For example a new government initiative which creates an economic boom, or a recession which creates an increased demand for cheaper recycled steel can have a dramatic effect on free samples cialis online our business at the drop of a hat.
and finally…….

3. The type of businesses in our area

Now we know that we have no control over certain aspects, but it is possible to try and predict what individual markets are doing so that we can plan ahead. Do we always get it right? No, but we know from experience that by forward planning, speaking to our customers on a regular basis, and having one eye on the global economy we strive to constantly maintain the highest levels of service to all our customers, both old and new.

So what are the type of products we get orders for?

This is the great thing about this job, you just never know what you’re going to be making next. It might be a bespoke commercial kitchen for a new restaurant, a mezzanine floor for a warehouse that’s bursting at the seams, a bespoke stair rail for a large residence, or privacy screens for a residential home. Whatever the scale and size of the job in hand, we make sure that we get the job done right.

The metal fabrication industry certainly isn’t easy but the sense of satisfaction you get when you create an item from scratch that your customer is over the moon with, makes it all worthwhile.

If you’re looking for an experienced metal fabricator in the Deception Bay area of Brisbane then you’ve come to the right place. At Metro Steel we work closely with you to ensure that your project is done on time, to your exacting specifications and, on budget. Contact us today on 07 3204 1000 and let us give you a competitive quote.

 


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