Bigger. Stronger. Faster.
These are the classic terms associated with boosting productivity in manufacturing and metal fabrication.
But what about smarter? As in working smarter, buying smarter and consuming smarter?
In manufacturing and metal fab, Airgas is an experienced productivity partner that advises customers on improving processes and implementing best practices across their entire organization—including welding, procurements, inventory management and safety.
Take a smarter approach
We’re rather efficient when it comes to showing companies like yours how to optimize productivity.
As a leading single source for all things gases, welding and safety, we’ll help you address a broad range of productivity challenges, including:
- Stabilizing costs
- Eliminating waste
- Reducing rework
Whether you have manual welding stations or automated systems, we can help you improve performance by leveraging our process analysis and training. Our experience and inventory management systems will help you consume less by quantifying your welding cost.
Maximize investments in equipment, personnel and inventory without increasing overhead. Team with a productivity partner that knows how to get it done.
Make the most of it with Airgas
It’s the constant ROI endeavor: making the most of your people, resources and equipment. And when done right, it meshes perfectly with the constant pressure to win in an extremely competitive business.
Manufacturing or metal fabrication, manual or automated, making every facet of your process count drives productivity and profits. With help from our Advanced Fabrication Team, you can gain insight that only comes from comprehensive data and expert analysis.
Take a closer look
Get an unparalleled look into your operation with the Airgas Welding Efficiency Analysis, including:
- Measure current processes
- Identify areas for improvement
- Plan and prioritize projects
- Track progress and compare results
Avoid the costs and frustrations of trial and error. Our database of more than 1800 welding studies lets you see how you compare to other firms. “Train-the-trainer” programs promote an environment of continual improvement.
Increase output, quality and consistency while reducing consumption, waste and rework. Put our analytical tools and support to work for you, including:
- Automation consultation and analysis
- Welding and cutting machine selection, installation and retrofit
- Service, warranty and calibration
- Safety surveys
- Weld process training
Shine a light on the dark corners of your welding process to discover where you can maximize capacity and minimize loss.
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