Are you competing at your very best?
How do you know where you stand compared to your peers and if you’re competing at the level you could be? As a business owner or manager responsible for delivering quality to your customers while managing your bottom line, you have to consider all of the variables. Is your process as efficient as it could be? Are you producing the quality that your customers expect? Is there an opportunity to produce more and spend less on welding costs? Answering these questions with certainty will help you ensure your operation continues to succeed by assuring your customers receive a quality product while controlling your production costs.
What are your challenges?
Develop a continuous improvement plan that generates savings
Our team of Advanced Fabrication experts is focused on helping you compete in the marketplace. With that mind, we’ve studied more than 2,500 welding operations and developed Unlocking the Hidden Cost of Welding (UHCW) — a comprehensive, systematic program for monitoring and continuous improvement designed to ensure you stay competitive. From start to finish, we’ll work with you to develop and implement a plan for quality assurance that generates sustainable savings for your business. In addition, we help you remain focused on your goals with a digital monitoring tool that allows you to track your progress over time.
Hear from one of our experts
As a metal fabricator, you are likely struggling to find experienced welders and might be contemplating investment in automation.
Eric Klein, PE, Vice President, Business Development — Industrial Markets
“As a metal fabricator, you are likely struggling to find experienced welders and might be contemplating investment in automation. Before you do, consider enrolling in the Unlocking the Hidden Cost of Welding program to determine if you can increase productivity without capital investment.”
Reduce waste and increase productivity 20–40% with little or no capital investment
Explore each gear (below) to discover how we can help you become more competitive.
Resources to keep you ahead
Compete in the Metal Fabrication Industry
Learn more about the tools we offer to help you compete, including systematic savings programs and the expertise of our Advanced Fabrication experts.
Welding to Compete
How often are you benchmarking your performance against your competitors and evaluating the areas where you can improve? Our expert talks to Welding Productivity about taking a closer look at the issues affecting your bottom line.
Benchmarking Your Welding Fabrication Costs
Watch our experts explain how we can help you benchmark your welding fabrication costs and gain an understanding of how you compare to industry averages. And you’ll get a preview of our digital dashboard that helps you track your performance.
Four Signs Your Welding Operation Has Room for Improvement
Sometimes minor details can be overlooked. Check out four signs that our expert says could indicate you’re missing a larger problem that’s having a huge impact on your performance.