Fabrication http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7349/more en Rooftop solar: Estes, Dynamic Energy complete PA project http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/rooftop-solar-estes-dynamic-energy-complete-pa-project <div class="node-body article-body">Estes Express Lines and Dynamic Energy, a turnkey solar project developer, have completed a 688 kW solar project on the roof of Estes' terminal in West Middlesex, PA. The system is expected to produce 777,400 kilowatt hours of power each year, which will offset 56% of the West Middlesex terminal's annual consumption.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/rooftop-solar-estes-dynamic-energy-complete-pa-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/rooftop-solar-estes-dynamic-energy-complete-pa-project#comments Fabrication News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:22:00 +0000 62691 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Earthwise Plastics eyes future, expands in Indiana http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/earthwise-plastics-eyes-future-expands-indiana <div class="node-body article-body">Earthwise Plastics Inc., a leading provider of HDPE Scuff liner for the transportation industry, has invested $4.5 million to buy and renovate a 189,000 square foot facility in Gas City, IN.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/earthwise-plastics-eyes-future-expands-indiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/earthwise-plastics-eyes-future-expands-indiana#comments Trailers Fabrication News Tue, 13 Jun 2017 20:44:00 +0000 62561 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com STEMCO to open its first 'Friction Factory' http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/stemco-open-its-first-friction-factory <div class="field-deck"> CV supplier expands facility for making brake products </div> <div class="node-body article-body">STEMCO will open its “Friction Factory,” next month, the commercial vehicle supplier reports. STEMCO’s first friction production plant is designed to manufacture brake shoes and friction components for medium- and heavy-duty truck and bus applications.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/stemco-open-its-first-friction-factory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/stemco-open-its-first-friction-factory#comments Equipment & Parts Fabrication News Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:58:00 +0000 62521 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com STEMCO Manufacturing technology orders jump in March http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/manufacturing-technology-orders-jump-march <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Manufacturing technology orders continued to make gains in March, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT &ndash; The Association For Manufacturing Technology.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/manufacturing-technology-orders-jump-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/manufacturing-technology-orders-jump-march#comments Fabrication Market Stats News Mon, 08 May 2017 15:22:00 +0000 61711 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Lincoln Electric Sets 2017 Training Seminar and Workshop Schedule http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/lincoln-electric-sets-2017-training-seminar-and-workshop-schedule <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Welders and welding educators alike can take advantage of single- and multi-day training courses offered through <a href="http://www.lincolnelectric.com/en-us/Pages/default.aspx?utm_source=pr_falls&amp;utm_medium=link&amp;utm_campaign=lincoln_electric">Lincoln Electric&rsquo;s </a>Welding School and Technical Training department. Hosted at the company&rsquo;s Cleveland headquarters, a diverse selection of educational and professional development seminars and workshops designed for welding educators will be offered throughout 2017.<br /> &nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/lincoln-electric-sets-2017-training-seminar-and-workshop-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/lincoln-electric-sets-2017-training-seminar-and-workshop-schedule#comments Fabrication News Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:32:00 +0000 60601 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com How to work alongside a robot http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/how-work-alongside-robot <div class="field-deck"> Some robots are designed to work with you, rather than in place of you. Here’s how to get along </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are some reasons to take a close look at why installing an industrial robot to take over grimy or monotonous work may not always be the answer. </div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/how-work-alongside-robot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/how-work-alongside-robot#comments Fabrication Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:28:00 +0000 60131 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com ABCs of gas metal arc welding http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/abcs-gas-metal-arc-welding <div class="field-deck"> News from NATM workshop </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Listing the advantages of gas metal arc welding, selecting the right shielding gas, determining correct wire size, feed speed, and impact on voltage</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/abcs-gas-metal-arc-welding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/abcs-gas-metal-arc-welding#comments Trailer Output Trailers Fabrication Thu, 02 Feb 2017 19:35:00 +0000 59381 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Fabtech http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabtech-0 <div class="field-content-source"> <span>Content Source:&nbsp;</span> <a href="/trailerbody-builders">Trailer/Body Builders</a> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body"><p>Truck body and trailer manufacturers constantly search for a competitive edge.&nbsp; One way to gain that edge is by keeping abreast of the latest in manufacturing technology.&nbsp; We walk each aisle of this sprawling exhibition in search of machine tools and manufacturing services that help our readers reduce costs and improve product quality.&nbsp; You can review our <strong>Fabtech</strong> coverage by clicking below.&nbsp;</p> <p>We have compiled an archive of past expos. In addition, past photo galleries can be accessed.</p> <p>Click on the links below.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabtech-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fabrication Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:14:00 +0000 52731 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Photos: Fabtech 2016 highlights http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/photos-fabtech-2016-highlights <div class="node-body gallery-body">Product highlights of FABTECH 2016, North America’s largest collaboration of technology, equipment and knowledge in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/photos-fabtech-2016-highlights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/photos-fabtech-2016-highlights#comments Fabrication Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:05:00 +0000 58611 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com How to build tomorrow’s products http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/how-build-tomorrow-s-products <div class="field-deck"> December 2016 editorial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How will truck body and trailer manufacturing change in the coming years? We address that three ways</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/how-build-tomorrow-s-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/how-build-tomorrow-s-products#comments Trailer Output Truck Bodies Fabrication Thu, 05 Jan 2017 21:30:00 +0000 58591 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com