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One Machine-shop Owner Who Is Paying It Forward

By Bob Buist | April 30, 2017

In the beginning of April Bob Buist attended the JobBOSS conference in San Diego, where he heard speaker Titan Gilroy talk about his experiences owning a CNC machine shop in Northern California. Gilroy’s story is unique. On the one hand he was an entrepreneur’s story: he started his own business in 2005 and now employees …

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Notes from the FMA Conference

By Bob Buist | March 25, 2017

In the beginning of March I attended the 2017 Fabricators and Manufacturers Association Conference in New Orleans. This is a great annual opportunity to meet with other people in the industry and discuss current conditions and upcoming challenges for fabricators and manufacturers. I attended a number of round-table discussions from various fabrication machine builders and …

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Network with D+M Metal Products at March’s FMA Annual Meeting

By Bob Buist | February 11, 2017

D+M Metal Products’ Bob Buist will be attending the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl.® (FMA) annual meeting in New Orleans on March 8-10, 2017. This year taking the opportunity to talk with other people in the industry will be especially helpful because the rapidly changing political landscape will have ramifications for the economy and for …

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D+M METAL PRODUCTS CONTINUES INVESTMENT

By Bob Buist | May 29, 2012

In 1981 D+M purchased its first CNC turret press, since that time we’ve continued to add and update our turret press capacity.  Recently we added a new LVD V30 turret press to replace one of our aging Pega machines.  The increase in sheet size and speed improves our capacity without increasing the floor space required.  …

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D+M INVESTS IN ROBOTIC WELDING

By Bob Buist | May 9, 2011

D+M METAL PRODUCTS ADDS CAPACITY WITH LINCOLN SYSTEM 10 ROBOTIC WELDING CELL For over 30 years, one of D+M Metal Products strengths has been its welding department.  Since the first robotic welder purchased in 1984 our expertise in robotic welding has grown.   D+M’s robotic welding personnel are well equipped to weld stainless, aluminum and carbon steel …

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D+M Invests in New Laser Technology

By Bob Buist | October 4, 2010

D+M METAL PRODUCTS CONTINUES INVESTMENT IN LASER TECHNOLOGY A critical part of D+M Metal Products long term strategy is to continue to upgrade and replace their equipment to provide additional capacity, reliability and increased value for their customers.  As part of that commitment D+M has recently purchased a new Amada Gemini laser.  This laser investment …

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D+M Metal Products has earned the Los Angeles City Fabricator License

By Bob Buist | July 20, 2010

D+M Metal Products has earned the Los Angeles City Fabricator License (view our certificate).  The license, which has been awarded to a limited number of fabricators certifies that D+M has met the high standards of quality control the are established by the City of Los Angeles.  This license specifically applies to specialty racks, store fixtures, …

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D+M Invests in a Website Redesign

By Bob Buist | February 22, 2010

As part of their mission to develop and use their talents and resources to provide superior products and services, D+M Metal Products recently went through a website redesign. Along with a more modern design, the new site offers a better look at what D+M can do. Rather than just tell potential customers their capabilities, D+M …

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