Metal Fabrication

Demand for metal products is projected to maintain a steady growth path throughout the decade, rendering metal fabrication among the most stable industrial manufacturing markets. Many sectors that the industry supplies to are undergoing rapid development and expansion. These particularly include the automotive industry, aerospace and defense, and commercial construction. Metal fabricators are facing new challenges as increasing production capacities are met with a growing demand for more customization, stricter tolerance testing, and compliance. There are a number of emerging innovations set to reshape many facets of metal fabrication in the coming years.

Foremost trends in metal fabrication

  • 3D-Printing is becoming a mainstay technology for metal fabrication, used for prototyping, powdered metal laser printing, etc.
  • Robotics are being widely incorporated to increase efficiencies and precision, and decrease risks associated with labor shortages.
  • Digitization is driving a move toward high-tech manufacturing solutions like high-precision digital sensors and data-based decision making.
  • Automation is speeding up the manufacturing process, decreasing repetitive stress injuries, and driving worker competencies.

Stay organized with MRPeasy

Flexibility and efficiency in the manufacturing process are key for ensuring a competitive edge whether your company specializes in steel, aluminum, or other metals; works with sheet metal or raw material conversion; or uses cutting, stamping, folding, shearing, machining, welding, or other fabrication processes.

MRPeasy is a powerful production and inventory management solution designed with metal fabrication in mind. It accommodates even the most demanding manufacturing operation requirements while being easy to use and implement. MRPeasy is an ideal companion for both discrete as well as process manufacturers and can be set up to handle either MTS push or MTO/ETO pull-configurations.

  • Manage capacity requirements, the supply chain, inventories, and shop floor operations with a high degree of control.
  • Automatically switch between UoM to meet customer specifications and limit material waste.
  • Seamlessly compile accurate and up to date quotes and estimates.
  • Snuff out redundancies and bottlenecks with sophisticated production planning and scheduling tools.
  • Effortlessly drag and drop work orders, group workstations, and assign labor or equipment maintenance.
  • Compile complex Bill of Materials (BOM) including built-in multi-level and matrix BOM functions.
  • Utilize full end-to-end traceability with advanced order and component tracking.
  • And much more.

Bring your metal fabrication plant to a modern level of efficiency. Start your free MRPeasy trial today!

Success stories

Duragrind

Duragrind from Illinois, USA, produces grinder wear parts for wood waste and asphalt shingle recycling.

Duragrind uses MRPeasy in connection with QuickBooks as a full ERP/MRP solution.

Garock

Garock is an Australian manufacturer and supplier of ground support products for the mining and civil industries.

Garock uses MRPeasy as a full-size ERP/MRP and CRM system.

Wrate-Engineering

A Wrate Engineering

A Wrate Engineering is a precision engineering company from London, UK. The company specializes in manufacturing components mostly for the aircraft and renewable energy industries.

A Wrate Engineering uses MRPeasy as a full manufacturing ERP system.

Implementation Case Study.

Integrated Manufacturing Software for Business Growth

  • Production Planning

    Benefit from accurate automatic planning and a realistic production schedule. Reschedule dynamically by dragging & dropping manufacturing orders and operations in the calendar or Gantt chart.

  • Stock

    Inventory management, stock movements, batch and serial number tracking. Set and optimize stock levels and avoid stock-outs. Maintain a clear history of your stock operations.

  • CRM (Sales Management)

    It takes just a few clicks to calculate the product cost and best delivery time. Send quotations and invoices, prepare shipments, dispatch confirmed customer orders to your production team, and track the end-to-end sales process from quotation to delivery using a simple pipeline view.

  • Team

    Simple environment for line workers to view tasks on a PC or a mobile device. Real-time shop floor reporting, and a real-time overview of the demand and availability of human resources.

  • Purchasing

    Manage purchases and raise pre-filled purchase orders with a single click. Vendors, pricing, lead times - it’s all there. Manage your supply chain using accurate statistics and forecast your procurement needs.

  • Accounting

    Enjoy clear visibility of your business performance. Monitor your cash flow, balance sheet and profit/loss in real time. Understand the profitability of the business, and much more.

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