Opting for the right metal fabricator for a project is the first and the most critical decision one needs to take. This is because your metal fabricator is going to be your partner till the completion of your project. Project could be an entire complex, a building in it or even just a home in it. So better find yourself a vendor who is ready for feedback and one you can trust. Do not worry,here are some fundamental parameters which will help you judge the right Metal Fabricator for you.

Experience:
Experience or Maturity of Business is the ultimate parameter for trust and confidence in a Metal Fabrication vendor. A Metal Fabricator with experience in your type/similar type of work will help you avoid the glitches which can save you some time, efforts and money as well. The correct vendor will not allow you to fall prey to unrealistic expectations when it comes to design and functionality. These metal fabrication owners, throughout their years of experience have learnt the art of making strategic decisions about your products look and feel.

Fabrication capabilities:
The Metal Fabricator you’re looking for need not be the best or the largest in tow in order to take your project towards completion. All he needs is the capabilities to meet your demands and also handle tactfully specific challenges that hinder project scope. The next thing that would confuse you is, how? How do I evaluate if the vendor has the capabilities? These are few parameters you could judge, First being – Design Capabilities. Can he work with drawings? Electronic or hard copy. Can he design projects from the grass root level? i.e. base to top. Second being Materials Capabilities. Can he work around with sufficient range of metals, thickness, sizes,etc? Third being Production Capabilities. This would involve the procedure of fabrication i.e.cutting, assembling, welding, fastening, metal blasting or painting, etc. The last one being the most important judgement factor, Installation Capabilities. Some Metal Fabricators manufacture the materials for you but do not support you in the fitting or the installation process. A vendor is perfect if he has the capability to design, understand your needs, completes deliverables in the decided time frame and lastly, supports you with the Grand Finale called installation.

Personally invested:
You must look for a fabricator who is personally inclined to your success. A fabricator who has seen your products/agency evolve and recommended product alterations will be able to cater to your unique fabrication needs.

Innovative:
Adapting an innovative approach to new projects sets you apart as a value driven fabricator from the others. Your metal fabricator should be continuously innovating whether you need just consultation or a new product development or even a full metal fabrication project. The fabricator should also timely evaluate the products functionality and structural integrity.

Cost – conscious:
You must partner with an organisation who adopts a proactive cost conscious approach. Scope creep is a common occurrence for metal fabrication products. This happens when a project’s requirements tend to increase over a project lifecycle, e.g. what once started out as a single deliverable becomes five. There are some pointers you can keep in mind while you are judging your metal fabricator for his cost-consciousness. Understand if he works with realistic industry standard pricing. Does he have industry influence when it comes to material purchasing? Does he work around clients budgets? Proposes proactively the best budgeted method of project completion?

At IronTech Metal Fabricators, Mumbai we continuously strive to excel at the projects we take up and take it through successful completion. We Manufacture exclusive fabrications of stainless steel, mild steel, aluminium and sandstone interior works as well as exterior related products. We specialise in manufacturing and installation of Aluminum Windows, Stainless steel and glass railings and Wrought Iron Gates and fences.

A glimpse of our work awaits you, as we strongly believe in the saying, “Seeing is believing.”

Reference:

http://www.southernmetalfab.com/blog/five-fundamentals-for-choosing-a-custom-metal-fabricator/