5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Steel Fabrication Company

If you’re looking at hiring a steel fabrication company, you need to consider multiple issues. We’re going to give you a few pointers to help you decide which company to hire.

The Five Critical Considerations

The major considerations for engaging a steel fabrication company can be quite complex. These are the absolute fundamentals:

  1. Proven expertise: Depending on the task, you need a steel fabrication company with a good track record in that specific type of metal fabrication. The company you hire should be able to prove its ability to do the job and also be able to provide convincing quality standards regarding their work. Proof should include related work in similar fabrications and examples of this work.
  1. Precision engineering capabilities: This requirement is an instant decision-maker. The best steel fabrication companies can deliver excellent precision work. “Precision engineering” isn’t just an expression; it also relates to high levels of expertise. Most people don’t know that precision engineering is also based on high-quality materials and standards of workmanship. A company which can demonstrate expertise in precision engineering at a high level is naturally a superior choice for your project.
  1. Capacity: The fact is that some companies take on more work than they can actually handle. A company with a track record of low-volume jobs is unlikely to be able to deliver high volume capacity. This type of company shouldn’t be ruled out entirely on this issue alone, but they will need to prove to you that they are able to deliver at the scale required. The usual best choice is a company with a clear capacity to deliver scalable volumes.
  1. Product quality: Product quality is not only evidence of expertise. It is also evidence of commercial and professional standards. A company which routinely produces high-quality products is an obvious choice; you can, therefore, rule out any company which does average quality work. In particular, be aware that when it comes to steel, cheap is never better.
  1. Technology: Modern steel fabrication is based on a range of high-end capabilities, notably in 3D modelling and 3D metal design. In this case, the choice is easy. A company with the latest 3D modelling and metal design capabilities will deliver high-quality products, with appropriate engineering metrics and all the other essentials of modern engineering.

Looking for a Steel Fabrication Company in Western Australia?

Trufab Engineering offers high precision steel fabrication services across a range of industries including mining, agriculture, and the manufacturing sector. For more information about our services, call us on 08 9455 1377. Speak directly to our steel fabrication experts about your needs, quality standards, and the latest 3D modelling services we provide.

You can also contact us online and tell us what you need. One of our representatives will be in contact with you as soon as possible.