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10 Skills a Metal Fabrication Company Needs

Midwest Stairs & Iron nationally services the commercial construction industry with miscellaneous metal fabrication. When you need a supporting role of metal fabrication, from steel to aluminum to stainless steel fabrication, whether it be as small as lintels, or as large as a 40-story steel stair, expertise is standing by.

Here are 10 skills a metal fabricator needs in the commercial construction industry:

  1. Quote with 99.9% accuracy the first time to eliminate unnecessary change orders.
  2. Be flexible when schedules change.
  3. Understand the flow and intricacies of other trades to keep the schedule moving.
  4. Forethought to metal fabrication and installation before arrival to job site.
  5. Be able to hunt and peck drawings and find the unobvious, yet obviously needed.
  6. Understand prefabrication work upfront saves expensive field labor time.
  7. Know install techniques to save budget and address job site limitations.
  8. Ability to make project suggestions based on project goals such as low maintenance, ultimate safety, space availability, strict budget, or timelines.
  9. Stress the end result before you do.
  10. Think safety first over margins.
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Steel Stairs

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Architectural Miscellaneous Metals

A category of miscellaneous metal ranging from bollards to canopies to lintels.
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Metal Railing Systems

All types in steel or aluminum, with options of glass, acrylic, powder coating, and anything else you can think of.

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