Category Archives: Manufacturing

Central Metal Fabricators Celebrates the Benefits of National Manufacturing Day

What is National Manufacturing Day? Created in 2012 by the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, National Manufacturing Day has garnered nearly 600,000 participants within the manufacturing industry, including more than 267,000 students. As a proud industry contributor since 1948, Central Metal … Continue reading

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EPA Regulations Aim to Modify Coal Plants

For decades, coal and other fossil fuels have been instrumental for the generation of electrical power in the United States. However, the burning of fossil fuels has, over time, come at a tremendous cost. The chemical processes that allow coal … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Balance: Nuclear Plants Closures Negatively Impact the Economy and Environment

Around the country, nuclear plants are in the midst of the threat of being shut down. From New Jersey and Pennsylvania to Ohio, workers are concerned about the loss of good employment, high paying jobs, and the need to move … Continue reading

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Central Metal Fabricators Spreads the Message of Safety in the Manufacturing Industry

Established in 1996 as an annual occurrence, this year National Safety Month will highlight a different safety topic for each week in June. Spearheaded by the National Safety Council, the organization is focused on Emergency Preparedness, Wellness, Falls, and Driving. … Continue reading

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Gas Turbines: How Do They Work?

Gas turbines are efficient machines for transferring fuel energy into mechanical energy. This involves using compression and combustion systems, as well as turbines. To better understand how gas turbine power plants work, you must understand the primary sections and how … Continue reading

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A Positive Year for the Boiler and Steam Turbine Industries

A boiler is not sensational. A steam turbine doesn’t sound revolutionary. But the duo keeps most of the industrial world ticking. 2018 will be a positive and stable year for these key industries. With strong growth will come the promise … Continue reading

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How Critical it is for the U.S. Power Supply to be Reliable?

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry recently called for a report on the dependability of our electricity grid to ensure it continues to provide Americans with the power they’ve come to expect. The grid is undergoing substantial changes in order to … Continue reading

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National Manufacturing Day 2017 is Almost Here

The annual National Manufacturing Day is the first Friday of October, so mark your calendars for Friday, October 6th, 2017. The initiative brings together manufacturers and communities in an educational way to address common industry issues. MFG DAY events near … Continue reading

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