The metal fabrication industry has become more diverse with more manufacturers taking on more services to increase their capabilities and add more opportunities to their workflow. For instance many years ago, metal fabricators would either only do sheet metal fabrication, only machining, only welding, or only metal finishing. Now that the industry is more competitive, companies are taking on all different capabilities in order to remain competitive in the industry. Vista Industrial Products, Inc. has taken part in this metal fabrication trend. As the company has grown and partnered with multiple companies in different industries, we have diversified our services in order to create a one-top-shop for metal fabrication. As a result, we provide metal fabrication and metal finishing under one roof!
Since VIP has been in business since 1956, we have learned what a competitive manufacturing facility will need in order to cater to customers’ needs. Many companies require chemical film (also known as chromate conversion, yellow iridite, or Alodine) for their parts for a variety of reasons. As a result, Vista Industrial has invested in chemical film tanks in our 8,000 square foot in-house paint shop.We have the capabilities to do yellow/gold or clear chemical film.
Some of the advantages of using chromate conversion on metal parts include the following: Continue reading
Vista Industrial Products, Inc. has several manufacturing capabilities in-house in order to cater to the many demanding fabrication requirements out there. Many of VIP’s customers benefit from going to VIP because it is a one-stop shop for all their fabrication needs. We are known to our customers as the ultimate turnkey manufacturing company in Southern California. Besides the main services VIP provides, sheet metal fabrication, cnc machining, and welding fabrication, we also offer metal finishing, mechanical engineering, and mechanical assembly. For today’s blog, we will focus more on the mechanical assembly as this is a service that almost all of our customers require of VIP.
In-house, we have 12 hydraulic hardware presses that allows us to insert all types of hardware with precision and accuracy. We also have a speed rivet that allows us to rivet parts at a consistent speed with accuracy. To learn more about the different assembly equipment we have, please visit our Equipment List. Continue reading