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Wisconsin Metal Parts Combines its Fabrication Operations into a Larger New Single Location

March 20th, 2018

Wisconsin Metal Parts, Inc. (WMP) has moved its metal fabrication shop and fabrication equipment to a 27,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility at 1805 Pewaukee Road in Waukesha. The new facility gives WMP additional manufacturing space and improved logistics and material handling capabilities, including a 5-ton overhead crane.

“The move will help us run our operations more efficiently,” said Dan Erschen, WMP president. “It will also enhance communication within our fabrication department and with our customers.” The equipment was formerly located on Westmound Road in Waukesha. WMP’s headquarters remain at N4 W22450 Bluemound Road.

State-Of-The-Art Equipment

The new facility houses WMP’s solid state laser metal cutting capabilities as well as other fabrication services such as bending, punching, welding and assembly. The company has two TRUMPF TruLaser 5030 fiber units, each powered by a 5,000-watt TruDisk laser. Fiber systems can cut metal three to five times faster than CO2 lasers. WMP’s systems can cut metals, including reflective metals, up to .80″ thick, such as steel, stainless and aluminum. They can also cut copper and brass up to 1/4″ thick. WMP also has a BrightLine fiber option to further improve cut quality in materials .63 to 1.00″ thick, and uses material handling automation allowing minimally attended or even lights-out operation.

Additional state-of-the-art equipment at the larger facility includes a 14-ft., 330-ton SafanDarley press brake for metal bending and a TRUMPF CNC punching machine which can also do some forming and tapping right in the machine.

One Shop for All Production Metal Parts

WMP’s solid state laser services complement the company’s complete manufacturing offerings and assembly services. With its new fabrication facility, which doubled the company’s welding capacity, WMP continues to grow its business as one shop where customers can get all of their production metal parts.

About Wisconsin Metal Parts, Inc.

Wisconsin Metal Parts, Inc. was founded in 1988 as Die Concepts, Inc. and renamed in 2010 to reflect a wider range of metal parts solutions. WMP has 70 employees, three shifts, and a total of more than 75,000 square feet of manufacturing space in Waukesha, where it provides CNC machined parts, sheet metal fabricating, prototype metal stampings, production of metal stampings and tool and die making. The company is ISO 9001:2015 certified and specializes in producing parts that require multiple forms of production, such as stampings that require secondary grinding, machining or assembly.

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