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In Partnership with the National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association
for the NEF Fall Continuing Education
will be held on
November 6-7, 2015, in the Chicago area. More details along with
registration form will be available on the NOMMA website -
www.nomma.org or contact Martha Pennington, firstname.lastname@example.org,
888-516-8585 x 104.
ThE NEf fALL CONTiNuiNG EDuCATiON CLAss
incorporating CAD into Your Daily Operations
This seminar is designed for fabricators who are either currently
looking into adding CAD to their operations or who have CAD but have
not fully leveraged this technology.
Using CAD at the initial sales call and/or bid process:
* Taking job photos and showing the design in the photo (eliminate
the phrase "I didn't think it was going to look like this").
* Using CAD to simplify field measuring.
* Using CAD for estimating residential and commercial work.
* Using CAD to submit jobs for approval using sheet templates and
creating multi-sheet PDFs.
Using CAD in the fabrication and installation process:
* Creating installation and shop detail drawings from field dimensions
and/or customer PDFs.
* Drawing picket, pipe, glass, and cable railings. Level and slope.
Laying out steel stairs both circular and straight.
Drawing driveway and walk gates.
Creating a custom parts, bean and column library.
Quality control tools to reduce or eliminate your "grave yard".
Simulating installations shop layouts using CAD.
Where to learn more.
This class will be taught by Dave Filippi, FabCAD Inc. and
Mark O'Malley, O'Malley Welding & Fabricating Inc. Scholarship funding for this event will be provided by FabCAD Inc.
METALfab 2016 Education Program
The NEF Education Committee members - Rob Rolves, Roger Carlsen
and myself are working closely with Curt Witter and Doug Bracken
(METALfab2016 Education Co-Chairs) to create an outstanding program
for METALfab2016, March 16-19 in Greenville, South Carolina.
The program is being designed to meet the needs of the industry
and the requests of the members. The education program will be
presented in the November/December issue of the O & MM Fabricator
magazine. Be sure and put the dates Wednesday, March 16 to Saturday,
March 19 on, on your calendar so you can be a part of the unique
experience - METALfab2016.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of O&MM Fabricator - September/October 2015
Message from Allyn Moseley
Message from Marbella Miller
NOMMA Educational Foundation
HIGH TECH CUTTING: WHAT IS STATE-OF-THE-ART NOW?
THE HOLY GRAIL OF WELDING: STEEL + ALUMINUM
Until recently, Tampa’s residential construction market had been mostly remodeling work. Now, multi-billion-dollar custom homes has business booming for Vasquez Custom Metals.
2015 Top Job Gold Winner for Forged Fabrication: Make it Like This, But Different
4 rules for hiring & retaining your best employees
Intentional networking: 9 effective and efficient steps to success
New NOMMA Members
25 years later, an ornate Gazebo is finally used for its intended purpose.
Products & Services Marketplace
Index of Advertisers
O&MM Fabricator - September/October 2015