Are you in need of some wire forming, wire bending or wire cutting for your next metal fabrication project?  Choosing a metal fabrication company might sound like an easy task, but there are some things you need to  take into consideration when you are choosing a company to take on your latest project.

Here are 3 things to consider when choosing a metal fabrication company:

1. Equipment Capabilities:

This might seem like an obvious thing to consider when looking for a the metal fabrication shop, but it is still necessary to note. You want to make sure they have the right equipment for your needs. Consider how advanced the equipment is that you need. Is this something that might be unique? It is important to note that in order to have high quality work done, then you need to have good equipment being used. You want to look into what technologies and equipment are being used, the more advanced, the better the outcome.

2. Experience:

When searching for a custom metal fabrication company it should be noted that the most reputable won’t hesitate to show you the credentials of its engineers, designers and fabricators. You will want to know how long the company has been in the metal fabrication business, and what types of projects they have done in the past. When it comes to the manufacturing industry experience matters. So you will want make sure that you ask the right questions from references to how long they’ve been in business. 

3. Pricing:

When you are starting any big project you are likely to receive multiple quotes from multiple fabricators in the area. Now don’t just assume that the cheaper the quote the better outcome. As we mentioned earlier the better equipment the better outcome. So some metal fabrication companies will use more advanced equipment and technology and this can lead to an increase in pricing. Also some companies will have less experience and offer lower pricing. You will want to a full scope of the company and take everything into consideration before making a decision based on price alone.

If you choose the wrong fabrication team for your project, then this could set you back on your timeline and push you over budget. If you are asking the right questions up front then this will help you narrow down your search and make the right choice. Contact Acme Wire Products today to answer your questions and provide you with a custom quote today.


Acme Wire Products has designed, recommended and manufactured custom wire components for customers in many diverse markets.  We offer the benefit of our almost 50 years’ experience in the manufacture of component parts for hardware, medical & lab equipment, cable management, sporting goods, firearms, furniture, guarding, HVAC,  pharmaceutical, automotive, optical and food service and processing industries.

Acme Wire’s designers work with our customers to create a wire component that will provide the greatest functional value.  The design of wire products such as levers, handles, supports, rings, guards, baskets, trays, grids, frames, shelves are limited only by one’s imagination (and the limitations of technology).

Contact Acme Wire Products to assist you in determining the wire product best suited to your requirements!    Call Acme Wire Products at 1-800-723-7015 to get started.

Acme Wire Products Co., Inc.  – Mystic, CT


Fax – 860-572-9456