FABRICATING Case Study
Investing in new bending, fiber laser cutting technology for a
greenfield site boosts efficiency for Ontario custom job shop
2016 was a milestone for Integrated Metal Products (IMP), a
full service contract manufacturer in Guelph, ON.
After more than 29 years of steadfast growth, the company
moved into a new 2,787 sq m ( 30,000 sq ft) greenfield
manufacturing facility, investing in an Amada turret press,
three press brakes equipped with new Mate Wila Trumpf style
tooling, and an Amada fiber laser cutting machine with a
material handling tower.
“We put a lot of planning into this expansion,” says Brian
Heins, general manager for IMP. “We asked ourselves and
30% Productivity Boost
Brian Heins, IMP's general
manager, left, with Peter Visser
of Mate Tooling. IMP improved
fabricating efficiencies as a
result of an investment in new
Amada equipment and new
Mate press brake tooling.