"The Fabricator" Interviews V.P. Steve Corbeille
The Fabricator, an international magazine, performed a Case Study on Fox Valley Metal-Tech., Inc.’s recent installation of a new laser cutting system with state-of-the-art automation that was published in the October 2007 issue. The article is written by. Michael Monaghan and featured on page 60 of the magazine. Fox Valley Metal-Tech., Inc. held an Open House in June of 2006 at which several editors from industry magazines attended, including The Fabricator. The article expresses the magazine’s admiration of the new system and it’s completeness of automation. The article includes Fox Valley Metal-Tech., Inc.’s motive for the installation of the system and how the system contributes to the company’s success. Fox Valley Metal-Tech., Inc.’s Vice President of Operations, Steve Corbeille, is an expert in the area of automation in a job shop environment and has spoken on the topic at several seminars and manufacturing technology expositions. Corbeille has more than 20 years of manufacturing experience and 8 years of experience specifically in the automation of laser cutting systems.
Fox Valley Metal-Tech., Inc. provides sheet metal fabrication services to produce quality custom parts, fabrications, and assemblies. They handle metals such as stainless steel, aluminum and steel. FVMT’s most notable capabilities include laser and water jet cutting, CNC precision press brake forming, welding to AWS and military standards, metal finishing, and other related services. Industries currently served include: custom machine builders, paper industry, packaging equipment, car wash equipment, food handling and processing equipment, water treatment, safety equipment, marine and shipbuilding, construction, crane industry, electrical enclosure, and drying equipment.