What to Look for in a Machine Shop

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When you have large pieces of machinery and equipment, you can’t trust their maintenance, repairs and construction to just anyone! You need to find a machine shop that will work for your needs and, more importantly, the needs of your machinery. If you are in the market for a great machine shop that you can rely on, let’s explore some of the features you should be looking for.

You need to find a machine shop that will work for your needs

  • First, look for dependability. This might require reaching out to some networking contacts to see who they use and who they have found to be reliable. Another way to determine dependability is to ask the machine shop itself how often they are able to meet a projected timeline and if possible, ask for references to check out.
  • Second, look for experience. Machine shops require a lot of hard work and diligence in order to create, maintain, and manufacture properly working items. This means that when you choose a machine shop with several years of experience under their belts, you’ll not only get quality products, but you’ll have them in a more efficient timeline, as well.
  • Finally, make sure they can work with your needs. Many machine shops have a specialty or two that they work with often. Finding a machine shop whose specialty is what you require can ensure a much-better finished product and a higher chance of returning.

At Pat’s Pump & Blower, we have a machine shop that has been around for over 30 years now. We can help with all kinds of your machinery needs. Please call us or stop and by, and let’s see what we can do for you!