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Estes Design and Manufacturing is a full-service sheet metal fabricator.

We design and fabricate sheet metal parts and components for OEMs across the country, utilizing lean manufacturing principles at every stage of the process. From traditional metal fabrication to 3D laser welding and rapid prototyping, Estes is your one-stop-shop for sheet metal projects from conception to production.

“Estes is hands down a 5 out of 5 for a multitude of reasons. This includes but is not limited to capability, speed, and customer service.”  – Florence Corporation

Estes Max Velocity

Estes Max Velocity is a fully-automated sheet metal fabrication cell. Through the use of advanced technology, every machine in the cell is fully automated, boosting efficiency beyond that of traditional cell manufacturing. Max Velocity maximizes uptime and improves part accuracy and consistency while reducing lead times.

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3D Laser Welding

3D Laser Welding: Reduce Costs, Increase Speed

Estes’ 3D Laser Welding could help you do both. With minimal finishing time required, the 3D Laser Welding is ideal for a more cost-effective design and efficient process…it’s up to 10 times faster than MIG welding and 40 times faster than traditional TIG welding. Ask the Estes team how 3D Laser Welding could translate into savings for you!

State-of-the-Art Technology

For almost four decades, Estes has invested in the best people and the latest equipment. When walking through the facility, you will see state-of-the-art CNC technology like the Salvagnini punching cells, laser cutters, and panel benders; Amada turret presses and automated press brakes; PRIMA Domino 5-axis laser welder; Genesis robotic welder and other cutting-edge fabricating equipment. View Estes’ full technology equipment list.

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Creative, Innovative Thinking

With today’s mindset of “innovate or die,” Estes has assembled a core group of engineers that challenge modern methods and seek to improve on current fabricating processes. Estes’ efforts to look for the better way have often led to reduced lead-times and lower prices for its customers.

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