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From Concept to Reality Metal Fabrication Blog

A-1 Fabricators and Finishers is a one-stop sheet and structural metal fabrication company located just East of Cincinnati, Ohio. We are a veteran owned, small business that has recognized continuous growth in each passing year of business. We are currently staffed with 75 employees and plan to increase staffing in the near future to accommodate our current expansion of an additional facility.

Accumulated expertise in all aspects of metal fabrications provides the resource of knowledge needed in understanding fabrication process. Utilizing the many cumlative years of experience of our employees provides the necessary expertise needed to create a forum of sharing past, present, and future fabrication processes and experience. Our fabrication expertise includes but is not limited to Engineering and Design, Laser Cutting Services, Press Brakes, AWS Certified Mig & Tig Welding, Finish Powder Coating Services.

Our objective in writing this blog is to offer valuable fabrication information to supplier management teams, purchasing managers, buyers, or anyone who desires insight to sheet and structural fabrications. We believe that sharing our knowledge and strengths in the fabrication processes will provide a valuable tool in their decision making efforts of developing strategic partners in their metal fabrication purchasing requirements.

Realizing the importance of staying on topic we realized that we had to develop a Topic List that would be beneficial and provide insight to our targeted audience. We asked ourselves what we found to be important when looking for new vendors and developing partnering relationships. The Team was in agreement that Cost, Quality, Delivery, and Customer Service were the driving factors of all decision made and believe that the same principal is consistent throughout the manufacturing industry. All written blogs will be supportive of the agreed upon topics as they relate to the metal fabrication industry.

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Expansion Moving Forward For Local Batavia Business

bataviaA-1 Fabricators & Finishers is moving forward in the expansion of local Batavia business. Foundation is near completion for this 50,000 sq ft manufacturing facility and construction appears to be back on schedule. Slated for completion in early summer the expansion of this turnkey fabrication facility will provide the resources for continued growth and additional services opportunities. Conveniently located next to the already established A-1 Fabricators & Finishers manufacturing facility on Curliss Lane allows for continued growth in the existing fabrication turnkey operation. Expansion will provide additional employment opportunities of skilled and general labor positions within the community. Company President, Dennis Doane, stated “Having embraced innovative thinking and commitment to continuous improvement has afforded our company continued success and growth … Through this growth we are investing into the future of our business, community, and employees.”

Expansion Underway

expansion-underwayA-1 Fabricators & Finishers’ is scheduled to resume construction efforts of an additional facility with completion anticipated for early summer.  Conveniently located next to the already established A-1 Fabricators manufacturing facility on Curliss Lane in Batavia, Ohio the expansion will allow for continued growth of the existing fabrication turnkey operation.

Established in 2004, growth and expansion is no stranger to this operation. The company was relocated from a 40,000 square foot facility in Williamsburg to their current facility on Curliss Lane in the spring of 2009. The 100,000 square foot facility was built to allow for growth and designed for continuous flow manufacturing. Only a few short years later they are found to once again be investing into the future of the company. Currently employing more than 70 employees, the expansion will provide additional employment opportunities for both skilled and general labor position within the community.

Company President, Dennis Doane commented, “A-1 Fabricators and Finishers’ expansion supports the commitment to our employees, customers, and community of continued improvement and growth for future generations”. “Our growth is attributed to the investment in resources and services that allow us to provide fabricated products from Concept to Reality”.  “Utilizing leading edge equipment and experienced employees has provided the foundation to grow and diversify our one-stop fabrication facility“.

Contact Us

4220 Curliss Lane
Batavia, OH 45103

P: 513.724.0383
F: 513.724.0387

Quotes or Questions:
Dennis Doane – President
Joseph Strack – Senior Engineer