FST Building Update

FST Builds New Facility “Fabrication Solutions & Technologies (FST; Longview, TX) is well underway in constructing their new building that is located in the outskirts of Longview. This company, built on integrity and faith, is making their dreams a reality. Known for their high-quality products and optimal performance, FST is putting a competitive spin on the industry by offering some of the most diverse steel fabricating equipment in North America. This expansion is not surprising: “This is a great opportunity for our team and a result of hard work, prayer, and dedication to customer service,” said office manager Erica DeRouen. The employees could not be more excited for the future of this corporation as FST gears up for their first open house event at the new site, which will be ready to launch soon after the New Year in 2020. Past, present and future customers will be welcomed to join and participate in this thrilling time of new beginnings. Overall, this project not only establishes a renewed commitment to their community, it is also a result of dedication and hard […]

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Revolutionize Your Dimpled Jacket Production

Dimpled Jacket - Pillow Plate - Keppels Laser Welding System

Step into the future with the Keppels Laser Welding System™ for Dimpled Jacket Production. For years the North American market has relied on antiquated, manual, labor-intensive methods to produce dimpled jackets for their tank, vessel and heat-exchanger applications. Frequently, even when technology is invested in and relied upon, it uses resistance-welding, which does offer a lower entry point, but severely limits production speed, quality, and overall efficiency. Not only does the Keppels System bring you the latest in laser welding technology, it takes it one step further by leaving behind the old CO2 laser technology and stepping into the future with fiber laser technology from IPG. Why laser welding for Dimpled Jacket? Up to 5x faster than traditional resistance welding methods Higher quality welding results that eliminate the need to remove plastic or clean the backside of welded panels Rapid transfer of programs from AutoCAD or design software in the to proprietary Keppels CNC system that makes editing and revisions a thing of ease Drastically increased efficiency concerning power usage, consumables, and gases when compared to old CO2 laser technology […]

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Warcom: Premium Bending & Cutting Solutions for Steel Fabricators

Did you know that the FST product line included much more than just IMCAR Tank Production Systems and plate rolls? We sure do, and those products include fiber lasers, press brakes, shears, laser welding systems for dimpled jackets, grinding and polishing equipment, seam welders, head presses, angle rolls, and more.  We’d like to introduce you to our partner-provider, Warcom. With a history dating back to 1959, Warcom, as it stands today, has been a leading provider of high-quality, industrial grade solutions in the realm of press brakes, shears, plasma cutting and is on the cutting edge of technology with fiber laser cutting.  Don’t forget that FST technicians are trained and factory certified for all our products and can help our customers with many competitor brands as well. We’re here for you.  We here at FST are proud to bring these premium products to our clientele all across North America. Learn more about Warcom and it’s products here: 

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