Try TAB for on-spec metal parts and finished products delivered on deadline and on budget. Our expert team of metalworking professionals offers a unique range of skills and experience with a serious commitment to personal service that only a family-owned manufacturer can offer. From massive, automated production runs on the latest machinery to designing a single prototype, TAB serves as a trusted partner every step of the way.



Try TAB for highly accurate metal parts cut clean and fast, fast, fast! With automated, state-of-the-art cutting machinery and an expert operations team, TAB meets record-breaking lead times at the lowest cost possible.


The TAB metal shop produces nearly any part to exacting specifications on a slate of fully automated and traditional machining stations. Welding, cutting, powder coating and other operations all provided in-house.


TAB features a complete coating line in-house to apply durable, indoor – outdoor protection to metal parts, assemblies and even large, finished products – in any color.


The TAB design team excels at designing superior quality parts and products that can be manufactured fast, efficiently, and at the lowest cost possible. Just bring an idea, sketch or finished drawing to get started.

TAB Wrapper Tornado

Protect metal parts in transit, in-process, and in storage with the patent-pending orbital wrapping system that earned the Material Handling Product News “Product of the Year” award – twice!

“TAB takes care of everything for me from laser
cutting, machining, welding and powder coating through
assembly, packaging and delivery. They always respond
fast and pay close attention to every detail. I only wish
I’d started working with TAB sooner.”

Matthew Planer

Police Innovations, LLC

Moving the family metal fabrication shop

Lessons learned from serial relocating

After moving the fab shop to larger and larger facilities four times in nine years, Tom Brizek of TAB Industries learned a lot about making a relocation as smooth as possible. Here, he lets other metal fabricators know what to consider before embarking on a potentially costly relocation.

Metals Manufacturing Company Enables Pennsylvania Scale to Offer Mobile Weighing System at Low Price Point

TAB Industries Turnkey Approach Supports Production of New Drum Bunny Reading, PA: Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (, has enabled Pennsylvania Scale Company, Lancaster, Pa. to offer its new Drum Bunny mobile weighing...

3D Solid Modeling for Metal Part Design Included as Standard

Designing parts for metal fabrication using SolidWorks 3D Solid Modeling has become our standard procedure for nearly every part, assembly, or product regardless of the quantity, size, or complexity. The transition from drafting with a pencil to 2D drawings with...

Metal fabricator upgrades quality, cuts lead times for prisoner restraint system

This article in Tube & Pipe Journal details the troubles our customer, Matt Planer, went through to build his company from an idea to a startup to a growing supplier of law enforcement products now selling worldwide. Our congratulations to Matt and everyone...

Blanket Order Production Runs Protect Against Supply Chain Disruptions

We were as alarmed at the recent headlines as any metal fabrication company in Pennsylvania. Many different types of sheet metal and other materials were either delayed, unavailable or priced at levels no one had ever seen. Thankfully, nearly all of the companies who...

We Take On the Small Jobs, Too – Here’s Why

There are no small jobs, just small orders that can become big orders. Many metal fabricators are doing well these days, so well they're being very choosy about which orders to accept and which orders to turn away. It isn't just that the demand for metal fabrication...

Why We Added More Welding Equipment

We're a welding company in Pennsylvania but we do much more than welding in our Reading, PA metal fab shop. We're a full-service manufacturer and welding aluminum, carbon steel, stainless steel, galvanized steel, and other materials is a core competency that we use in...

Why We Bought Laser Cutters

Buying a laser cutter and offering custom laser cutting services was a natural progression after many, many years of experience in metal fabrication, welding, assembly, and other metals manufacturing services. We already had the industry knowledge and metalworking...

TAB Industries Installs Another New Laser Cutter

TAB Industries Installs Another New Laser Cutter Reading, PA: Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (, has purchased a new FLY3015 Bescutter Fiber Laser Cutting Machine. Installed only five months after purchasing a new 3300 W...

TAB Industries Expands Welding Shop

TAB Industries Expands Welding Shop Reading, PA: Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (, recently installed three new welding workstations to meet high levels of current demand for its services. Expanding its in-house capacity...

TAB Industries Installs New Press Brake

Metals Manufacturer Strengthens In-House Capabilities with Machinery Acquisition Reading, PA: Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (, recently purchased a new press brake. Installed in the company's 44,000-square foot, Reading,...

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