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 laser 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. As a metal service center, welding, cutting, fabricating, sanding, 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.

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See our TAB Wrapper Tornado at booth #S11128


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 patented 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.

Industry Needs Talent and Technology to Boost Productivity

It looked like we would finally fill our open machine operator position. The applicant not only showed up for the job interview but showed up on time. He'd said he had experience as a machine operator. Our management team was silently high fiving each other. We'd...

TAB Industries Adds Laser Welding to Range of Metal Services

Metals Manufacturer Extends Run of Capital Equipment Investments  Reading, PA: Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (, has purchased a new laser welding machine. Expanding its range of in-house, custom metal services, the...

Metals Manufacturer celebrates Opening of Quality Control Laboratory

TAB Industries Invests in Advanced Test and Measurement Equipment for QA/QC Reading, PA: Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (, recently celebrated the unveiling of its dedicated quality control laboratory. The new,...

TAB Industries Reports Record-Breaking Year in Metals Manufacturing

Facility Expansion, Automation Investments Drive Revenue Reading, PA: Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (, has broken its record for sales, reporting a 16 percent increase in revenues in 2023 versus 2022. Marking the...

Metal Shops Help Each Other Out For Efficiency, Profitability, Longevity

We've been expanding our slate of in-house metalworking services over the years to offer more and more value to our metals manufacturing customers and take direct control over the quality of our custom metal parts and finished products. But just because we now offer...

What Happens After Signing the Metal fabrication Purchase Order?

When evaluating metal fabricating companies and getting quotes for metal fabrication work, there is usually a fair amount of communication up front as the customer makes sure the metals manufacturer can and will do the job exactly as intended, and the metal shop makes...

Achieving 100% On-Time Delivery in Metal Fabrication

Metal fabricators usually focus their time and energy on buying just the right lineup of machinery to serve their customer base, on finding and training staff, and producing top quality metal parts on spec – plus building new business is a constant. But we've heard...

Repeat Purchase rate for metal fabricator 99.9%

When searching for quality metal fabricators as manufacturing partners, it's easy to check their equipment lists to figure out if the machinery in-house matches up with your needs. Got fabricating, bending, laser cutting, and welding? Ok! But it's not quite as easy to...

TAB Industries Purchases Fastener Installation Machinery

Metals Manufacturer Expands Range of Services with PennEngineering Pemserter Reading, PA: Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (, has purchased a fastener installation system. Expanding the company's range of in-house...

Why Many Manufacturers Don’t Manufacture Much Anymore

It might surprise you to find out just how many manufacturers don't manufacture very much on their own anymore. A huge amount of manufacturing, in fact, gets outsourced to other manufacturers like us. In many, many cases, it's simply faster and easier for large...

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