TAB INDUSTRIES

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.

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LASER CUTTING

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.

METAL FABRICATION

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.

POWDER COATING

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.

DESIGN ENGINEERING

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.

Staffing: Companies on the Rise Attract Talented Employees

As Published in Greater Reading, PA Chamber Alliance Commerce Quarterly By Andy Brizek The first step in attracting talented people who are willing to work is to sell products and/or services that are in demand. Then set up an efficient operation to meet that demand...

TAB Industries Adds Tapping to Range of Metalworking Services

Metals Manufacturer Invests in Flexarm System Reading, PA: Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (TABIndustries.com), has purchased a new Flexarm pneumatic tapping arm. Expanding the company's range of metal fabricating, cutting, and associated...

Best Metal Fabricators Can’t Be All Things to All People

Most metal fabricating companies that come up in a typical online search for the best metal fabricators use similar machines to offer a similar range of services such as laser cutting, welding, powder coating, assembly, tapping, and waterjet cutting, as well as a...

TAB Industries Increases Laser Cutting Capacity by 65%

Metals Manufacturer Installs 6000W Fiber Optic Laser Cutter Reading, PA: Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (TABIndustries.com), has purchased a new SONGU 6000 W FLY 3015 Fiber Laser Cutting Machine. Replacing the company's 3300 W Bescutter...

Celebrating 10th Anniversary Metalworking in Reading, Pennsylvania

Our metal fabricating company outgrew our metal fab shop three times in six years so when we relocated to Reading, Pennsylvania, we wanted it to be our last move. Ten years and 120 lease payments (and four grandchildren!) later, we've grown exponentially by any metric...

Metalworking Manufacturer Reports Record-Breaking Year

TAB Industries Capitalizes on In-House Manufacturing Strategy  Reading, PA: Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (www.tabindustries.com), has broken its record for sales, reporting a 98 percent increase in revenues in 2021 versus 2020. Marking...

We Bought Expensive Metalworking Equipment then Covid Hit

We'd just installed a new 3300 Bescutter Fiber Optic Laser cutting system in our PA facility and committed to buying a hydraulic CNC press brake by U.S. Industrial Machinery with custom tooling when we were told the economy had to shut down for two weeks to help...

TAB Industries Installs EZ Sander Metal Finishing Machine

Metals Manufacturer Expands Automated Deburring, Grinding Equipment Lineup Reading, PA: Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (TABIndustries.com), has purchased a new EZ Sander Widebelt Metal Finishing Machine with companion dust collector....

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. (TABIndustries.com), 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...

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