Digital patterning: 2D and 3D tools

July 1st, 2021

How one fabricator stepped into the future. Kyle Van Damme of Marine Tops Unlimited Inc., Omro, Wis., is among the new breed of fabricators who have embraced the tech world. Why? It’s where the future is. Photo: Marine Tops Unlimited Inc. By Jeff Moravec Marine Tops Unlimited Inc. has been providing custom fabrication for Wisconsin […]

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2020 Premier Product Showcase

May 1st, 2020

High-quality products to help you create durable, attractive and successful projects. For this feature, we asked our contributors to send us information about their high-performing products. The product information was submitted by the participating manufacturers and suppliers by the established deadline. The products are organized into three categories: Fabric, Film, and Flooring; Equipment, Tools & […]

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Automation advantages

September 1st, 2019

Technology solutions offer marine fabricators expanded capabilities, opportunities for greater creativity, and new project and market options. By Pamela Mills-Senn  Ask Thomas Carlson, manager of Tulsa, Okla., Carlson Design Corp., about his number one competitor and he offers up a surprising response.  “It’s a pair of scissors. Most of our customers have been cutting manually […]

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