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Canam-Bridges - Félix Bélanger - Canada
"The initial quality was outstanding, with great attention to detail in all the mechanical assemblies. This emphasis on quality is crucial in ensuring the longevity and reliability of the machinery, which is essential in the demanding field of bridge construction"
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Structures GB - Charles Collin - Canada
"With Voortman, we're about to write a success story in the Canadian market. This year, we became the first in Canada to install Voortman's fabricator. We believe in leveraging automation to combat the global issue of labor shortage. Voortman’s innovations in robotics and software integration will play a critical role in our future growth."
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Finley Structures - Julie Raistrick - United Kingdom
"The decision for the U-shaped system, which is unique to Voortman, was to enable us to have the key elements that we required, and also because of the existing space that was available. When we had a look at other systems that were available, they couldn't make it work within the area that we had."
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STEELTEC d.o.o. - Steeltec d.o.o. - Serbia
Steeltec is one of Serbia’s leading industrial companies and has become successful with the production of cold-formed profiles made of galvanized steel sheet and plate.
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Cahill Structures - Ian Cahill - United Kingdom
"We don't want to pay our top skilled men to stand around with a chipping iron, removing slag. Our process helps us avoid that, and it works brilliantly for us."
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Energy Weldfab - Stoney Lake - United States
"We had encountered various cutting machines in the market, but nothing came close to the capabilities of this machine."
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Eferest GmbH - Ulrich Blaschke - Germany
The technology from the pipe processing machine adapts perfectly to our custom engineering with its small lot sizes and constantly changing projects."
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O'Cain Inc. - David O'Cain - United States
Having a CNC pipe processing machine that can cut and bevel so quickly, with such clean cuts, saves us 30 to 35% in man-hour labor compared to the older machine we used for several years.
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Metal Arts - Shaun Huibsch - United States
With the space we have, it was necessary to set our machines up in tandem, but given our current output, this setup makes the most sense for us."
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Steel Specialty Inc. - Jason Mauldin - United States
"My favorite thing is to go out and talk to not the newer guys, but the guys that have been here for 20 to 30 years… You just get a smile. The V807 has made their work easier and safer, leading to increased job satisfaction."
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Karl Hartinger Kranbetrieb GmbH - Felix Hartinger - Germany
"We can optimize the manufacturing process by incorporating the Voortman V310's plasma cutting, oxy-fuel, milling and drilling on one station, so we don't need to put the parts on two or three different machines"
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Dyfed Steels - Roger Miles - United Kingdom
"Our customers have changed over the last five years. They are wanting more of a complete product delivered, because there's a big shortage of skilled labor in the UK and most of our customers haven't got the manpower to do all that work themselves."
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Tibnor - Mika Laatikainen - Finland
“It strengthens our service portfolio and increases the range of products we can offer. We have realized several successful projects through this new line. Being a one-stop-shop for the customer. That is what we have become".
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Elite Welding and Industrial Services - Charles Gordon - United States
"When our customers show up and they see that we have a Voortman V807, they know the quality of that they're going to get. Some of our customers already have Voortman products. They know the timing that it's going to take and they trust the Voortman name."
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KRECO Steel Fabrication - Steve Cook - United States
"You only need one operator for both machines. It's all automatic. You don’t have to sit there and baby it the whole time. You can do other parts of the business that keep you efficient."
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Drake Williams Steel Inc. - Sean Conaway - United States
"It's so remarkable what this 'all-in one machine' can do. It really is the best experience we've had in years."
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HME, inc. - Scott King - United States
"We look forward to continue working with Voortman as the future progresses. They have a lot of new equipment out that they're starting to promote and we're excited to see once these machines come out into production."
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Steel Con - Richard Lieverst - Northern macedonia
“With a Voortman machine you can be sure of quality”
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Reijrink Staalconstructie - Willem Reijrink - The Netherlands
"We want to be among the top five most automated steel construction companies in the Netherlands. And with the Fabricator, we're taking the next step in that direction."
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MMI Industrial & Steel - Dusty Pinckard - United States
"We've been able to take on more jobs than we ever could have, and some jobs we couldn't have done without having the equipment."
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SCW Contracting Corp - Andy & Steve Scrape - United States
"These two pieces of equipment work seamlessly together. They produce at incredible rates. To have one without the other just wouldn't really make sense."
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Egger Pumps - Gregory Dind - Switzerland
“Now with the Voortman machine, all processes are performed with the same machine. We have reduced production times on the milling machines, a better cut quality and less work cleaning the parts for internal post processing.”
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J&D Pierce Contracts LTD. - Derek Pierce - United Kingdom
The system is a large system and it has a tremendous amount of automation and it all worked almost perfectly the first time. The completed installation has exceeded my expectations.
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Gubi Smedeteknik - Søren Gubi - Denmark
“We came to the Experience Center and by that moment I was sold.”
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Novopolotsk Technological steel structures plant - ШУРПАКОВ ИГОРЬ ГЕННАДЬЕВИЧ - Belarus
"This system helps us improve production quality and has a serious influence on assembly at the end. Thanks to the automated production with Voortman equipment we can be more competitive at pricing in our market.”
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Bect SAS - Fabrice Bect - France
“The main advantage compared to our previous workshop layout is that we have grown productivity by 25%. We have found machines made for steel fabricators to be productive and reliable.”
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Leach Structural Steelwork Ltd. - Eric Leach - United Kingdom
"The new system has allowed us to make more use of our existing labour and deploy our existing staff over more shifts and more machines, which under certain circumstances can give us a 50 and a 100 percent increase in capacity."
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Cermont Sp. z.o.o. - Damian Cieślik - Poland
“In the past the fitters were waiting for the prepared material to be able to tack weld. At this point the situation has reversed. The production is so efficient and fast that finished processed material is now waiting for assembling.”
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Van den Brink Staalbouw - Henk van den Brink - Netherlands
“Thanks to the new facility and machinery we can once again meet the market demands. At this point we produce between 10,000 and 15,000 tons of steel per year and realize prestigious projects.”
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Wolf System Gmbh. - Jens Meyer - Germany
“The layout convinced us and with the current configuration of our machinery we can operate the system with only one operator.”
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Quality Iron Fabricators - Brian Eason - United States
“I walked into the shop the other day and the drill line was drilling, the saw was sawing and they completed their operations. There was no one in the building! All the equipment was running on its own!”
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Canamétal - Canamétal - France
“Voortman was the only supplier to fulfill our needs and requirements in terms of automation and fast processing time. The local presence of the Voortman technical and sales subsidiary in Nantes was also a big plus.”
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Caterpillar Work Tools B.V. - Harold van Tooren - Netherlands
“With our new Voortman V304 plate cutting machine we are now able to automate bevelling which we used to do manually; this will save us more than 50% processing time.”
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Ryerson - David Long - United States
“Our ultimate goal is for our customers to receive the parts and put them right into their assembly or finished parts.”
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Newbridge Engineering - Terry Nugent - United Kingdom
“Our output levels have increased by 50% in less than 12 months by investing in new CNC Structural Steel Prefabrication Equipment from Voortman.”
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A.J. Lowther and Son - Antony Lowther - United Kingdom
“Our objective in purchasing the Voortman system was not to massively increase our output but to improve efficiency in servicing our existing customer base.”
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Hogan Fab - Harold Taylor - United States
“Voortman’s customer service is excellent and the machine is everything I had hoped it would be. Our production levels are way up, in fact we can drill faster than we can saw.”
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Voit Stefan GmbH - Stefan Voit - Germany
“I will certainly recommend Voortman and consider further investment. I look forward to a good collaboration.”
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Jac Reijns Staalconstructie - Jos Reijns - Netherlands
“The reason to choose for Voortman was mainly because of the quality of the machinery, the easy to use VACAM and VACAD software and the fact that it is a Dutch company.”
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Steel & Pipe Corporation - Brian L. McRae - United States
“When we compare productivity to the previous beam line we have seen an increase in at least 30% and running cost saving of 40%. The accuracy and performance of the system has been exactly as was sold to us.”
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KARÇEL A.Ş. INC. - Kenan Sungur - Turkey
“We chose Voortman machines to reach high performance in a short amount of time with high quality and we are glad to date. This also applies to the service assistance we got.”
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Stahlbau Brehna - Matthias Gabler - Germany
“We achieve an average of 200% in capacity increase compared to the conventional production technology and next to that a much higher accuracy in the manufactured parts.”
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Vemekep S.A. - Miltiadis Antzouris - Greece
“The new drilling/sawing system reduced production costs by 75% and increased productivity by 50% making it the most valuable system in the production line.”
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Horizon Steel - Jim Cafall - United States
“We soon realized Voortman's technology combined with their quality and performance was far superior to the alternatives currently available.”
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SIA Cut Centre - Aleksandr Kolesnikov - Latvia
“Although the price/quality ratio was decisive, we were impressed by the expertise and advice of Voortman regarding our ideal workshop.”
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United structural works - Comach O'muirithe - United States
“Our Voortman system makes the most difficult projects with the highest accuracy ensuring zero down-time.”
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Alstate steel - Jeff Wallis - United States
“We took a hard look at all suppliers in the industry and were most impressed with the advanced technology, automation and performance of the Voortman equipment.”
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Schwevers & Raab Stahl - Hochbau GmbH - Heinz Schwevers - Germany
“We chose the Voortman machinery for their high quality which was excellent compared to the competition. This is also reflected in the design and performance of the machines.”
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Dorçe - Erhan Akova - Turkey
“We must have the equipment which complies with the highest quality, accuracy and efficiency. We found that in the Voortman machines.”
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Bilim Makina - Emre Bilim - Turkey
“Once we visited the premises in Rijssen and experienced the high quality machinery, our decision had been strongly influenced in a positive way. The supporting cooperation of the entire Voortman personnel impressed me and the value for money was very good.”
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Emotec - Paul De Neef - Belgium
“This plate machine is the solution for producing our products in “one flow” without extra handling, which saves us a lot of time.”
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Serimétal - Bruno Bianco - France
“Before we were able to produce 65 to 70 tonnes per week. Currently we produce 100 tonnes per week and we could easily produce 150 tonnes per week.”
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Steel and pipe supply - Ed Bare - United States
“The guys running the machine have to work a lot harder than they used to, just to keep up with the machine.”
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HME Inc. - Jon Haas - United States
“Voortman equipment definitely has much more intelligence than competitive machines. It is amazing how the software controls everything. Once a part enters the system you can forget about it, until it comes of the outfeed transfers.”
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