With more than 160,000 square feet of space dedicated to low-volume, high-mix stamping, machining and fabrication production, Dowding Industries has the means and methods to accommodate needs of all sizes with efficiency and ease. We put the customer first. Striving to provide solutions to whatever challenges are presented to us. For more information on our stamping, machining and fabrication production, please take a look at our EQUIPMENT LIST
Precision stamped components fabricated from steel, aluminum and stainless steel. We maintain an in-house complete tool and die department with the capabilities to meet a wide range of product development requirements.
Large Progressive Die Stamping
With presses ranging from 105 tons up to 1000 tons and bed sizes up to 72″ X 108″ with the ability to coil feed up to 1/2″ thick mild steel, Dowding has the capabilities to handle jobs of all sizes.
Short/Medium Run Stamping
Dowding has the flexibility to produce prototype, short run and medium run stampings through a variety of processes including but not limited to progressive die stamping.
Dowding features a diverse mix of 18 vertical machining centers that are capable of accommodating bed sizes up to 65″ X 35″. We utilize state-of-the-art Fadal and Fives machining centers to provide the very best quality, every time.
Dowding’s laser cutting machines canter includes six 3-Axis laser cutting machines. With bed sizes up to 72″ X 144″ and cutting speeds up to 70 inches per minute and the ability to cut up to 1″ thick cold rolled steel and 1/2″ aluminum plate, Dowding can handle all of your laser cutting needs.
Dowding can meet a wide range of cutting needs from one off custom parts to one-time runs and service parts and production. This service can be a cost-effective way to mitigate the need for large material and tooling investments on small scale service orders.
Design & Development Tools
Dowding has a full-service development department with a wide array of software tools to assist in producing your perfect part. These platforms include Pro-E, MasterCam, Gibbs, AutoCAD, Catia, Solid Works and Unigraphs.
Dowding Industries can accommodate all your fabrication needs with up to 143-ton press brakes, custom laser cutting, precision straightening, hand and robotic welding and precision double disk grinding.
With a variety of part tumblers, shot blast machines and part washers, Dowding has the right part finishing techniques to suit every need.
Dowding has several state-of-the-art Lincoln and Motoman robotic weld centers that increase efficiency and accuracy while reducing error, providing significant added value to our customers.
Dowding offers services to support your value-added needs with a torque screw machine and a variety of spot, robotic and manual weld centers. Dowding provides services ranging from simple fastener insertion all the way up to providing complete assembly fabrication. We can manage both the build and assembly, or use customer supplied components.