Metal Monday - May Recap

Throughout the month of May we have been interviewing our employees as part of our weekly Metal Monday stories. In the stories we ask our employees to share with us their favorite metal types, what they would like to manufacture in our metal fabrication and stamping shop, and what they would use their design for after it was made. After a month we have come up with a small collection of different stories to share. 


Metal Monday - Mark

Mark is the President of Operations at Dickmann

Mark is the President of Operations at Dickmann

What is your favorite type of metal?
Mark: Stainless Steel

If you could manufacture anything at the Dickmann Manufacturing Company shop with your favorite metal type what would you make?
Mark: A giant 50" x 50" stainless steel  Chicago Cubs logo metal sign cut out.

How would you create it?
Mark: I would design a CAD file of the logo, use the laser cutter to cut it out, and then have it powder coated red, blue and white to match the team colors.

What would you use it for?
Mark: I would use it as a decoration for my man cave.


Metal Monday - Larry

Larry's mock up drawing of his sign

Larry's mock up drawing of his sign

What is your favorite type of metal?
Larry: Aluminum

If you could manufacture anything at the Dickmann Manufacturing Company shop with your favorite metal type what would you make?
Larry: A custom metal sign to hang on a post at a camping site. 

How would you create it?
Larry: I would use the laser cutter to cut out the sign. The sign would be made of .150" aluminum and be approximately 10" x 14".

What would you use it for?
Larry: I would use the sign to help identify my camping site when we travel to different places in Wisconsin.


Metal Monday - Dave

Dave is the President of Sales and Marketing at Dickmann.

What is your favorite type of metal?
Dave: Stainless Steel

If you could manufacture anything in the Dickmann Manufacturing Company shop with your favorite type of metal what would you make?
Dave: Decorative 24" x 12" name plates with with my last name cut out inside of them.

How would you create it?
Dave: I would use the laser cutter to cut out the name panels and then finish them off with a black powder coating.

What would you use it for?
Dave: I would take the decorative name panels and mount them to a post to display in the front yard or by my flower garden.


Metal Monday - Tammy

Tammy's mock up design for her family sign

Tammy's mock up design for her family sign

What is your favorite type of metal?
Tammy: Stainless Steel

If you could manufacture anything in the Dickmann Manufacturing Company shop with your favorite type of metal what would you make?
Tammy: I would have an outdoor name sign designed of my family. Our last name would be cut out on a large sign and then separate panels would be cut out to display all the names of my family below the sign. I would also have two separate panels cut out shaped as bones with my dogs names inside of them.

How would you create it?
Tammy: I would use the laser cutter to cut out all of the names and then powder coat the pieces black to protect them from the outdoor elements.

What would you use it for?
Tammy: I would use this custom name sign to display out in my front lawn by hanging them on a vertical post for visitors to see.


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