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Bradbury Group Hosts High School Students As Part Of Manufacturing Month Celebration

Moundridge, KS – On October 14, the Bradbury Group celebrated Manufacturing Month by opening its doors to hundreds of area high schoolers and technical school students to tour its facilities and learn about a many manufacturing career opportunities available with the company. The students represented 13 local schools and Bradbury’s two technical school partners.

The annual event was the largest so far for Bradbury and gave participants an inside look at the advanced technology used by the company on a daily basis. In addition to the full facilities tour, students had a chance to compete in hands-on skill challenges and explore Bradbury’s Career Center booths.

The tours were guided by Bradbury employees who explained the company’s manufacturing progression from concept engineering design, fabrication, assembly, and testing. Students were able to view the fabrication shop, which houses approximately 60 CNC machines, where employees fabricate the major components required for the construction of Bradbury equipment.

The company’s Doosan lathe, which holds parts from 200” long to 30” in diameter, the induction heat treat center, the robotic welding cell and the high-definition plasma torch were all highlights. Tour groups walked through the assembly area to observe the assembly of Bradbury custom-made machines and watched several roll forming lines running formed products. 

Bradbury designs and manufactures the production equipment its customers use to produce products for many different industries including steel framing, coil processing, metal building, automotive, grain bin, garage door, insulated panel, and many more. The companies within the Bradbury Group family provide equipment for Roll Forming, Coil Processing and Leveling, in addition to Automated Production Systems, Insulated Panel Equipment, Metal Tile Roofing Systems, and Controls for entry level operations to full scale facilities. Bradbury machines are known for their reliability, productivity and scrap reduction.

About The Bradbury Group

Bradbury-logoThe Bradbury Group is a family of manufacturing companies dedicated to producing high-quality, productivity-enhancing equipment for customers worldwide, including those in the metal construction industry who produce metal buildings, metal claddings, insulated panel systems, metal framing and myriad other metal components, in addition to companies who process coil. To learn more, visit www.bradburygroup.com.   

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