• Stainless Steel Fabrication
    It's Our Specialty

What Makes Us Stainless Steel Fabrication Experts?

Northern Manufacturing's production process is designed for stainless steel. Each step of the processing and handling has been scrutinized to eliminate scratches and preserve the corrosion resistant finish of your products.

#1 Material Processing

Our CNC cutting and forming equipment was selected specifically with stainless in mind.
We can process materials faster and minimize scratches during processing.

8000W Fiber Laser

Fiber lasers cutting up to 10x faster than CO2.

  • 16GA Stainless at 2000"/min!
  • 8000W cuts 1" thick stainless, carbon, and aluminum.
  • Automatic, scratch free loading and unloading.

Eliminate Welding & Heat Input

By Engineering products to eliminate welds, we reduce labor and improve part quaity.

  • Cut and parts up to 20' long on large laser bed.
  • Bend parts up to 20' long on 20' press brake.
  • Creative bending and forming to reduce number of parts.

Diverse Stainless Alloys Experience

While 304 and 316 are our bread and butter, we are experts with many exotic alloys:

  • Duplex Stainless Steels: 2101 LDX, 2205, 2507
  • High Nickle Aloys: Al6XN, C22, C276, etc.
  • High Heat Alloys: 309, 321, 347

#2 Stainless Welding - Master Craftsmen

Our welders are masters of reducing heat input and eliminating distortion.
Weld automation improves weld quality and consistency.

Robotic Welding

Advanced robotic welding cells with tools for Stainless Steel:

  • Laser vision systems
  • Pulse welding for low heat input
  • 4 robots with max envelope of 14'x14'x30'

High Quality Welding

Northern's fabricators are world class master craftsmen. Their strengths include:

  • AWS Certified Welders
  • Two Certified Welding Inspectors
  • Pulse GMAW & GTAW welding

Laser Welding

Laser welding allows beautiful, full penetration welds with low heat input.

  • Minimize weld distortion
  • Small, beautiful welds
  • Full strength welds

#3 Stainless Finishing - Beauty and Corrosion Resistance

Northern's finishing department understands the
unique challenges of working with stainless steel.

Grinding and Polishing

Expert Finishers grind and polish for a wide variety of industries:

  • Architectural Finishes: #3, #4, #6, #7, #8
  • Food Service Grinding and Polishing
  • Dairy Polishing to 32 RA

Spray Pickling and Passivation

Northern's 15' x 20' x 55' pickling booth is one of the largest in the country.

  • Removes weld discoloration
  • Repairs contamination from handling
  • Restores corrosion resistance

Bead Blasting

Glass beag blasting provides stainless a beautiful uniform finish.

  • Uniform matte finish
  • Hides small scratches from handling
  • Stainless Steel only. No carbon steel contamination risk

#4 Our Diverse Industry Experience

With over 60 years experience, Northern has worked in a wide variety of industries.

Food Service Industry

Power Generation

Waste Water Treatment

High Heat - Ovens, Furnaces, Glass

Automotive Industry


#4 Our Reputation

We believe in working with good people. We look to partner with our customers, suppliers, and industry experts.

#5 Our Work - We Let It Speak For Itself

A picure is worth a million words. Please review our photo galleries to see examples of what we can do for you.

Give Us a Try - Let us Earn Your Business

Contact us at sales@northernmfg.com or call (419) 898-2821