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Alabama is Home to World Class Metal Fabrication Shops Says

Birmingham, AL, November 09, 2011 –(– is entering Alabama on a roll after joining forces with two major manufacturing trade organizations and it’s already causing a stir among political leaders in the state. Known as the American Machine Shops Network at, the company says its committed to doing something about Alabama’s 9% unemployment rate by boosting the state’s manufacturing sector with emphasis on machine/job shops, precision metal fabricators, foundries, contract manufacturers and other companies in the Cotton State specializing in CNC manufacturing, metal fabrication services, customized machined parts and components.

MFGpartners spokesman Roy MacDonald said the state of Alabama needs to be recognized for its world class manufacturers of made-to-order products for a variety of industries such as construction, high technology, agricultural forestry equipment, general industrial, engineering, telecommunications, electronics and other applications. MacDonald said there are over 240 U.S. based vendors on AMSN specializing in precision CNC machining services at capable of producing anywhere from single pieces (prototypes) to millions of made-to-print parts produced from various metals and plastic materials for both domestic and international customers.

“The machining and jobbing shops on the American Machine Shops Network offer full-service solutions such as large turning milling, boring, gundrilling, close tolerance machine work, rapid prototyping, metal, plastic and sheetmetal fabricating, MIG TIG weldong, foundry castings, custom-made rubber rollers as well as products manufactured to customer specifications and requirements,” said MacDonald. He concluded, “ is pleased to enter into Alabama to help local manufacturers generate business opportunities as well as meet ISO certification standards and machine tool requirements as part of AMSN’s suite of services.” MacDonald went on to say the majority of vendors on the website are equipped with both manual and CNC machinery and offers an average 50+ years machining experience.

About MFGpartners is home of the American Machine Shops Network (AMSN). The company specializes in promoting US-based manufacturers of machined parts and components as well as other custom manufacturers. AMSN is designed to help companies, inventors, engineers and others find the most suitable machine shop offering a variety of CNC machining, fabrication, prototyping, foundry casting and other contract manufacturing solutions. AMSN also owns, the leading custom manufacturing marketplace.

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