Author: Steve


Modern fabricators find themselves regularly needing to meet the demands of clients requesting custom fabrication work for both projects in the office and at home.  One area that sees increased design customization is in the production of helically curved staircases Read more…


A recent project request came into CMRP from one of our customers to help them in recreating a unique feature for one of their clients.  The client wanted to add a truly standout ornamental showcase for their building based on Read more…


Frequently in the steel bending and fabrication industries, our work focuses on the somewhat austere nature of steel.  Even though it is curved, steel still maintains a sturdy, rigid aspect.  The solid nature of the metal is a defining characteristic Read more…


We often receive inquiries from customers on the technical aspects of our metal bending services. The most common question is “can you bend this?” and generally the answer is going to be positive. There are many different machines today that Read more…


The steel bending business is heating up this summer at Chicago Metal Rolled Products.  In an effort to continue supplying exceptional quality steel bending services to our customers with a strong focus on diversity of bending capabilities, we have expanded Read more…


As someone who spends a lot of free time visiting theaters and concert venues for performances, I pay attention to the increasing applications of curved and rolled elements.  There are many functional uses for curved design in stage productions which Read more…


The curved steel industry has seen strong growth in many areas over the last few years.  One particular area of growing demand is from architectural accents such as curved steel canopies.  Many designers are realizing that a curved canopy offers Read more…


People can appreciate and put value to someone who stands out from the crowd.  We have a number of popular sayings that reflect this.  Phrases like, “the squeaky wheel gets the grease” or “going against the grain” have entered our Read more…


The sport of hockey has seen a rise in popularity over the last few years nationally, which can be attributed to the increased media presence of the NHL and hockey at the Olympics.  At a very simplistic level of understanding, Read more…


The demand for curved tubing has increased over the years to serve many purposes across a broad number of markets.  As the technology and capabilities of tube benders, the demand and innovation has risen to match the challenge. There are Read more…

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