Custom Roll Forming and Metal Fabrication since 1979.
Monday – Friday

8 am – 5 pm

Monday – Friday

6 am – 7pm, last load 6 pm

2401 N. 25th Ave.

Franklin Park, IL 60131

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Roll forming line and roller die

What Is Roll Forming?

What is roll forming? Roll forming, also known as roll-forming or rollforming, is a type of rolling involving the continuous bending of a long strip of sheet metal (typically coiled steel) into a desired cross-section. The strip passes through sets of rolls mounted on consecutive stands, each set performing only an incremental part of the bend, until the desired cross-section (profile) is obtained. Roll …

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Side view of a trailer and truck on the road at sunset in eastern Washington, USA

State of the Trailer Industry: Q1 ’20

Q1 2020 began as many industry experts expected and ended with pandemic-driven uncertainty.  As businesses across North America scrambled to conserve cash, trailer OEMs felt the sting. As of March 2020, OEM van backlog was at its lowest point since 2013.  Inventory swelled to its highest seasonally-adjusted point on record.  March also saw the most …

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