Press Release

October, 2022

WILLITS, CA – METALfx, a precision metal fabricator headquartered in Willits, CA, is pleased to announce the success of a recent partnering with Factory Pipe LLC., in Ukiah, CA, to provide Manufacturing (MFG) Day tours to our local schools in Lake and Mendocino County. The MFG Day tours are offered to educate, inform and excite local students about career opportunities in the manufacturing industry.

METALfx welcomed over 150 students and their teachers from Lower Lake High School, Potter Valley High School, Willits High School, Ukiah High School, Round Valley High School, Laytonville High School, Lakeport High School, Clearlake High School, Sequoia Career Academy in Ukiah, South Valley High School in Ukiah and students in Mendocino College’s MESA program.

“The amount of effort and attention to detail was impressive! The people who spoke to the students had prepared and relevant messages. The displays of parts and equipment engaged students, and the t-shirts, key chains and lunch was an added bonus! The students commented on how friendly and professional everyone was.” ~ Jonica Vice, Ukiah High School

Any time that employees on the work floor could stop to chat with students seemed to be the most inspiring.” ~  Joel Shira, Mendocino College

The kids loved the swag! They also really liked having a number of people there that could answer questions. Thank you for the invite and we look forward to seeing you guys again next year. ~ Liesel Hendrix, Clearlake High School

“Mendocino College students participated in onsite tours through METALfx and Factory Pipe, LLC last week as part of National Manufacturing Day. It was illuminating and encouraging for students to see the potential manufacturing career options available to them in the area. We cannot wait until our next tour next year!” ~ Mendocino College MESA Program

National Manufacturing Day marks the beginning a series of 2000+ events taking place throughout the month of October. METALfx and FactoryPipe LLC are among the very few manufacturers in Northern CA to host MFG Day events and will continue offering tours to local students every October.

ABOUT METALfx ~ Big City Capabilities, Small Town Charm

As a leading provider of precision sheet metal fabrications, enclosures, and assemblies, METALfx additionally offers in-demand services like CNC machining, painting, and powder coating to a wide variety of Fortune 500 Companies all over the world. Located in Willits in beautiful Northern CA, a great place to live, work and play!

Founded in 1976, METALfx is a leading provider of precision sheet metal fabrications, enclosures, and assemblies, METALfx offers in-demand services like CNC machining, painting, and powder coating in our 125,000 square foot facility located in the beautiful small town of Willits, Northern CA, a great place to live, work, and play!

METALfx is proud to develop long-term partnerships with customers, serving a diversified customer base in markets like food service, transportation, medical, aerospace, electronics, and more—from Fortune 500 companies to startups. The company is strategically focused on serving customers who demand quick turnaround times, prototype collaboration, engineering support, and rigorous product standards, and whose parts are highly engineered, complex, and subject to high precision and tight tolerances.


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