Category Archives: Steel Structures

Important Considerations When Adding a Spray Booth

Do you run a business that could benefit from the addition of a spray or paint booth? If so, you should work with a company that specializes in providing industrial sheet metal services to ensure that your booth design and construction goes smoothly. When constructed properly, a spray or paint booth can help your employees to work more safely and efficiently and to create products that your customers will love.

Spray BoothSpray and paint booths are enclosed or semi-enclosed structures that will allow you to spray paint items in an environment that is free of contaminants. This is key to ensuring a consistent and high-quality product. Performing spray painting or coating jobs without a purpose-built booth can mean that dirt, dust and other contaminants can enter the workspace, affecting the overall consistency of the finished product.

Using a spray or paint booth, you can filter the air inside and get rid of contaminants in the air. You can also vent the booth to exhaust fumes from the spray paint through a designated outtake system, ensuring that the air in other parts of your facility isn’t affected by the paint or spray work. Whether your company paints something as small as bowls or as large as aircraft, spray and paint booths can prove to be beneficial to you and make the painting process seamless, consistent and fast.

RG Smith Company offers a full range of industrial sheet metal services that can help with your spray or paint booth development, design and construction. Regardless of how large or small you need to your space to be or what you plan on spray painting inside of it, we can take a look at your facility and help you create a design that will work for your operation. To learn more about our services or to find out how to get started on building a spray or paint booth, call us at in our Canton office at 330-456-3415 or in Mansfield at 419-524-4778 to learn more.

Steel Stack Fabrication Makes Your Job Simpler

Steel stacks are used in a wide variety of industrial applications, including power plants, heating plants, chemical plants and paper mills. Whether you are building a new facility, expanding a facility, or upgrading an existing operation, steel stack fabrication makes your job simpler. R.G. Smith Company has worked with a variety of Ohio-area businesses to… Continue Reading

Thinking of Expanding? Now’s the Time to Start Planning

Expanding your business during the winter season can be tough, especially when it comes to literally expanding your building. Whether you’ve been thinking about adding on to your existing property or starting from scratch at another location, winter weather often brings construction projects to a halt or makes them take longer than they need to.… Continue Reading

Arch Welding Trade High in Demand

Professional welding services yield the strongest construction for the money. Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), or stick welding, is versatile and is relatively easily performed for field work and construction. Large housing or facilities requiring expansive space are better suited for the strength of steal I-beam construction, without the need for pillars and loadbearing obtrusions.… Continue Reading

The Decline in US Steel Output

  Starting in the 1800’s, the industrial era changed the steel industry forever. Previously, steel was an expensive product to make and obtain as it was created in small quantities outside the country. But with industrial expansion in the US, manufacturers made steel production faster and more efficiently than ever.   The United States became… Continue Reading

Sheet Metal Among Most Diverse Product of Our Day

  Sheet metal is among the most versatile metal produced. It is important across so many industries for so many uses across the globe. Every single day of our lives, we are in close contact with a consumer product, wherein initial production was in a sheet metal factory.   Sheet metal fabrication is an extensive… Continue Reading

US Steel Industry on the Global Stage

US steel production has left something to be desired over the past couple decades. Falling to the number three producer in the world- behind China and Japan- since the 1970’s, US steel factories across the country have been shuttered by the hundreds from Maine to California. And though it is tough competition, there are signs… Continue Reading

Impact And Evolution Of Steel Erection On Building

Last blog post we talked about the iconic structures that have used steel. The evolution has continued to grow and more and more utilize the strength of steel when erecting walls and buildings. Steel is a huge division for R.G. Smith Company. For our industrial projects, it has become a huge component of our conventional… Continue Reading