ABOUT US

Hingston Metal Fabricators is a family owned and operated business.  The business is owned by the Hingston family Phil, Shirley and sons Randy, Dave and Matt.  The business has been in operation since 1953 and under the management of the Hingston family since 1983.

Since its origins from Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Eavestroughing, Hingston Metal Fabricators has now graduated to custom fabrication of products ranging from industrial Air Handling Ductwork and Expansion Joints to Simulated Aircrafts (for fire training) and Custom Built Fast Food Concession Carts.

It is HMF Ltd’s goal to serve customers in a reliable responsive and cost effective manner: to ensure customer satisfaction by building strong, professional, business relationships.  To further this relationship into a continuous partnership with a commitment of service, quality and reliable solutions to customer needs.  HMF is dedicated to accomplishing these goals while ensuring a safe and healthy work environment for all of its employees.

We have 25 employees, including seven full-time and part-time office staff as well as 18 plant employees. Over 60 years experience in:

  • Custom Plate and Structural Fabricating (Flues, ducts, hoppers, stacks and machine frames)
  • Aluminum and Stainless Steel Fabrications
  • CNC Plasma cutting and custom forming
  • Surface preparation (blasting) and Industrial Coatings
  • Canadian agent for KOREMA Expansion Joints
  • Exclusive manufacturer of "PigOut" stainless steel spit roasters

Major Equipment

  • **NEW** in 2013 Accupress 500 Ton x 24 foot Bed
  • Faccin 80" x 1/2" Capacity Plate Rollers
  • 2009 ESAB CNC Precision Plasma (10' x 30' capacity x 1-1/2" Thk c/w Engraver and oxy fuel cutting (4" Capacity)
  • 16' x 1/4' Shear with over rake for shearing up to 3/9" pl x 10
  • Allsteel 300-Ton hydraulic brake press x 20' bed
  • Niagara 6' x 3/16" plate rolls
  • 2" capacity drill press
  • 6" x 24" stationary belt sander
  • 20" horizontal band saw
  • Vertical band saw
  • 100-Ton Iron worker
  • 1/4" Capacity "Pullmax" circle cutter
  • 75 KVA Spot Welder
  • Welding equipment: 8 MIG, 2 TIG & 6 Stick
  • Lincoln Pulse STT MIG Welder
  • Nelson Stud Welder (5/8" Dia. Capacity)
  • Aronson 10,000 lb positioning rolls
  • Ridgid Pipe Threader (up to 4" NPT)
  • Coil Line 18 Ga x 48" Wide
  • 55-HP 25 HP Air Compressors
  • 16' Flat Bed and 1/2 - Ton pickup trucks

Quality Control

  • In House QA system (Not ISO Certified)
  • Tailored to suit individual customer requirements
  • Quality Plan includes ITP, work order traveler in process/final inspection forms for plant use
  • Blasting/Painting Record system
  • Welding standards and procedures that conform to AWS and ASME Section IX
  • CWB Certified to CSA Standard W47.1
  • Two CWB Certified Welding supervisors

Building & Property

  • Approximately 7.9 acres of land (Perimeter Fenced)
  • Approximately 20,000 Sq. Ft (Office/Production area)
  • Sandblast Room 30' x 80' (using stainless steel blast media for all blasting)
  • Paint Room 30' x 80'
  • Building height clearance 18' and 21' ceilings
  • Overhead doors 20' and 24' wide x 18 ' - 20 ' height
  • Building overhead crane capacity 10-tons
  • 2-3 ton outside yard cranes
  • 6-ton yard tow motor hyster

Paint Equipment

  • Conventional sprayer
  • Pressure pot with air agitation
  • Airless paint gun
  • Electro static spray gun system

Health and Safety

  • Full-time Health and Safety Manager
  • Joint health and safety committee
  • Regular safety meetings, safety talks, and monthly inspections as per Safety Activities Program
  • Safety Group member since 2006
  • Regularly scheduled preventative maintenance program for plant and equipment
  • Registered with HWIN and In-House Recycling Program