Frequently Asked Questions
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What does M.A. Metal stand for?
In 1946, Larry Quick founded Midwest Art Metal. The name was changed to M.A. Metal in 1992 following a change in ownership and management.
What certifications does M.A. Metal hold?
M.A. Metal holds an ISO 9001 certification issued by TUV Management Service.
What is M.A. Metal’s relationship with its sister companies?
The owner of M.A. Metal also owns its sister company, Sterling Industries, Inc. By exchanging resources and capabilities, each company can provide more flexible and comprehensive services.
Is M.A. Metal a union shop?
What hours does your plant operate?
Our 80,000 square foot facility generally operates two shifts from 7 a.m. to midnight, giving us the flexibility to add a third shift during times of high demand.
How do you measure on-time deliver?
We measure on-time deliver weekly for all of our customers, and we always strive for 100%.
What is your geographic range for parts delivery?
M.A. Metal is centrally located in Edinburgh, Ind., just 30 miles south of Indianapolis. We are strategically positioned for next-day delivery to a variety of cities, including Detroit, Chicago, Peoria, Ill., Minneapolis, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Louisville, St. Louis and Milwaukee. We’ve also shipped products to customers as far away as Canada and Mexico. Just-in-time delivery also is available within a 300-mile radius of Edinburgh, Indiana
Does M.A. Metal import parts?
No, all of our parts are American made.
I’ve heard about a lot of automotive plants closing. As a tier two supplier to the automotive industry, does that also put M.A. Metal at risk?
M.A. Metal has a solid base of customers across a wide variety of industries. We also provide metal stamping and forming services for:
- Engine components
- Home and office products
- Lawn and garden equipment
- Automotive parts
- Electrical devices
- Communications components
- Aerospace parts
- And more