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About Us

The leading sheet metal fabricators in Pennsylvania and the tri-state area.

Our History

 Corry Fabrication was originally incorporated in 1979 by William Kafferlin and other local investors when they purchased the Corry Jamestown division from HON Industries. The division they purchased operated as a sheet metal fabrication plant for Corry Jamestown to provide contract manufacturing sheet metal parts. However, the company quickly found a niche market for the sheet metal parts with our extensive custom tooling and our diversity. Over time, we expanded our services to include many industries, including defense fabrication, consumer electronics, power generation, power distribution, power backup, audio/video, and gas/oil extraction, and rail/mass transportation. 

In 2019, Corry Contract Inc celebrated its 40th year in business and the family-owned business was looking for a way to take the company to the next level. What started as a lean process initiative and looking for ways to improve efficiencies with an outside consultant’s help led the current management team to want more freedom to change the culture of the company. The consultant team decided that the challenges here were fascinating made the decision to go through with an asset purchase. This Asset Purchase was completed on June 19, 2020, and the new company is now Corry Fabrication LLC. 

Today, Corry Fabrication LLC’s focus has been on the tools and systems that form the framework of the lean philosophy to systemically streamline our work processes, ultimately leading to greater efficiency, decreased costs, and faster production times. Organizationally, a change-agent atmosphere has had the effect of pulling the employees together to become the employer of choice in the region.

Erie Excellence Council of the Erie Area Chamber of Commerce issued Corry Fabrication a Significant Progress Award for

their work. 

Corry Fabrication has received a No Lost Time Injuries Award thanks to outstanding safety improvement.

Significant Progress

Award

No Lost Time Award

Government Systems Groups have given Corry Fabrication the Quality Excellence as a certified supplier. 

Quality Excellence

Award

Several major customers are a Certified Supplier and have achieved Outstanding Quality Performance Awards from several high-level customers, including a special award for a Propulsion and Controls customer.

Outstanding Quality Performance

Awards

Associations

The Precision Metal Forming Association (PMA)

PMA is a 900 member, full-service trade association representing the $113-billion metalforming industry of North America. PMA leads innovative member companies toward superior competitiveness and profitability.

The Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA)

Founded over 100 years ago, MBA is a not-for-profit employers’ association with over 4,500 members and focuses on helping businesses succeed in Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio.

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

NFIB is 350,000 small and independent business owners united by one clear mission: to promote and protect our right to own, operate and grow small business.

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Certifications

ISO9001:2015

Corry Fabrication has been ISO9001:2015 certified for many years. Our continued certification speaks to a well-run quality management system, enabling us to ensure consistent high-quality performance on any job.

HUBZone

The Small Business Association’s Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) certification is meant to help companies, such as Corry Fabrication, in economically disadvantaged areas attain contracts.

DD2345

Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS) has certified Corry Fabrication. Our certification under the Joint Certification Program establishes Corry Fabrication’s eligibility to review technical data relevant to national defense.

EN 15085

European Railway Welding Standard lead the way in railway vehicle construction standards, which Corry Fabrication is capable of. It is used by the railway vehicle industry and the rail traffic operators. Though Corry Fabrication is no longer registered to EN 15085, it was registered for 2013 and 2014, and still maintains the equipment and standards required by EN 15085.

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