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Once again, it is time to celebrate National Manufacturing Month.  The U.S. manufacturing sector remains critical to the economic growth of our country.  With 75 years of combined experience in design and fabrication, Double R Manufacturing is proud to employ skilled Floridians and thrilled to deliver high-quality manufactured products throughout the nation.

Unique Benefits of Skilled Manufacturers

There is no denying the universal benefits of mass production in the manufacturing industry.  Assembly lines churning out high quantities of products have become essential to our daily life and societal growth.  Although let us never underestimate the importance of skilled manufacturers and engineers, striving to surpass the expectations of each unique customer.

Best Reasons to Choose Double R Manufacturing

In a world of mass-produced items and big-box stores, there are alternative benefits to choosing a smaller manufacturer with big ideas like Double R Manufacturing based in Ocala, Florida:

  • SKILL: Double R’s workforce has spent hours upon hours in comprehensive training programs to hone the creative skills needed to customize and fine-tune an array of products and equipment of nearly any complexity.
  • TALENT: It takes talent and expertise to do abrasive waterjet cutting, to perform sandblasting techniques, and to apply the perfect powder coating. Double R’s artisans couple talent with high-quality materials to provide superior products and services.
  • CUSTOMIZATION: Through dedicated project management, Double R offers full-service customization. Custom fabrication is the art of making something unique and specific for your needs.  That includes meticulously bending, cutting, assembling, and delivering a limitless selection of colors, styles, and designs.
  • QUALITY: Through exceptional craftsmanship, Double R strives to deliver strong products with both functionality and longevity. Services include built-to-last fencing, gates, stairs, railings, stall doors, signage, shutters, and many other manufactured items.
  • PROBLEM SOLVING: Double R’s specialists can provide solutions that far surpass less-equipped retailers with ill-fitting, flimsy, mass-produced items lacking longevity. Our artisans also have techniques to transform a rusty piece of metal into a work of art.
  • ONE-STOP-SHOP: In addition to working with individuals and corporations on custom projects big and small, Double R is also your source for finding and choosing the best possible materials and manufactured items on the market.

Celebrate Manufacturing Month this October! Double R Manufacturing is ready to surpass your expectations. Call (800) 813-3361 to learn more about our durable products and skilled manufacturing services. 

Surface preparation by sandblasting

Sandblasting and its amazing benefits deserve to be in the spotlight this September.  Why, you ask? Because in the blink of an eye, the sandblasting department at Double R Manufacturing can give new life to an old piece of equipment or masterfully create a design of your dreams.

Through skillful sandblasting and meticulous workmanship, Double R’s artisans can transform a rusty piece of metal into a shiny new piece of art.  To help everyone understand the sandblasting process and its benefits, here are a few answers to customer questions.

Sandblasting Questions – Asked and Answered

– What is sandblasting?  During sandblasting (a/k/a abrasive blasting), tough surfaces are powerfully cleaned, crafted, or smoothed with a high-speed stream of air and solid particles. Double R’s professionals propel the stream toward a piece to create a desired effect.

– How does it work? First, air and solid particles (i.e., sand, grains, granulated bits) are mixed in the chamber of Double R’s high-quality sandblasting equipment.  Then our skilled artisans point the sandblasting equipment’s nozzle toward the surface of the piece (a sturdy material, such as steel) and forcibly blast that abrasive mixture to clean, craft, or smooth the piece.

– When is sandblasting done? Sandblasting has diverse purposes and is used in many industries.  In addition to cleaning off dirt, rust, corrosion, and contaminates – sandblasting also smooths a rough surface to improve the successfulness of sealants, coatings, or other applications.  Double R’s sandblasting experts can also use this technique to forcibly shape a surface or etch designs.

– Why choose sandblasting? This surface treatment process is suitable for cleaning and giving new life to old pieces or creating an array of new materials and types of equipment. At Double R Manufacturing, we also emphasize the benefits of sandblasting materials for surface coating preparation (such as final powder coating). Double R’s sandblasting techniques help ensure superior surface quality, corrosion prevention, and longevity.

– What can we sandblast?  You name the piece of metal, and Double R Manufacturing’s skilled engineers and craftsmen have the tools and solutions for you. Our sandblasting skills have helped us create a huge selection of entrance gates, barn and stall equipment, accessories, railings, stairs, custom steel wall art, carts, trailers, tool boxes, party grills, shelving, ramps, storage boxes, bars, serving tables, signage, marine products, and more.

Whether we work with an individual or corporation, one piece or thousands, Double R’s sandblasting department loves a challenge.

Call Double R Manufacturing today at (800) 813-3361 to learn more about our products and services.  We are ready to meet your needs and surpass your expectations. 

Weather-resistant materials and high-quality coatings are an absolute must for outdoor products. Particularly, manufactured equipment in Florida and throughout the southeastern U.S. requires sturdiness. At Double R Manufacturing, we firmly believe that your homes, businesses, and farms deserve durable materials able to withstand harsh conditions.

Double R Manufacturing meticulously designs and fabricates materials to endure the rigorous nature of humid air and volatile weather.  As rain pores down and temperatures soar this season, customers can remain calm and cool about the sturdiness of Double R’s product quality.

Weatherproof Reasons to Choose Double R Manufacturing

With built-to-last entrance gates, signage, shutters, railings, stairs, doors, barn equipment, accessories and more, customers can rest assured knowing Double R Manufacturing offers:

  • Strength: Fully welded equipment with top-quality steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and other sturdy materials can help ensure strength and durability for weather resistance.
  • Sturdiness: Our skilled manufacturers can uniquely build, assemble, and properly fit parts to promote longevity and to help fight in the battle against wind and rain.
  • Resistance: Durable coatings in a wide selection of colors and finishes can offer corrosion protection, sustainability, and resistance to rust.

Longevity plus Aesthetic Appeal

Valued customers know that choosing Double R’s products is one of best lines of defense against the effects of rough weather around North Central Florida’s homes, businesses, and farms. Although also worth mentioning, Double R delivers aesthetic appeal.

Importantly, Double R’s superior designs help prevent unsightly effects of chipping, flimsiness, and ill-fitting parts and designs found at many big-box stores and less-skilled suppliers in the manufacturing industry.  From sandblasting and water jet cutting, to custom fabrication and rust-inhibiting powder coatings, our experienced manufacturers strive to ensure each design and fabrication is superior in product quality and artisanship.

In addition to durable outdoor equipment, Double R’s extra attention to beauty also attracts customers seeking gifts and specialty projects, including stunning wall art, outdoor tables, bars, and an array of customized pieces.  Customers have limitless possibilities in manufacturing styles with hardwearing finishes to last throughout the seasons.

Double R Manufacturing is prepared to build whatever you can imagine. We work with individuals and corporations on projects big and small.  Call Double R Manufacturing today at (800) 813-3361 to learn more about our products and services.

Custom-Entrance-Gate

The month of July brings to mind all the great things we have to be grateful for in the United States, including the right to own property.  In addition to celebrating Independence Day, the team at Double R Manufacturing is noting the ways Americans can celebrate their property rights by customizing and proudly marking their land with custom gates and entrances.

Constitutional Rights to Own Property

The U.S. Constitution and several of its Amendments mention property rights.  Put simply, every person has the right to own property individually or to own property in association with others.  Owning a home, a farm, or a business are quintessential American Dreams, and designating our properties with unique customizations is a tangible example of our liberty.

Freedom to Customize Your Property and Entranceways

The first thing guests see upon visiting your home, farm, or business is the entranceway.  Double R Manufacturing enjoys working with customers to customize gates and entrances that allude to the uniqueness of a property and its owners.  Elaborate features, pickets, ornamental finials, graphics, and unlimited lettering options combined with thousands of powder-coating colors offer the freedom for customers to bring their design ideas to life.

Some people choose a monogram for a dignified style of gate, while others choose unique graphics and accents to display artistic flair.  Similarly, as a way to make a great first impression and create brand awareness, many commercial properties opt for business logos displayed on entrance gates.

Top-Quality Steel and Durable Aluminum Gates

To surpass the expectations of each customer, Double R Manufacturing designs fully welded entrance gates with top-of-the-line operating systems.  Whether you choose single or double gates that swing or slide, you can count on Double R’s skilled engineers to create a beautiful and durable design.  From sandblasting and water jet cutting, to custom fabrication and final powder coating, our specialists use only the best possible materials to provide the highest standard in finished products.

For examples of custom fabrication, view Double R’s gallery of Gates and Entrances.

Built-to-last gates and unique entrances are just the first step in welcoming guests to your home, farm, or business.  In addition to entrance and exit gates, Double R Manufacturing invites you to also browse our wide selection of customized signage, property markers, railings, banisters, stairways, landings, equine equipment, barn and stall equipment, custom barbeques, bars, tables, wall art, and much more to help customize your American Dream.

Double R Manufacturing is ready to help you celebrate your freedom to own and customize your property.  Let us surpass your expectations this summer with durable products and equipment to meet your unique needs.  Call us today at (800) 813-3361. 

Waterjet Cutting

Florida beachgoers might be thinking about water activities like jet skiing, but it is waterjet cutting that is on the mind of the design specialists at Double R Manufacturing.

Around Ocala and Central Florida this summer, built-to-last equipment and products are the top requests of Double R’s customers.  Double R’s fabricators uniquely specialize in abrasive waterjet cutting to ensure sturdiness and proper fittings for customized items like fencing, gates, stairs, railings, stall doors, signage, shutters, and other manufactured items.

About CNC Waterjet Cutting 

Using a high-pressure stream of water with abrasive particles, the CNC waterjet cutting process allows for the precise cutting of shapes in various materials, including Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Copper, Granite, Nylon, Mild Steel, Marble, Ceramic Tile, Glass, Polycarbonate, Polystyrene, Fiberglass, Brass, Carbon Fiber, and others.

From rapid-hole drilling in titanium, to gently cutting soft metals, here are some of the value-added benefits with Double R’s waterjet cutting services:

  1. Affordably customize complex 2D shapes and cutouts without any tooling costs.
  2. Cut anything from extremely hard metals to soft plastics.
  3. Cut single or multi-layer materials, ranging from .001” to several inches.
  4. Perform fine details that other technologies cannot perform accurately.
  5. Create quality edges, no burrs, and often no need for a secondary finishing process.
  6. Requires no heat, which means edges are not distorted, burned, or warped.
  7. Exerts no poisonous gas when cutting plastics or rubber.

Superior Quality Fabrication and Design

Durability matters in Florida, especially during the summer months when battling wind and rain. Double R Manufacturing’s skilled engineers can offer the best possible stone, glass, metals, and other materials for the highest standard in finished products.

Best of all, Double R’s specialists can provide customized products and equipment that far surpass chain retailers with ill-fitting, flimsy, mass-produced items lacking lack longevity.

From waterjet cutting to final delivery, our craftsmen are prepared to design nearly anything you can imagine. Simply supply a CAD file or image, or consult with our talented design team to bring your visions to life.

We work with individuals and corporations on projects big and small.  Call Double R Manufacturing today at (800) 813-3361 to learn more about our products and services.

Interior and exterior business signs are among the top ways to attract new customers and advertise your offerings to the world.  This is the season to spring into action and boost your business or organizational goals with custom signage.

Whether you are an Ocala business or located anywhere across Florida or the United States, Double R Manufacturing is prepared to build nearly any signage you can imagine. As creative visionaries in the signage industry, our artists and talented engineers use the best possible materials and skilled waterjet-cutting techniques to add meticulous details to custom signs.

Additionally, waterjet technologies allow Double R Manufacturing’s experts to cut whisper thin details in stone, glass, and metals.  Customers have a wide selection of substrates, styles, colors, and finishes for the creation of one-of-a-kind products.

Commercial Signs by Double R Manufacturing

From business and office settings to schools and hospitals, Double R can beautifully design signs for nearly any industry, property location, space, or situation imaginable.

  1. Create a custom sign with your new logo or branding to boost business recognition.
  2. Shine a spotlight on sales and events with promotional signs and banners.
  3. Design signs for special landmarks, construction sites, and property markers.
  4. Designate areas of your office with cubicle signs and other interior signs.
  5. Add helpful signage at schools to direct students, teachers, staff, and parents.
  6. Add signage and wayfinding programs to help people navigate spaces, areas, or campuses.
  7. Customize glass-enclosed cases to protect and display special objects or artifacts.
  8. Design one-of-a-kind tack boards to enhance a workspace with logos or branding.
  9. Create magnetic boards in various colors and sizes for posting news or notices.
  10. Comply with Americans with Disabilities Act with ADA Signage for restrooms and parking.

Undoubtingly, you can find great value in the personalization of a custom stone, glass, or metal sign. Whether you need wall signs, exterior signs, office signs, interior signs, directory signs, or any type of general business sign, we will uniquely create the custom sign that is right for you.  Browse Double R Manufacturing’s signage gallery.

We work with individuals and corporations on customized projects big and small.  Call Double R Manufacturing today at (800) 813-3361 to learn more about our products, equipment, and fabrication services.

custom-stalls
While many folks are looking forward to wagering on upcoming horse races, you can bet Double R Manufacturing is taking pride in being one of America’s premier horse-stall fabricators.

Double R’s Ocala-based headquarters located in “The Horse Capitol of the World” is home to some of our nation’s greatest thoroughbreds, but Double R’s contribution to the equine community reaches far beyond our Central Florida home.

A Story of Re-Building and Strength
One of Double R Manufacturing’s significant achievements is told in the re-building story of San Luis Rey Downs in Bonsall, California, which tragically lost beloved horses and experienced the destruction of several barns and hundreds of horse stalls during a 2017 wildfire.

In a desperate need to rebuild quickly, the fabricator of choice was Double R Manufacturing.  Double R’s team was honored to work with award-winning, Omaha-based Valmont Coatings, which is considered a leader in hot-dip galvanizing and recognized by the American Galvanizers Association for numerous projects.  According to stats provided by Valmont Coatings, the entire project consisted of 57 tons of galvanized steel for 250 new stalls, featuring 4-framed walls with safety doors and windows.

Meticulous attention to details and specifications were necessary for safeguarding against warpage and for ensuring strategic placement of vents and drain holes to provide a smooth, hot-dip galvanized coating.  Double R Manufacturing completed fabrication at our Ocala facility to ensure quality control before sending the finished products to California for installation in time for successfully meeting the customer’s move-in-ready goal of April 2018.

Durability for Abrasive Equine Environments
With expectations surpassed, and a year gone by, the active barns have stall equipment standing strong. The durable coatings have offered superior corrosion protection, aesthetic appeal, and sustainability. Enduring salty air and a rigorous equine environment, was particularly important to The San Luis Rey Downs, which deserved only the highest quality, built-to-last horse stalls to keep their magnificent horses safe now and for future generations.

Fabricating Barn and Stall Equipment
With 75 years of combined experience in design and fabrication, Double R’s team invites you to browse our galleries of barn accessories and stable equipment customized for the equestrian community: Customized Barn and Stall Equipment.  You’ll find we are setting a new standard of excellence in stall and barn accessories, stall-breeding stocks, stall doors, stall-Dutch doors, stall-end wall doors, stall window bars, stall fronts, stall shutters, stall hardware, stall shutters, stall-window bars, and more.

For racing enthusiasts out there, mark your calendars for these upcoming 2019 races: The Kentucky Derby (May 4), Preakness Stakes (May 18), and Belmont Stakes (June 8).

Call Double R Manufacturing today at (800) 813-3361 to learn more about our products and services. We will be happy to answer any questions. Double R Manufacturing is ready to surpass your expectations.

March ushers in the first day of spring, which for many of us means barbeque season. Across North Central Florida and around our country, Americans will be happily firing up their custom BBQ grills and enjoying outdoor seating areas to celebrate the springtime.

With the later sunsets and beautiful Ocala weather, we often see an increase in customer requests for custom fabricated BBQ grills, outdoor tables, bars, and benches. Double R Manufacturing’s team of skilled engineers and artisans are proud to specialize in fabricating these products.  We build them not only to entertain, but also to last through the years.

Custom Barbeque Grills and Smokers

What outdoor event is complete without a savory barbeque meal?  With a custom barbeque grill or smoker from Double R, your guests will be raving about more than the taste because the high-quality features and customization of your grill will also make an impression.

View our gallery of BBQ grills and smokers at: Custom Fabricated BBQ’s. Whether a party-grill for your backyard or a customized grill for tailgating, Double R will customize your grill to last for the long haul.  Speaking of hauling, you can also count on Double R for customized carts and all major brand trailers, including lighting, axles, bearings, and full fabrication.

Unique Tables, Bars, and Benches

Double R’s customers have enjoyed countless hours relaxing at their custom metal-and-wood tables and bars. You can imagine the complements they get when guests see the colors, features, and intricate customization of their furniture.  Double R’s team strives to create whatever you can imagine.  Each piece can be unique — from a colorful serving table with ornamental metal accents, to a classic wooden bar featuring a logo. View our gallery of serving tables, picnic tables, bars, and benches at Customized Bars, Benches and Tables.

In addition to Ocala homeowners, many restaurants and establishments across Florida and the Southeastern U.S. seek our expertise in custom bars and tables for their businesses.  Each piece undergoes a design process of meticulous bending, cutting, and assembling to ensure the delivery of only the strongest specialty pieces for businesses and residential customers.

Fabrication and Design

Whether we work with an individual or a corporation, one piece or thousands, we love a challenge.  The art of making something unique and specific for your needs is our passion. Consider Double R Manufacturing your one-stop-shop for in-door and outdoor tables, bars, benches, custom BBQs, smokers, trailers, carts, and much more.

Double R Manufacturing is ready to surpass your expectations this spring with durable products and equipment to meet your unique needs.  Call us today at (800) 813-3361. 

Barn and Stall Equipment Built to Last

Knowing our hometown is nicknamed “The Horse Capitol of the World,” Double R Manufacturing’s team is proud to specialize in custom barn and stall equipment for our Ocala neighbors and other equine communities.

As the temperatures drop during our winter months in North Central Florida, stable equipment and sturdy accessories are essential.  Stall doors, gates, shutters, grills, and durable hardware can help keep areas safe and comfortable for horses, cattle, and other farm animals.

Built-to-Last Barn and Stall Equipment

Ocala’s equine culture demands a high-quality selection of custom-made products.  That is why Double R Manufacturing’s team of skilled engineers and local craftsmen have honed specialties in designing everything from stall-window bars to stall-breeding stocks.

With 75 years of combined experience in design and fabrication, Double R’s products are built to endure the rigorous nature of equine settings.  For example, we offer fully welded stall doors designed with high-quality steel, stainless steel, and aluminum.  In addition to meticulously building and assembling barn equipment, we offer a wide selection of customizable colors and finishes that are resistant to rust for the long run.

Top-quality is the running theme throughout our product line, whether you choose Double R Manufacturing for Dutch doors, stall fronts, window grills, or sliding shutters.  Double R’s craftsmen combine artisanship with heavy-duty materials to quickly deliver the finished products you need for sheltering, feeding, and breeding.  For example, breeding stocks and equine stocks for veterinarian procedures are among our unique specialties in manufacturing and fabricating products for our Ocala neighbors and other farms across Florida and the southern United States.

Stable Equipment and Customized Accessories

Double R delivers everything as simple as blanket bars and racks to hang your horse’s accessories to custom-designed gates and doors featuring ornamental accents.  We invite you to browse galleries of barn and stable equipment customized for the equestrian community: Barn and Stall Equipment. Galleries include stall/barn accessories, stall-breeding stocks, stall doors, stall-Dutch doors, stall-end wall doors, stall window bars, stall fronts, stall shutters, stall hardware, stall shutters, stall-window bars, and more.

Call Double R Manufacturing today at (800) 813-3361 to learn more about our products and services. We will be happy to answer any questions. Double R Manufacturing is ready to surpass your expectations.

Custom stairs and railings are a perfect way to step-up your style in 2019. High-quality stairs and railings can enhance the look of a space, while also providing improved safety.  Whether you want to update the interior or exterior of your home or business, Florida’s wintertime weather provides perfect conditions for an easy installation.

Double R Manufacturing assists residential and commercial customers around Ocala and North Central Florida with customized solutions for a wide-array of metal railings, banisters, stairways, entrances, exits, landings, and more.

Due to the superior quality of our built-to-last products, our custom designed stairs and railings are in-use in industrial environments.  For example, our skilled engineers and craftsmen uniquely specialize in powder-coated aluminum railing systems, which are widely popular due to durability.  What’s more is that these long-lasting, low-maintenance products also offer the value-added benefit of beautiful customization.

Fabrication and Design Services

From antique to sleek, we can fabricate nearly any size and style of stairway or railing for the look you desire. Double R Manufacturing’s custom fabrication and design services include meticulously bending, cutting, assembling, and delivering strong products with both functionality and longevity.

We did the math. There are thousands of ways to create your perfect stairway.  Imagine the possibilities in choosing any diameter and degree of steps, different balusters, different top rails, unique landings, custom features, ornamental accents, and durable powder coatings in customizable colors and finishes.

Whether you choose a made-to-order railing, a regular picket railing, or a grand staircase — Double R Manufacturing is prepared to offer you a cost-effective price on high-quality workmanship. For a sampling of what other customers have chosen, you can view our Stairs and Rail Gallery: Stairs and Rails

Our team is prepared to surpass your unique expectations with attentive service and high-quality products for customers around Ocala and throughout Florida.

Happy New Year! We look forward to working with individuals and corporations on projects big and small in 2019.  Call Double R Manufacturing today at (800) 813-3361 to learn more about our products and services.