Northeast Chapter Meeting
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Northeast Chapter Meeting

When: Saturday, July 9, 2016
Where: Shrock Fabrication
229 Maple Ave.
Bird in Hand, Pennsylvania  17505
United States
Contact: Kendall Shrock
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NOMMA Northeast Chapter Meeting

Note: Accreditation Meeting to begin at 7:00 a.m. in conference room prior to the event.


Schedule for Metal Mania/Shrock Fest.

7:00 to 9:00 NOMMA Accreditation Committee Meeting at showroom conference table.

7:00 to 9:00 am. Donuts and Coffee for all.

9:00 Announcements.

9:00 to 10:15 Installation Truck Voting and Crane Truck Demo's. 13 to 20 trucks expected.

10:15 to 11:00 Core drilling and pouring demonstrations. (bring your coring equipment) Also Demonstrating the New Dewalt 60 Volt Cordless Tool Lineup Demo, including a new cordless welder and a new powerful cordless grinder.

11:00 to 11:30 Basic CAD Demo featuring 2D and 3D.

11:30 to 12:30 Lunch (provided) and Northeast Chapter Business Meeting. Buck in a Bucket Event?

12:30 to 1:15 Press Brake Demo, Plasma Demo, Saws and Roll Benders.

1:15 to 1:45 Hebo Equipment Demo.

1:45 to 2:00 CNC Milling machine overview and/or CNC Roll Bender.

2:00 to 3:00 Fronius Welding Demos.

3:00 to 5:00 Further question period or 1 on 1 demos with equipment. (Try a welder, etc..)

Shop will be open until 5:00 or later if necessary. 

Some of the members are planing on hanging out at a local restaurant for dinner. Some were talking about the Bird In Hand Family Restaurant and some were talking about the Pressroom Restaurant in Lancaster. (20 min away) 


a.k.a. Shrock Fab, a.k.a. Metal Mania When: Saturday, July 9, 2016, 9 am to 4 pm

Where: Shrock Fabrication, 229 Maple Ave., Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505 Contact & RSVP: Kendall Shrock, (, 717-397-9500) Program: Watch demos on Shrock’s line of advanced CNC equipment:

  • Demo of our knuckle boom crane truck. (used in setting light structural steel and stairs)

  • Demo by a crane representative of a remote controlled crane Fassi knuckle boom crane on an install truck. (not to be included in the truck competition)  Members will be given a chance to give this a test run themselves. 

  • Fully CNC and manual controlled knee mill with 35.5" of travel.

  • Exclusive! Demo of Dewalt's brand new 60 Volt max tools, including a battery operated suitcase welder. These tools aren't even on the market yet, but are officially coming to the market.

  • Demo of some additional Fronius equipment including a battery operated, suitcase welder.

  • Demo of Fronius CMT mig welding with Silicon Bronze wire is planned at this time.

  • Demo of Fronius TPSi welder. Virtually spatter free stainless mig welding with intelligent auto adjustment for the speed of travel. It also has an LED weld preparation light on the torch that comes on so you can see your part in the dark with your hood down before you start welding.

Factory reps will be on site to demonstrate the latest techniques.


  • Installation Truck Exhibition: Bring your install Truck and you could win a $100 Gift card for Advanced Auto Parts for Best Install Truck. By virtue of all the many install trucks being onsite you will gain phenomenal insight on truck ideas!
  • Core Drilling Comparisons: Attendees are encouraged to bring their own units to do comparisons, pour some of your favorite concrete, let it sit for an hour, then put it to the test with the forklift to see what happens!
  • 3D Drawing demonstration: FabCAD 3D and Space Claim 3D
  • Fronius welding demonstrations with factory rep.


Lunch provided. Please take the time to RSVP by July 2nd  so we can make proper meal arrangements.

Don’t miss the NorthEast Chapter Metal Mania on July 9th!



By Air

Fly into Harrisburg if at all possible. Only 45 min to an hour to the shop. If you fly into Washington DC or Baltimore, it's sometimes really cheap, but it's a 2.5 hr drive. If you fly into Philadelphia it's about a 2 hour drive and terrible traffic.



Bird in Hand Inn (walking distance to shop)


Sleep Inn