A factory with agile capacity – select your location and production method. Our Factory as a Service concept means that we as a factory can produce without any capacity, location or production method limitations. As an added benefit, this leads to Combi Works having backup for the components we produce.
Combi Works is cooperating only with professionals in their field and can ensure high quality and solutions to all of our customers. Our manufacturing partners are located in Lithuania, Latvia, Finland, Romania, Slovakia, Czech Republic, China and India and expanding our supply chain to Poland, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Serbia and other countries. Our production partners have ISO: 9001, ISO: 140001, OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001, ISO 3834-3, EN 15085, ISO 1090 (add class 1,2 or 3) and other certifications fulfilling even the most stringent requirements. A few main facilities are presented below.
COMBI WORKS MANUFACTURING PROCESS
20 Robot welding machines
50 CNC, 200 Milling machines
50 CNC, 200 Turning machines
50 CNC, 10 Boring machines
50 CNC, 10 Cutting machines
50 CNC, 10 Drilling machines
Hard metal machining
Casting – iron
100.000 tons, machine molding and manual molding
Casting – steel
10.000 tons, up to 60ton press
10.000 tons, up to 60ton press
5 machines up to 3m
20 presses, up to 50mm thickness
20 presses, up to 50mm thickness
Galvanization, Blackening, Nitriding
Partner in spotlight – One of our partners is located in Romania. As this company was established in 1995, it gathered quite a lot of know-how in metal fabrication field. This partner of ours can do assembly, welding (TIG/MIG/MAG), milling, turning, boring drilling, hard metal machining for the parts that are up to 22×8,4×5,5 m in dimension. Also they are capable of cutting metal sheets (24×4 m in size), grinding (12×2.8 m), bending (20×6000 mm), rolling (130×3500 mm) and surface treatment (14x12x6 m). All the welders working in the company are certified, also there are 12 employees that are responsible for quality assurance. Company is certified with ISO 9001-2008, ISO 14001, ISO 18001, ISO 3834 – 2, ISO45001:2018, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 18001, ISO 1090, ISO 3834.
Partner in spotlight – Our partner is located in Czech Republic. During 29 years of production they gathered a lot of experience in the manufacturing field. Company is divided in 4 segments and in total has 17 companies, therefore, many different operations – production of metal structures, castings, designing and further on can be done in-house. Company is certified with ISO 9001-2008, ISO 14001. Also all the welders that work in a company are certified.
Partner in spotlight – One of our long-term Lithuanian partners. There are 100 employees in the company, of which 60 are top-class certified professionals. Company mostly work with sheet metal constructions – they can do cutting, bending, welding, also milling, turning, surface coating (wet and powder coating). They both work with serial and project-based production. This partner of ours is certified with ISO 9001, EN3834-3 and EN 1090-1. Partner in spotlight – Another Lithuanian partner is one of our great strengths. Their high standard for quality and strict monitoring of production processes lead to the successful fulfillment of complex projects for one of our biggest customers. Their main production scope is agriculture machinery and non-standard metal products and parts. They are capable of doing CNC milling, turning, bending, cutting, also MIG, MAG, TIG welding, wet painting, mechanical assembly, grinding, thermal treating of parts. Factory works in compliance with EN ISO 9001:2008, EN ISO 14000:2009, LST EN 1090:2011 standards.
Below you will find a list of manufacturing methods with which we are working or have worked with:
Welding Assembly services
Welding assembly is a manufacturing method that involves the fusion of multiple metal components to create a cohesive structure. It employs various welding techniques such as arc welding, resistance welding, or laser welding, depending on the materials and desired joint strength. Skilled welders utilize precise control of heat and pressure to melt and join the metals, ensuring structural integrity. Welding assembly plays a crucial role in industries such as construction, automotive, aerospace, and fabrication, enabling the fabrication of complex and durable structures. It requires expertise in welding processes, metallurgy, and quality control to ensure proper weld penetration, strength, and adherence to industry standards.
Mechanical assembly is a manufacturing method that involves the construction of products by joining individual components together using mechanical means, such as fasteners, adhesives, or interlocking mechanisms. It encompasses the assembly of parts, subsystems, and complete systems. Skilled assemblers interpret technical drawings, follow assembly instructions, and utilize a range of tools and equipment to ensure precise alignment, proper fitment, and functional integration of components. Mechanical assembly is integral to industries like manufacturing, electronics, automotive, and aerospace, requiring attention to detail, quality control, and adherence to safety and industry standards to deliver reliable and fully functional products.
Electrical assembly is a manufacturing method focused on the integration and connection of electrical components to create functional systems or devices. Skilled technicians follow electrical schematics and assembly instructions to properly install and connect components such as wires, cables, connectors, switches, and circuit boards. They use specialized tools and equipment to ensure precise wiring, proper insulation, and secure connections. Electrical assembly is vital in industries such as electronics, telecommunications, automation, and automotive, where the reliability and functionality of electrical systems are critical. Attention to detail, adherence to safety standards, and testing for proper functionality are essential in electrical assembly to produce high-quality and safe electrical products.
Welding is a manufacturing method that involves joining two or more pieces of metal together using various techniques such as arc welding, resistance welding, or laser welding. Skilled welders use heat and pressure to melt and fuse the metal at the joint, creating a strong and durable bond. Welding plays a critical role in industries such as construction, automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing, enabling the fabrication of structures, machinery, and components. It requires expertise in welding processes, metallurgy, and quality control to ensure proper weld penetration, strength, and adherence to industry standards. Precise control of welding parameters and inspection techniques are essential to ensure the integrity and safety of welded structures.
MIG/MAG (Metal Inert Gas/Metal Active Gas) welding is a versatile and widely used welding method in manufacturing. It involves using a welding gun that feeds a consumable electrode wire, which melts and joins the metal pieces together. The process is shielded by an inert gas, typically argon or a mixture of argon and carbon dioxide, to protect the weld from atmospheric contamination. MIG/MAG welding offers high efficiency, speed, and ease of use, making it suitable for various materials and applications, including automotive, fabrication, and general metalwork. Skilled welders manipulate the welding gun to achieve precise welds with good penetration and minimal spatter. The main difference between MIG (Metal Inert Gas) and MAG (Metal Active Gas) welding lies in the type of shielding gas used during the welding process. MIG welding uses an inert gas, typically pure argon or a mix of argon and helium, as the shielding gas. This type of welding is primarily used for non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, copper, and stainless steel. The inert gas shields the weld pool from atmospheric gases, preventing oxidation and ensuring a clean weld. On the other hand, MAG welding uses an active gas, such as a mixture of carbon dioxide and argon or oxygen, as the shielding gas. MAG welding is commonly used for ferrous metals like carbon steel. The active gas enhances the stability of the electric arc and increases the penetration into the base material, resulting in deeper welds. The active gas also contributes to the formation of a slag layer that protects the weld pool. While MIG and MAG welding have some differences in shielding gas composition, the welding process itself is quite similar. Both methods use a continuously fed consumable electrode wire that melts to join the metal pieces together. It’s worth noting that the terms MIG and MAG are often used interchangeably, depending on the region or industry. In some areas, MIG welding may refer to the process with a mix of shielding gases, including active gases, making it similar to MAG welding.
TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding, also known as GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding), is a precise and versatile welding method used to join metals. TIG welding utilizes a non-consumable tungsten electrode to produce an electric arc that melts the base metal and filler rod (if used) to create the weld. The process is shielded by an inert gas, typically argon, which protects the weld from atmospheric contamination. TIG welding is valued for its exceptional control, enabling high-quality welds on thin materials and critical applications and for example for stainless steel welding. It is commonly employed in industries like aerospace, automotive, and fabrication, where precision, aesthetic appearance, and weld integrity are crucial.
Robot welding is a manufacturing method that utilizes robotic systems to perform welding operations with precision and efficiency. It involves programming industrial robots equipped with welding tools to manipulate and weld metal components. The robots follow predetermined paths and parameters, ensuring consistent weld quality and reducing human error. Robot welding offers benefits such as increased productivity, improved accuracy, and enhanced safety by minimizing human exposure to hazardous welding environments. It is extensively used in industries like automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing, where large-scale production and high-quality welds are required. Skilled technicians oversee the programming, setup, and maintenance of the robotic welding systems to ensure optimal performance and adherence to quality standards.
Milling is a precision manufacturing procedure that uses rotary cutters to remove material from a workpiece. In milling, the workpiece itself remains static, meaning it doesn’t move. Milling enables precise shaping, cutting, and surface finishing, making it ideal for creating custom parts and achieving intricate geometries with high accuracy.
Turning is a manufacturing method that involves rotating a workpiece while a cutting tool removes material to shape it. It’s like a lathe machine where the workpiece spins, and the tool shapes it by cutting away unwanted material, resulting in a desired shape or size.
Boring is a manufacturing method used to enlarge or refine an existing hole in a workpiece. It involves using a rotating cutting tool to remove material from the inner diameter of the hole, making it larger, straighter, or more precise according to the desired specifications.
Cutting is a manufacturing method used to separate or shape materials by removing unwanted sections. Flame cutting utilizes a high-temperature flame to melt and blow away the material. Plasma cutting uses a jet of ionized gas to create an electrical arc, melting and removing the material. Laser cutting employs a concentrated laser beam to vaporize or melt the material precisely. Water cutting uses a high-pressure jet of water mixed with an abrasive substance to erode and cut through the material. Each method has its advantages and is chosen based on the material type, thickness, precision requirements, and cost considerations.
Drilling is a manufacturing method that creates holes in materials using a rotating drill bit. The drill bit cuts into the material, removing small chips as it rotates. This method is commonly used in construction, woodworking, metalworking, and various other industries to create precise and accurate holes of different sizes.
Grinding is a manufacturing method that smoothens and shapes surfaces by using an abrasive wheel or tool. The wheel rotates rapidly, rubbing against the material and removing tiny particles to achieve the desired finish or precision. It is commonly used to refine metal, stone, or other materials for a variety of applications.
Honing is a precision machining process that refines the surface of cylindrical components like engine axle holes, cylinders or hydraulic cylinders. It employs abrasive stones to remove imperfections and create a smooth, precise finish, resulting in enhanced performance, reduced friction, and improved geometric accuracy of the workpiece.
Hard metal machining
Hard metal machining is a manufacturing method used to shape and cut extremely hard materials such as hardened steel or tungsten carbide. It involves using specialized cutting tools with high hardness and abrasion resistance to remove material and create precise shapes, often requiring the use of high cutting forces and advanced machining techniques.
Iron casting is a manufacturing method used to create solid objects or components made of iron. It involves melting iron and pouring it into a pre-made mold, allowing it to cool and solidify into the desired shape. The mold is typically made of sand or other materials that can withstand the high temperatures. Iron casting is widely used in industries like automotive, construction, and machinery manufacturing, as it allows for the production of complex shapes and large-scale components that are strong, durable, and cost-effective.
Steel casting is a manufacturing method used to produce solid objects or components made of steel. It involves melting steel and pouring it into a pre-made mold, allowing it to cool and solidify into the desired shape. The molds used in steel casting are typically made of sand or ceramic materials capable of withstanding high temperatures. Steel casting is widely utilized in various industries, including automotive, construction, and machinery manufacturing, as it enables the production of complex and durable steel parts that exhibit excellent strength, toughness, and resistance to wear and corrosion.
Forging is a manufacturing method that involves shaping metal by applying heat and force. It begins with heating the metal to a high temperature, making it more malleable. The heated metal is then placed on a die and struck repeatedly with a hammer or pressed with a mechanical press to deform it into the desired shape. This process enhances the metal’s strength and improves its grain structure, resulting in durable and reliable components. Forging is commonly used in the production of automotive parts, tools, and machinery components where strength and integrity are critical.
Plasma cutting is a manufacturing method that uses a high-velocity jet of ionized gas (plasma) to cut through materials. It is capable of cutting through various materials, including metals, with typical thicknesses ranging from a few millimeters to several hundred millimeters, depending on the power of the plasma cutting system.
In metals laser cutting compared to plasma cutting is more precise and uses less energy when cutting sheet metal. On the other hand, industrial lasers won’t cut through as thick metals as plasma can. Newer high power laser machines are however approaching plasma’s thickness capabilities but the costs may still be preventing mass use.
Bending is a manufacturing method used to reshape materials by applying force to make them conform to a desired angle or shape. It is commonly used with metals, plastics, and other materials. The thickness of the material being bent depends on its type and strength. For example, thin sheet metals can be easily bent, while thicker metals may require specialized machinery or techniques. Typical thicknesses for bending can range from a fraction of a millimeter for thin sheets to several centimeters for certain metals, providing flexibility to create curved or angular components for various applications.
Rolling is a manufacturing method that shapes materials by passing them through rollers to reduce thickness or change their shape. It is commonly used for metals like steel, aluminum, and copper. The thickness of the material being rolled depends on its type and the rolling process used. Thin sheets can be rolled into coils or strips, while thicker materials may require larger rolling mills. Typical thicknesses for rolling can range from a few millimeters for thin sheets to several centimeters for heavy plates, allowing for the production of various products like pipes, sheets, and structural components.
Surface treatment is a manufacturing method used to improve the appearance, durability, and protection of materials by applying different coatings or treatments to their surfaces. One common surface treatment is wet painting, where a liquid paint is sprayed or brushed onto the material’s surface, creating a smooth and colorful finish. Powder painting is another method where dry powder is electrostatically charged and then applied to the material, which is later cured to form a durable coating. Anodizing is a surface treatment primarily used for aluminum. It involves creating a controlled oxide layer on the surface, which enhances corrosion resistance and can be dyed to achieve various colors. Galvanizing, on the other hand, is a process where a protective layer of zinc is applied to steel or iron, preventing corrosion and extending the lifespan of the material. Other common surface treatments include electroplating, where a metal coating is applied through an electrochemical process, and chromating, which creates a thin protective layer on metals like aluminum. Heat treatment is also employed to alter the properties of materials, such as improving hardness or toughness. These surface treatments offer numerous benefits, such as enhanced aesthetics, improved resistance to wear, corrosion protection, and increased lifespan. They are widely used in various industries, including automotive, construction, electronics, and household appliances, to ensure the longevity and quality of finished products.