Breaking into the world of Mechanical Engineering and Plumbing

| March 15, 2017

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Plumbing and mechanical engineering can be a lucrative career path for those that don’t want to sit behind a desk. As a plumbing and engineering expert, you will be called upon to fix, repair and problem solve. This can be across a broad range of different materials. When it comes to having a varied work life, this is the ultimate career to get into.

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Frisa Forjados

Frisa is a world leading manufacturer of seamless rolled rings and open die forgings. Offering an extensive range of carbon, alloy and stainless steels, titanium and superalloys allows us to service a wide spectrum of industrial markets. Our world-class standards, strong commitment to quality, exceptional customer service and our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities have positioned Frisa as a strategic, reliable supplier among the world’s most outstanding OEM customers.

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