For more than a century, we’ve led the way in custom metal fabrication for the country’s key industries.


Satisfying our customers through innovative engineering, skilled welding and excellent customer service has always been our highest priority. With more than 80,000 square feet of production space and 100 skilled employees, we’re able to meet your largest and most complex metal fabrication needs.


Our story begins in the 1890s when Eric W. Molander founded Key City Boiler Works—a boiler-making business for the maritime and logging industries—in the seaside town of Port Townsend, WA. In 1908, Molander relocated the business to Everett, WA and changed the name to American Boiler and Iron Works, later shortened to American Boiler Works. It was the first boiler manufacturing plant in the Pacific Northwest.

In the decades that followed, we move to Arlington, WA, expanded our capabilities and diversified into the aerospace, defense, energy and nuclear markets. In 2001, we changed our name to ABW Technologies, Inc. to better represent our broad range of services and focus on innovation. 

Our customers’ needs have evolved beyond the traditional fabrication projects we were founded on over a century ago. Their businesses are more sophisticated than ever before, and we’re continually investing in innovative equipment and experienced personnel to ensure their success.
— Eric Anderson, President, ABW Technologies, Inc.

Investing in talented people has been part of our strategy since the very beginning.

And it’s worked. We’re made up of some of the most skilled and experienced people in the industry. Each brings unique abilities and work experience to our team, providing the diverse expertise our customers need.


In the industries we serve, there’s no room for error.

We understand the need for absolute precision and are dedicated to delivering projects exactly according to plan. Backed by decades of industry knowledge, our quality control experts meticulously monitor each project to ensure perfection.

Quality assurance programs

  • NQA-1
  • ASME Code IX
  • AS 9100 Rev D
  • ISO 9001:2015
  • Testing and inspection qualifications

  • Three Boeing-delegated inspectors
  • AWS QC1 Certified Weld Inspectors
  • Mechanical and receiving inspectors
  • Ultrasonic Testing inspectors
  • SNT-TC-1A Visual Inspection Level II
  • SNT-TC-1A Liquid Penetrant Level II
  • SNT-TC-1A Magnetic Particle Level II
  • SNT-TC-1A Leak Testing Level II and III
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    Our employees belong to a century-long tradition of innovation and exquisite workmanship.

    We’re proud to attract the most talented, experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the industry—from highly skilled welders and machinists to insightful engineers and project managers.


    Competitive base pay

    Health and dental care plans

    401(k) retirement plan with company match

    Training opportunities

    Paid time off

    Relocation assistance


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    We're always looking for qualified professionals to fill production, quality assurance and administration roles. 

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    Diverse and welcoming

    We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We’ll never discriminate against anyone based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital or parental status, sexual preference, disability or age.

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