When Shell, CSX Horizon Lines, American Seafoods, and other leaders of some of the world's most demanding industries, need welders, metals repair, pipe fitting, boat repair, machining, precision water cutting, or metals fabrication in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, they call us first. That's because, for over two decades, Alpha Welding & Boat Repair, Inc., has gained the reputation among industry leaders, as the premier provider of these services in America's number-one fishing port.
Founded in 1990 and incorporated in 2000, Alpha Welding & Boat Repair has established a reputation for dependability and a high level of excellence in providing service to a wide range of customers in the fishing, maritime, construction, oil exploration and marine transportation industries.
In addition to the companies listed above, our long-time customer list includes more than 60 local and international fishing companies (we service some of the largest, and busiest fishing vessels in the world), as well as major international and local corporations including: American President Line (APL), Canadian Petroleum, Northland Services, North Pacific Fuel, Delta Western Fuel, the City of Unalaska, The United States Coast Guard, and the State of Alaska.
Alpha Welding has a 10,000 square foot facility located in Unalaska Valley and can provide all necessary labor, equipment and materials for practically any level of metal repair, fabrication, pipe fitting, and welding job. Depending on the scope and requirements of the job, the work can be done either in our facility, on a construction site, at dockside, or on board a vessel. Alpha can also fabricate UHMW items and exhaust lagging per customer specification.
Each member of our crew is highly experienced and fully certified in all areas relating to metals fabrication and repair, with certifications including AWS D 1.1, and ASME B 2.1. Pressure Vessel Pipe Certifications. In addition to all other areas of metals fabrication and repair, we are highly experienced in the repair and complete fabrication of the following systems:
Low and High Pressure Hydraulic
The Alpha Welding shop facility has an extensive state of-the-art equipment list, including a 225-ton Brake Press with a 10-foot bed, 200-ton Hydraulic Press, a plate rolling machine (up to 1/2-inch plate), a shearing machine (12-foot length, 1/2-inch plate capacity), a 10-ton overhead crane, a CNC burning machine, a CNC computerized waterjet cutting machine, a pipe bender (which can bend pipe up to 6-inches in diameter), and sandblasting equipment.
Our full-service Machine Shop has an equipment inventory which includes the following:
Lathe with 14-foot bed and 52-inch throw
Automatic welding machine with portable boring bar
Portable key mill unit
Various other milling machines and lathes
Alpha Welding has shop-based and portable welding machines for all types of stick, wire and arc welding, including mobile aluminum welding machines.
Alpha Welding carries an extensive materials inventory, which includes plate, pipe, angle iron, channel, round stock, tubing and fittings of mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum and copper-nickel; a wide range of valves; UHMW plate, sprockets and bearings; brass round stock, bronze billets, delrin, blowers, and Lagging/fire prevention.
As part of its inventory of vehicles, Alpha Welding also has a 21-ton boom truck equipped with a 94-foot boom and 44-foot extension, available for use on projects.
Our crane operators are NCCO Certified and our cranes are OSHA/NCCO Certified.
A Grove Rough-Terrain 30-Ton mobile crane is also available if needed.
Please note: all crane projects must be coordinated in advance.
Our vast experience in all phases of welding, boat repair, metals repair, and metals fabrication makes us a leading provider to vessel owners, major international corporations, and agencies at all levels of government. This is the reason why Shell, American Seafoods, Trident Seafoods, and the U.S. Coast Guard, call us when they need repairs in Dutch Harbor, Alaska.
No project is too large, specialized, or too complex to be outside our experience and creative approach. We’re ready to drive innovation, handle high priority projects, or fill critical skill gaps in your current crew.
To add value as a member of your team, we always look beyond simply what we can do ourselves. Over the years, we have forged strategic partnerships with other firms that provide niche services, instantly allowing us to offer the ‘all-in-one’ solution our customers desire.
We continuously monitor trends and stay informed about new equipment, emerging technologies, inventions, environmental and regulatory issues – anything that can augment our knowledge and be passed on as added value to our customers.
When it comes to making critical repair and fabrication decisions, you want the peace of mind that comes with knowing you've placed your project in the most capable hands. Alpha Welding and Boat Repair has proven, for over 20 years, to be the smart choice in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, whenever metals fabrication, metals repair, or welding are required.
When you call, you'll know within the first two minutes of speaking with us, why the leaders in some of the world's most demanding industries, place their trust in our extensive knowledge, unmatched experience, and rock-solid dependability. Call today and tell us how we can help you. We'll give you the special attention you require. We'll work with you to make sure you know all your options. We'll bring you results that meet your special requirements, and go beyond your expectations.
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