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Successful roll forming requires more than a roll forming line and tooling. Robust finite element analysis software, and understanding the material's yield strength and elasticity, are critical. This technology area is full of information on equipment, tooling, and simulation software.

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Coe Press to supply coil feeding line to Superior Roll Forming

July 2, 2015

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has received a coil feeding line order from Superior Roll Forming, a provider of roll formed and welded assemblies in Valley City, Ohio, that serves the automotive industry. The 18-in. line can process coil from 0.030 to 0.250 in. thick., depending...

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Samco appoints electrical services coordinator

June 24, 2015

Roll forming equipment manufacturer Samco Machinery Ltd., Toronto, has promoted Jim Harmer to electrical services coordinator. He coordinates all electrical development activities, including project planning, scheduling, work assignments, and reporting on electrical department metrics and...

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Dreistern hires sales manager

May 1, 2015

Dreistern Inc., Telford, Pa., a manufacturer of turnkey roll forming systems and tube mills, has hired Scott W. Slagle as sales manager Midwest. Slagle is responsible for increasing the company’s presence west of the Mississippi. He is based in the Des Moines, Iowa,...

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Custom Rollforming Corp. names tooling coordinator

March 5, 2015

Custom Rollforming Corp., a corporation within The Bradbury Group, Moundridge, Kan., has appointed Colton Snyder as tooling coordinator. Snyder has served as a machine operator II at the company for nearly five years and has operated most of its production lines. He also has assisted in die...

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SMS Siemag to supply cold mill to Aleris

January 29, 2015

SMS Siemag, Pittsburgh, has received an order from Aleris, an aluminum coil manufacturer, for the supply of a CVC® plus single-stand, six-high aluminum cold rolling mill as part of an expansion of its facility in Lewisport, Ky. The mill will produce coil up to 7.7 ft. wide, enabling Aleris to...

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The Bradbury Group announces awarding of roller leveling patent

January 20, 2015

The Bradbury Co. Inc., Moundridge, Kan., has been awarded patent #8893537 for its e•Drive® roller leveling technology. Bradbury has produced 50 leveling machines equipped with this controlled-tension technology for gauges from 0.015 to 1 in. The system is available on new levelers or can be...

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The Bradbury Co. announces two staff promotions

January 2, 2015

The Bradbury Co. Inc., Moundridge, Kan., has announced the promotion of Mike Meuli to project engineering manager and Jeremy Croley to Plant 2 manager. Employed with the company since 1997, Meuli previously held the position of Plant 2 manager. In his new role, Meuli monitors and evaluates...

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Roll-Kraft adds to key management positions

December 17, 2014

Roll-Kraft, Mentor, Ohio, a provider of roll tooling to the tube and pipe and roll forming industries, has announced additions to its primary management team. James Racco has been hired as general manager – operations excellence for the company’s Roll-Kraft Northern facility in Frankfort,...

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Tekfab Inc. appoints new staff member

November 10, 2014

p>Tekfab Inc., Albany, Ore., a machine design and manufacturing company specializing in roll forming, punching, cutting, and material handling, has hired Chuck Summerhill in the role of technical sales and engineering. Summerhill has more than 25 years of experience in the roll forming...

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Resilience Capital Partners makes equity investment in Hynes Industries

August 22, 2014

Resilience Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity firm focused on investing in and improving lower midmarket companies in a variety of industries, has announced an investment in Hynes Industries Inc. and Hynes Kokomo LLC, which will operate as a newly formed platform company that will...

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Omco purchases Weaver & Sons

August 21, 2014

Custom roll former Omco, Wickliffe, Ohio, has announced the purchase of Weaver & Sons Inc., Talladega, Ala. The acquisition adds metal fabrication capabilities to the company’s roll forming services while providing the company with a manufacturing presence in the Southeast. Weaver & Sons is a...

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Samco Machinery to be represented by Metal Form Group in Australia

July 18, 2014

Samco Machinery, a manufacturer of roll forming and metal processing systems, has announced that Australian-based Metal Form Group will provide representation for Samco in Australia and surrounding areas. Metal Form Group, Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia, provides sales and service of products...

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Samco Machinery appoints electrical control/systems coordinator

July 16, 2014

Roll forming machine manufacturer Samco Machinery Ltd., Toronto, has promoted Bryan George to the position of electrical control and systems coordinator in corporate engineering. George has 17 years of experience in the field. With this appointment, he moves to the electrical engineering area...

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Mills Products names quality manager

July 10, 2014

Mills Products, Brentwood, Tenn., a producer of hydroformed, roll formed, and tube stamped parts for the appliance and automotive industries, has appointed David Sampson as quality manager for its North American operation. A Six Sigma leader, Sampson comes to the company after working at the...

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AMS Controls appoints product manager, management software and services

June 18, 2014

St. Louis-based AMS Controls Inc., a roll forming and folding machine control systems manufacturer, has appointed Wayne Green to product manager, management software and services. Green serves as an expert on all matters related to the company’s Eclipse production management software. He has...

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