Stamping News

Whether you're using a high-speed stamping press to make simple parts at breakneck speeds or doing something really tricky, like deep drawing a material that puts up a lot of resistance, the information in this technology area is sure to help. The articles, case studies, and press releases cover stamping presses, lubricants, and materials.

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Beckwood installs 25-in.-dia. sheet hydroforming press for customer

August 29, 2014

St. Louis-based Beckwood Press Co., a manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses and sheet hydroforming presses, has built and installed a Triform deep draw sheet hydroforming press for a U.S. science, technology, and engineering company. The model 25-10-12SC features a 25-in.-dia. forming area,...

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Coe Press appoints CFO

August 27, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, a manufacturer of coil handling and servo roll feed equipment in Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced the appointment of Dave Boissonneault to CFO. The firm has created the position in response to growth in its coil processing business and the addition of its cut-to-length...

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Bead Industries marks 100 years of manufacturing with book release

August 26, 2014

Bead Industries reached its 100-year anniversary in August 2014. In May the company commemorated the occasion with a centennial celebration at its Milford, Conn., facility, which was attended by more than 150 people including current employees and their families, board members, former employees,...

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Industrial Innovations launches redesigned website

August 14, 2014

Industrial Innovations, a provider of industrial lubrication and automation systems in Grandville, Mich., has announced the launch of its redesigned website that adapts to computer, tablet, and mobile phone screen sizes. The new website presents the company’s products by application area, such as...

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Metaldyne Performance Group completes merger of Grede, HHI Group, and Metaldyne

August 5, 2014

Automotive supplier Metaldyne Performance Group (MPG) has announced the merger of Grede Holdings LLC, HHI Group Holdings, and Metaldyne LLC, forming a new holding company. The merger is designed to enable Grede, HHI, and Metaldyne, three established automotive suppliers, to strengthen their...

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General Carbide receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

July 31, 2014

General Carbide Corp., a manufacturer of more than 50 grades of tungsten carbide tooling for a variety of industrial wear, metal forming, and stamping applications, has earned ISO certification. The certification will allow the company to take advantage of new business opportunities in the...

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Monomoy Capital Partners acquires the Continental-Midland Group

July 28, 2014

Monomoy Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity fund, has acquired Cont-Mid Group LLC and Tiffin Holdings LLC (CMG) from the Kaminski family, which has owned and operated the business for the past 10 years. CMG is a manufacturer of custom-engineered metal fasteners, cold-formed parts,...

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Challenge Mfg. to build two plants in Michigan

July 25, 2014

Challenge Mfg. LLC, a Tier 1 supplier in Walker, Mich., has announced plans to open two new factories in Michigan: a $65.5 million, 430,000-sq.-ft. assembly plant in Watertown Township, and a $50 million, 450,000-sq.-ft. facility in Pontiac. The new manufacturing facilities, which will provide...

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Schuler to build new demonstration center in China

July 17, 2014

Schuler has begun construction of a new demonstration center in Tianjin, China. The Servo TechCenter Tianjin will feature a press with TwinServo Technology (TST) and a force of 1,600 metric tons. Schuler is investing more than 10 million euros in the project. Construction is expected to be...

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Metal Technology installs 1,200-ton press

July 16, 2014

Metal Technology (MTI) has installed a 1,200-ton press with CNC capabilities at its Albany, Ore., facility. The press expands the company’s deep-draw and forming capabilities in terms of diameter, length of product form, and wall thickness. “The equipment's 84-in. stroke with 122 in. of...

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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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Bettcher Mfg. appoints manager

July 9, 2014

Stamping producer Bettcher Mfg. LLC, McAllen, Texas, has hired Andre Fleury as general manager. He has more than 24 years of plant management, general management, and operations management experience. Fleury previously served as director of operations at Commscope Inc./The Carlyle Group’s...

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Robinson Helicopter adds Avure fluid cell press

July 8, 2014

Robinson Helicopter Co., a manufacturer of civil helicopters in Torrance, Calif., has installed a fluid cell press from Avure Technologies, Columbus, Ohio, for component production. Suitable for low-volume, high-quality sheet metal forming, the model QFC 0.7x1.8-800 Flexform™ fluid cell press...

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AP&T opens R&D center in Sweden

July 8, 2014

AP&T has opened a center for R&D at its newly constructed facility in Ulricehamn, Sweden. The facility is used to develop, test, and demonstrate tools, presses, automation equipment, and control systems. It also is used for testing different methods for finishing work, such as laser cutting of...

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ARC Group Worldwide acquires Kecy Corp.

June 25, 2014

ARC Group Worldwide Inc., Deland, Fla., a provider of advanced manufacturing and 3-D printing systems, has acquired Kecy Corp., Hudson, Mich. Kecy is an ISO 9001:2000-certified precision metal stamping company that uses advanced manufacturing, robotics, automation, and diemaking equipment. The...

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