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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TCT commissions new 64-in.-wide slitter

April 1, 2013

TCT Stainless Steel Inc., a metal service center in Lebanon, Tenn., has commissioned a 64-in.-wide, heavy-gauge EMAG slitter. This line can slit 0.035 to 0.3125 ga. Maximum coil weight is 40,000 lbs., with a maximum 72-in.-OD uncoiler/recoiler. The line includes an Alcos eight-position carousel...

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Industrial Innovations installs lube management system at Tier 1 stamping plant

March 28, 2013

Industrial Innovations, Wyoming, Mich., has announced the installation of its plantwide lubrication management system at a Tier 1 automotive stamping facility in Ohio. The system comprises a Triple Pro-Mix 5 system capable of mixing a lubricant at three different ratios simultaneously and four...

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Andes opens Midwest facility

March 28, 2013

Andes Coil Processors, Lewisville, Texas, has opened Andes Midwest, a new toll slitting, warehousing, and distribution center in Gary, Ind. Rick Blair has been hired as an Andes vice president at the 40,000-sq.-ft. facility....

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Pacific Press introduces redesigned website

March 25, 2013

Pacific Press Technologies, Mt. Carmel, Ill., has launched a redesigned website at www.pacific-press.com. It features a new look, simplified navigation, more content, and more interactivity. The menu has been simplified and the text shortened and streamlined throughout the site. Photo and video...

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Braner/Loopco to provide slitting line to Southwest Steel Coil

March 18, 2013

Braner/Loopco, Schiller Park, Ill., has received an order from Southwest Steel Coil, a processor and distributor of ferrous and nonferrous flat-rolled products, for a precision 60,000-lb. by 72-in. by 0.25-in. Hi-Performance Turret Head™ slitting line, to be installed in the company’s Santa...

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Superior Die Set names president/COO - TheFabricator.com

Superior Die Set names president/COO

March 14, 2013

Superior Die Set has announced the election of Frank Janiszewski as president and COO. A graduate of Marquette University in mechanical engineering, he began his career with the company as an engineer and then moved into plant management. He later was named executive vice president and now...

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Jennison Mfg. Group receives API certification

February 27, 2013

Jennison Mfg. Group, Pittsburgh, has received final audit approval and obtained its American Petroleum Institute (API) certification, positioning the company to provide machined parts for the oil and gas industry. API auditors verified conformance with API SPEC Q1, ISO/TS 29001, and ISO 9001:2008....

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Ice Industries adds capacity at Mexico facility

February 27, 2013

Ice Industries, Toledo, Ohio, has announced that it is adding five metal stamping presses, plus ancillary equipment, at its Apodaca/Monterrey, Mexico, production facility. The mechanical presses have capacities from 150 to 1,000 tons. All include feeders, straighteners, and coil handling equipment....

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Wilson Tool changes name of two Canadian divisions

February 25, 2013

Wilson Tool International®, White Bear Lake, Minn., a manufacturer of tooling for sheet metal fabrication, has changed the name of Exacta Precision and Exacta FabTool to Wilson Tool Canada. The new name more accurately represents the integration of the two Canadian divisions into Wilson Tool...

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EJ Ajax acquires Swirtz Tool & Mfg.

February 19, 2013

EJ Ajax & Sons, a third-generation metal forming company in Fridley, Minn., has acquired Minneapolis tool and die company Swirtz Tool & Mfg. Paul Swirtz, founder of the tool and die company, has joined the EJ Ajax toolroom. The companies had a long history of collaboration before the...

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Arku Coil Systems delivers leveler to MEC - TheFabricator.com

Arku Coil Systems delivers leveler to MEC

February 8, 2013

Cincinnati-based Arku Coil Systems Inc. has sold a FlatMaster 55 precision leveler to MEC, a manufacturing and fabrication company in Mayville, Wis. The company offers metal cutting and forming, stamping, machining, tube forming, welding, painting, and assembly in 16 facilities. The leveler,...

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Taylor-Winfield Technologies relocates to new office complex

January 22, 2013

The Brilex Group of Companies has announced the completion of Taylor-Winfield Technologies' corporate office complex in Youngstown, Ohio. Construction began in spring 2012, with the building opening in December 2012. Connected to the company's existing 100,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility, the...

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IRMCO receives worldwide Honda approval

January 17, 2013

IRMCO® Advanced Lubricant Technologies, Evanston, Ill., a manufacturer of synthetic lubricants, has received worldwide Honda Automotive approval for seven of its metal stamping lubricants. Included in the approval is the new IRMCO Fluids 323-M80, a medium-viscosity, highly dilutable product that...

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Updike Supply acquires H.D. Geisler

January 9, 2013

Updike Supply Co., Dayton, Ohio, has acquired H.D. Geisler Co., a distributor of metal stamping products and tooling components, also of Dayton. Geisler serves customers throughout western and central Ohio, eastern Indiana, and northern Kentucky. "We have thoroughly enjoyed growing the company...

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Electrolux installs Industrial Innovations lube, reclamation system in pressroom

December 18, 2012

Industrial Innovations, Wyoming, Mich., has announced that Electrolux has implemented lubrication management systems on its stamping presses at its new North American Cooking Products manufacturing center in Memphis. The system comprises a Double Pro-Mix 5 lubricating system — which mixes two...

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