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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Formtek adds turning center

June 20, 2013

Formtek Inc., Cleveland, as part of a comprehensive plan to expand its manufacturing capabilities, has taken delivery of a new Mazak 500M slant-bed turning center. The lathe increases the company's turning capabilities up to 36 in. dia. and 118 in. long. The new machine is intended to add capacity...

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IRMCO names M-Tech as representative

June 20, 2013

IRMCO® Advanced Lubricant Technologies, Evanston, Ill., a manufacturer of synthetic stamping, forming, and bending lubricants, has announced the addition of Manufacturing Technology (M-Tech) as its sales representative in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi. M-Tech is a distributor of metal...

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Thunder Mfg. opens stamping plant in Kentucky

June 19, 2013

Toronto-based Thunder Tool & Mfg. Ltd. has opened Thunder Mfg. USA Inc., a new $2.2 million metal stamping operation in Richmond, Ky. The plant will employ 45 people to manufacture metal components for automotive engines and transmission mounts....

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Press hardening takes center stage at Schuler convention

June 18, 2013

Press manufacturer Schuler recently held a convention in Waghäusel, Germany, where about 80 visitors heard from industry and academic experts about the latest developments in press hardening and other lightweight construction methods. Use of press-hardened parts has grown from about 8 million...

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AIM JORACO receives certificate, declaration of conformity for CE marking

June 18, 2013

AIM JORACO®, Smithfield, R.I., has announced that its Toggle-Aire® pneumatic, toggle-actuated presses have received European Economic Area (EEA) CE mark approval. The presses are certified to comply with the essential requirements of the machinery directive 2006/42/EC and further conform with...

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Anchor Lamina names engineering manager - TheFabricator.com

Anchor Lamina names engineering manager

June 18, 2013

Anchor Lamina America Inc., a Misumi Group company in Farmington Hills, Mich., has promoted Donald L. Hahn, P.E., to the position of senior engineering manager. He leads the company’s development of new products and oversees improvements to the current product offering. Hahn most recently...

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Quality Products acquires Pacific Press Technologies

June 6, 2013

Pacific Press Technologies, Mt. Carmel, Ill., has announced its recent acquisition by Quality Products Inc., the parent company of Multipress. Pacific Press builds and services an extensive line of USA-made press brakes, shears, and presses. Multipress, Columbus, Ohio, manufactures small to...

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Braner/Loopco receives order for coil processing system

June 6, 2013

Braner/Loopco, Schiller Park, Ill., has received an order from Metal Processing Corp., a Gary, Ind., flat-rolled coil and sheet toll processor, for a 90,000-lb. by 84-in. turret head slitting and slit coil packaging system with capacity to process hot-rolled, cold-rolled, and coated coil in gauges...

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Casa Sommer purchases Herr-Voss Stamco leveler

June 3, 2013

Herr-Voss Stamco, a supplier of coil processing systems and equipment in Callery, Pa., has received an order from Casa Sommer, Naucalpan, Mexico, for a Precision Leveler®. The leveler is an addition to an existing Stamco cut-to-length line for processing stainless steel up to 0.135 in. thick by...

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Novelis, ThyssenKrupp Tailored Blanks to cooperate on tailored aluminum blank production

May 28, 2013

Novelis, an Atlanta-based aluminum recycler and provider of aluminum rolled products, and ThyssenKrupp Tailored Blanks, Duisburg, Germany, a manufacturer of customized steel products for the automotive industry, have signed a cooperation agreement for the development of tailored aluminum blanks....

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Metalloid products approved at Nissan

May 23, 2013

Metalloid Corp., Sturgis, Mich., has been granted Nissan approval for two metal forming lubricants. ADDVANCE 6580 (botanical lubricant) and METCHEM 6620 (synthetic lubricant) are approved to form galvanized and cold-rolled steel, as well as aluminum. Both products are petroleum oil-free and...

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Schuler Automation shows transfer systems in operation

May 21, 2013

Visitors from Germany and abroad attended a Technology Day held by Schuler Automation in Hessdorf, Germany, in mid-April. As well as receiving information on the latest developments in part transport, they were able to observe eight different transfer systems in operation, including the new Intra...

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Mestek announces passing of John E. Reed, CEO

May 21, 2013

Mestek Inc., Cleveland, has announced that John E. Reed, chairman of the board and CEO, died May 9, 2013. Reed began his career with The H. B. Smith Co. after earning his LL.B. degree in 1942 from Northeastern University Law School. In 1946 Reed founded the Sterling Radiator Co. After the...

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Menges Roller expands capacity with CNC lathe - TheFabricator.com

Menges Roller expands capacity with CNC lathe

May 19, 2013

Menges Roller, Wauconda, Ill., has installed a Toolmex TUR930-1100MN CNC lathe capable of manufacturing industrial rollers up to 20 ft. long and 8,800 lbs. The machine integrates seamlessly with the company's CAD department. Operators can upload completed design schematics directly to the new...

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Industrial Innovations adds Manufacturing Technology as distributor

May 19, 2013

Industrial Innovations, Wyoming, Mich., has announced the addition of Manufacturing Technology LLC (M-Tech), Pelham, Ala., as a distributor for the company's industrial lubrication systems and equipment serving Alabama and Mississippi. M-Tech offers pressroom products, application engineering,...

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