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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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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Wilson Tool appoints new executives - TheFabricator.com

Wilson Tool appoints new executives

December 18, 2012

Wilson Tool International, White Bear Lake, Minn., a provider of tooling systems for punch presses and press brakes and punch and die components for the stamping industry, has announced the appointments of Chris Lawless as president and Paul Johnson as president of new business development,...

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Arku starts construction on new production facility - TheFabricator.com

Arku starts construction on new production facility

December 18, 2012

Arku has begun construction on a new, $5 million production facility at its headquarters in Baden-Baden, Germany. The manufacturing area is expanding more than 16,000 sq. ft., allowing the company to build larger machines. In addition, the apprenticeship workshop for new employees will be...

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Larson Tool and Stamping expands facility for new deep-draw press line

December 18, 2012

Larson Tool and Stamping Co., a manufacturer of precision metal stamping and deep-draw stamping, has added 2,500 sq. ft. of space to its Attleboro, Mass., manufacturing facility to accommodate the addition of a new deep-draw hydraulic press line. The 300-ton-capacity press line is fully automated...

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Herr-Voss Stamco receives slitting line order

December 12, 2012

Herr-Voss Stamco, Callery, Pa., recently received an order for a new slitting line featuring a Strand Extensioner®. According to the manufacturer, the technology provides evenly rewound coils while keeping the slit material level and reducing burrs. The line processes material with thicknesses...

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Red Bud Industries introduces new website

December 5, 2012

Red Bud Industries has launched a new company website at www.redbudindustries.com. A section on the site is dedicated to the Spanish and Latin American markets, with the information translated in the Spanish language. Videos of equipment in operation and apps also have been added....

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Herr-Voss Stamco opens mill services facility in Indiana

November 28, 2012

Herr-Voss Stamco, Callery, Pa., has opened the RCI Midwest Division in New Ross, Ind. The facility is a maintenance shop that offers machining, chrome plating, repair services, and total equipment rebuilds. It is a sister company to Herr-Voss Stamco RCI, located in Chesterton, Ind. Built primarily...

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Future Products adds two CMMs

November 28, 2012

Future Products, a manufacturer of precision die tooling and machined components, has added new Zeiss Contura G2 AKTIV CMMs to its equipment at the headquarters in Clawson, Mich., and the Metal Punch facility in Cadillac, Mich. The CMMs measure a variety of metal components with 0.0008-in....

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Schuler supplies servo press to Feintool Group

November 26, 2012

Schuler, Canton, Mich., has installed a 12-station, custom servo press at the Feintool Group's Nashville facility, extending its drive train capabilities. The 1,600-ton press, with an 18-ft. bed, complements Feintool's existing equipment, including a 2,000-ton press. The new press is designed for...

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EWI establishes new forming center

November 26, 2012

EWI has launched the EWI Forming Center in Columbus, Ohio, established to focus on sheet metal forming and forging processes. Under the leadership of Director Ron Brown of EWI, Chairman Taylan Altan of The Ohio State University Center for Precision Forming (OSU-CPF), and Technical Director Hyunok...

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