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Schuler to modernize nine tryout presses for Audi

March 19, 2015

The Hydraulic division of Schuler Service, Göppingen, Germany, has received an order to modernize nine tryout presses for the toolmaking department of Audi AG. The lines were supplied in 1998 by press manufacturer Müller Weingarten, which Schuler acquired in 2007. In addition to a complete...

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Nidec Minster announces management changes

March 9, 2015

Nidec Minster Corp., a provider of presses, feeds, coil handling equipment, and die transfer equipment in Minster, Ohio, has announced several organizational changes. Effective June 1, David Winch will assume the role of CEO/vice chairman of the board of directors. John Winch will step down as...

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Schuler AG CFO gets contract extension

March 6, 2015

The Supervisory Board of Schuler AG, Göppingen, Germany, has decided to renew its contract with Norbert Broger through December 2020. Broger has been CFO and labor director with Schuler AG since January 2013. He is responsible for finance, controlling, IT, human resources, internal audit, legal...

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Armor André acquires André Corp.

February 26, 2015

Armor André Inc., Mason, Ohio, a subsidiary of The Armor Group Inc. (Armor), has acquired certain assets of André Corp., Elkhart, Ind., a manufacturer of high-volume washers and stampings for the fastener industry throughout the U.S. and Canada. The acquisition adds steel coil processing, die...

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Magic Coil Products purchases multiblanking line

February 26, 2015

Magic Coil Products LLC, Butler, Ind., has ordered a multiblanking line from Red Bud Industries, Red Bud, Ill. The line will include a precision grip feed system and CNC programmable slitter, giving the company the capability to produce blanks with width and length tolerances of +0.005 in. The...

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Schuler expands subsidiary in Mexico

February 26, 2015

Germany-based press manufacturer Schuler has expanded its sales and service facility in Puebla, Mexico. The leased property features about 32,292 sq. ft. of floor space, a production plant, and a training center. The firm invested $1.6 million in new machinery and equipment for die repairs and...

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Bettcher Mfg. appoints quotation development manager

February 25, 2015

Bettcher Mfg. LLC, a stamping company in McAllen, Texas, has named Anthony Oleksyn as quotation development manager. He has more than 20 years of tool and die design, project management, and cost estimating experience. Oleksyn came from SPS Technologies, where he was pressroom/toolroom...

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Talan Products wins 2015 Evolution of Manufacturing Award

February 23, 2015

Talan Products, a Cleveland-based metal stamping company and manufacturer of tooling and engineered parts, has received a 2015 Evolution of Manufacturing Award from Smart Business magazine. The award recognizes the company’s achievements in manufacturing, including its commitment to safety...

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Chemetall receives Frost & Sullivan 2014 North American Metalworking Fluids Award

February 19, 2015

Chemetall, a Baton Rouge, La.-based business unit of Albemarle Corp., has been awarded the 2014 North American Metalworking Fluids New Product Innovation Award. The firm develops, manufactures, and supplies specialty chemical products including metalworking fluids, drawing and stamping...

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Bettcher Mfg. appoints supply chain manager

February 13, 2015

McAllen, Texas-based stamper Bettcher Mfg. LLC has named Ruben Vela as supply chain manager. He is responsible for the procurement of materials, supplies, equipment, and services and for operation of the purchasing and materials department. Vela has more than 18 years of materials and...

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Sutherland, SST align to serve Midwest stamping industry

February 5, 2015

Sutherland Presses, Malibu, Calif., and Scott Special Tools, Weldon Springs, Mo., have announced a joint cooperation to serve the stamping industry in southern Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, eastern Oklahoma, eastern Nebraska, and western Iowa. SST offers presses, feeds, and tooling...

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Beckwood to supply rubber pad forming hydraulic press to sheet metal fabricator

February 4, 2015

Beckwood Press Co., St. Louis, has been contracted to supply a 400-ton hydraulic rubber pad forming press to a U.S.-based sheet metal fabricator for the forming of parts for the aerospace, medical device, electronics, and transportation industries. Scheduled for completion in June, the...

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Arku Maschinenbau appoints co-managing director

February 3, 2015

Arku Maschinenbau GmbH, a global manufacturer of levelers and coil handling equipment, has appointed Marcus Bartle to the newly created position of co-managing director. He serves in an operations role supporting Managing Shareholder Albert Reiss. Bartle joined the company in 2012 as manager of...

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Beckwood installs deep-draw sheet hydroforming press at Kreisler Mfg.

January 30, 2015

Beckwood Press Co., a St. Louis-based manufacturer of configurable hydraulic presses, has built and installed a Triform deep-draw sheet hydroforming press for Kreisler Mfg. Corp., a global engineering and manufacturing services provider serving the aerospace, military, and industrial sectors....

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Wilson Tool appoints director of sales, North America

January 28, 2015

Wilson Tool International®, White Bear Lake, Minn., a provider of tooling systems for punch presses, press brakes, and punch and die components for the stamping industry, has named Ron Palick as director of sales for North America. In this position, he is responsible for building and leading the...

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