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Automatic Feed announces launch of new website

January 28, 2015

Automatic Feed Co., Napoleon, Ohio, has announced the launch of its redesigned website at that adapts to computer, tablet, and mobile phone screen sizes. The new website provides an overview of the company’s coil handling systems, including progressive-die lines,...

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Schuler delivers press line to Hirschvogel

January 23, 2015

Schuler AG, Göppingen, Germany, has delivered an MSL 2-2000 cold forging press to The Hirschvogel Automotive Group, Denklingen, Germany. The press delivers 2,000 metric tons of force to manufacture a variety of shafts for transmissions, drivetrains, and engines. It is the first press line of...

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Dayton Lamina names VP of sales and marketing

January 21, 2015

Dayton Lamina™, Dayton, Ohio, a producer of punching and stamping tools and components, has added Bill Mills to the executive management team in the position of vice president of sales and marketing. He is responsible for all U.S. sales and marketing functions for the company’s divisions,...

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AP&T marks 50 years in business

January 15, 2015

AP&T celebrated 50 years as a sheet metal forming equipment manufacturer in 2014. The company’s story began in 1964, when Stig Gunnarsson and Jan Merlander founded VIBAB, a press tool manufacturer, in Blidsberg, Sweden, and Bertil Åberg founded Lagan Press in Lagan, Sweden. In 1970 two Lagan...

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Industrial Innovations supplying die lube-spray application systems to Van-Rob

January 12, 2015

Grandville, Mich.-based Industrial Innovations, a manufacturer of industrial lubrication equipment for operation in metalworking industries including metal forming, die casting, machining, and stamping, has announced that Van-Rob Inc., an automotive manufacturer for the design and manufacture of...

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Ace Stamping & Machine acquires MPE de Mexico

January 6, 2015

Ace Stamping, a division of RC Inc., Racine, Wis., has acquired MPE de Mexico and renamed it Ace Stamping & Metal Fab Co. Inc. de Mexico. The acquisition is Ace’s first endeavor in the metal fabrication industry and its first international exposure in manufacturing. The plant serves such...

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Automotive demand to drive growth in metal stamping through 2019

December 15, 2014

With the increasing demand from the automotive industry, the global metal stamping market is growing at a steady pace. According to “Global Metal Stamping Market 2015-2019,” a new industry research report from Infiniti Research Ltd. at, it is expected to continue growing at...

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Kenmode appoints director of quality assurance

December 15, 2014

Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping, Algonquin, Ill., a manufacturer of complex, high-precision, custom metal stampings and assemblies for the automotive, electronics, consumer goods, insert molding, and medical device industries, has hired Abid Rashid as director of quality assurance. He has more...

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Service Stampings adds portable CMM to quality department

December 10, 2014

Service Stampings Inc., a Willoughby, Ohio-based short-run metal stamping manufacturer and steel fabricator, has added a FAROArm to its quality department. The portable coordinate measuring machine (CMM) is intended to increase the throughput of the quality department's statistical process...

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AutoForm and Engineering Technology Associates settle die design software patent disputes

December 8, 2014

AutoForm Eng. GmbH, Wilen b. Wollerau, Switzerland, and Engineering Technology Associates Inc., Troy, Mich., have reached a global settlement of their patent disputes and entered a consent judgment, ending a U.S. patent infringement lawsuit initiated by AutoForm against ETA. The respective...

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Mills Products creates metal track to move Carlex’s automotive glass

December 3, 2014

Mills Products Inc., Brentwood, Tenn., has begun manufacturing a glass track for Carlex, a Nashville-based Tier 1 supplier of automotive glass. Carlex marries its glass to Mills Products’ roll formed metal assemblies to create OEM mechanisms that move car windows up and down. Mills Products is...

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Mercury Products Corp. adds 1,000-ton stamping press to Mexico plant

November 20, 2014

Mercury Products Corp., Schaumburg, Ill., has acquired a 1,000-ton stamping press for its facility in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. The press handles large stampings required for automotive, heavy truck, and off-highway vehicle manufacturing. The press allows customers to consolidate multiple...

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AAM makes changes to leadership team

November 18, 2014

Detroit-based American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. (AAM), a manufacturer of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components and modules, chassis systems, and metal formed products, has announced the appointment of two new officers. Nigel Francis has been appointed vice president, corporate...

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Bradbury announces staff changes

November 17, 2014

The Bradbury Co. Inc., Moundridge, Kan., a manufacturer of roll forming and coil processing equipment, has promoted Aaron Woods, Mike Nuzum, and Shawn Fields to new positions within the customer service department. Woods has been named field completion coordinator. He has worked in hydraulic...

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Coe Press Equipment announces staff reorganization

November 11, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced a reorganization and new management team. Hunter Coe has been appointed president, replacing his father, John Coe, who retains the position of CEO. In addition, Jim Ward has been named director of engineering, and Jeff Grivas has been...

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