Stamping

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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Stamping presses produce at the pace of customer demand - TheFabricator.com

Stamping presses produce at the pace of customer demand

September 30, 2013

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Designing a production system that produces at a rate that matches customer demand can reduce waste. Right-sized equipment is sized to match customer demand, eliminating the waste associated with overproduction.

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Patriot Mfg. acquires Quality Components

September 25, 2013

Patriot Mfg., a metal stamping/fourslide manufacturer in Bristol, Conn., has acquired the assets and customer relationships of Quality Components Corp. of Plainville, Conn., from owner Wendall Theriault, who has retired. Ed Borkoski, owner of Patriot, said, "Quality’s customers provide us...

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Horizon Die to expand Illinois stamping facility

September 19, 2013

Horizon Die Co. Inc., a supplier of precision metal stampings, progressive dies, and automation systems, has announced its expansion and the addition of 21,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space to its East Dundee, Ill., facility. The added space, which doubles the company's current manufacturing...

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Stamtec names Production Machine Equipment as distributor

September 19, 2013

Stamtec, Manchester, Tenn., a manufacturer of metal stamping and forming equipment, has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Production Machine Equipment Inc. to sell Stamtec presses in Florida and Georgia. The announcement comes after two years of Stamtec being without exclusive...

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Servo-positioning flag stop system aids setup

September 12, 2013

The new servo-positioning flag stop system from Manchester Tool & Die Inc. is designed to aid setup personnel in adjusting tube out through the machine's HMI. The system provides consistent adjustments to help speed setup times. It is available for newer M71 machines that are equipped with...

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Slug retention machine includes design changes

September 12, 2013

DTC Products has introduced a new version of its patented slug retention machine. The device uses a pneumatically powered grinder to machine a small, angled groove into the side wall of the die cavity in a stamping die, preventing slugs from pulling onto the die surface where they can damage the...

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Andes Coil Processors hires new general manager

September 5, 2013

Steel toll processor Andes Coil Processors LLC has hired Shaun Pressly as general manager of the Lewisville, Texas, facility. He is a 10-year veteran of Worthington Industries, having served as one of the leads in the company's Centers of Excellence initiative....

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Andes Coil Processors to add slitting capability

September 3, 2013

Andes Coil Processors LLC has announced that its Lewisville, Texas, toll processing facility will increase its slitting capability with the addition of a 0.250- by 60-in. Loopco slitter. To be installed by the end of October, the slitter expands the location’s maximum slitting capability from...

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AP&T names new CEO

August 28, 2013

Sweden-based AP&T, a supplier of automation, presses, tools, and complete production lines to the international sheet metal and tube forming industry, has named Magnus Baarman as its new CEO, succeeding Tord Andersson, who is stepping down after serving for 20 years. Baarman's most recent...

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Schuler awarded major order from Turkey

August 26, 2013

To expand its rail division, the Turkish company Karabük Iron & Steel Industry and Trade Inc. (Kardemir) has placed an order with Schuler worth more than 90 million euros for a line to produce railway wheels. It is the largest single order the press manufacturer has received in its 174-year...

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Shale-Inland Holdings to integrate Main Steel Polishing, Metals Inc.

August 22, 2013

Shale-Inland Holdings LLC, Houston, a specialty industrial distributor of pipe, valves, fittings, and related products, has announced that it will integrate Main Steel Polishing Co. Inc. and Metals Inc. to operate as a single organization within its Fabrication & Distribution Services business...

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Bradbury Machinery Shanghai expands into new facility - TheFabricator.com

Bradbury Machinery Shanghai expands into new facility

August 22, 2013

The Bradbury Group, Moundridge, Kan., and Bradbury Machinery Shanghai (BMS) have announced BMS's recent move to a new facility in the Baoshan industrial area of Shanghai. The facility comprises 10,000 sq. ft. of office space and 66,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space. The plant houses the...

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Connecticut Spring & Stamping establishes in-house apprenticeship program

August 15, 2013

Connecticut Spring & Stamping (CSS), a Farmington, Conn., manufacturer of precision parts for the medical, aerospace, firearms, and defense industries worldwide, has developed its own in-house apprenticeship program to train enough skilled workers to meet its capacity and continue to grow the...

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Anchor Lamina names new president

August 14, 2013

Anchor Lamina America Inc., a Misumi Group manufacturer of tool, die, and mold components, has hired Michael Purchase as president. Based at the company's Farmington Hills, Mich., headquarters, he oversees operations in the U.S. and China and leads the company into new global business...

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Future Products adds vertical machining center

August 14, 2013

Future Products, Clawson, Mich., a manufacturer of precision die tooling and machined components, has added a new Roku-Roku HC-658 high-precision vertical machining center to its metal punch facility in Cadillac, Mich. The hybrid vertical machining center features capabilities for machining...

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