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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Jones Metal Products installs Avure fluid cell metal forming press

June 2, 2014

Jones Metal Products Co., West Lafayette, Ohio, has installed a high-pressure fluid cell metal forming press from Avure Technologies, Västerås, Sweden. The Avure model QFC 0.7x1.8-800 fluid cell press features dual rectangular trays measuring 27.5 by 72 in. and operates at 11,600 PSI. The...

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Challenge Mfg. to build new facility in Michigan

May 29, 2014

Walker, Mich.-based Challenge Mfg. Co. LLC, a Tier 1 manufacturer of engineered modular assemblies and metal formed products for the automotive industry, has announced plans to establish a new assembly facility in Pontiac, Mich. The 400,000-sq.-ft. plant, involving an investment of up to $50...

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Herr-Voss Stamco partners with Rockwell Automation on safety

May 29, 2014

Herr-Voss Stamco, Callery, Pa., has reached an agreement with safety system provider Rockwell Automation to perform safety-related functions associated with Herr-Voss Stamco coil processing equipment. Rockwell can provide safety technology, from simple devices through a local distribution center to...

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Shiloh Industries to acquire Finnveden Metal Structures AB

May 26, 2014

Shiloh Industries Inc., Valley City, Ohio, a supplier of lightweighting, noise, and vibration systems, has signed a definitive agreement with FinnvedenBulten AB to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Finnveden Metal Structures (FMS). The acquisition expands Shiloh’s capabilities with the...

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Wally Boelkins, former owner and president of Unist, dies

May 19, 2014

Wally Boelkins, former owner and president of Unist in Grand Rapids, Mich., died May 2. He spent more than 40 years building the company, remaining active at Unist until 2009, when Parkinson’s disease started to slow him down. The company manufactures lubrication systems and lubricants for...

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ETCO Inc. celebrates 33 employees’ 20+ years of service

May 16, 2014

Bradenton, Fla.-based ETCO Inc., a manufacturer of custom precision metal stampings, has announced that 33 of its employees have worked at the company for more than 20 years each, an unprecedented milestone the company is celebrating. Founded in 1947, ETCO is a privately owned company that...

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Oberg Industries appoints director of quality and continuous improvement

May 6, 2014

Freeport, Pa.-based Oberg Industries, a contract manufacturer of precision machined and stamped metal components and precision tooling, has appointed Brian Stewart as director of quality and continuous improvement. He oversees the company’s global quality assurance strategy and execution and...

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TOA (USA) LLC to expand plant in Indiana

May 5, 2014

Japan-based metal stamping and automotive suspension parts manufacturer TOA (USA) LLC has announced plans to expand its plant in Mooresville, Ind., creating jobs for 220 additional workers by 2015. The $72.1 million project will add 360,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and warehouse space. The...

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Coe Press Equipment appoints cut-to-length business manager

May 1, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has appointed Benjamin T. Pauzus as business manager of its new cut-to-length (CTL) business unit, focused on providing CTL lines to fabricators and metal stampers for in-house blanking. He previously served as general manager at Bilsing Automation...

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Schuler celebrates 175th anniversary

April 29, 2014

Press manufacturer Schuler, based in Göppingen, Germany, marks its 175th year in business in 2014. Louis Schuler founded the company in 1839 as a metalworking shop. In 1900 the company exhibited the world’s first transfer press at the World Exhibition in Paris. In 1924 the company began...

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voestalpine producing ultrahigh-strength automotive components in U.S.

April 23, 2014

Linz, Austria-based voestalpine Group has opened its 17th production site in the U.S. voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Inc., a subsidiary of the Metal Forming Division, is manufacturing ultrahigh-strength body-in-white components for premium car manufacturers in Cartersville, Ga. The $70...

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Coe Press Equipment provides coil feeding lines for Liberty Steel blanking operations

April 18, 2014

Coe Press Equipment has installed two new coil feeding lines for steel processor Liberty Steel at its Warren, Ohio, and Saltillo, Mexico, facilities to support heavy-gauge blanking operations. Both of the new lines are specified to process steels with yield strengths up to 85,000 PSI. The...

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Schuler receives order for beverage packaging press

April 17, 2014

An Asian manufacturer has placed an order with Schuler, Göppingen, Germany, for a press to produce beverage can lids. The Smartline SA-S can produce more than 3,000 such lids per minute, forming the can’s stay-on tab, attaching it to the lid, and forming the depressed panel with opening score....

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Varsteel purchases Herr-Voss Stamco leveling technology

April 14, 2014

Herr-Voss Stamco, a Callery, Pa.-based provider of coil processing systems, has received an order from Varsteel Ltd. of Lethbridge, Alb., for an ELT™ Enhanced Leveling Technology retrofit. The leveler processes material up to 0.500 by 96 in. wide. The technology produces flat material...

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Seyi to open Mexico subsidiary in Monterrey

April 3, 2014

Press builder Seyi has announced that it will establish a subsidiary in Monterrey, Mexico, by the second half of 2014. It will feature a showroom, expanded service department, and sales team. The company manufactures mechanical presses from 25 to 2,400 tons at facilities in Taiwan and the...

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