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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AP&T opens R&D center in Sweden

July 8, 2014

AP&T has opened a center for R&D at its newly constructed facility in Ulricehamn, Sweden. The facility is used to develop, test, and demonstrate tools, presses, automation equipment, and control systems. It also is used for testing different methods for finishing work, such as laser cutting of...

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Selecting a hydraulic hot-stamping press

June 27, 2014

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What makes a hydraulic press equipped for hot stamping? Access for auxiliaries and process equipment, a rapid deceleration rate, correct tonnage, and off-center load handling are all considerations.

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ARC Group Worldwide acquires Kecy Corp.

June 25, 2014

ARC Group Worldwide Inc., Deland, Fla., a provider of advanced manufacturing and 3-D printing systems, has acquired Kecy Corp., Hudson, Mich. Kecy is an ISO 9001:2000-certified precision metal stamping company that uses advanced manufacturing, robotics, automation, and diemaking equipment. The...

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AutoForm opens office in Germany, names general manager

June 24, 2014

AutoForm Eng. GmbH, a supplier of sheet metal forming software in Wilen b. Wollerau, Switzerland, has opened a new office in Stuttgart, Germany. AutoForm Eng. Deutschland GmbH offers AutoForm products and services to the Germany postal codes 6 and 7, as well as Switzerland. Michael Rembrink has...

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Greenerd Press & Machine appoints CEO

June 19, 2014

Hydraulic press builder Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc., Nashua, N.H., has appointed Jerry Letendre as CEO. He succeeds Tim Dining, who recently moved on to another management position outside of the machine tool industry. Letendre began investing in Greenerd in 2005; in December 2012 he...

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Industrial Innovations names VP of operations

June 17, 2014

Industrial Innovations, a Grandville, Mich.-based manufacturer of industrial lubrication equipment for metal forming, stamping, and machining applications, has appointed Doug Goetz as vice president of operations. He comes to the company from FKM USA, where he served as vice president/general...

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Coe ships progressive press feed line to Hudson Industries

June 17, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has shipped a new coil feeding line to Hudson Industries, Hudson, Ind., a manufacturer of metal stampings for the automotive industry. Commissioned to feed a new Eagle 400T progressive-die press, the coil handling and feeding line has a maximum coil...

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Coe Press Equipment names director of quality and lean manufacturing

June 10, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, a provider of coil handling equipment and cut-to-length systems in Sterling Heights, Mich., has appointed Subramaniam Manivannan as director of quality and lean manufacturing, a new position developed to help the company accommodate expansion into new areas. Before joining...

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Etco Inc. receives 99 percent supplier rating from customers

June 10, 2014

Etco Inc., Bradenton, Fla., a manufacturer of precision metal stampings specializing in wire termination engineering, has received an average of 99 percent in supplier ratings from customers who provided supplier scorecards to the manufacturer during the first half of 2014. The supplier rating...

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Resurgence in manufacturing activity driving metal stampings market, says report

June 9, 2014

Global Industry Analysts, San Jose, Calif., has released “Metal Stampings, Forgings and Castings: A Global Strategic Business Report,” a comprehensive report on the metal stampings, forgings, and castings markets, which are projected to reach $522.8 billion by 2020. The growth will be driven by...

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Ask the Stamping Expert: What are the best practices for progressive-die maintenance?

June 5, 2014


Q: I manage a toolroom of 15 toolmakers. We supply the automotive connector industry primarily. I am looking for best practices on progressive-die maintenance. Do you recommend any die maintenance procedures? A: I am literally inundated with questions on the proper way to maintain progressive...

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Newcomb Spring celebrates 50th anniversary

June 4, 2014

Newcomb Spring of Canada Ltd., Mississauga, Ont., celebrates 50 years in operation in 2014. The company supplies customers worldwide with precision springs, wire forms, and metal stampings. Newcomb Spring Corp., based in Decatur, Ga., has additional facilities in California; Connecticut;...

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Analysis software shows payoff time for using controllable dies for notchers

June 3, 2014

Schuler has introduced eCon analysis software for calculating the break-even point of using controllable dies for notchers in the production of electric motor laminations. For a conventional single notch, the operator first inserts the blank, the notcher cuts the stator notches, simultaneously...

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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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Mechanical Servo Press vs Mechanical Link Motion Press - Which press is right for you?

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Sponsored by Stamtec Inc.

Length: 40:00

Stamtec offers both Direct Drive and Link-Assisted Drive Systems on our diverse line of flexible, high-performance Servo Presses. BUT, have you ever considered a linkmotion, NON-SERVO press? Join our webinar to learn what each type of press has to offer, and let us help you determine which press is right for you.