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.

Filter Content

Metaldyne Performance Group completes merger of Grede, HHI Group, and Metaldyne

August 5, 2014

Automotive supplier Metaldyne Performance Group (MPG) has announced the merger of Grede Holdings LLC, HHI Group Holdings, and Metaldyne LLC, forming a new holding company. The merger is designed to enable Grede, HHI, and Metaldyne, three established automotive suppliers, to strengthen their...

Continue Reading

Cut-to-length lines bring blank production in-house

August 4, 2014

Coe Press Equipment offers Value-Added series cut-to-length lines, designed to allow fabricators and metal stampers to produce blanks in-house. They are built using the manufacturer’s standard equipment, configured to meet each customer’s specific needs. The systems can process coil from 12...

Continue Reading

General Carbide receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

July 31, 2014

General Carbide Corp., a manufacturer of more than 50 grades of tungsten carbide tooling for a variety of industrial wear, metal forming, and stamping applications, has earned ISO certification. The certification will allow the company to take advantage of new business opportunities in the...

Continue Reading

See women in manufacturing

July 30, 2014


Women now comprise more than a quarter of the manufacturing workforce, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics—28.7 percent of the 14.8 million people employed in industry in the U.S.

Continue Reading

Pneumatic dowel pin puller helps save die change time

July 30, 2014

Yokota Tools USA offers a pneumatic dowel pin puller, which the company says is the only pneumatic device of its type on the market. The tool eliminates the need for manual slide pullers and helps save die change...

Continue Reading

Auto-indexing dimpler prevents multiple-blank feeds in stamping

July 29, 2014

Welker Engineered Products offers an auto-indexing dimpler that protects dies by minimizing the potential for multiple-blank feeds in stamping operations. It prevents sheet metal blanks from sticking together by producing a pattern of small dimples in the trim edge that automatically index with the...

Continue Reading

Monomoy Capital Partners acquires the Continental-Midland Group

July 28, 2014

Monomoy Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity fund, has acquired Cont-Mid Group LLC and Tiffin Holdings LLC (CMG) from the Kaminski family, which has owned and operated the business for the past 10 years. CMG is a manufacturer of custom-engineered metal fasteners, cold-formed parts,...

Continue Reading

Challenge Mfg. to build two plants in Michigan

July 25, 2014

Challenge Mfg. LLC, a Tier 1 supplier in Walker, Mich., has announced plans to open two new factories in Michigan: a $65.5 million, 430,000-sq.-ft. assembly plant in Watertown Township, and a $50 million, 450,000-sq.-ft. facility in Pontiac. The new manufacturing facilities, which will provide...

Continue Reading

Schuler to build new demonstration center in China

July 17, 2014

Schuler has begun construction of a new demonstration center in Tianjin, China. The Servo TechCenter Tianjin will feature a press with TwinServo Technology (TST) and a force of 1,600 metric tons. Schuler is investing more than 10 million euros in the project. Construction is expected to be...

Continue Reading

Metal Technology installs 1,200-ton press

July 16, 2014

Metal Technology (MTI) has installed a 1,200-ton press with CNC capabilities at its Albany, Ore., facility. The press expands the company’s deep-draw and forming capabilities in terms of diameter, length of product form, and wall thickness. “The equipment's 84-in. stroke with 122 in. of...

Continue Reading

Hydraulic presses have capacities to 40,000 tons

July 16, 2014

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc. offers hydraulic presses in a variety of styles, from gap-frame and straight-side to die-spotting and forging presses, with product capabilities to 40,000 tons and bed sizes exceeding 240 in. The company offers presses as standard machines, or its engineers can...

Continue Reading

Conveyor moves metal scrap of all shapes, thicknesses

July 15, 2014

Prab offers the new Quick Return (QR) horizontal motion conveyor for moving scrap away from a press or other cutting and stamping operations. The redesigned conveyor features a single drive that allows it to fit into existing pits. Its push/pull motion propels material forward without vibration...

Continue Reading

Mills Products names quality manager

July 10, 2014

Mills Products, Brentwood, Tenn., a producer of hydroformed, roll formed, and tube stamped parts for the appliance and automotive industries, has appointed David Sampson as quality manager for its North American operation. A Six Sigma leader, Sampson comes to the company after working at the...

Continue Reading

Bettcher Mfg. appoints manager

July 9, 2014

Stamping producer Bettcher Mfg. LLC, McAllen, Texas, has hired Andre Fleury as general manager. He has more than 24 years of plant management, general management, and operations management experience. Fleury previously served as director of operations at Commscope Inc./The Carlyle Group’s...

Continue Reading

Robinson Helicopter adds Avure fluid cell press

July 8, 2014

Robinson Helicopter Co., a manufacturer of civil helicopters in Torrance, Calif., has installed a fluid cell press from Avure Technologies, Columbus, Ohio, for component production. Suitable for low-volume, high-quality sheet metal forming, the model QFC 0.7x1.8-800 Flexform™ fluid cell press...

Continue Reading