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Successful roll forming requires more than a roll forming line and tooling. Robust finite element analysis software, and understanding the material's yield strength and elasticity, are critical. This technology area is full of information on equipment, tooling, and simulation software.

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Formtek Maine adds CNC turning center

February 4, 2014

Formtek Maine, Clinton, Maine, has purchased an Okuma LB4000 turning center. The machine — the company’s fourth CNC turning center — adds capacity for manufacturing parts for the company’s press feed and coil metal processing equipment. The turning center can turn parts up to 16.93 in....

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Omco to export turnkey roll forming facility to Australia

December 5, 2013

Custom roll former Omco, Wickliffe, Ohio, has entered into an agreement with IXL Solar of Australia to provide technical expertise related to IXL Solar’s design and production of roll formed parts for use in the construction of a 155-MW solar project near the towns of Nyngan and Broken Hill in...

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Omco president/CEO named one of four finalists for Entrepreneur Of The Year

December 3, 2013

Omco Corp., a custom roll forming company in Wickliffe, Ohio, has announced that Gary M. Schuster, president and CEO, has been named one of four finalists among distribution and manufacturing firms for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year™ competition. A 30-year veteran of the...

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Omco announces plant expansion, equipment upgrade - TheFabricator.com

Omco announces plant expansion, equipment upgrade

December 3, 2013

Omco, a manufacturer of custom roll formed parts in Wickliffe, Ohio, has announced plans to begin a major plant expansion and upgrade project at its facility in Pierceton, Ind. The project, expected to cost about $6.7 million, is slated to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2015. The project...

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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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Roll-Kraft appoints executive VP

August 13, 2013

Roll-Kraft, a Mentor, Ohio-based provider of roll tooling to the tube and pipe and roll forming industries, has hired Sanjay Singh as executive vice president. He has 25 years of corporate finance and operational experience spanning industries including tooling and commercial products. He worked...

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OMCO launches new website

August 13, 2013

OMCO, Wickliffe, Ohio, has launched its new website at www.omcoform.com. It offers detailed information about the company's processes and capabilities in custom roll forming. The firm's menu of contract manufacturing services has been named Roll Forming Plus, which is explained in detail on the...

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Fontijne Grotnes Group, Sango Co. sign license agreement

August 5, 2013

Sango, a Japan-based manufacturer of automotive components, and the Fontijne Grotnes Group, a Netherlands supplier of manufacturing equipment and processes, have signed a license agreement allowing the Fontijne Grotnes Group company Fontijne Formitt to market CNC eccentric and oblique spinforming...

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American Roll Form Products installs new rolling mill

August 1, 2013

American Roll Form Products (ARFP), a manufacturer of custom roll formed products in Painesville, Ohio, has installed a new high-speed rolling mill at its new 53,200-sq.-ft. satellite manufacturing facility in North Las Vegas, Nev. The stock reel is a double-ended uncoiler with 10,000-lb. coil...

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OMCO president wins regional Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year designation

July 11, 2013

Custom roll forming company OMCO, Wickliffe, Ohio, has announced that its president and CEO, Gary Schuster, has been selected as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2013 Northeast Ohio in the distribution and manufacturing category. Schuster joined the company in 2006 with more than...

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Universal Tube & Rollform launches new website

May 22, 2013

Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment Corp., Perrysburg, Ohio, has launched a redesigned website at www.utubeonline.com. The site provides visitors with accessibility to updated information about its inventory of used machinery. Navigation has been simplified with a redesigned front page. The...

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Bradbury Group announces promotion at Hayes Intl.

April 4, 2013

The Bradbury Group, Moundridge, Kan., has announced the promotion of Wayne Kennedy to managing director of Hayes Intl., Rotorua, New Zealand. Kennedy previously served as sales and marketing manager since 1998. The companies of The Bradbury Group, including Hayes Intl., are manufacturers and...

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Bradbury Group forms strategic partnership with Global Roofing Solutions Ltd.

March 28, 2013

The Bradbury Co. Inc., Moundridge, Kan., has announced a strategic partnership with Global Roofing Solutions Ltd., Tauranga, New Zealand. "This partnership further enhances our ability to offer quality metal roofing products and aligns with our corporate goals to be a well-positioned solutions...

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Roll-Kraft adds four employees

March 7, 2013

Roll-Kraft, a manufacturer of tooling for the tube and pipe and roll forming industries, has hired four new employees at its Mentor, Ohio, headquarters. The company has added Jacob Bohinc and Tyler Kirby to its shipping/receiving and cleaning/regrinds departments. Billy Breeding has been hired as...

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Kent opens Mexico service center, starts up two strip accumulators

February 25, 2013

Kent Corp., North Royalton, Ohio, has opened an office in Monterrey, Mexico — a partnership between Kent and the newly formed Piecsa Equipment & Consumables. Piecsa will provide sales and service of new and used Kent equipment to the Latin American market. The company also will manufacture...

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