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AutoForm software chosen by Volkswagen’s tool shop

November 7, 2016

Switzerland-based AutoForm Eng. GmbH, a supplier of software for the sheet metal forming industry, has announced the decision of Volkswagen’s tool shop to use AutoForm-ProcessDesignerforCATIA software for its process design. The software was developed in collaboration with Volkswagen. The main...

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ESI releases metal stamping design formulas in free, online guide

November 7, 2016

North Branford, Conn.-based metal stamping manufacturer Engineering Specialties Inc. (ESI) has released the e-book “Metal Stamping Design Guide,” available for free online at info.esict.com/metal-stamping-design-guide.The guide provides helpful rules, design tips, and stamping design formulas....

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Wiegel Tool Works launches website, celebrates 75th anniversary

November 3, 2016

Wiegel Tool Works Inc., Wood Dale, Ill., has launched a new website at www.wiegeltoolworks.com. The redesigned site features simplified navigation and sharper photography showing detail in the company’s tight-tolerance stamped parts. The firm will mark its 75th anniversary in business with an...

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Coe installs fineblanking coil processing equipment at UTIL Canada

November 1, 2016

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced the installation of its Fineblanking Edition HD straightener, coil reel with HD hold-down arm, and alligator-style peeler threader at backing plate manufacturer UTIL Canada. The straighteners provide the necessary roll force delivery and...

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AIDA-America, Qualtek Mfg. announce leadership changes

November 1, 2016

Dayton, Ohio-based metal forming supplier AIDA-America and Colorado Springs, Colo.-based stamping, heat treating, and metal finishing supplier Qualtek Mfg. Inc. have jointly announced leadership changes within their respective organizations.Troy Roberts, current president/COO of AIDA-America, will...

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Reliable Metalcraft adds new equipment, capabilities

November 1, 2016

Reliable Metalcraft Corp. has announced the addition of tool and die, engineering, and design capabilities to its facility in Mishawaka, Ind. According to the company, these new capabilities will help it better meet requirements for unique specifications and custom metal stampings. The firm also...

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Mills Products adds staff to engineering department

October 31, 2016

Athens, Tenn.-based Mills Products Inc., a contract manufacturer producing hydroformed, roll formed, and tube stamped metal parts for OEMs and suppliers in the appliance and automotive industries, has added two employees to its engineering department.Jason Watson joins the company as a quality...

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Gestamp to invest $68 million in Michigan facility

October 26, 2016

Madrid, Spain-based Corporación Gestamp, an international supplier of metal parts and assemblies for auto manufacturers, has announced plans to locate its new manufacturing facility in Chelsea, Mich. Gestamp Washtenaw LLC, a new subsidiary of Gestamp, will invest $68 million and create 195 new...

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Coe Press Equipment installs cut-to-length line at RC Trailer

October 21, 2016

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has installed a CTLMaster™ cut-to-length line with a film applicator station at RC Trailer, a manufacturer of cargo and aluminum trailers in Middlebury, Ind. The 54-in.-wide line comprises a standard Coe motorized coil reel and servo roll feed with a...

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Fagor Arrasate opens subsidiary in Germany

October 13, 2016

Fagor Arrasate has announced the opening of Fagor Arrasate Deutschland GmbH, a new subsidiary in Hilpoltstein, Germany.The facility includes an office building and an assembly plant equipped with an overhead crane that cover an area of 5,381 sq....

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Automotive metal stamping market expected to reach $112 billion by 2024

October 11, 2016

According to Research and Markets’ new report, "Automotive Metal Stamping Market Analysis by Technology (Blanking, Embossing, Bending, Coining, Flanging), by Application (Cars, Commercial Vehicles, Recreational Vehicles, Transportation) and Segment Forecasts to 2024," the global automotive metal...

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Schuler press blanking line in operation at Volkswagen

October 4, 2016

A press blanking line with TwinServo technology from Schuler AG, Göppingen, Germany, is now in operation at Volkswagen's main production facility in Wolfsburg, Germany. The auto manufacturer uses the press to cut sheets of steel for its entire plant, which are later formed into engine hoods,...

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Quintus delivers high-pressure fluid cell press to Gulfstream facility in Mexico

October 4, 2016

Quintus Technologies, Columbus, Ohio, has delivered a Quintus® Flexform high-pressure fluid cell press to the Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. facility in Mexicali, Mexico, a producer of wiring harnesses, sheet metal components, subassemblies, and machined parts. The press uses one rigid tool half; the...

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Dallas Industries announces new representation in Mexico

October 3, 2016

Troy, Mich.-based Dallas Industries, a manufacturer of coil handling, press feeding equipment, and controls for the stamping industry, has appointed Presmec Intl. as its exclusive dealer in Mexico, handling sales and service of Dallas equipment throughout the country.Presmec Intl. serves the metal...

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NAM names Dudek & Bock as Sandy Trowbridge Award winner

October 3, 2016

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Washington, D.C., has awarded Dudek & Bock Spring Mfg. Co., Chicago, as the winner of the 2016 Sandy Trowbridge Award. This award recognizes a NAM member company that demonstrates exemplary leadership in serving its community or state and is a...

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