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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Stripco installs new coil line - TheFabricator.com

Stripco installs new coil line

June 25, 2012

Stripco Inc., Mishawaka, Ind., has installed a Red Bud Industries EPS® (eco pickled surface) coil line. It can remove scale from hot-rolled black material up to 0.375 in. at 72 in. wide and coil weights up to 60,000 lbs. The process uses a slurry blasting mixture of water and angular steel...

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Coe Press Equipment adds to distribution network

June 24, 2012

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced the addition of Midwest Press and Automation to its distributor network serving the state of Michigan. Midwest has offices in Clinton Township and Grand Ledge and a repair facility in Caledonia. In addition to Coe's coil handling and...

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Ice Industries acquires Blue Chip Mfg.

June 11, 2012

An affiliate of Ice Industries Inc., Sylvania, Ohio, has completed its purchase of the assets of Blue Chip Mfg. & Sales LLC, a metal fabrication, machining, welding, kitting, and assembly company in Columbus, Ohio. The new entity, known as Ice Industries Columbus Inc., continues to operate at...

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Winners named in Dayton Progress high school manufacturing competition - TheFabricator.com

Winners named in Dayton Progress high school manufacturing competition

June 8, 2012

Dayton Progress Corp., a supplier of metal stamping and forming tools and accessories in Dayton, Ohio, has named Greene County Career Center as the winner of its Manufacturing Challenge competition aimed at promoting careers in manufacturing to high school students. Located in Xenia, Ohio, GCCC...

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Stewart EFI expands manufacturing capabilities with new press

May 29, 2012

Stewart EFI LLC, Thomaston, Conn., has added a 200-ton Minster press with a transfer mechanism to expand its offering of metal stamped and assembled precision components. The press allows the company to produce deep-drawn parts up to 5.875 in. deep and blank diameters as large as 8 in. from metal...

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Mike Chester wins TMA's Winzeler Award

May 16, 2012

Mike Chester, CEO of IMS Buhrke-Olson, Arlington Heights, Ill., has been selected as the 2012 winner of the Winzeler Award from Tooling & Manufacturing Association (TMA), Park Ridge, Ill. The award is given annually to an individual in recognition of outstanding service to the tool and die...

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Coe Press Equipment installs straightener, reel at Wellman Friction Products

May 10, 2012

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has installed a new CPPS-406-42 clamshell power straightener and a CPR-PO-15042 coil reel at Wellman Friction Products in Akron, Ohio, replacing the company's current equipment. Wellman is using the straightener in a line that feeds an existing 600-ton...

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Boltech merges with Taylor-Winfield Technologies

May 8, 2012

The Brilex Group of Companies has announced the merger of Boltech Inc. with Taylor-Winfield Technologies Inc. All current Boltech employees have relocated to the Taylor-Winfield offices in Hubbard, Ohio. Rich Gunter, project manager at Boltech, will transfer to the Innovation Place facility as...

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Unist launches new website

May 3, 2012

Unist Inc., Grand Rapids, Mich., has overhauled its website at www.unist.com. New features include easier access to product information and documentation and a growing video library. The site highlights the company's environmentally friendly lubrication systems and products for metal cutting and...

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Beckwood Press hires technical support engineer - TheFabricator.com

Beckwood Press hires technical support engineer

May 3, 2012

Beckwood Press Co., a St. Louis-based supplier of hydraulic presses and automated systems, has announced the addition of Dan Frederich as technical support engineer and electrical controls specialist. In this position, he facilitates the supply of hydraulic press replacement parts, generates...

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High Steel Service Center installs stretcher leveling line - TheFabricator.com

High Steel Service Center installs stretcher leveling line

April 26, 2012

High Steel Service Center LLC has added a 0.500- by 72-in. Red Bud Industries cut-to-length line at its Lancaster, Pa., facility. The line includes an adjustable SUREGRIP™ stretcher leveling system. The stretcher frames can be adjusted automatically to a multiple of the part length to...

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Red Bud establishes new website

April 23, 2012

Red Bud Industries has launched a new company website at www.redbudindustries.com. It offers simplified navigation and additional information on the company’s coil processing equipment. Videos of equipment in operation have been added, along with web apps....

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Schuler acquires ATIS GmbH - TheFabricator.com

Schuler acquires ATIS GmbH

April 19, 2012

Schuler AG, based in Göppingen, Germany, has acquired ATIS GmbH, Deggenhausertal, Germany, an engineering firm specializing in turnkey systems for large-pipe production. ATIS will provide Schuler with experience and knowledge in the planning, development, delivery, and modernization of...

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AIDA-America expands distribution network for Michigan

April 19, 2012

AIDA-America, Dayton, Ohio, has added Midwest Press and Automation, Grand Ledge, Mich., as its exclusive distributor for Michigan. AIDA designs, manufactures, and refurbishes metal stamping presses and metal forming automation equipment....

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Dayton Progress establishes high school manufacturing challenge competition

April 16, 2012

To combat the shortage of skilled manufacturing workers, Dayton Progress Corp., Dayton, Ohio, has announced a manufacturing challenge competition to promote awareness of careers in industrial manufacturing to Dayton-area high schools. The competition includes a prize package valued at more than...

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