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Coe Press Equipment appoints director of service

September 30, 2016

Sterling Heights, Mich.-based Coe Press Equipment, a provider of coil handling and servo roll feed equipment, has appointed Tim Terry to the new position of director of service. He is responsible for developing and managing all the service group offerings, meeting unit sales objectives,...

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Feinwerktechnik hago GmbH opens Hago Automotive Corp. in Mississippi

September 27, 2016

Automotive supplier Feinwerktechnik hago GmbH, Küssaberg, Germany, has opened a new site, Hago Automotive Corp., in Iuka, Miss. The key production system at the plant is a 630-ton Schuler servo press. The press will be used to produce sheet metal parts for body shells, gear-boxes, and exhaust gas...

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General Sheet Metal Works announces name change

September 21, 2016

General Sheet Metal Works Inc., South Bend, Ind., has changed its name to General Stamping & Metalworks Inc. to reflect more accurately its capabilities as a full-service metal fabricator providing parts to OEMs worldwide.The company produces parts for the lawn and garden, agriculture, automotive...

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Fisher Barton appoints group president

September 16, 2016

Fisher Barton, Watertown, Wis., has appointed Igor Zelenovskiy to the role of group president. He is responsible for all of the company’s operating units worldwide. Zelenovskiy joined the company in 2014 as president of the Fisher Barton Technology Center. Before that he served in various...

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Quintus supplies high-pressure fluid cell press to Edelstahl-Mechanik

September 15, 2016

Quintus Technologies, Västerås, Sweden, has delivered a Flexform high-pressure fluid cell press to Edelstahl-Mechanik GmbH, a supplier of sheet metal parts primarily to the medical, white goods, and agricultural industries based in Göppingen, Germany.With the new press added to its equipment...

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Schuler opens demonstration center in China

September 13, 2016

Göppingen, Germany-based press and die manufacturer Schuler has opened Servo TechCenter Tianjin, a technology center for forming systems in Tianjin, China. The demonstration and reference center offers automotive manufacturers, suppliers, and other companies from the sheet metal processing sector...

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Britten Metalworks announces equipment, facility expansion

September 6, 2016

Britten Metalworks, a Traverse City, Mich.-based stamping and fabrication shop, has broken ground on an 18,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing expansion. The new space is expected to be fully available for manufacturing by November 2016. Additionally, the firm has added a 250-ton Accurpress press brake to...

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Schebler acquires East Moline Metal Products assets

August 12, 2016

The Schebler Co., Bettendorf, Iowa, has acquired multiple assets of East Moline Metal Products, including stamping presses from 45 to 200 tons, machining systems, tooling, and related fabrication equipment. As a result, East Moline Metal Products has ceased operations. The equipment will be...

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Atlas appoints general manager

August 11, 2016

Atlas Technologies LLC, Fenton, Mich., has named Andrew Basgall as general manager. Former General Manager Bill Rogner has transitioned to director of sales. Basgall has 40 years of automotive and manufacturing experience. He previously worked as a senior project manager at...

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Beckwood Press appoints engineering manager

August 10, 2016

Beckwood Press Co., Fenton, Mo., a manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses, automation systems, and sheet hydroforming equipment, has promoted Adam Strein to engineering manager. He has been part of the company’s engineering team since 2012 and has more than seven years of experience designing...

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Andritz Herr-Voss Stamco supplies multiblanking line to Metals USA

August 10, 2016

Andritz Herr-Voss Stamco Inc., Callery, Pa., part of international technology group Andritz, has supplied a turnkey multiblanking line to Metals USA, Horicon, Wis. The line, with an incoming coil capacity of 50,000 lbs., processes material ¼ in. thick by 72 in. wide. The line includes two...

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Hot stamping training event scheduled for Sept. 22 and 23

August 9, 2016

The Grundig Akademie Group will host NAFTA Training Center for Hot Stamping Technology, the 4th PHS Suppliers Forum, on Sept. 22 and 23, 2016, in Plymouth, Mich. Experts in the press hardening technology (PHT) industry sector will introduce state-of-the-art technology, share background knowledge,...

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The Watermill Group acquires EMI

August 3, 2016

The Watermill Group, a Lexington, Mass.-based private investment firm, has acquired Experi-Metal Inc. (EMI), Sterling Heights, Mich., a provider of prototyping and complex metal formed parts and assemblies for the automotive, aerospace, and other industries. EMI complements its Watermill sister...

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Research predicts automotive metal stamping market worth $112.38 billion by 2024

August 2, 2016

The global automotive metal stamping market is expected to reach $112.38 billion by 2024, according to a report by Grand View Research Inc. The growth is anticipated because of the rising demand in the automotive industry and low manufacturing costs. Increasing sheet metal usage in automobile...

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PennEngineering to acquire Heyco Products

July 28, 2016

Precision fastener manufacturer PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has entered into an agreement to acquire Heyco® Products Inc., Toms River, N.J. Heyco Products designs and manufactures molded wire protection products, plastic fasteners, molded components, and stamped electrical components. The...

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