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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Waukesha Tool & Stamping acquires Parkview Metal Products

August 11, 2009

Waukesha Tool & Stamping, Sussex, Wis., has acquired Parkview Metal Products, Lake Zurich, Ill. With the acquisition, the companies will combine and form Waukesha Metal Products.The acquisition adds fabrication and robotic welding to Waukesha's capabilities while expanding its stamping and...

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Chinese construction sector investment generates order for Schuler forging presses

August 11, 2009

Mller Weingarten, a subsidiary of the Schuler Group, Canton, Mich., is installing two forging presses and automation equipment at Shandong Shantui Construction, a construction machine manufacturer in Jinging, China. The manufacturer will use the machines to modernize and expand its production of...

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Wilson Tool opens South Africa office

July 15, 2009

Wilson Tool International, an independent manufacturer of tooling systems for punch presses, press brakes, and punch and die components for the stamping industry, announced today it has opened a new office in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new office will serve Wilson Tool customers in South...

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TEKFAB hires sales, marketing manager

July 14, 2009

TEKFAB Inc., Albany, Ore., a machine design and manufacturing company specializing in punching, cutting, and material handling, has hired David Hendry as sales and marketing manager. He has more than 10 years of experience in industrial sales and marketing. Hendry is responsible for managing the...

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Red Bud celebrates 50th anniversary

July 13, 2009

Red Bud, Ill.-based Red Bud Industries, a manufacturer of coil processing lines, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.In 1959, Ken Voges, just 23 years old, sold his 1955 T-Bird to start his own machine shop in a small building on his parent's farm near Red Bud, Ill. His teenage work...

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Mate opens new, expanded European headquarters, manufacturing facilities

June 29, 2009

Mate Precision Tooling has announced the opening of its new and expanded European headquarters and manufacturing facilities. Centrally located in Frankfurt Germany, the new facilities culminate a major investment by the company in the latest manufacturing technologies including best practices from...

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New services brochure available

June 16, 2009

Manchester Tool & Die Inc. offers a new 4-page brochure detailing its steel fabricating and production machining services, as well as the production machining and tube end forming services from BKB Manufacturing. The new literature details the capabilities available from Manchester Tool & Die,...

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Detroit Tool Metal Products to consolidate locations

June 11, 2009

Detroit Tool Metal Products (DTMP) today announced that it will consolidate to one central facility in Lebanon, Missouri, closing its Fort Madison, Iowa, site by the end of the year. Key management and staff may be offered relocation from Fort Madison to Lebanon and important tools and equipment...

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Peddinghaus announces engineering promotions

June 9, 2009

Peddinghaus Corp. has announced the promotions of two senior engineers at its facility in Bradley, Ill.James Magnuson was named as vice president of R&D. He is responsible for the development of new machine concepts.Jim Sutliffe was named as vice president of engineering. He manages all daily...

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Mate Precision Tooling names new reps, dealers in Latin America

June 9, 2009

Mate Precision Tooling, Anoka, Minn., has expanded its commitment to the Latin American fabricating market with new sales representatives and dealer appointments and new customer service and marketing initiatives.Grupo Disma-mex, a Mate dealer in Mexico since 1997, continues to sell its products...

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Kennametal receives eighth Carnegie Science Center Award

June 1, 2009

Kennametal Inc., Latrobe, Pa., announced today that two of its inventors were honored with the Advanced Manufacturing Award at the 13th Annual Carnegie Science Center Awards. This is the eighth time that Kennametal has been recognized for excellence in the areas of advanced manufacturing,...

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BIG Kaiser breaks ground on new facility

May 20, 2009

BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc., a supplier of high-precision tooling systems, has announced the groundbreaking of a new corporate headquarters in Hoffman Estates, Ill. The company and all of its employees, along with Hoffman Estates Village Officials, celebrated the beginning of construction...

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Kennametal to sell high-speed steel drills, related product lines to Top Eastern Drill

May 19, 2009

Kennametal Inc. announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its high speed steel drills, related product lines, and assets to Top Eastern Drill Co., Ltd. (TDC). This sale is in alignment with Kennametal's strategy to shape its business portfolio and rationalize its...

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TRUMPF takes new direction in Taiwan

May 12, 2009

The TRUMPF Group, Ditzingen, Germany, is redesigning its business in Taiwan. In addition to marketing machine tools and lasers, the technology company is expanding the service and maintenance efforts in its electronics division, having increased the number of service employees from two to 10.The...

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Pacific Press offers upgrade program

May 12, 2009

Pacific® Press Technologies, Mt. Carmel, Ill., offers a program designed to upgrade older or outdated metal fabricating equipment and bring it back to productive life. The Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) can remanufacture, rebuild, or repower existing hydraulic presses, press brakes, and...

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