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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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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Manchester Tool & Die launches new Web site

May 5, 2009

Manchester Tool & Die Inc. has announced its new Web site, www.manchestertoolanddie.com, which features an updated, user-friendly design. The site offers complete product details and specifications for the company's crimping, grooving, and end forming machines, including standard specifications,...

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Mate Precision Tooling named '2009 Manufacturer of the Year'

April 16, 2009

Anoka, Minn.-based Mate Precision Tooling, a global manufacturer of original and replacement tooling for CNC punch presses, was named "2009 Manufacturer of the Year" by the Manufacturers Alliance.In making the award, the Manufacturer's Alliance said Mate was selected for exemplifying the true...

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Specialty Metals Processing completes Precision Blanking Center

April 14, 2009

Specialty Metals Processing Inc., Stow, Ohio, has announced the completion of its new, $2 million Precision Blanking Center for surface-critical material. The center includes two cut-to-length lines capable of 300 FPM, tight tolerances, edge trimming, PVC coating of two sides, paper interleaving,...

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Rockford Toolcraft acquires flying-optic laser cutting system

April 14, 2009

Rockford Toolcraft Inc., a tool and die builder and metal stamper in Rockford, Ill., has acquired an Amada LC-F1NT series laser cutting machine. The 6,000-W LC4020 flying-optic laser uses linear drives in all three axes. It features a 6-ft. by 12-ft. shuttle table with the ability to cut steel up...

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Atlantic Tool & Die - Alabama named 2008 Outstanding Automotive Supplier

April 14, 2009

Atlantic Tool & Die – Alabama (ATD-AL), located in Anniston, Ala., has been recognized by the Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association as the 2008 Outstanding Automotive Supplier in Alabama. A first-tier supplier to Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, ATD manufactures metal stampings from...

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