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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BIG Kaiser names national sales manager

April 14, 2009

BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling, Elk Grove Village, Ill., has appointed Fred Messmer as national sales manager. He has more than 30 years of industry experience in senior sales and marketing roles with such companies as Horizon Solutions, Walter Carbide, Mitsubishi Carbide, and Sandvik.The company...

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LVD, HD establish joint venture company in China

April 1, 2009

LVD Company n.v. and Hubei Tri-Ring Metalforming Equipment Co., Ltd. (HD) have formed a joint venture company in Huangshi City, Hubei Province, China.The joint venture company will produce LVD sheet metalworking equipment, including turret punch presses, laser cutting systems, and CNC press brakes,...

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Stamtec appointed as sales, service outlet for Dees Hydraulic Presses

March 10, 2009

Stamtec, Manchester, Tenn., has been named the exclusive sales and service outlet for Dees Hydraulic Presses in North America, Central America, and parts of South America.Dees has been manufacturing hydraulic presses since 1976 and offers a range of presses from small C-frame presses to large...

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Rockford Toolcraft earns supplier award from Daimler Trucks North America

March 10, 2009

Rockford Toolcraft Inc., a tool and die builder and metal stamper in Rockford, Ill., has been recognized by Daimler Trucks North America as a Masters of Quality supplier. The award recently was presented to Jerry and Tom Busse by the purchasing management team of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA)...

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Press brake training now available on DVD

February 10, 2009

Asma LLC, a provider of precision sheet metal training, now offers its press brake training through a series of DVDs. The 30- to 45-minute DVDs comprise the same material as Asma's full-day in-house program.Each video covers different aspects of press brake operation—aspects that are relevant...

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Friedman Industries opens steel coil processing facility

February 10, 2009

Friedman Industries Inc. has announced the opening of a steel coil processing plant located in Decatur, Ala. The facility is designed to convert hot-rolled coils received from the adjacent Nucor Steel Co. mill into hot-rolled sheet and plate, relieved of distortions through the use of...

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RBI Tech Support to host coil processing seminar

February 10, 2009

RBI Tech Support, Red Bud, Ill., will host a coil processing seminar at the Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel & Suites in St. Louis on March 10. Attendees will learn about blanking, multiblanking, leveling, slitting, and new processes for hot-rolled black material. The seminar also will address...

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Herr-Voss Stamco launches redesigned Web site

February 10, 2009

Herr-Voss Stamco® has redesigned its Web site at www.herr-voss.com. It includes a search feature, interactive video, and multiple image galleries. The site showcases the company's products and services and provides separate detailed home pages for each of its six regional locations in the...

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AP&T announces personnel changes

February 2, 2009

Monroe, N.C.-based AP&T, a supplier of automation, hydraulic presses, tools, and production lines to the sheet metal industry, has announced personnel changes.After a six-month interim term, Adam Allansson has been appointed the new managing director for AP&T North America.To be closer to its...

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Accurate Die Design launches new Web site

January 13, 2009

Accurate Die Design Inc. has launched a new interactive Web site and a new logo.The site, at www.accuratediedesign.com, has a photo gallery that shows 3-D models, 2-D drawings, and 3-D renderings. It also has streaming video clips of Logopress3 and FTI...

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BCN Technical Services expands press rebuild capabilities

January 13, 2009

BCN Technical Services has completed a 13,000-square-ft. addition to its Hastings, Mich., facility specifically designed for the refurbishment and assembly of small to medium-size mechanical and hydraulic metal forming presses. The expansion, which includes a 15-ton overhead crane and loading dock,...

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FMA launches sheet metal operator certification program

December 16, 2008

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA), Rockford, Ill., has announced a new certification program for precision sheet metal operators for testing and validating their skills in sheet metal forming and fabricating.The new Precision Sheet Metal Operator (PSMO) Level I Certification...

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Steel fabrication available from Manchester Tool & Die

December 16, 2008

Manchester Tool & Die Inc., North Manchester, Ind., has opened a new fabricating plant that offers steel fabrication services. The plant is equipped with two brake presses with capacities of 3/8 in. by 6 ft., 5/16 in. by 8 ft., and 1/4 in. by 10 ft., as well as a GMAW machine for custom and...

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PennEngineering®, Pencom announce settlement agreement

December 16, 2008

Penn Eng. & Mfg., Danboro, Pa., and Peninsula Components Inc., San Carlos, Calif., have announced a settlement agreement of PennEngineering's lawsuit against Pencom for infringement of certain patents and trademarks. The original complaint was filed against Pencom Aug. 17, 2007, in the U.S....

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Samco Machinery opens new office in Mexico

December 16, 2008

Samco Machinery, Toronto, recently opened an office in Mexico. The office, headed by Ricardo Orozco, is located in Monterrey business center. It provides and coordinates the company's full range of products and services.Orozco is an electrical and mechanical engineer with a master's degree in...

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