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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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 Carmel, Ill., offers a program designed to upgrade older or outdated metal fabricating equipment and bring it back to productive life.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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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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