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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Bystronic showcases Beyeler Xpert press brake at FABTECH

October 15, 2008

At the Las Vegas FABTECH/AWS/Metalform trade show, Bystronic showcased the 10,000th Beyeler Xpert press brake, a system that offers users simplified repetition accuracy. The Beyeler Xpert comes equipped with a comprehensive database based on material bend allowances and extensive empirical bending...

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Bystronic opens Canadian office

September 20, 2008

Laser cutting and press brakes manufacturer Bystronic Inc. held a grand opening for its newest company, Bystronic Canada Ltd. on September 17, 2008. General Manager of the new company, Peter Kyc explained, "Bystronic places a very high value on customer satisfaction, and it is clear that our...

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Minster acquires Dynamic Feeds

September 18, 2008

The Minster Machine Co., Minster, Ohio, recently acquired the assets of Dynamic Feeds, Inc. of High Point, N.C.Robert Allred, the founder of Dynamic Feeds, has joined Minster as general manager of marketing and sales for the Automated Division, located in Beaufort,...

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Bradbury doubles size of trim shop plant

September 16, 2008

The Bradbury Co. Inc., Moundridge, Kan., a manufacturer of roll forming and coil handling equipment for the metal construction industry, has doubled the size of its dedicated trim shop plant. This expansion comes a little over 18 months after the plant's grand opening. The company has added a new,...

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Red Bud to host coil processing seminar

September 16, 2008

Red Bud Industries, Red Bud, Ill., will host a coil processing seminar at the Bertram Inn and Conference Center in Aurora, Ohio, Nov. 18. Attendees will learn about blanking, multiblanking, leveling, slitting, and new processes (SCS® and EPS®) for hot roll black material. The seminar also...

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Beckwood launches hydraulic press Web site

August 12, 2008

Beckwood Press Co., St. Louis, recently launched a new hydraulic press Web site. The site, at www.beckwoodpress.com, includes new sections dedicated to hydraulic press technology and information on specific applications.The company has updated and expanded the Find a Hydraulic Press section to...

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Formtek names senior VP, sales and marketing

August 12, 2008

Formtek Metal Forming, Cleveland, has promoted Rick Wilson to senior vice president of sales and marketing.Wilson's duties include directing all external machinery sales and marketing efforts for North America on a regional basis, focusing on several Formtek brands: CWP, Rowe and Coilmate/Dickerman...

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TCR becomes Coe distributor

July 15, 2008

TCR Inc., Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., has become a distributor for Coe Press Equipment Corp., Sterling Heights, Mich. Coe provides a broad coil processing line and manufactures one of the heaviest and widest coil feeding systems available today for the metal forming industry.TCR is a provider of...

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Schuler announces executive appointments

July 15, 2008

The Schuler Group has appointed Tim McCaughey, president and CEO of Schuler Inc., Canton, Mich., to the management board of BCN Technical Services, Hastings, Mich. The company also appointed Paul Nicholson, former president of BCN, to the management boards of Schuler Inc. and BCN. Nicholson now...

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Minster acquires Dynamic Feeds, adds general manager of marketing and sales

July 15, 2008

The Minster Machine Co., Minster, Ohio, has acquired the assets of Dynamic Feeds Inc., High Point, N.C., and has hired Robert Allred as general manager of marketing and sales for its Automation Division in Beaufort, S.C.Allred founded Dynamic Feeds in 1977 with two models of mechanical feeds...

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Talan Products named to 2008 Inner City 100 list

June 17, 2008

Talan Products, Cleveland, became one of two U.S. metal forming companies to make the 2008 Inner City 100 list, a national ranking of the fastest-growing inner-city companies from the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Inc.magazine.Only 10 manufacturers and two metal forming...

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Mate Precision Tooling appoints vice president of operations

June 17, 2008

Mate Precision Tooling, Anoka, Minn., a manufacturer of CNC punch press tooling, has promoted Andy-Spence Parsons to vice president operations. He is responsible for the company's customer service, custom engineering, shipping, and information services departments.Spence-Parsons joined the company...

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Salvagnini Group opens subsidiary in Brazil

June 17, 2008

Salvagnini, Italy, opened Salvagnini do Brasil Ltda., an operating company based in Jos dos Campos (SP), in March. The Brazilian subsidiary provides technical support, customer service, and spare parts.Salvagnini has installed many stand-alone machines, as well as automated sheet metal processing...

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AIDA names president, managing director of its Western Hemisphere operations

June 16, 2008

AIDA has named Troy Roberts as president and managing director of the Western Hemisphere portion of its global organization. The core of the press builder's custom products group, AIDA Engineering Ltd., AIDA-Europe, and AIDA-America Corp., primarily support the automotive industry. Roberts'...

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AIDA unveils new Web site

June 16, 2008

AIDA, a mechanical stamping press manufacturer, has unveiled a new website www.aida-america.comdesigned to give stampers a comprehensive resource for metal forming. Streamlined navigation allows visitors to easily access and look at the press builder's product line that process 30 to 4,000 tons, 15...

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