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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Herr-Voss Stamco commissions coil processing lines at Cascadia Metals

March 25, 2014

Herr-Voss Stamco®, Callery, Pa., has completed the commissioning of a cut-to-length line and a Strand Extensioner® slitting line at Cascadia Metals in Brandon, Manitoba. The slitting line processes material from 0.013 to 0.25 in. thick with an incoming coil capacity of 50,000 lbs. by 72...

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United Tool & Die acquires Smith Brothers Machine Co., changes name

March 18, 2014

United Tool & Die Co. Inc., Wilmington, Mass., a contract manufacturer specializing in wire EDM; manual machining; and metal stamping, grinding, and forming, has acquired Smith Brothers Machine Co., a precision CNC milling and turning company located in Rockport, Mass. Following the acquisition,...

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Oberg Industries hires director of manufacturing

March 18, 2014

Oberg Industries, a contract manufacturer of precision machined or stamped metal components and precision tooling in Freeport, Pa., has hired Mark Pelo as director of manufacturing. Pelo has more than 28 years of experience as an engineer and senior manager of manufacturing process development,...

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MetalForming partners with Schroeder Group to distribute in North America

March 18, 2014

MetalForming Inc., Peachtree City, Ga., has reached an agreement to become the exclusive North American distribution partner for the Schroeder Group of Wessobrunn, Germany, a manufacturer of industrial folding machines. MetalForming is a supplier of architectural sheet metal machines and a...

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Amtek Eng. to acquire Interplex Industries

March 18, 2014

Amtek Eng., Chicago, a precision engineering company offering tool and die and moldmaking, precision metal stamping, and welding, has announced plans to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Interplex Industries Inc., College Point, N.Y. Interplex manufactures miniature...

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Schrag acquires seventh Schuler blanking line

March 13, 2014

Schrag Edging Profiles has installed its seventh Schuler blanking line and has begun to use it for manufacturing edge profiles. The line includes a coil loader, decoiler, straightener, coil laminator, roll feeder, hole punch, and cut-to-length shear. The straightener handles thicknesses of 0.03...

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Universal Metal Products receives ISO 14001:2004 certification

March 11, 2014

Universal Metal Products’ operations have been certified to ISO 14001:2004 for its environmental system. The Wickliffe, Ohio-based company manufactures custom metal stampings and...

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IRMCO marks 100-year anniversary

March 10, 2014

IRMCO® Advanced Lubricant Technologies, Evanston, Ill., a manufacturer of oil-free metal forming and tube bending lubricants, marks its 100th anniversary in 2014. The company was founded in 1914 by William Oats Jeffery, a mining immigrant from England. International Refining & Mfg. Co.,...

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Hyson’s servo-controlled cushion selected by Enginetics Aerospace

March 6, 2014

Hyson has announced that Enginetics Aerospace, Dayton, Ohio, has selected its Press Solutions’ servo-controlled cushion for forming complex aerospace parts. While linked directly to the press, the cushion complements servo press technology by dialing in the force at a specific position needed...

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GM invests $14 million for new press at Parma Metal Center

March 5, 2014

General Motors is investing $14 million at the Parma Metal Center in northeast Ohio to support the installation of a progressive press that eventually can be used for both die tryout and regular parts production. Start-up is scheduled for late 2014 or early 2015. The 2.3 million-sq.-ft....

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Arku establishes rebuild services for parts levelers, coil lines

March 4, 2014

Arku Coil Systems Inc.’s Cincinnati operation has instituted a new rebuilding service for its levelers and coil lines in North America. The work can be done at the customer's site or at the Cincinnati plant. While the company primarily rebuilds its own equipment, it also provides spare parts,...

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Gill acquires GR Spring & Stamping

March 3, 2014

Gill Holding Co., a supplier of engineered, mechanical assemblies to the automotive, furniture, and multiuse vehicle markets, has announced the acquisition of GR Spring & Stamping, a Tier 1 manufacturer of metal stampings and assemblies. Both companies are based in Grand Rapids, Mich. The...

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Etco names VP of accounting

February 28, 2014

Etco Inc., a manufacturer of stamped metal electrical components, has promoted Robert Wachob to the newly created position of vice president of accounting. Formerly director of accounting for the company’s Bradenton, Fla., and Warwick, R.I., facilities, he has been with the company for six years....

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Manor acquires 33-ton turret press

February 26, 2014

Metal stamping company Manor Tool & Mfg. Co., Schiller Park, Ill., has added a 33-ton Finn-Power C5 Express turret press. The press, which is suitable for initial low-volume runs, development-volume runs, or prototyping, allows customers to develop parts before investing in hard tooling for...

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Chirch Global Mfg. adds The Lakone Co. to its Global Manufacturing Network

February 26, 2014

Chirch Global® Mfg. LLC, a manufacturer of metal stampings and sheet metal fabrications in Cary, Ill., has announced the addition of The Lakone Co., Montgomery, Ill., to its Global Manufacturing Network. According to the company, the network comprises 14 companies that serve as a one-stop...

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