Stamping

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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TOA (USA) LLC to expand plant in Indiana

May 5, 2014

Japan-based metal stamping and automotive suspension parts manufacturer TOA (USA) LLC has announced plans to expand its plant in Mooresville, Ind., creating jobs for 220 additional workers by 2015. The $72.1 million project will add 360,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and warehouse space. The...

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Coe Press Equipment appoints cut-to-length business manager

May 1, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has appointed Benjamin T. Pauzus as business manager of its new cut-to-length (CTL) business unit, focused on providing CTL lines to fabricators and metal stampers for in-house blanking. He previously served as general manager at Bilsing Automation...

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Schuler celebrates 175th anniversary

April 29, 2014

Press manufacturer Schuler, based in Göppingen, Germany, marks its 175th year in business in 2014. Louis Schuler founded the company in 1839 as a metalworking shop. In 1900 the company exhibited the world’s first transfer press at the World Exhibition in Paris. In 1924 the company began...

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voestalpine producing ultrahigh-strength automotive components in U.S.

April 23, 2014

Linz, Austria-based voestalpine Group has opened its 17th production site in the U.S. voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Inc., a subsidiary of the Metal Forming Division, is manufacturing ultrahigh-strength body-in-white components for premium car manufacturers in Cartersville, Ga. The $70...

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Coe Press Equipment provides coil feeding lines for Liberty Steel blanking operations

April 18, 2014

Coe Press Equipment has installed two new coil feeding lines for steel processor Liberty Steel at its Warren, Ohio, and Saltillo, Mexico, facilities to support heavy-gauge blanking operations. Both of the new lines are specified to process steels with yield strengths up to 85,000 PSI. The...

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Schuler receives order for beverage packaging press

April 17, 2014

An Asian manufacturer has placed an order with Schuler, Göppingen, Germany, for a press to produce beverage can lids. The Smartline SA-S can produce more than 3,000 such lids per minute, forming the can’s stay-on tab, attaching it to the lid, and forming the depressed panel with opening score....

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Compact power unit suitable for die clamping/lifting systems

April 17, 2014

A new electrically driven, high-pressure hydraulic power unit from Hilma Div. of Carr Lane Roemheld is suitable for small and midsize die clamping and lifting systems. The compact, lightweight, modular unit comes with a motor, pump, oil reservoir, valve configuration as needed, pressure gauge,...

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Varsteel purchases Herr-Voss Stamco leveling technology

April 14, 2014

Herr-Voss Stamco, a Callery, Pa.-based provider of coil processing systems, has received an order from Varsteel Ltd. of Lethbridge, Alb., for an ELT™ Enhanced Leveling Technology retrofit. The leveler processes material up to 0.500 by 96 in. wide. The technology produces flat material...

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Synthetic lubricant made for use on automotive electrogalvanized, galvannealed metals

April 8, 2014

IRMCO® Advanced Lubricant Technologies has announced the formulation of a synthetic stamping lubricant that the company claims is the first developed for automotive electrogalvanized and galvannealed metals. The new line of 892 and 313 series lubricants have shown good results on automotive...

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Seyi to open Mexico subsidiary in Monterrey

April 3, 2014

Press builder Seyi has announced that it will establish a subsidiary in Monterrey, Mexico, by the second half of 2014. It will feature a showroom, expanded service department, and sales team. The company manufactures mechanical presses from 25 to 2,400 tons at facilities in Taiwan and the...

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Globe Products acquires stamping press

April 3, 2014

Globe Products Co., a manufacturer of hose ferrules, eyelets, and metal stampings in Ennis, Texas, has purchased a new multistation, high-speed transfer press. It is expected to go into service in early fall. The company’s capabilities also include engineering design, in-house toolmaking, a...

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How fabrication complements stamping

April 3, 2014

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Senior Editor Tim Heston talks with Alex Robertson, business development manager at Fisher-Barton South Carolina about how the business uses both fabrication and stamping to serve the mid-volume market. For more on Fisher Barton South Carolina’s operation, click here.

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Samco Machinery forms business alliance with Vaptech

April 2, 2014

Toronto-based Samco Machinery Ltd. has announced the formation of an alliance with Vaptech, Sofia, Bulgaria. The companies report they plan to foster a culture of advanced technological exchange and quicker product development in each other’s geographic areas. Vaptech is a manufacturer of...

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Tool- and diemakers in short supply ... where does the fault line lie?

April 2, 2014

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The tool- and diemaker shortage may be blamed on the educational system's bias toward college preparatory coursework, but it's likely that other factors come into play as well. These include the 2008 near-death knell for the stamping and automotive industries, manufacturing's lingering negative image, and the expense of setting up "shop" classes in today's highly technical industrial age.

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AIRAM launches new website

March 26, 2014

Covington, Ohio-based AIRAM® Press Co. Ltd., a designer and manufacturer of standard and custom pneumatic presses from 3 to 300 tons, has launched a new website at www.airam.com. Enhanced features include Quick Quote and a comprehensive online catalog for replacement and spare parts. An...

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