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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New aluminum forming method can cut car chassis weight in half

January 18, 2016

AP&T is cooperating with Raufoss Technology, Hydro Aluminium, and the SINTEF research institute to develop a new method for forming of aluminum sheet. The method will enable passenger cars to be manufactured with a significantly lower weight than today, which will enable greatly reduced fuel...

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AP&T receives distinction for outstanding know-how in press hardening

January 18, 2016

AP&T has received the University of Kassel's new distinction for outstanding knowledge in press hardening: the Certificate of PHS Team Excellence. The distinction recognizes APT’s training of its employees in press hardening over the past year. More than 160 of AP&T's approximately 450...

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Schuler opens Hot Stamping TechCenter in Germany

January 14, 2016

Schuler has announced the opening of its new research and demonstration center for hot stamping at its home base in Göppingen, Germany. At the Hot Stamping TechCenter, the company will showcase applications for the future of lightweight vehicle construction. Developed at the company’s...

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IRMCO offers in-house stamping lubricant comparison

January 12, 2016

Evanston, Ill.-based IRMCO®, through a cooperative partnership with Bennett Tool & Die in Nashville, Tenn., has developed a tool and test method to compare the performance of stamping lubricants before customers use them in production. The iTOOL cup-draw process measures and compares...

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Fenn appoints swager sales/application engineer

January 6, 2016

Fenn LLC, a provider of metal forming machinery in East Berlin, Conn., has appointed Matt DeLilla as swager sales/application engineer. He also leads the company’s swager rebuild and upgrade program. DeLilla graduated from Northeastern University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical...

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Atlantic Tool & Die expected to add 40 positions

January 5, 2016

The Atlantic Tool & Die Co., a manufacturer of precision metal stampings and assemblies based in Strongsville, Ohio, has received a 1.065 percent, seven-year Job Creation Tax Credit from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority for a consolidation project at its locations in Strongsville; Sharon Center, Ohio;...

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Chicago Slitter hires sales executive

January 4, 2016

Chicago Slitter, a manufacturer of custom-built, heavy-duty coil slitting, blanking, and cut-to-length lines in Itasca, Ill., has named Phil Simonpietri as sales executive. He has years of experience in automation and high-speed production equipment, as well as sales experience in various...

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Weiss-Aug announces affiliation with The Diemasters

January 4, 2016

Weiss-Aug Inc. Co., East Hanover, N.J., a contract manufacturer of precision metal stamping, insert molding, and assembly, has expanded its global customer service capabilities through its newly formed affiliation with The Diemasters Mfg. Inc., a provider of metal stamping, fabrication, assembly,...

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Coe Press Equipment appoints director of sales

December 18, 2015

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., a manufacturer of coil handling and servo roll feed equipment, has promoted Steve Donnay to director of sales, responsible for all sales and marketing activities including new equipment sales, aftermarket sales, and service programs. He oversees a team...

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NOXON Automation opens first U.S. manufacturing facility

December 3, 2015

Germany-based NOXON® Automation has announced plans to open its first U.S. manufacturing facility, NOXON Automation USA LLC, in Morrisville, N.C. A sales and distribution office is already open, and the manufacturing site is expected to open in early 2016. The company offers a variety of...

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Bohler-Uddeholm names Illinois sales rep

December 2, 2015

Elgin, Ill.-based Bohler-Uddeholm, a manufacturer of tooling materials suitable for metal forming and stamping dies, has named Kevin Dumont as sales representative in Illinois. Dumont has three years of experience with the company and recently graduated from its sales apprentice program. He...

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Constellium to build automotive structure manufacturing facility in Georgia

November 30, 2015

Amsterdam-based Constellium N.V. has announced plans to construct a new facility in Bartow County, Ga., for the manufacture of aluminum automotive structures. Construction of the plant—a $20 million investment by Constellium and a $12 million investment by developer Seefried Properties—will...

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Ultraform Industries takes delivery of 400-ton servo press

November 25, 2015

Ultraform Industries Inc., a metal forming company in Romeo, Mich., has taken delivery of its first Aida 400-ton servo press. Production is slated to begin in January 2016. The servo can run forward and reverse without stopping and restarting, producing equal tonnage in both directions. It does...

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Coe Press Equipment ships first of four straighteners/reels to Metal Flow

November 18, 2015

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has shipped the first of four orders for new straightener/reel combinations to Metal Flow, Holland, Mich., a provider of deep-drawn stamped components to the automotive industry. Each of the sets consists of a model 350, 18-in. power straightener...

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Miro expands stamping capabilities with 600-ton press addition

November 16, 2015

Miro Tool & Mfg. Inc., Waukesha, Wis., has expanded its stamping capabilities with the addition of a 600-ton Brown Boggs straight-side press. The machine features a 54- by 84-in. bed, 29-in. shut height, and full air cushion. The company offers a full-service, on-site toolroom, as well as...

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