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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Wallover Oil appoints new regional sales manager

November 12, 2015

Strongsville, Ohio-based Wallover Oil Co., a manufacturer of metalworking fluids and industrial lubricants, has named J. Creal Waddell as regional sales manager responsible for sales in Kentucky and Tennessee. Based in Bowling Green, Ky., Waddell earned a bachelor’s degree from Western...

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Quintus supplies deep-draw press to Whitcraft Group

November 11, 2015

Quintus® Technologies, Västerås, Sweden, has received an order for a hydroform deep-draw press from the Whitcraft Group. The 11,600-PSI, high-pressure press will advance the production of jet engine sheet metal parts and assemblies at Whitcraft’s Eastford, Conn., facility and will serve as a...

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Nidec Minster becomes RIA Certified Robot Integrator

November 9, 2015

Nidec Minster Corp., a manufacturer of material forming presses and automation equipment based in Minster, Ohio, has received the RIA Certified Robot Integrator designation. To become certified, the company completed a rigorous process that included an on-site audit and testing of key personnel....

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Altair adds metal forming, forging software to Altair Partner Alliance

November 5, 2015

Troy, Mich.-based Altair has announced that Metal Forming Research Corporation has joined the Altair Partner Alliance (APA) with its forging software, Advisor for Metal Forming Process and Design Expert (AFDEX). Originally developed to analyze the forging process, the software now has expanded...

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Gemco Mfg. achieves ISO 9001:2008 recertification

November 3, 2015

Southington, Conn.-based Gemco Mfg. Co. Inc. has been recertified to ISO 9001:2008 quality standards. The company manufactures precision four-slide and progressive-die stampings, wire forms, and...

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Sixty-three percent of tool and die shops plan to hire apprentices

November 2, 2015

The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and Harbour Results Inc. (HRI) have completed the fourth Automotive Tooling Barometer (The Barometer), sponsored by Die Cad Group and Expert Tech. The Barometer, which focused on the impending talent gap within the industry, indicated that the...

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AP&T approves fire-resistant hydraulic oil for press hardening

October 27, 2015

AP&T has announced its approval of Quaker's QUINTOLUBRIC® 888 fire-resistant hydraulic oil for use in its presses. The company has tested the synthetic oil in its press hardening lines to determine its effect on hydraulic components and gaskets. "The oil works at least as well in our lines...

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Schuler graduates first class of apprentices at Cedual training center in Mexico

October 27, 2015

At Schuler’s Cedual vocational training center in Puebla, Mexico, the first group of apprentices have received their leaving certificates. The newly qualified industrial and tool mechanics all passed their German Chamber of Commerce and Industry exam. They are the first skilled workers in Mexico...

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The Timken Co. named as winner in Humantech’s Find It – Fix It Challenge

October 23, 2015

The Timken Co. has been named a winner in the ninth annual Find It – Fix it Challenge® sponsored by Humantech Inc., Ann Arbor, Mich. The awards recognize effective workplace solutions that increase productivity, improve worker morale, and reduce workplace injuries and illnesses. The Timken...

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Tooling Technology Holdings acquires G.H. Tool & Mold

October 21, 2015

Tooling Technology Holdings LLC, a portfolio company of GenNx360 Capital Partners, New York, has completed the acquisition of G.H. Tool & Mold Inc., a Washington, Mo.-based company that manufactures tooling for die casters in the automotive, outdoor products, and aerospace industries. Tooling...

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Kenmode expands apprenticeship program

October 20, 2015

Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping, Algonquin, Ill., is expanding its formal tool- and diemaking apprenticeship program for qualified candidates who are interested in careers in advanced manufacturing. The five-year, 10,000-hour program combines paid, full-time, on-the-job training at Kenmode and...

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L.K. Machinery, SAPP Group open tech center in Indiana

October 5, 2015

Die-cast production machinery manufacturer L.K. Machinery Inc. and SAPP Group, a die-cast tooling manufacturer specializing in die-cast die production, have opened the L.K./SAPP Advanced Casting Technology (ACT) Center in Edinburg, Ind., a collaborative investment in future innovations, solutions,...

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FormItaly opens sales office in California

September 30, 2015

FormItaly, an Italy-based provider of sheet metalworking equipment, has opened a North American sales office based in Los Angeles. The company combines personalized die designs (progressive and transfer), customized presses, integrated automated loading and unloading systems, and maintenance...

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PTM Corp. earns WBENC certification

September 25, 2015

Metal stamping company PTM Corp., Fair Haven, Mich., has been certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as a women-owned business. This certification comes after the resignation of former president Charles T. Russell and transition of business ownership to his...

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Kenmode expands metal stamping capabilities with new Tech Center

September 22, 2015

Kenmode has opened a 20,000-sq.-ft. Tech Center in Algonquin, Ill., dedicated to R&D, prototyping, engineering, tool design and build, and program management for new precision metal stampings. The company’s existing 80,000-sq.-ft. operations facility is being reconfigured to handle...

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