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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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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Feed Lease hires regional sales manager

March 25, 2014

Feed Lease Corp., a provider of coil processing equipment in Auburn Hills, Mich., has hired Patrick Priestap as regional sales manager. In this position, Priestap serves the company’s dealer network, OEMs, and Tier 1 and Tier 2 customers. He has more than 25 years of experience in industrial...

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Feed Lease adds Ajacs to dealer lineup

March 25, 2014

Feed Lease Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich., has added Ajacs Die Sales Corp. as an authorized dealer of its coil feeding systems. Ajacs, a distributor of tool and die components, serves western Michigan tool and die manufacturers, metal stampers, and OEM suppliers from its location in Grand Rapids, Mich....

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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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Slug-retention machine adjustable to three height positions

March 12, 2014

DTC Products has introduced a new version of its original patented slug-retention machine. The device uses a pneumatically powered grinder to machine a small angled groove into the side wall of the die cavity in a stamping die to prevent slugs from pulling onto the die surface where they can damage...

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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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