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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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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Schuler, Weldec form company to supply large pipelines

February 25, 2014

Göppingen, Germany-based press manufacturer Schuler and plant construction company Weldec of Erndtebrück, Germany, have formed a partnership to supply equipment to pipe mills. Under the name Pipe Alliance, the two companies offer equipment and services for the production of large,...

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General Sheet Metal Works acquires AAA Tool and Die

February 17, 2014

Metal fabricating company General Sheet Metal Works Inc., South Bend, Ind., has acquired AAA Tool and Die Co. Inc. as a wholly owned subsidiary of the company. Former owner John Shirrell remains with the company as a sales and engineering consultant. AAA produces tooling and dies and performs...

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Dayton Progress merges with Anchor Lamina

February 17, 2014

Dayton Progress, Dayton Ohio, and Anchor Lamina, Farmington Hills, Mich., have announced their merger into a new, combined company called DAYTON Lamina Corporation™. The president of the new company is Alan Shaffer, current president of Dayton Progress. The two die component makers were...

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ATW Companies names president of Judson Smith division

February 14, 2014

ATW Companies, a manufacturer of stamped and machined metal components and tubing in Warwick, R.I., has hired Mike Howard as president of its Judson Smith division. Howard has more than a decade of high-level leadership experience in the manufacturing engineering field. Before joining the...

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Coe Press Equipment forms new Cut-to-Length business unit

February 13, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced the formation of its new Cut-to-Length business unit focused on providing CTL lines to fabricators and metal stampers for in-house blank production. The company’s Value-Added series CTL lines are built to meet customer requirements....

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Beckwood Press delivers custom hydraulic press to Ducommun AeroStructures

February 13, 2014

Beckwood Press Co., St. Louis, has built and delivered a new 75-ton hot forming press to Ducommun AeroStructures in Coxsackie, N.Y, a manufacturer of contoured aerostructure components. The press, which can form titanium, reaches temperatures of 1,600 degrees F. It provides multiple zones of...

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Multilayer feeder furnace provides energy-efficient press hardening

February 13, 2014

AP&T has introduced an energy-efficient, multilayer feeder furnace with automation for press hardening. According to the manufacturer, the furnace reduces heat loss by two-thirds compared to conventional roller hearth furnaces. The unit has several furnace modules stacked on top of each other....

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MetalForming names executive VP

February 12, 2014

MetalForming Inc. (MFI), Peachtree City, Ga., has named David Prokop as executive vice president. He runs the hardware and business services areas of the company. He has more than 25 years of experience as a sales, marketing, and operations executive in the sheet metal machine industry. For the...

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Industrial Innovations installs lubrication system at North American Stamping Group

February 11, 2014

Industrial Innovations, Wyoming, Mich., has completed the installation of a lubrication management system at North American Stamping Group’s newly expanded stamping facility in Portland, Tenn. The system comprises a Pro-Mix V unit, which mixes and distributes lubricants required for...

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Bystronic Xpert. Best Choice

Bystronic Inc.

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The Bystronic Xpert press brake, with revolutionary ByVision Bending control, intuitive operator interface and unique dynamic hydraulic crowning system, provides the ultimate bending experience. New Options: Voice Control for managing manual operator functions; LAMS ensures exact angles from the first bend regardless of material; PartID code scanning for program loads and part traceability.

FerrouSouth installs preflattener for heavy-gauge, wide material

February 5, 2014

Independent toll processor FerrouSouth, Iuka, Miss., has announced the start-up of a new three-roll, coil-set, crossbow preflattener at the front end of The Eliminator — the company’s heavy-gauge stretcher leveling line. The company collaborated with Herr-Voss Stamco, Chesterton, Ind., to...

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Heru opens facility with Schuler die tryout press

February 4, 2014

Heru Werkzeugbau, a manufacturer of compound, deep-drawing, and transfer tooling, has opened a new Process and Technology Center (ProTec) in Lennestadt‐Grevenbrück, Germany. The facility includes a Schuler MSD 630 servo press line with 630 metric tons of force, used for die tryout and...

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LaserCoil Technologies establishes tech center in Ohio

February 3, 2014

LaserCoil Technologies LLC, a new company that manufactures laser blanking systems, has established its technical center in Perrysburg, Ohio. The 12,000-sq.-ft. facility, which serves as the technical development center for the company, houses one of its coil-fed blanking systems that can handle...

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Coil lubricator employs rollers in floating chassis

January 30, 2014

LSP Industries Inc. has introduced the improved FloaterCoater coil lubricator. Available in widths from 12 to 72 in., the roller coater provides metered lubrication to coil stock in stamping and coil processing applications. A floating chassis allows the rolls to float with the coil material...

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