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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Sumitomo Electric Carbide opens Tool Engineering Center - TheFabricator.com

Sumitomo Electric Carbide opens Tool Engineering Center

July 22, 2013

Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc., Mount Prospect, Ill., has announced the opening of its Tool Engineering Center (TEC) and plant expansion in New Berlin, Wis. The 55,000-sq.-ft. expansion has more than doubled the size of the facility, which manufactures solid carbide drills, replaceable carbide...

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Ford develops technology to speed prototyping, low-volume production

July 15, 2013

Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, Mich., is developing a highly flexible, first-of-its-kind, patented manufacturing technology to form sheet metal parts rapidly for low-volume production applications. When fully developed, the technology will allow for lower costs and prototype delivery within three...

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Anchor Lamina names director of business development

July 10, 2013

Anchor Lamina America Inc., a manufacturer of tool, die, and mold components, has hired Ted Phillips as director of business development. Based out of the company's Farmington Hills, Mich., office, he is responsible for sales of the Danly, IEM, Lamina, and Lempco component brands in Michigan and...

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Schuler AG supports vocational training in Mexico

July 8, 2013

Schuler AG, Gӧppingen, Germany, has opened a vocational training center, Cedual (Centro de Especialización Dual), in Puebla, Mexico, to train skilled staff to provide technical support for the company’s presses. Set up by Stefan Antel, general manager of Schuler, the center is based on the...

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IRMCO® receives worldwide Renault approval

July 8, 2013

IRMCO Advanced Lubricant Technologies, Evanston, Ill., a manufacturer of synthetic lubricants, has received worldwide automotive approval from Renault for use in all plants. After being subjected to vigorous testing procedures to ensure they are compatible with Renault's strict manufacturing...

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Dayton Progress announces plan to transfer punch blank production

June 25, 2013

Dayton Progress has announced that its parent company, Misumi, will expand and adopt Dayton’s blank-making process at its blank factory in Vietnam, which supplies all Misumi punch-making factories worldwide with blanks. Over the next several years, the manufacture of Dayton semifinished punch...

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Formtek adds turning center

June 20, 2013

Formtek Inc., Cleveland, as part of a comprehensive plan to expand its manufacturing capabilities, has taken delivery of a new Mazak 500M slant-bed turning center. The lathe increases the company's turning capabilities up to 36 in. dia. and 118 in. long. The new machine is intended to add capacity...

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IRMCO names M-Tech as representative

June 20, 2013

IRMCO® Advanced Lubricant Technologies, Evanston, Ill., a manufacturer of synthetic stamping, forming, and bending lubricants, has announced the addition of Manufacturing Technology (M-Tech) as its sales representative in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi. M-Tech is a distributor of metal...

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Thunder Mfg. opens stamping plant in Kentucky

June 19, 2013

Toronto-based Thunder Tool & Mfg. Ltd. has opened Thunder Mfg. USA Inc., a new $2.2 million metal stamping operation in Richmond, Ky. The plant will employ 45 people to manufacture metal components for automotive engines and transmission mounts....

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Press hardening takes center stage at Schuler convention

June 18, 2013

Press manufacturer Schuler recently held a convention in Waghäusel, Germany, where about 80 visitors heard from industry and academic experts about the latest developments in press hardening and other lightweight construction methods. Use of press-hardened parts has grown from about 8 million...

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AIM JORACO receives certificate, declaration of conformity for CE marking

June 18, 2013

AIM JORACO®, Smithfield, R.I., has announced that its Toggle-Aire® pneumatic, toggle-actuated presses have received European Economic Area (EEA) CE mark approval. The presses are certified to comply with the essential requirements of the machinery directive 2006/42/EC and further conform with...

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Anchor Lamina names engineering manager - TheFabricator.com

Anchor Lamina names engineering manager

June 18, 2013

Anchor Lamina America Inc., a Misumi Group company in Farmington Hills, Mich., has promoted Donald L. Hahn, P.E., to the position of senior engineering manager. He leads the company’s development of new products and oversees improvements to the current product offering. Hahn most recently...

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Quality Products acquires Pacific Press Technologies

June 6, 2013

Pacific Press Technologies, Mt. Carmel, Ill., has announced its recent acquisition by Quality Products Inc., the parent company of Multipress. Pacific Press builds and services an extensive line of USA-made press brakes, shears, and presses. Multipress, Columbus, Ohio, manufactures small to...

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Braner/Loopco receives order for coil processing system

June 6, 2013

Braner/Loopco, Schiller Park, Ill., has received an order from Metal Processing Corp., a Gary, Ind., flat-rolled coil and sheet toll processor, for a 90,000-lb. by 84-in. turret head slitting and slit coil packaging system with capacity to process hot-rolled, cold-rolled, and coated coil in gauges...

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Casa Sommer purchases Herr-Voss Stamco leveler

June 3, 2013

Herr-Voss Stamco, a supplier of coil processing systems and equipment in Callery, Pa., has received an order from Casa Sommer, Naucalpan, Mexico, for a Precision Leveler®. The leveler is an addition to an existing Stamco cut-to-length line for processing stainless steel up to 0.135 in. thick by...

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