Authors by Popularity

Here are the top contributing authors to The Fabricator.


Dieology LLC

Art Hedrick

Contributing Writer
Dieology LLC
8730 10 Mile Rd. SE.
Rockford, MI 49341


Phone: 616-894-6855
www.dieology.com
Contact via email
Author of the "Die Science" column in STAMPING Journal®, Art also has written technical articles on stamping die design and build for a number of trade publications. A recipient of many training awards, he is active in metal stamping training and consulting worldwide.

Content by Art Hedrick

FMA Communications Inc.

Vicki Bell

Web Content Manager
FMA Communications Inc.
833 Featherstone Road
Rockford, IL 61107

Stephanie Vaughan

Contributing Writer



FMA Communications Inc.

Kate Bachman

Editor
FMA Communications Inc.
833 Featherstone Road
Rockford, IL 61107
FMA Communications Inc.

Eric Lundin

Editor
FMA Communications Inc.
833 Featherstone Road
Rockford, IL 61107
FMA Communications Inc.

Dan Davis

Editor in Chief
FMA Communications Inc.
833 Featherstone Road
Rockford, IL 61107
High School Career Center in Texas

Marty Rice

Contributing Writer
High School Career Center in Texas



Marty Rice is a welding instructor at a high school career center in Texas. He is an honorary member of the Ironworkers Local 263.

 

Questions for the author can be e-mailed to vickib@thefabricator.com

Content by Marty Rice

ASMA LLC

Steve Benson

President
ASMA LLC
2952 Doaks Ferry Road N.W.
Salem, OR 97301-4468


Phone: 503-399-7514
Fax: 503-399-7514
www.theartofpressbrake.com
Contact via email
Steve Benson is a member and former chair of the Precision Sheet Metal Technology Council of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International®. He is the president of ASMA LLC, 2952 Doaks Ferry Road NW, Salem, OR 97301, steve@theartofpressbrake.com. Benson also conducts FMA’s Precision Press Brake Certificate Program, which is held at locations across the country. For more information, visit www.fmanet.org/training, or call 888-394-4362. For more information on bending, check out Benson’s new book, The Art of Press Brake: the Digital Handbook for Precision Sheet Metal Fabrication, © 2014, available at www.theartofpressbrake.com.

Content by Steve Benson

Gerald Davis Design and Consulting

Gerald Davis

Contributing Writer
Gerald Davis Design and Consulting
Center for Automotive Research

Bernard Swiecki

Contributing Writer
Center for Automotive Research
1000 Victors Way
Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48108


Phone: 734-929-0484
www.cargroup.org
Contact via email
The Center for Automotive Research focuses on the future of the international automotive industry. Its overall objectives are to provide industry research and analysis, communication forums, and informational resources that respond to the changing needs of the international automotive and automotive-related industries.

Content by Bernard Swiecki

Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Professor and Director, ERC/NSM
The Ohio State University
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210


Phone: 614-292-5063
www.cpforming.org
Contact via email

Lincoln Brunner

Contributing Writer



Frank Armao

Contributing Writer
The Lincoln Electric Company
22801 St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44117


Phone: 216-481-8100
Fax: 216-486-1751
www.lincolnelectric.com
Contact via email
He is a member of the AWS D1 Committee, chairman of the AWS D1 Aluminum Subcommittee, and vice chairman of the AWS D8G Automotive Aluminum Arc Welding Committee.

Content by Frank Armao

W.B. "Bud" Graham

President
Welded Tube Pros
P.O. Box 202
Doylestown, OH 44230
Welded Tube Pros is a consulting firm that provides engineering products and services to the welded tube manufacturing, roll forming, and stamping industries.

Content by W.B. "Bud" Graham

FMA Communications Inc.

Tim Heston

Senior Editor
FMA Communications Inc.
833 Featherstone Road
Rockford, IL 61107

Elia Levi

Contributing Writer
FMA Communications Inc.

Amanda Carlson

Associate Editor
FMA Communications Inc.
833 Featherstone Road
Rockford, IL 61107
OMAX Corp.

Dr. John H. Olsen

Contributing Writer
OMAX Corp.
21409 72nd Ave. S.
Kent, WA 98032


Phone: 253-872-2300
www.omax.com
Contact via email

Bob Rausch, Ph.D.

Contributing Writer



Gary Morphy

Project Engineer
Excella Technologies
425 Hespeler Rd
Suite 521
Cambridge, ON N1R 8J6
Canada


Phone: (519) 772 - 5748 x101

Contact via email
Witt Gas Controls LP

David Bell

President
Witt Gas Controls LP
380 Winkler Drive
Suite 200
Alpharetta, GA 30004


Phone: 770-664-4447
wittgas.com
Contact via email
He also is a member of the Practical Welding Today® Editorial Review Committee.

Content by David Bell

IRMCO

Brad Jeffery

Contributing Writer
IRMCO
2117 Greenleaf St.
Evanston, IL 60202


Phone: 847-864-0255
Fax: 847-864-0012
www.irmco.com
Contact via email
IRMCO develops and manufactures dry, fluid, and gel lubricants; performs laboratory testing; and provides consulting services to the metal forming and fabricating industry.

Content by Brad Jeffery

Berge Robotics

Jim Berge

Contributing Writer
Berge Robotics
Sherveport, LA

Michael Bishop

Contributing Writer



Scot Stevens

Contributing Writer

Bob Butchart

Contributing Writer
Press Brake & Shear Clinic
254 Somers Loop
Reidsville, NC 27320


Phone: 336-342-4393
Fax: 336-342-4129
Contact via email

John DiGiacomo

Director, Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Rock Valley College
605 Fulton
Rockford, IL 61103
USA


Phone: 815-921-2091
www.wingovcon.com
Contact via email
Aeroglide Corp.

Kelly Langdon

Safety Coordinator
Aeroglide Corp.
100 Aeroglide Drive
Cary, NC


Phone: 919-851-2000
www.aeroglide.com
Contact via email

Kathleen McLaughlin

Contributing Writer



Jim Kleckner

Owner
Government Contracting Assistance
2168 Spaulding Ave.
West Dundee, IL 60118


Phone: 847-426-7003
Contact via email

Tony Anderson

CEng
ESAB Welding & Cutting Products
411 S. Ebenezer Road
Florence, SC 29501


Phone: 800-372-2123
Fax: 231-941-9154
www.esabna.com
Contact via email
Tony has a background as a certified welding inspector, welding engineer-quality manager, and NDT manager. He also serves as chairman of The Aluminum Association Technical Advisory Panel for Welding and Joining, vice chairman of the AWS D1G Subcommittee 7 on Welded Aluminum Structures, and a member of Practical Welding Today's Editorial Review Committee.

Content by Tony Anderson

Gary Conner

Contributing Writer
Lean Enterprise Training
145 Mystic Mountain Drive
Sparks , NV 89441
Award-winning author Gary Conner is president of Lean Enterprise Training.

Content by Gary Conner

Weld Inspection & Consulting

Professor R. Carlisle "Carl" Smith

AWS CWI, CWE, NDE Level III
Weld Inspection & Consulting
PO Box 841
St. Albans, WV 25177


Phone: 304-549-5606
Contact via email

Eric Theis

Consultant
603 Maple Lane
Sewickley, PA 15143

Jennifer Simpson


Arc-Zone.com Inc.
2091 Las Palmas Drive
Suite C
Carlsbad, CA 92011


Phone: 760-931-1500
Contact via email

Dona Z. Meilach

Contributing Writer
Carlsbad, CA
Dona Z. Meilach's early book, Decorative and Sculptural Ironwork, was a driving force in the renaissance of modern ironwork. Her more recent books include The Contemporary Blacksmith, Architectural Ironwork, Fireplace Accessories, and Direct Metal Sculpture, all published by Schiffer Books.

Content by Dona Z. Meilach

Kevin Cole

Contributing Writer



Jack Fulcer

Contributing Writer
Weldcraft
2741 N. Roemer Road
Appleton, WI 54911


Phone: 800-752-7620
www.weldcraft.com
Contact via email
Winton Machine Co.

George Winton


Winton Machine Co.
3644 Burnette Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
Back Alley Customs

Bob Capudean

Contributing Writer
Back Alley Customs
Waterford, MI
He is a welding instructor at Oakland Community College, Auburn Hills, MI.

Content by Bob Capudean

David Cook

Contributing Writer



Bill Giese

Contributing Writer
Bernard
449 W. Corning Road
Beecher, IL 60401

Mark Paulson

Vice President of Operations
Aeroglide Corp.
100 Aeroglide Drive
Cary, NC 27511


Phone: 919-851-2000
Contact via email

Andreas Rueter

Contributing Writer
Knoll Inc.
4300 36th St.
P.O. Box 8829
Grand Rapids, MI 49518-8829


Phone: 616-957-7398
Fax: 616-957-7678
www.knoll.com
Contact via email
Knoll is a worldwide designer and manufacturer of furnishings for office and residential use. The company operates four manufacturing sites in North America East Greenville, Pa.; Grand Rapids and Muskegon, MI; and Toronto, Ont. The company also has plants in Foligno and Graffignana, Italy. All Knoll plants are registered under ISO 9000, an internationally developed set of quality criteria for manufacturing operations. Knoll headquarters are in East Greenville, Pa.

Content by Andreas Rueter

Bob Want


Tools for Bending Inc.
194 W. Dakota Ave.
Denver, CO 80223

Ken Shoop

Contributing Writer
Braner USA Inc.
9301 W. Bernice
Schiller Park, IL 60176


Phone: 847-671-6210
Fax: 847-671-0537
www.braner.com
Contact via email
Braner designs and builds high-production coil processing equipment and systems.

Content by Ken Shoop

Terry White

Contributing Writer



Gary Morphy

Project Engineer
Excella Technologies
425 Hespeler Rd
Suite 521
Cambridge, ON N1R 8J6
Canada


Phone: (519) 772 - 5748 x101
Contact via email
Proto-1 Manufacturing LLC

Dave Petrack

Contributing Writer
Proto-1 Manufacturing LLC
10 Tower Road
P.O. Box 399
Winneconne, WI 54986


Phone: 920-582-4491
Fax: 920-582-4492
www.proto1mfg.com
Contact via email
Proto-1 Mfg. LLC manufactures cutoff, end forming, and deburring equipment for straight and bent tube.

Content by Dave Petrack

Mike Sammons

Contributing Writer
Weldcraft
2741 N. Roemer Road
Appleton, WI 54911

Frank Fenton

Contributing Writer
Rath Manufacturing Co.
2505 Foster Avenue
Janesville, WI 53547-0389


Phone: 800-367-7284
Fax: 608-754-0889
www.rathmfg.com
Contact via email
Mr. Fenton joined Rath Manufacturing in 1992. He has a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Kansas State University. His experience includes many years of technical and management experience, primarily in manufacture of equipment for the process industry. Rath Manufacturing Company manufactures welded, full finished stainless, duplex, and nickel alloy pipe and tubing for the most demanding service in food, dairy, chemical, petrochemical, and other process environments.

Content by Frank Fenton

Robert Kotynski

Contributing Writer



Walter Sperko, P.E.

President
Sperko Engineering Services Inc.
4803 Archwood Drive
Greensboro, NC 27406

Woodruff Imberman

President
Imberman & de Forest Inc.
990 Grove St., Suite 404
Evanston, IL 60201


Phone: 847-733-0071
www.imbdef.com
Contact via email

Jeff Hahn


MC Machinery Systems Inc./ Mitsubishi Laser
1500 Michael Drive
Wood Dale, IL 61091


Phone: 630-616-5920
www.mcmachinery.com

Shannon DeCamp


TechneTrain Inc.
140 Wooster Pike
Milford, OH 45150

Richard Green

Contributing Writer
CONCOA
1501 Harpers Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23454


Phone: 800-225-0473
www.concoa.com
Contact via email

David Bishop

Contributing Writer
Wila USA
9135 Guilford Road
Columbia, MD 21046


Phone: 301-490-9652
www.wilausa.com
Contact via email

Bob Nichols

Contributing Writer



W.F. Garth Stapon

Marketing Manager, Metal Fabrication
Praxair Inc.
39 Old Ridgebury Road
Danbury, CT 06810

Kevin Lyttle

Development Scientist
Praxair Technology Center
175 E. Park Drive
Tonawanda, NY 14150
USA


Phone: 716-879-7290
www.praxair.com

Shape Corporation

Cheryl Henderson

CSP
Shape Corporation
Grand Haven, Michigan


Phone: 616-846-8700
Contact via email
Cheryl Henderson, CSP, is health, safety, and environmental manager of Shape Corp.

Content by Cheryl Henderson

Paul Cameron

CWI
Braun Intertec
4210 Highway 14 East
Rochester, MN 55904


Phone: 507-269-7142
Contact via email

Jim Russell

Contributing Writer
Chicago Slitter
1025 W. Thorndale Ave.
Itasca, IL 60143

Mike Pelham


International Chemical Co.
2628-48 N. Mascher St.
Philadelphia, PA 19133


Phone: 215-739-2313
www.e-icc.com
Contact via email

Herb Kamphausen

Contributing Writer
Metal fx
Herb Kamphausen is a manufacturing engineer with an emphasis in tooling, stamping, and D.F.M. He has more than 20 years of experience in tool and die design and building. Metalfx is a full service sheet metal fabricator. primarily for the electronics and telecommunications industry. The company's services range from prototype to soft tool production all the way through production stamping.

Content by Herb Kamphausen

BetaRam Inc.

John Pavelec

Vice President
BetaRam Inc.
P.O. Box 334
Troy, MI 48099


Phone: 248-853-0446
www.betaram.com
Contact via email

Jeffrey Noruk

President
Servo-Robot Corp.
P.O. Box 69
Mequon , WI 53092
USA

Susan DeJesus

Coordinadora de Ventas
Continental Pipe and Tube Cutoff Machines
325 S. Fairbanks St.
Addison, IL 60101

Helen Gallagher

Contributing Writer
She is a freelance writer based in Chicago.

Content by Helen Gallagher

Richard Herzfeld

Contributing Writer



Mike Roth

Contributing Writer
Induction Technology, for Miller Electric Mfg. Co.
1635 W. Spencer St.
Appleton, WI 54912-1079


Phone: 800-426-4553
Fax: 920-735-4168
www.MillerWelds.com
Contact via email
Miller Electric Mfg. Co. is a manufacturer and provider of welding supplies and equipment for light to heavy industrial applications.

Content by Mike Roth

Phil Evans

Contributing Writer
54309 Jamie Drive.
Callahan, FL 32011-7628

Pat Campbell


Wilson Tool International® Inc.
12912 Farnham Ave.
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Tex Whiting


Hypertherm
Two Technology Drive
West Lebanon, NH 03784


Phone: 800-752-7623
www.centricut.com

BetaRam Inc.

John J. Pavelec

Vice President
BetaRam Inc.
P.O. Box 334
Troy, MI 48099


Phone: 248-853-0446
www.betaram.com
Contact via email

Brian Landry

Contributing Writer
Perfecto Industries Inc.
1729 W. High St.
Piqua, OH 45356
Brian Landry is regional sales manager with Perfecto Industries Inc., 1729 W. High St., Piqua, OH 45356, 937-778-1900, www.perfectoindustries.com .

Content by Brian Landry

Steve Lowery

Vice President and Director of Sales
Tower Oil & Technology Co.
4300 South Tripp Ave.
Chicago, IL 60606


Phone: 773-927-6161
www.toweroil.com
Contact via email

Dave Burkhart

Contributing Writer



Bruce Grant

Contributing Writer



Dr. Ghafoor Khodayari

Senior Project Leader, Metal Forming
Industrial Research & Development Institute
649 Prospect Blvd.
Midland, ON L4R 4L3
Canada


Phone: 705-526-2163
www.irdi.com
Contact via email

Prof. Dr.-Ing. H.c. Klaus Siegert

Contributing Writer



William Q. Tingley III


Bend Tooling Inc.
1009 Ottawa Ave. N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Karen D. Hamel

Contributing Writer



Geoff Lipnevicius


The Lincoln Electric Company
22801 St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44117


Phone: 216-481-8100
www.lincolnelectric.com

Don Letourneau

Contributing Writer
Comeq
P.O. Box 207
White Marsh, MD 21162


Phone: 410-933-8500
Fax: 410-933-1600
www.comeq.com
Contact via email

Kevin Enos

Contributing Writer



Todd Bridigum

Welding Instructor
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
1501 Hennepin Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55403


Phone: 612-659-6000
www.minneapolis.edu

ThermaSys Corporation

Ron Wood

Director of Human Resources
ThermaSys Corporation
2776 Gunter Park Drive E.
Suites R-S
Montgomery, AL 36109


Phone: 334-244-9240
www.thermasys.com
Contact via email

Hanhui Li


Worthington Armstrong Venture (WAVE)
9 Old Lincoln Highway
Suite 200
Malvern, PA 19355

Ray Cagganello

Contributing Writer



John Uccellini

Contributing Writer



Brian Schmidt

Contributing Writer
Miller Electric Mfg. Co.
1635 W. Spencer St.
Appleton, WI 54912-1049


Phone: 930-734-9821
Fax: 920-735-4147
www.MillerWelds.com
Contact via email
Miller Electric is a manufacturer and provider of plasma cutting and welding equipment and supplies for light to heavy industrial applications.

Content by Brian Schmidt

Tony Carroll

Contributing Writer
Blue Bell, PA

Andy Spence-Parsons

Contributing Writer
Mate Precision Tooling
1295 Lund Blvd.
Anoka, MN 55303


Phone: 800-328-4492
www.mate.com
Contact via email

Carl Jean

Service Manager
Greenerd Press & Machine Company Inc.
41 Crown St.
P.O. Box 886
Nashua, NH 03031


Phone: 603-889-4101
www.greenerd.com

Hafiz Mohd

Contributing Writer



Dennis Boerger


AIDA-America Corp.
7660 Center Point 70 Blvd.
Dayton, OH 45424

Bob Hollingsworth

Contributing Writer



He is a member of the Practical Welding Today editorial advisory board. He taught welding, safety, and health at Western Washington University, Bellingham, Wash., and traveled with the 2006 WWU Mini Baja team as faculty adviser.

Content by Bob Hollingsworth

Ron Demonet


Atlas Technologies Inc.
3100 Copper Ave.
Fenton, MI 48430


Phone: 810-629-6663
www.atlastechnologies.com

Frank G. Rubury

Contributing Writer
The Rubury Co.
P.O. Box 1240
Dover, NJ 07802


Phone: 973-726-9007
Contact via email

Mary Kay Morel

Contributing Writer



Rick Wester

Vice President
RAS Systems, LLC
1135 Dividend Court
Peachtree City, GA 30269

Linda Baldwin

Contributing Writer



Thomas Lavoie





Cliff Dixon

Contributing Writer



Paul Williams


Hill Engineering Inc.
373 Randy Road
Carol Stream, IL 60188

Don Keddell

Contributing Writer
Miller Electric Manufacturing Co.
1635 W. Spencer St.
Appleton, WI 54912-1079


Phone: 920-734-9821
www.millerwelds.com

Robert Sladky

Vice President - Tube Mill Engineering
Mill-Tech, a Division of Roll-Kraft Inc.
10940 North 142nd
Waverly, NE 68462


Phone: 402-786-2601

Lew Warren

Contributing Writer
Warren Consulting


Phone: 801-225-0052
Contact via email
Lew Warren is a professional engineer and consultant, Warren Consulting, P.O. Box 1512, Orem, UT 84059, 801-225-0052.

Content by Lew Warren

Kent Swart

Contributing Writer
Thermadyne's Thermal Dynamics® brand of plasma systems
16052 Swingley Ridge Road
Suite 300
St. Louis, MO 63017


Phone: 636-728-3000
Contact via email

Shawn Shultz

OEM Business Development Manager
Wilson Tool International
2912 Farnham Ave.
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
USA


Phone: 800-445-4518
www.wilsontool.com

Tom Carroll

Contributing Writer
CS Unitec Inc.
22 Harbor Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06850


Phone: 800-700-5919
www.csunitec.com

John Cooper

Contributing Writer
Whitby, ON Canada

Bruce Morrett

Contributing Writer



Mike Bollheimer

Product Manager of Tube Bending & Fabricating
Wayne Trail Technologies Inc.
203 E. Park St.
Fort Loramie, OH 45845

John Luck

Contributing Writer
Miller Electric Mfg. Co.
1635 W. Spencer St.
P.O. Box 1079
Appleton, WI 54912


Phone: 800-426-4553
www.millerwelds.com

Ricardo Pereira


Schuler Inc.
7145 Commerce Blvd.
Canton, MI 48187
Salvagnini America Inc.

Elizabeth Kautzmann


Salvagnini America Inc.
27 Bicentennial Court
Hamilton, OH 45015


Phone: 513-874-8284

James Dyla

Contributing Writer



David Withrow

Contributing Writer



Mickey Lawson





John Leibert

Contributing Writer
FACTIVITY Inc.
23400 Mercantile Road
Cleveland, OH 44122


Phone: 216-514-5141
Fax: 216-514-5142
www.factivity.com
Contact via email
Factivity has been implementing manufacturing and business systems for manufacturers for more than 20 years.

Content by John Leibert

Anthony Marzullo


Strippit/LVD
12975 Clarence Center Road
Akron, NY 14001


Phone: 716-542-4511
www.lvd group.com
Contact via email

David Smith

Contributing Writer
Metabo Corp.
1231 Wilson Drive.
West Chester, PA 19380


Phone: 610-436-5900
Contact via email

Eric Patty

Contributing Writer



Gary Gathen


G Corp.
21 Elm Park Blvd.
Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069

Robert Vackar

Contributing Author



S. Manivannan

Contributing Writer



Clifford Frey

Contributing Writer



Barbara K. Henon

Ph.D.
Arc Machines Inc.
10500 Orbital Way
Pacoima, CA 91331


Phone: 206-546-9601
www.arcmachines.com

Steve Barhorst

Contributing Writer



Steven Rainwater

Contributing Writer
Orlando, FL

Dan Mennecke

Contributing Writer



George Spilka


George Spilka and Associates
Suite 301
Castle Town Square South
Allison Park, PA 15101

Glen Stapleton

Contributing Writer
Stapleton Engineering
2822 Forest View Way
Carlsbad, CA 92008


Phone: 760-434-4224
Contact via email

Young Seo

Contributing Writer



David Goodreau

Contributing writer


Phone: 818-242-7658
Contact via email
David Goodreau is the chairman of the Small Manufacturers Association of California (SMAC), 1603 Don Carlos Ave., Glendale, CA 91208.

Content by David Goodreau

Charlie McCarthy

Contributing Writer



Charlie, now retired from CNA, was the original underwriter for the FMA/CNA business insurance program and continued in that role until his retirement. He serves on the FMA/CNA Safety Committee.

Content by Charlie McCarthy

Larry Dunville

Contributing Writer
Dearborn Crane & Engineering Co.
1133 E. 5th St.
Mishawaka, IN 46544


Phone: 574-259-2444
Fax: 574-256-6612
www.dearborncrane.com
Contact via email

Dan Robinson

Contributing Writer
PRC Laser Corp.
350 N. Frontage Road
Landing, NJ 07850


Phone: 973-347-0100
www.prclaser.com
Contact via email

Steve Ebel

President
Roll Form Solutions
1347 Madison
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Robert White

Contributing Writer
PMC Industries
29100 Lakeland Blvd.
Wickliffe, OH 44092


Phone: 440-943-3300
Fax: 440-944-1974
www.pmcindustries.com
Contact via email

Gerry Nord

President
American Engineering Network Inc.
6939 Copperfield Road
Evansville, IN 47711


Phone: 812-867-0018
Contact via email

Bob Jackson

Contributing Writer



Bernie Olguin

Laser Consumables Expert, Consumable Products Group
MC Machinery Systems Inc./ Mitsubishi Laser
1500 Michael Drive
Wood Dale, IL 60191
USA


Phone: 630-616-5920
www.mcmachinery.com

Yingyot Aue-u-lan

Graduate Research Assistant, ERC/NSM
The Ohio State University
1971 Neil Ave.
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, IN 43210
USA


Phone: 614-292-9267
nsmwww.eng.ohio-state.edu

Chris Miller

Vice President of Engineering
Addison Machine Engineering Inc.
1301 Industrial St.
Reedsburg, WI 53959


Phone: 608-524-6454
www.ameinc.com

Keith Packard

Marketing Segment Manager - Oil and Gas
Hobart Brothers Co.
101 Trade Square East
Troy, OH 45373

Robert W. Harper

Contributing Writer



Steve Purnell

Sales Manager
Orbimatic GmbH
P.O. Box 416
Welbeck Way
Peterborough, PE7 3FT
Great Britian


Phone: 49-6408-90260
Fax: +49-6408-902650
www.orbimatic.com
Contact via email

Michael Long

Contributing Writer



Werner Wasmer

Contributing Writer



James Landowski

Contributing Writer



Edmund Herman

President
Creative Concepts Co.
P.O. Box 183072
Shelby Township, MI 48315


Phone: 586-532-0063
Contact via email

Tony Granelli

Director
SWR America
1501 E. Sheldon
Idlewild, MI 49642


Phone: 231-745-9696
swr-togr.com
Contact via email

Sabine Neff


Lang USA
12055 Universal Drive
Taylor, MI 48180


Phone: 734-946-0417
www.lang-usa.com
Contact via email

Jerry Rush

Contributing Writer



Jerold Jay

Contributing Writer



Teresa Fisher

Contributing Writer
Omni-X Co.
2751 W. Mansfield Ave.
Englewood, CO 80110


Phone: 303-789-3575
Fax: 303-789-4755
www.omnibend.com
Contact via email
Omni-X manufactures die sets, mandrels, wiper dies, and end-finishing tools. INCONEL is a trademark of Special Metals Corp.

Content by Teresa Fisher

Mel Burke

Contributing Writer
Lakewood, OH

Mike Dorcey

Contributing Writer



Serhat Kaya

Graduate Research Assistant, ERC/NSM
The Ohio State University
1971 Neil Ave.
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210


Phone: 614-292-9267
nsmwww.eng.ohio-state.edu

Roger Griffiths

Chairman, WTIA Project Panel #1 (Pressure Vessels), Inspection and Integrity manager
BP Refinery (Bulwer Island) Pty Ltd.
Tingira Street
Pinkenba, QLD 4008
Australia


Phone: +61-7-3243-7333
www.bp.com
Contact via email

Randy Kissell

Contributing Writer
TGB Partnership
1325 Farmview Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278


Phone: 919-644-8250
Fax: 919-644-8252
Contact via email
TGB is an engineering firm that specializes in aluminum structural design. Kissell is the secretary of the Engineering Advisory Committee of The Aluminum Association, chairman of the ASME B96 Committee for Welded Aluminum Alloy Storage Tanks, secretary of the American Welding Society's Subcommittee on Aluminum Structures, and a member of the ASTM Light Metal Alloys Committee and the American Society of Civil Engineers Load Standards committee.

Content by Randy Kissell

Patrice A. Kelly

Contributing Writer



Phillip S. Waldrop

Ph.D



William Corbett

Contributing Writer



Dave Byrley

Director of New Product Development & Quality
The M.K. Morse Co.
P.O. Box 8677
Canton, OH 44711


Phone: 330-453-8187
mkmorse.com
Contact via email

Jeremy Barr

Contributing Writer



Frank J. Arteaga

Head of Product Marketing, Market Region NAFTA
Bystronic Inc.
200 Airport Road
Elgin, IL 60123

Tom Oswald

Contributing Writer



Dennis Lowry

Custom Engineering Manager
Mate Precision Tooling
1295 Lund Blvd.
Anoka, MN 55303


Phone: 800-328-4492
www.mate.com

Rob Driver


Midwest Tool & Die
327 Ley Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Tim Nacey

Contributing Writer



Mark King

Esimating Manager
Albina Pipe Bending Co. Inc.
12080 SW Myslony St.
Tualatin, OR 97062
503-692-6010

Steve Szczesniak





George Halmos

Contributing Writer



Nick Tarkany

Contributing Writer



Heinz Becker

President
Press Technology Corp.
Canada



Julie Copeland

Contributing Writer
Arbill Glove and Safety Products
10450 Drummond Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154


Phone: 800-664-9908
Fax: 800-426-5808
www.arbill.com

Arbill Glove and Safety Products is a supplier and manufacturer of safety products and services.

Content by Julie Copeland

Suwat Jirathearanat

Graduate Research Assistant, ERC/NSM
The Ohio State University
1971 Neil Ave.
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210


Phone: 614-292-9267
nsmwww.eng.ohio-state.edu

Rick Costello

Contributing Writer



Casey Schlachter


MC Machinery Systems Inc.
1500 Michael Drive
Wood Dale, IL 60191


Phone: 630-616-2970
www.mcmachinery.com

Michael Korneli

Contributing Writer



Andy Allman


AMS Controls Inc.
12180 Prichard Farm Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Thorsten Frauenpreiss

Marketing Manager
Rofin-Sinar Laser GmbH
Berzeliusstrasse 83
Hamburg, D-22113
Germany


Phone: 49-0-40-733-630
www.rofin.com
Contact via email

Creed Darling





Warren Peterson

Senior engineer, Resistance and Solid-state Welding Team
Edison Welding Institute
1250 Arthur E. Adams Drive
Columbus, OH 43221


Phone: 614-688-5000
www.ewi.org.
Contact via email

Allen Zeyher


Roads & Bridges Magazine



Jerry E. Gould

Chief Engineer, Resistance and Solid-State Welding Team
Edison Welding Institute
1250 Arthur E. Adams Drive
Columbus, OH 43221


Phone: 614-688-5000
www.ewi.org
Contact via email

Jay Douglas Hartzell





Michael Crawford

Gerente de Producto de Electrodos Stick
Hobart Brothers
101 Trade Square
Troy, OH 45373


Phone: 937-332-4000
www.hobartbrothers.com

William Barron





Mark Rasmussen





Frank G. Armao





Richard Allman

Contributing Editor



Terry Stewart

Contributing Writer
punching machinery at LVD Strippit
12975 Clarence Center Road
Akron, NY 14001


Phone: 716-542-4511
www.lvdgroup.com
Contact via email

Dirk Dzelnitzki





Joe Pavilanis


Woolf Aircraft Products Inc.
6401 Cogswell Street
Romulus, MI 48174

Yu.N. Saraev

V.P. Bezborodov



Mikael Reinberth





Craig Spindler





Pieter Schwarzenbach

Vice President of Laser Technology
PRIMA North America, Inc.
711 E. Main St.
Chicopee, MA 01020


Phone: 413-598-5200
www.prima-na.com

John Heuring


Feed Lease Corp.

Jim Colt

Applications Technology Manager
Hypertherm Inc.
P.O. Box 5010
21 Great Hollow Road
Hanover, NH 03755

Michael P. Schollmeier


Green Valley Manufacturing Inc.
100 Green Valley Drive
Mt. Zion, IL 62549

Richard D. Sheffer


Hess Industries Inc. and Formitt Metal Labs
30257 Redfield St.
Niles, MI 49120


Phone: 269-683-4182
www.hessindustries.com

Albert Klimas


SMS Meer Services Inc.
210 W. Kensinger Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066


Phone: 724-553-3420
www.sms-meer.us
Contact via email

Steve Southwell





Robert Kloczkowski

Industry Specialist, Fabrication
Rofin-Sinar Inc.
482 Lakewood Farms Drive
Loveland, OH 45140, OH 45140


Phone: 513-677-3310
www.rofin-inc.com
Contact via email

Israel E. Alguindigue

Ph.D.



William Rusch





Scott Robinson





Mike Baczewski





Chad Rhodes


Bronx/Taylor-Wilson Ltd.
8817 Pleasantwood Ave. N.W.
North Canton, OH 44720


Phone: 330-244-1960
www.btwcorp.com

Wim Serruys

Director of Engineering
LVD Group
Nijverheidslaan 2
Gullegem, B-8560
Belgium


Phone: 32- 56-43-05-11
www.lvdgroup.com
Contact via email

Ken Trumbull

Applications Engineer
Genesis Systems Group
8900 Harrison St.
Davenport, IA 52806


Phone: 563-445-5600
www.genesis-systems.com

John C. Miller Jr.





Kevin Bartels

Regional Sales Manager
Salvagnini America Inc.
27 Bicentennial Court
Hamilton, OH 45015


Phone: 513-874-8284

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products

Michael Ostaffe


ESAB Welding & Cutting Products
Filler Metal Manufacturing Center, 801 Wilson Ave.
P.O. Box 517
Hanover, PA 17331



Steve Beckman





Frank Stupczy





Pat Lee

FABTECH Marketing Manager



Jay Finn

Applications Engineer
Automatic Feed Co.
476 E. Riverview
Napoleon, OH 43545


Phone: 419-592-0050
www.automaticfeed.com

Marvin Klein

Ph.D.



Alexander Tschoeltsch





Frank Truckly





Jim Watson

Founder and CEO of Arc-Zone.com®
2091 Las Palmas Drive, Suite F
Carlsbad, CA 92011


Phone: 760-931-1500
www.arc-zone.com
Contact via email

David Havrilla

Product Manager of High Power Lasers
TRUMPF Inc.-Laser Technology Center
47711 Clipper St.
Plymouth Township, MI 48170


Phone: 734-454-7213
www.us.trumpf.com
Contact via email

Gene Ramsdell

Manager
R&D Saws-North America, The L.S. Starrett Co.,
121 Crescent St.
Athol, MA 01331


Phone: 978-249-3551
www.starrett.com

Kevin Edgar

Business Development Manager
Corus
IARC Building, University of Warwick
Coventry, CV4 7AL
U.K.


Phone: 44-2476-241231
www.corusgroup.com
Contact via email

Charles Caristan

International Fellow
Air Liquide Industrial U.S. LP
12800 W. Little York Road
Houston, TX 77041


Phone: 713-896-2333
www.us.airliquide.com

Thomas O. Monroe Jr.

Plant Manager
Automated Production Assemblies Inc.
33957 Doreka
Fraser, MI 48026

Kumar Balan

Contributing Writer



Neal Borchert

Contributing Writer



Yury Madorsky





Matthew Thompson





Tom Vacca

Director of Tooling and Design Engineering
Micro Co.
140 Belmont Drive
Somerset, New Jersey 08873


Phone: 732-302-0800
Contact via email

Maarten Kelder

Research and Development Project Manager
Corus
Wenckebachstraat 1
1951 JZ Velsen-Noord, The Netherlands


Phone: 31-251-499-111
www.corusgroup.com
Contact via email

Naddir M. Patel





Richard Sutherlin

Contributing Writer



William Pfister

Contributing Writer



Rob Ryan

David Bellamy



Sharon M. Bentzley

Contributing Writer
Laboratory Testing Inc.
2331 Topaz Drive
Hatfield, PA 19440


Phone: 800-219-9095
www.labtesting.com

Karen Hamel

Contributing Writer



Ronald R. Stange


Tools for Bending Inc.
194 W. Dakota Ave.
Denver, CO 80223
USA

James P. Rutt

Contributing Writer



Julio Villafuerte

M.Asc.



David Lucas

Inspector
Nutec Inspection
1350 Sycamore St.
Terre Haute, IN 47807

Girish P. Kelkar

Ph.D.



Gregory Gronbacher

Contributing Writer



Nick Peterson

Contributing Writer



Dan Rhodes

Contributing Writer
LENOX®
301 Chestnut St.
East Longmeadow, MA 01028


Phone: 413-525-3961
Contact via email

Alec Banish

Contributing Writer



David Lahrman





Mike Rans

Vice President
Kinkelder USA
4931 26th Ave.
Rockford, IL 61109
U.S.


Phone: 800-435-SAWS (7297)
www.sawsinternational.com/

Greg Dickerson

Contributing Writer



Voss Aerospace





Henry Llop

President
UniPunch Products Inc.
311 5th St. NW
Clear Lake, WI 54005


Phone: 800-828-7061
www.unipunch.com/whyuseunipunch

Dean S Phillips


LINK Systems


Phone: 615-714-4442
Contact via email

David J. Connaughton





Andreas Lauke





William Giese


Bernard
449 West Corning Road
Beecher, IL 60401


Phone: 708-946-2281
Fax: 708-946-6726
Contact via email

Butch Weidner





Bill Brady

Contributing Writer
Nomax Solutions LLC
1731 Southampton S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49508


Phone: 616-248-5444
Contact via email

Robert Mueller

Senior Laser Solutions Engineer
NuTech Engineering Inc.
200 Chisholm Drive
Milton, ON L9T 5E7
Canada


Phone: 905-878-6923
www.nutech-engineering.com

John Hodges


T-DRILL Industries Inc.

David Havrilla


TRUMPF Inc.
47711 Clipper St.
Plymouth, MI 48170


Phone: 734-454-7213
www.us.trumpf.com
Contact via email

Dirk Petring, Ph.D.





William J. Kohley

Ph.D.



Todd Kirchoff





Ninad Nargundkar

Graduate Research Assistant, ERC/NSM
The Ohio State University
1971 Neil Ave.
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
USA


Phone: 614-292-9267
nsmwww.eng.ohio-state.edu

Tim Hensley

Distribution Support Manager
Tubular Wire Division, Hobart Brothers
101 Trade Square East
Troy, OH 45373
USA

William Mongon


Accurex Measurements Inc.

Robert Ludwigson





Frank Arteaga

Head of Product Marketing, Market Region NAFTA,
Bystronic Inc.
200 Airport Road
Elgin, IL 60123


Phone: 800-247-3332
www.bystronicusa.com

Ed Craig

Contributing Writer



Dr. Yunjiang Li





Jeff Defalco

Contributing Writer



David Lechleitner

Contributing Writer
Epicor Software Corp.


Phone: 952-417-5077
www.epicor.com
Contact via email
Epicor Software is a provider of business software systems.

Content by David Lechleitner

John Gabris

Specialty Gas Lab Manager
Cee Kay Supply
5835 Manchester Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110


Phone: 314-644-3500
www.ceekay.com

Brian Maddox

Vice President
Polymeric Processes Inc.
1507 Ricefield, Suite 218
Houston, TX 77084

Anthony Nikodym





Douglas Goetz





ASMA LLC

Steve D. Benson

Presidente
ASMA LLC
2952 Doaks Ferry Road N.W.
Salem, OR 97301-4468


Phone: 503-399-7514
Fax: 503-399-7514
www.asmachronicle.com
Contact via email
Steve is the author of Press Brake Technology © 1997 SME, Precision Press Brake ©1999, "Lasers, Punches, Press Brakes, and Shears," an interactive CD book; programmer of ASMA 4.0 and 5.0 press brake software ©;

Content by Steve D. Benson

Jeff Ashcroft

Sales and Marketing Manager
Reflex Integration
1151 Gorham St. Unit 18
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8Y1
Canada


Phone: 905-836-8103
www.reflexintegration.com

John Schwochert


Proto-1 Manufacturing LLC
10 Tower Road
Winneconne, WI 54986


Phone: 920-582-4491
Contact via email

Michael Pfeifer

Ph.D., P.E., President
Industrial Metallurgists LLC
900 Hawthorne Lane
Northbrook, IL 60062
USA


Phone: 847-528-3467
www.imetllc.com

His company offers online metallurgy training courses and engineering consulting. Pfeifer is also the author of Materials Enabled Design, which discusses product development and manufacturing from a materials engineering perspective.

Content by Michael Pfeifer

Ingomar J.K. Summerauer





Fred Schweighardt


Air Liquide Industrial U.S. LP
2700 Post Oak Boulevard
Houston, TX 77056


Phone: 877-855-9533
www.us.airliquide.com

Tom Sommers


Miller Electric Mfg. Co.
1635 W. Spencer St.
P.O. Box 1079
Appleton, WI 54912


Phone: 800-426-4553
www.millerwelds.com

Colin Macrae


AWS Schaefer Technologie GmbH
Oberhausenerstrasse 8
Wilnsdorf, D-57234
Germany


Phone: 49-2739-8700-300
www.aws-stg.de
Contact via email

Craig Padget


Lane Punch Corp.
4985 Belleville Road
Canton, MI 48188


Phone: 734-397-3200
www.lanepunch.com
Contact via email

Mike Crawford


Hobart Brothers Co.
101 Trade Square
Troy, OH 45373


Phone: 937-332-4000
www.hobartbrothers.com

Adam Popson


Diamond Saw Works Inc.
12290 Olean Road
Chaffee, NY 14030

Tammy Schroeder


Linetec
725 S. 75th Ave.
Wausau, WI 54402-1767


Phone: 888-717-1472
www.linetec.com
Contact via email

David Liddle


MRB Schumag Ltd.
Henson Close
South Church Enterprise Park
Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham DL14 6WA
England


Phone: +44-1388-771-300
www.mrbschumag.com
Contact via email

Scott Thibodeau





Paul Bosler Jr.

Michael Brown



Tom Kijewski


Airgas
259 N. Radnor-Chester Road
Suite 100
Radnor, PA 19087


Phone: 800-397-1056
www.airgas.com

Dale A. Sabo


SCANLAB America Inc.
2020 Calamos Court
Suite 250
Naperville, IL 60563


Phone: 630-799-1553
www.scanlab.de
Contact via email

Craig Brooks


MultiCam LP
1025 W. Royal Lane
Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, TX 75261


Phone: 972-929-4070
www.multicam.com

Tanya Weber-Bateman





Joe Bundy

Research and Design Engineering Manager
Hobart Brothers Co.
101 Trade Square E.
Troy, OH 45373


Phone: 800-424-1543
www.hobartbrothers.com

Kristi Nelson





Richard Garner





Michael Riehn


Beckwood Press Co.
889 Horan Drive
St. Louis, MO 63026
Beckwood Press Co. company manufactures hydraulic presses.

Content by Michael Riehn

Johnny Larsson


Advanced Body Concepts, Volvo Car Corp.
Johnny Larsson is supervisor, advanced body concepts, Volvo Car Corp., Advanced Body Engineering, Dept. 93711 PV2A60, 405 31 Gteburg, Sweden, 46-31-325-24-48.

Content by Johnny Larsson

George A. Mitchell





C.J. Van Tyne





Dr. Ho-Kook Lee





Dave Bird


Balluff USA
8125 Holton Drive
Florence, KY 41042


Phone: 800-543-8390
www.balluff.com
Contact via email

Rich Dapp

Contributing Writer



Mark Richmond


GSI Group Laser Division
Cosford Lane
Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 1QN
United Kingdom

Randall Liette





Terry Pickering


Unison Ltd.
40473 Brickyard Drive
Madera, CA 93638


Phone: 559-431-4131
www.unisonltd.com
Contact via email

Brian Gallup


FastCut CNC Inc.
2841 Bowers Place
Kamploops, BC V1S 1W5
Canada


Phone: 866-339-3377

Roger Pihl


Hobart Brothers Co.
101 Trade Square E.
Troy, OH 45373


Phone: 800-424-1543
www.hobartbrothers.com

John W. Hayes


Industrial Innovations Inc.
2650 Thornwood St.
Wyoming, MI 49519

Thomas Clark


Clark Fixture Technologies Inc.
410 N. Dunbridge Road
Bowling Green, OH 43402

Bernard J. Janoss


IonBond LLC
1823 E. Whitcomb
Madison Heights, MI 48071


Phone: 248-398-9100 ext. 2203
www.ionbond.com
Contact via email

Terry Tuerk

Senior Product Manager
Metabo Corp.
1231 Wilson Drive
West Chester, PA 19380


Phone: 800-638-2264
www.metabousa.com
Contact via email

The 3M Occupational Health and Environmental Safety Division





Dave Lechleitner

Senior Manager, Product Marketing (Manufacturing)
Epicor Software Corp.


Phone: 952-417-5077
www.epicor.com
Contact via email
Epicor Software is a provider of business software solutions.

Content by Dave Lechleitner

Eilert Bruns


Littell Intl. Inc
1211 Tower Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173


Phone: 630-622-4700
www.littell.com
Contact via email

Seth Cook


Omni-X Co.
2751 W. Mansfield Ave.
Englewood, CO 80110


Phone: 303-789-3575
www.omnibend.com
Contact via email

Budi Francisco





ESAB Welding & Cutting Products

Jeff Heagey


ESAB Welding & Cutting Products
Hanover, PA


Phone: 717-630-3445
Contact via email

Jeff Shelton


Addison Machine Engineering Inc.
1301 Industrial St.
Reedsburg, WI 53959


Phone: 608-524-6454
www.ameinc.com
Contact via email

Rich Greene


Laser Institute of America
13501 Ingenuity Drive
Suite 128
Orlando, FL 32826


Phone: 407-380-1553
www.laserinstitute.org

Richard Marando


Graebener Group Technologies Inc.
476 E. Riverview Ave.
Napoleon, OH 43545


Phone: 610-621-2536
www.graebtec.com
Contact via email

Gerry Overstreet


LENOX®
301 Chestnut St.
East Longmeadow, MA 01028


Phone: 800-628-8810
www.LENOXsaw.com

John Wallace


Casting Analysis Inc.
8379 Ursa Lane
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

Bill West


The Lincoln Electric Company
22801 St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44117


Phone: 216-481-8100
www.lincolnelectric.com

Wilson J Cubides


Art Materials Service Inc.
625 Joyce Kilmer Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Dave Riggle


Energy Management Systems
3905 Vincennes Road
Suite 303
Indianapolis, IN 46268


Phone: 317-471-3534
www.energymanagement.com

Hypertherm

Derek Weston

Contributing Writer
Hypertherm
22 West Main St.
Lockport, NY 14094

Hari Muthuswami


Foerster Instruments Inc.
140 Industry Drive
RIDC Park West
Pittsburgh, PA 15275

Geoff Shannon


Miyachi Unitek Corp.
1820 S. Myrtle Ave.
Monrovia, CA 91016


Phone: 626-303-5676
www.unitekmiyachilasers.com

Patrick J. Cain

Ph.D.



Travis Haynam


United Air Specialists
4440 Creek Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242-2832


Phone: 800-252-4647
www.uasinc.com
Contact via email

Jim Cuhel


Miller Electric Manufacturing Co.
1635 W. Spencer St.
Appleton, WI 54912

Glenn Binder


SigmaTEK
1445 Kemper Meadow Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45240-1637


Phone: 513-674-0005
www.sigmanest.com

Kim Stoll


Dorner Mfg. Corp.
975 Cottonwood Ave.
Hartland, WI 53029


Phone: 262-367-7600
www.dorner.com
Contact via email
Kim Stoll is the industrial marketing manager for Dorner Mfg. Corp., 975 Cottonwood Ave., Hartland, WI 53029, 262-367-7600, www.dorner.com .

Content by Kim Stoll

Jeff Arendas


BLM Group USA Corp.
29380 Beck Road
Wixom, MI 48393


Phone: 248-560-0080
Contact via email

P/A Industries





Almetals Company





Beckwood Press





The Minster Machine Co.





Vibro Industries





LA-CO Industries

Inc.



LS Industries





BUG-O Systems





Bluco Corporation





ESAB Welding & Cutting





Laurence Shaheen


Tube Methods Inc.



Matt Brooks


OTC Daihen Inc.
1400 Blauser Drive
Tipp City, OH 45371

David Pryor

Director of Engineering
Victor Technologies International


Phone: 940-381-1253
Contact via email

Richard Gedney





Ashley Hildreth





Kristen Darby

Contributing Writer



Dean C. Phillips

Contributing Writer
Hobart Brothers Co.
101 Trade Square
Troy, OH 45373


Phone: 937-332-4000
www.hobartbrothers.com

George Downes





Gregory Guilfoyle





Jerry Mathison

Senior Sales Application Engineer
ESAB Welding & Cutting Products
411 S. Ebenezer Road
Florence, SC 29501


Phone: 843-669-4411
www.esabna.com

A.C. Richardson





Rick Blum

Contributing Writer



Richard Kallage

Principal
KDC & Associates Ltd.
522 S. Northwest Highway
Suite UL-8
Barrington, IL 60010
USA


Phone: 847-525-6109
www.kdcconsultants.com

Dennis Cattell


The Minster Machine Co.
240 W. Fifth St.
Minster, OH 45865


Phone: 419-628-2331
www.minster.com
Contact via email

Ajay Yadav

Graduate Research Associate, ERC/NSM
The Ohio State University
1971 Neil Ave.
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
USA


Phone: 614-292-5063
www.cpforming.org

Robert Fernicola





Jim Romeo

Contributing Writer
Uncommon Clarity Inc.
P.O. Box 944
Easthampton, MA 01027


Phone: 413-527-3737
www.jimromeo.net

Michael Erickson





Paul Hogendoorn


OES Inc.
4056 Blakie Road
London, ON N6L 1P7
Canada


Phone: 519-652-5833
www.oes-inc.com
Contact via email

David Schreiner


Saar-Hartmetall USA LLC
1009 Mary Laidley Drive
Covington, KY 41017


Phone: 859-331-8770
www.shmusa.com
Contact via email
Wyoming Machine, Inc.

Traci Tapani

Contributing Writer
Wyoming Machine, Inc.
Stacy, MN



She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs: The Foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA).

Content by Traci Tapani

Dan Zimmerman





Matthew Watson





Alois J. Rupp





Andreas Kinzyk





Scott Tompson





Mitch Burdick





John Massenburg





Mike Burns

National Sales Manager
Techni Waterjet
15301 W. 109th St.
Lenexa, KS 66219


Phone: 888-832-4643
www.techniwaterjet.com

Sri Venkat


Coherent Inc.
5100 Patrick Henry Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054


Phone: 408-764-4446
www.coherent.com
Contact via email

Shari Falkenburg





Rick Cowman

Contributing Writer
Welding Training Solutions Inc.
Welding Training Solutions Inc is a provider of on-site welding training for welders in manufacturing, structural, pressure vessel, tool and die,and plant maintenance, including safety training, basic and advanced welding skills training, and welder certification training and testing.

Content by Rick Cowman

Jason Hillenbrand





Derek Baker

Technical Product Specialist for welding, powered and supplied air respiratory products
3M Occupational Health and Environmental Safety Division
3M Center
St. Paul, MN 55144-1000

John Mackowski


Eriez Magnetics
John Mackowski is manager-magnamation division with Eriez Magnetics.

Content by John Mackowski

Pierre Huot


Xiris Automation Inc.
1016 Sutton Drive
C5
Burlington, ON Canada


Phone: 905-331-6660
www.xiris.com
Contact via email

Matt Jones

Mike Hosch



Raymond Davis





Jeffrey E. Monroe


Tube Forming & Machine Inc.
4614 Industrial Row
Oscoda, MI 48750

Bob Einfeldt

Senior Territory Manager
Praxair Inc.
39 Old Ridgebury Road
Danbury, CT 06810
USA


Phone: 800-772-9247
www.praxair.com
Contact via email

Erin Chasse


TRUMPF Inc.
111 Hyde Road
Farmington, CT 06032


Phone: 860-255-6000
Fax: 724-352-1504
www.us.trumpf.com

Some information for this article was provided by Tom Neff, regional managerAmericas for II-VI Infrared, 724-352-1504, www.iiviinfrared.com .

Content by Erin Chasse

Randy Damas

Automated Cutting Specialist
Praxair Inc.
39 Old Ridgebury Road
Danbury, CT 06810
USA


Phone: 800-772-9985
www.praxair.com
Contact via email

Scott Schmidt





Karen Keller


TURCK Inc.
3000 Campus Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55441-2656


Phone: 763-553-7300
www.turck.com
Contact via email

Paul Van Every


Tecnomagnete Inc.
6655 Allar Drive
Sterling Heights, MI 48312

A.A. Imberman





Jeff Day


Bystronic Inc.
185 Commerce Drive
Hauppauge, NY 11788


Phone: 800-247-3332
www.bystronicusa.com

Jens Aspacher





Terrence Egan

CFRE



Dick Herzfeld





Tim O'Donnell





Oliver Strehlau

Director of Sales
SMS Meer GmbH
Ohlerkirchweg 66
Mönchengladbach, 41069
Germany


Phone: 49-2161-3500
www.sms-meer.com

Rob Dean

Aristo Machines



Matt Bloss

Project Engineer
Edison Welding Institute
1250 Arthur E. Adams Drive
Columbus, OH 43221
USA


Phone: 614-688-5000
www.ewi.org

Karl Graff

Technology Leader, Ultrasonics
Edison Welding Institute
1250 Arthur E. Adams Drive
Columbus, OH 43221
USA


Phone: 614-688-5000
www.ewi.org
Contact via email

Dru Schwartz

National Laser Product Manager
Mitsubishi Laser/MC Machinery
1500 Michael Drive
Wood Dale, IL 60191
USA


Phone: 630-616-5920
www.mcmachinery.com

Brian Ayers


CERATIZIT USA
5369 N. Route 982 N.
Latrobe, PA 15650


Phone: 800-334-1165
www.ceratizit.com

David Guza

Director of Engineering
Applied Engineering Solutions LLC
374 Nathan Drive
Powell, OH 43065


Phone: 614-430-9808
dguza@columbus.rr.com

Jon Ander Esnaloa

Visiting Scholar, ERC/NSM
The Ohio State University
1971 Neil Ave.
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, Oh 43210


Phone: 614-292-9267
nsmwww.eng.ohio-state.edu

Michael Moles

Contributing Writer



Todd A. Kirchoff

Contributing Writer



Sweed Machinery

Co.



Dan Falcone

Contributing Writer



Bill Bryson

Contributing Writer



Al Lochtefeld

Contributing Writer



Gabrielle Dion

Contributing Writer



Olav Vangstad

Contributing Writer



ERC/NSM Staff Members

Engineering Research Center for Net Shape Manufacturing
The Ohio State University
1971 Neil Ave.
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210


Phone: 614-292-9267
nsmwww.eng.ohio-state.edu

Robert Harper

Contributing Writer



Chester J. Punicki

Contributing Writer



Dick Holdren

Contributing Writer
Edison Welding Institute (EWI)
Dick Holdren has logged many years of welding experience since obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in welding engineering from The Ohio State University in 1973. A member of the American Welding Society (AWS), he is a senior certified welding inspector and an ASNT Level III in MT, PT, and UT. His awards include CWI of the Year - - Columbus Section and District 7; ASNT Fellow; AWS Distinguished Member; and AWS District Meritorious Certificate. EWI provides practical welding and joining solutions through technical assistance, contract research, consultancy and training to 400 member companies worldwide.

Content by Dick Holdren

Dr. Jean Reid

Senior Research Associate
Industrial Research & Development Institute
649 Prospect Blvd.
Midland, ON L4R 4L3


Phone: 705-526-2163
www.irdi.com
Contact via email

Mark Garnett

Senior Stamping Specialist for Advanced Vehicle Manufacturing Engineering
DaimlerChrysler Corp.
800 Chrysler Drive
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Loretta DeGasperi

Public Relations Specialist
12975 Clarence Center Road
Akron, NY 14001


Phone: 716-542-4511
www.lvdgroup.com
Contact via email

Rod Stouder

Contributing Writer



Factory Mutual Engineering Corp.





Linda C. Ashar

Contributing Writer



Earl Durfee

Contributing Writer



Jesse A. Grantham

Ph.D.



Jerry Fireman

Contributing Writer



L.R. Standifer

Contributing Writer



Chuck Landry

Contributing Writer



Bruce McHaney

Contributing Writer



Edwin A. Stouten

Cmfg



Henry Niedzwecki

Contributing Writer



Govind Lakshman

Contributing Writer



Leonid Shulkin

Graduate Research Assistant, ERC/NSM
The Ohio State University
1971 Neil Ave.
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210


Phone: 614-292-9267
nsmwww.eng.ohio-state.edu

Stephen A. Lazinsky


Comeq Inc.
P.O. Box 207
White Marsh, MD 21162
USA


Phone: 410-933-8500
www.comeq.com

Austen B. Barnes

Contributing Writer



Daniel R. Leighton

Contributing Writer



Robert Nichols

Contributing Writer



Neal Borchart

Contributing Writer



Markus Haeussermann





Jordon Jablons

Contributing Writer



Mohammed Naeem





Richard Jessett





Steve Shaffer

President
Iron Bay Inc.
6607 Chittenden Road
Hudson, OH 44236

Douglas Cochrane

Contributing Writer
FabTrol Systems, Inc.
FabTrol Systems has been providing integrated estimating, material management, and production control software to the steel fabrication industry for nearly 20 years.

Content by Douglas Cochrane

Jerry E. Jones

Michael Mossman



Roger B. Hirsch

Contributing Writer



William J. Ertle





R. James Rockwell Jr.





David Kiewit

Contributing Writer



Phil Davis

Contributing Writer



P.K. Saha

Contributing Writer



Joseph Ivaska Jr.

Contributing Writer



David McCorry

President
Structural Machinery Solutions Inc.
6775 Inwood Drive
Columbus, OH 47201
USA


Phone: 800-TALK-SAW
www.smscolumbus.com/

Henry W. Godshalk

Khin Htay Htay



Gary Nadzam

Contributing Writer



Kevin Laughlin

Contributing Writer



A.F. Kenton

Contributing Writer



Shrinivas Patil

Product Manager
AIDA-America
7660 Center Point 70 Blvd.
1971 Neil Ave.
Dayton, OH 45424
USA

William H. Van Geertruyden

President
EMV Innovative Materials Technologies LLC
115 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015


Phone: 610-419-4952

EMV Innovative Materials Technologies LLC is a consulting firm staffed by science, engineering, and business students that advises manufacturers transferring technology from the R&D community to the manufacturing environment.

Content by William H. Van Geertruyden

Rich Wojnarowski

Integrated Compliance Solutions Manager for Business Development
Safety-Kleen Corp.
1301 Gervais St., Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201

William Holyoak

Past President
T-Drill Industries Inc.
1740 Corporate Drive
No. 820
Norcross, GA 30093


Phone: 770-925-0520
www.t-drill.com
Contact via email
He also is the recipient of the 2005 TPA Outstanding Contribution Award.

Content by William Holyoak

David Jenkins Jr.

Contributing Writer



Daniel Hunter

Contributing Writer



Andrew Pratico

Contributing Writer



Joe Dean

Contributing Writer
Aristo Machines Inc.
2400 Southeastern Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46201-4161


Phone: 877-227-4786
Fax: 317-635-1336
www.aristomachines.com
Contact via email
Aristo designs and manufactures end forming machines and inside-outside tooling for end forming applications.

Content by Joe Dean

Wojciech Z. Misiolek

Pawel Kazanowski



Markus Erras

Contributing Writer



Mark Battersby

Contributing Writer



Michael Ruppenthal





Ronald W. Schneider P.E.

Contributing Writer



Jeff McQuarris

Contributing Writer



Peddinghaus Corp. Staff





Philip G. Rahrig


American Galvanizers Association
6881 South Holly Circle, Suite 108
Englewood, CO 80112

Jim Hoag

Contributing Writer



Mary Linda Schumann





Ed Kurtz

Contributing Writer



W. Daniel Kay

Contributing Writer



Theresa Houck

Contributing Writer



Bart Kemper

Contributing Writer



Matthew Goodfellow

Contributing Writer
University Research Center
P.O. Box 59638
Chicago, IL 60659

James Rogowski


2D laser cutting machines at TRUMPF Inc.
111 Hyde Road
Farmington, CT 06032

Scott R. Meyer





William S. Boslett





Duane K. Miller

Sc.D.



CONCOA Laser Gas Delivery Systems Team





Mick O'Donnell

Contributing Writer
Next Level Resource Development
508 Country Green Lane
Arlington, TX 76011


Phone: 817-460-5098
Fax: 817-460-2226
www.strategicplanningmfg.com
Contact via email

Don McNeeley

Contributing Writer



Don Lynn

Contributing Writer
Welding & Joining Management Group
8 Cottonwood Place
Dayton, KY 41074


Phone: 859-441-1844
Fax: 859-441-2702
Contact via email

Ray Miller

Contributing Writer



Doug Brooke

Contributing Writer



Stephen Barlas

Contributing Writer
Stephen Barlas is a freelance writer that has more than 30 years of experience covering Congress, the White House, and the many regulatory agencies found in Washington, D.C. He has covered issues affecting the metal fabricating industry for The FABRICATOR for more than a decade.

Content by Stephen Barlas

Volker Steininger, Dr.-Ing.

Contributing Writer



Paul Niskala

Contributing Writer



Joseph Hough

Contributing Writer
Tower Oil & Technology Co.
205 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL


Phone: 773-927-6161
Fax: 773-927-3105
www.toweroil.com
Contact via email
Tower Oil is a manufacturer of metalworking lubricants for pressworking and tube and pipe manufacturing.

Content by Joseph Hough

Richard Wilhelm

Contributing Writer
Helm Instrument Co. Inc.
361 Dussel Drive
Maumee, OH 43537


Phone: 419-893-4356
Fax: 419-893-1371
www.helminstrument.com
Contact via email
Helm Instrument designs and supplies specialized process control monitors and sensors for the manufacturing industry.

Content by Richard Wilhelm

Peter Vannice

Contributing Writer
RWC Production Support Services Inc.
1800 S. Euclid Ave.
Bay City, MI 48706


Phone: 989-667-2800
Fax: 989-667-2801
www.rwcpss.com
Contact via email
RWC Production Support Services provides a range of services in support of manufacturing, including technical writing and maintenance planning.

Content by Peter Vannice

Jack Thornton

Contributing Writer
Mindfeed Marcomm
P.O. Box 22366
Santa Fe, NM 87501


Phone: 888-607-4718
Contact via email

Mark Diaz

Tube and Pipe Product Manager
Quaker Chemical Corp
One Quaker Park
901 Hector St.
Conshohocken, PA 19428

William R. Skowronek

Metalworking Marketing Manager
Quaker Chemical Corp.
One Quaker Part
901 Hector St.
Conshohocken, PA 19428

Erica Osley

Contributing Writer
Bacou-Dalloz
10 Thurber Blvd
Smithfield, RI 02917


Phone: 401-232-1200
Fax: 401-232-1830
www.bacou-dalloz.com
Contact via email

Martin Step

Contributing Writer
Kuntz Logic Systems Inc.
771 Wilson Ave.
Kitchener, ON N2C 1J1

Klaus Vollrath

Contributing Writer
Herne, Germany

Chet Strickland

Contributing Writer
Spark's Torch Repair Service


Phone: 866-223-9057
Fax: 219-764-0228
www.victortorch.com
Contact via email
Spark's Torch Repair Service is a services facility and provides oxyfuel cutting and welding equipment.

Content by Chet Strickland

Frank Baeumler

Contributing Writer



Lee Burk

Contributing Writer
Pilz Automation Safety L.P.
7150 Commerce Blvd.
Canton, MI 48187


Phone: 734-354-0272
Fax: 734-354-3355
www.pilz.com
Contact via email
Pilz designs and manufactures safety systems for industrial machinery.

Content by Lee Burk

Janez Tusek

Gabriel Rijar



Greg Simpson

Contributing Writer
Steel Warehouse Company Inc.
2722 W. Tucker Drive
Box 1377
South Bend, IN 46624


Phone: 219-236-5100
Fax: 219-236-5154
www.steelwarehouse.com
Contact via email
Steel Warehouse Co. Inc is a steel service center specializing in processing hot-rolled coils into plate with plants in Indiana, Wisconsin, Tennessee, and Illinois.

Content by Greg Simpson

Gerald Weimer





Jim Friery

Contributing Writer
Bendco Inc.
801 Houston Ave.
Pasadena, TX 77502


Phone: 713-473-1557
Fax: 713-473-1882
www.bendco.com
Contact via email
Bendco Bending and Coiling specializes in structural profile bends, having 20 yearsexperience in both cold and induction bending of structural steel and pipe.

Content by Jim Friery

Bill Buckhout

Contributing Writer
Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks
2011 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. N.
Houston, TX 77043


Phone: 616-977-1357
Fax: 713-365-1616
www.mit-lift.com
Contact via email
Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks provides a full line of forklifts models, including internal combustion, electric, and narrow-aisle.

Content by Bill Buckhout

Larry Janssen

Contributing Writer
3M's Occupational Health & Environmental Safety Division
3M Center
Building 235-2E-91
St. Paul, MN 55144


Phone: 800-3M-HELPS
Fax: 605-432-9406
www.mmm.com
Contact via email

Brad Frank

Contributing Writer
Tulsa Tube Bending Company
4192 South Galveston
Tulsa, OK 74107


Phone: 888-882-3637
Fax: 918-446-1595
www.ttb.com
Contact via email
Tulsa Tube Bending Company produces helical pipe coils in sizes up to 8 inches and bends tube and pipe in sizes up to 28 inches OD round and 20 inches rectangular.

Content by Brad Frank

Lincoln Electric Weld Technology Center Staff





Mustafa Ahmetoglu

Contributing Writer
Ergotron, Inc.
1181 Trapp Road
St. Paul, MN 55121


Phone: 651-905-4888
Fax: 651-681-7715
www.ergotron.com
Contact via email
Dr. Ahmetoglu received a Master of Science degree from the University of Michigan in 1987 and a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1993. He worked at the Engineering Research Center for Net Shape Manufacturing at the Ohio State University for six years before joining Hydro Automotive Structures in 1999. He has been involved in numerous product and process development projects utilizing various materials. In addition, Ahmetoglu is an expert in process design for sheet metal forming, stamping, and tube hydroforming. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles in journals and conference proceedings. He is an active member of North American Deep Drawing Research Group (NADDRG), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).

Content by Mustafa Ahmetoglu

Larry Welty

Contributing Writer

C.P. Clancy

General Manager of Commercially Pure Products
RMI Titanium Co.
1000 Warren Ave.
Niles, OH 44446


Phone: 330-544-7633
www.rti-intl.com

R.L. Porter

Corrosion Engineer
RMI Titanium Co.
1000 Warren Ave.
Niles, OH 44446

Steve Hidden

Contributing Writer



Steve Freedman

Contributing Writer
SICK Inc.
6900 West 110th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55438


Phone: 952-941-6780
Fax: 952-941-9287
www.sickusa.com

Safety Systems Division manager at SICK Inc., a supplier of safeguarding systems. Freedman has helped many global corporations develop safeguarding strategies and is a voting member of the ANSI/RIA R15.06 Subcommittee on Safety for Industrial Robots and Robot Systems.

Content by Steve Freedman

Martha Tovar

Contributing Writer
Solunet: Info-Mex. Inc.®
300 E. Main
Suite 924
El Paso, TX 79901


Phone: 915-532-1166
Fax: 915-532-1232
www.solunet-infomex.com
Contact via email
Solunet: Info-Mex. Inc. is publisher of The Complete Twin Plant Guide, an international directory and software database of U.S. and foreign-owned manufacturing facilities operating in Mexico, more commonly known as maquiladoras.

Content by Martha Tovar

Sergei Kuchuk-Yotsenko

Contributing Writer



Donald N. Bugden

Christopher McAllister



Ben-Tzion Spitz





Victor Shribman





Dianna Dearen

Contributing Writer



Jeff Tapper

Contributing Writer



Chris Pilcher

Senior Mechanical Engineer
Liburdi Pulsweld Corp.
23814 Michigan Ave., Suite 315
Dearborn, MI 49124


Phone: 313-278-3507
www.liburdi.com

John Micheli

Metallurgical Engineer
Liburdi Pulsweld Corp.
23814 Michigan Ave., Suite 315
Dearborn, MI 48124


Phone: 313-278-3507
www.liburdi.com

Charles P. Howes

Contributing Writer



Tom Ulrich

Senior Consultant
DiePM
28200 Ursuline St.
St. Clair Shores, MI 48081


Phone: 586-943-4376
www.diepm.com
Contact via email

David G. Stone

Contributing Editor



Leonard Eaton

Contributing Writer



T.R. Balmer

Contributing Writer



Thomas Eggert

Contributing Writer



Robert Stroud

Contributing Writer



Kevin Kelleghan

Contributing Writer



George Durfee

Contributing Writer



Srikanth Kulukuru

Graduate Research Assistant, ERC/NSM
The
1971 Neil Ave.
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210


Phone: 614-292-9267
nsmwww.eng.ohio-state.edu

Jim Wollenberger

Contributing Writer



Larry E. Moss

Contributing Writer



Greg Cozzi

Contributing Writer



Edward Tobolski

Contributing Writer



Peter Hodgson

Georgie Kelly



Terry Hays

Contributing Writer



Bruce McIntosh

Contributing Writer



Kent Horn

Contributing Writer



David J. Wage

Contributing Writer



Bradley J. Claes

Contributing Writer



R. Carter Freeman

CMC and Anthony J. Mulkern



Bernard Mannion

Contributing Writer



Paul Sulikowski

Contributing Writer
Schuler SMG GmbH & Co.

Nathan Dwyer

Contributing Writer



Michael Pelletier





John Hipchen

Contributing Writer



Jim Wilcox

Contributing Writer



Raymond F. Duhamel





Dwight Myers

Contributing Writer



Charles M. Hackett

Contributing Writer



Bill Weber

Contributing Writer



Harry Singh

Contributing Writer



Bob Kotynski

Contributing Writer



Randy Dull

Director of Engineering and Arc Welding
Edison Welding Institute
1250 Arthur E. Adams Drive
Columbus, OH 43221


Phone: 614-688-5095
www.ewi.org
Contact via email

Al Julian

Contributing Writer



Gerald Kaye, Ph.D.

General Manager
Benetec Inc.
P.O. Box 822
Enfield, CT 06083

James A. Mertens

Contributing Writer
The Dow Chemical Company
2020 Dow Center
Midland, MI 48674


Phone: 800-447-4369
www.chlorinatedsolvents.com

The Dow Chemical Company is a global science and technology-based company that develops and manufactures chemical, plastic, and agricultural products and services for customers in 170 countries.

Content by James A. Mertens

Keith Chappell

Contributing Writer



Christian Litke





Jim Regan

Regional Sales Manager
McKee Addison Tube Forming Inc.
2696 St. Rt. 73 South
Wilmington, OH 45177


Phone: 937-382-4490
www.matf.com
Contact via email

Darrell Whittenberg

Contributing Writer
Protem USA
2700 Partnership Blvd.
Springfield, MO 65803


Phone: 800-258-0133
Fax: 417-831-9363
www.csitools.com
Contact via email
Protem USA offers cutting, beveling, facing, and severing equipment.

Content by Darrell Whittenberg

Tom Zhiqiang Zhang

Contributing Writer



Martin Marincic

Contributing Writer



Jean-Charles Granger

Contributing Writer



Baicheng Wen

Contributing Writer



Brian Roberts

Vice President
Advanced Kiffer Systems Inc.
15666 Snow Road
Cleveland, OH 44142


Phone: 216-267-8181
www.kiffer.com

Karan Shah

Graduate Research Assistant, ERC/NSM
The Ohio State University
1971 Neil Ave.
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
USA


Phone: 614-292-9267
nsmwww.eng.ohio-state.edu

Donald Godfrey

Senior Manager, Hydroforming and Stamping
F & P America Manufacturing Inc.
2101 Corporate Drive
Troy, OH 45373


Phone: 937-339-0212
www.fandp.com
Contact via email

Murray Mason

Chief Engineer
F & P Mfg. Inc.
1 Nolan Road
Tottenham, OH L0G 1WO
Canada


Phone: 905-936-3435
www.fandpmfg.com
Contact via email

Scott Huth

Quality Engineer
F & P America Manufacturing Inc.
2101 Corporate Drive
Troy, OH 45373


Phone: 937-339-0212
www.fandp.com
Contact via email

Matthias Aust





Hira Ahluwalia

Ph.D.



Klaus Heimerl





Ulrich Lücke





Joe Ivaska

Contributing Writer



Ashok Shah

Vice President of Engineering
The Lockformer Co.
711 Ogden Ave.
Lisle, IL 60532


Phone: 630-964-8000
Contact via email
He also is a member of the FMA/CNA Safety Committee, and a member of ANSI-B11-12 and TR-4 committees.

Content by Ashok Shah

Joe Harnest

Contributing Writer



Justin Bruursema

Contributing Writer



Colleen Karpac





Geoff Stone

Contributing Writer



Paul Scott

Ph.D.



David Gilmore

Contributing Writer



Keith M. Karbum

Contributing Writer



Mike Gignac

Contributing Writer



Charles C. Gaver Jr.

Contributing Writer
Belmont Metals Inc.
330 Belmont Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11207


Phone: 718-342-4900
Fax: 718-342-0175
www. belmontmetals.com
Contact via email

Daniel Kiraly

Contributing Writer



Doug Krebs

Cored Wire Product Manager
The Lincoln Electric Co.
22801 Saint Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44117

Terry Swan

Contributing Writer



John Burke

Contributing Writer



Lisa Byall

GMAW and Sub-arc Product Manager
The Lincoln Electric Co.
22801 Saint Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44117

Ken Wesseln

Contributing Writer



Manufacturing Systems Group

Jay Baron

Director
Manufacturing Systems Group
Center for Automotive Research-Altarum
3520 Green Court, Suite 300
Ann Arbor, MI 48105


Phone: 734-302-4799
www.altarum.org
Contact via email

Bill Isaac

Contributing Writer



Ted Sberna

Contributing Writer



Richard Lawson

Contributing Writer



Wynn H. Kearns

Regional Sales Manager
Indiana Tube Corp.
2100 Lexington Road
Evansville, IN 47720


Phone: 812-424-9028
www.indianatube.com

Don Dykstra

Contributing Writer



George Eberl

Co-Owner
Eberl Iron Works Inc.
Buffalo, NY



George joined the FMA/CNA Safety Committee in 1993 and served as chairman from 1997 through 2001

Content by George Eberl

Thomas Hillskog

Contributing Writer



Jürgen Bruckner

Contributing Writer



Kris Hanchette





Errol Neider

Account Executive
Bosch Rexroth Corp.
5150 Prairie Stone Parkway
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192


Phone: 847-645-3757
www.boschrexroth-us.com

Tim Schmidt

John Tyson and Konstantin Galanulis



Darl Osborne

Sales Engineer
Genesis Systems Group
8900 Harrison St.
Davenport, IA 52806

Gary Johnson

Product Manager
Dallas Industries
103 Park St.
Troy, MI 48083
Meridian Engineering & Tech Inc.

Gary Hutter

P.E.
Meridian Engineering & Tech Inc.



He is an associate professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. A certified professional engineer, he teaches safety courses and is interested in environmental safety, ergonomics, and industrial hygiene.

Content by Gary Hutter

Jean-Paul Boillot

Jeffrey Noruk



Frederic Arsenault





Ronald Schneider

Contributing Writer



Stan Reineke

Contributing Writer



Prashant Soman

Production Engineer
Schuler Hydroforming Inc.
7145 Commerce Blvd.
Canton, MI 48187

Joe Hoffman

Contributing Writer



Chuck Smith

Engineer and Bicycle Products Manager
Worth Applied Products Inc.
2100 N. Jackson St.
Tullahoma, TN 37388
USA

Fred Goronzy

Contributing Writer
Roland Industrial Electronics L.P.
20126 Jefferson Court
Cleveland, OH 44149

Ferdinand Oppel





Bill Sandford





Bill Atkinson

Marketing Communications Director
Tri Tool Inc.
3041 Sunrise Blvd.
Rancho Cardova, CA 95742


Phone: 800-345-5015
www.tritool.com

Sergio Aguilar

Contributing Writer



Jerry Basta

Contributing Writer



David D. McCorry

Contributing Writer



Dr. Vladimir Kachinskiy

Contributing Writers



Michael Francoeur

Contributing Writer



Chiranjib Mukherjee

Contributing Writer



Carl R. Loper Jr.

Ph.D.



Michael Passmore

Contributing Writer



Kim Conant

Contributing Writer



Brent Williams

Marketing Manager
Miller Electric Mfg. Co.
1635 W. Spencer St.
P.O. Box 1079
Appleton, WI 54912
USA

Gary Sheridan

Contributing Writer



Mark Boudreau





Marsha Blasengame

Contributing Writer



Said Lounis

Contributing Writer



Helmut Hahn

Contributing Writer



Chuck Damore

Contributing Writer



Debbie Gaspich

Contributing Writer



Wyle Aerospace Group

David Hass

Principal Engineer
Wyle Aerospace Group
2701 Liberty Parkway, Suite 306
Midwest City, OK 73110


Phone: 405-458-6069
www.wyle.com
Contact via email

Pat Ontrop

Contributing Writer



Michael Grabow

Contributing Writer



Bob Trivett

Dale Elenteny



Mark Pearlman

Contributing Writer



Dr. Stefan Wagner

Contributing Writer



Rodney Hewitt

Sales Engineer
Arvin TD Center
2020 15th St.
Columbus, IN 47201


Phone: 812-378-1675
www.arvintd.com.

Bruce Johnson

Director of Business Development
MERILab
2390 S. Tejon St.
Englewood, CO 80110


Phone: 303-922-3775
www.merilab.com.
Contact via email

John Kaikis

Contributing Writer



Donald R. McNeeley

Ph.D.



James Kaszynski

Contributing Writer



Rich Bravieri

Contributing Writer



Mike Jensen

Contributing Writer



Sharon Patton

Contributing Writer



Jonathan Shein

Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Niton Corp.
900 Middlesex Turnpike, Building 8
Billerica, MA 01821-3926, MA 01821


Phone: 978-670-7460
www.niton.com
Contact via email

David A. Smith

Contributing Writer



Steve Overly

Contributing Writer



Greg Faucher

Contributing Writer



Harry J. Walters

Contributing Writer



Richard A. Dunbar

Contributing Writer
Welding Engineering Associates Inc.
Dunbar is a consultant for metals joining applications, project management, automation, sales, and marketing. Welding Engineering Associates is a group of consultants, manufacturer representatives, and project managers specializing in industrial welding, brazing, metals joining, and related automated processes.

Content by Richard A. Dunbar

Matt Hoppes

Contributing Writer



Norwin Merens

Contributing Writer



Kathie Leonard

Contributing Writer



Jesse Grantham

Contributing Writer



Chris Van Hoven

Contributing Writer



David Messinger

Contributing Writer



Wade L. Ficklin

Contributing Writer



Michael Cardew-Hall

Peter Hodgson



Jason C. Brewer

Contributing Writer



Kevin J. Coughlin

Owner
CAE Associates Inc.
2106 East St. James St., 3rd Floor
Arlington Heights, IL 60004


Phone: 847-398-8050
Contact via email

Gerry Timms

Contributing Writer



Thomas Kugler

Applications Manager
GSI Lumonics
19776 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152


Phone: 734-591-0101

Gerry Hermann

Applications Engineer
GSI Lumonics
19776 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152


Phone: 734-591-0101

Mike Serafin

Contributing Writer



Kevin Webb

Contributing Writer



William J. Wuertz

Contributing Writer



Dan Ventura

Contributing Writer



Lee Kothera

Contributing Writer



Tim Brown

Contributing Writer



David McKruit

Contributing Writer



Dale Miller

Contributing Writer



Bernard N. Goldstein

P.E.



Jim Ward

Sales Manager
Coe Press Equipment
40549 Brentwood
Sterling Heights, MI 48310
USA


Phone: 586-979-4400
www.cpec.com
Contact via email
Coe Press Equipment manufactures and installs both new equipment and retrofits.

Content by Jim Ward

Todd Wenzel

Contributing Writer



David Foscarini

Contributing Writer



Dr. Woodruff Imberman

President
Imberman and DeForest Inc.
990 Grove St., Suite 404
Evanston, IL 60201
USA


Phone: 847-733-0071
imbdef.com
Contact via email

John R. Womer

Contributing Writer
Dalloz Safety
Dalloz Safety is a full-line manufacturer of eye, head and face, hearing, and respiratory personal protective equipment for the industrial, construction, and consumer industries.

Content by John R. Womer

Reimund Neugebauer

Matthias Putz



Steve Chamberlain

Business Development Manager
Arvin TD Center
2020 15th St.
Columbus, IN 47201


Phone: 812-378-1675
www.arvintd.com
Contact via email

J. Ernest Browning

Contributing Writer



Jeff Kompare

Contributing Writer



Harshad Shah

Contributing Writer



Elmer Swank Jr.

Contributing Writer



Ray Kuch

Regional Manager
Braner USA Inc.
9301 W. Bernice St.
Schiller Park, IL 60176


Phone: 847–671–6210
www.braner.com
Contact via email

Todd Bryson

Contributing Writer



Dan DeVries

Vice President of Manufacturing
Zetec Inc.
1370 NW Mall St.
P.O. Box 140
Issaquah, WA 98027


Phone: 425-392-5316
www.zetec.com
Contact via email

Kaltenbach USA





Tom Paisley

Contributing Writer



John Manchester

Contributing Writer



Tom Juric

Stamping Operations Manager
International Truck and Engine Corporation
349 W. County Line Road
Springfield, OH 45502
International Truck and Engine Corp. is a manufacturer of midrange diesel engines, medium trucks, heavy trucks, and severe-service vehicles.

Content by Tom Juric

Stan Reinke

Contributing Writer



Jim Cox

Training Manager
Zetec Inc.
1370 NW Mall St.
P.O. Box 140
Issaquah, WA 98027


Phone: 425-392-5316
www.zetec.com

Beth Miller

Light-duty Production Manager
Flexco
2525 Wisconsin Ave.
Downers Grove, IL 60515


Phone: 630-971-0150
www.flexco.com

Roger Cloutier

Senior Product Safety Engineer
Saint-Gobain Abrasives Inc.
One New Bond St.
P.O. Box 15008, M.S. 301-411
Worcester, MA 01615-0008

George J. Williams

Contributing Writer



Julie Villescas

Contributing Writer



Atsushi Shirayori

Contributing Writer



Jeffrey Johnson

Owner
Gass Inc.
444 Driftwood Drive
Hobart, IN 46342


Phone: 219-947-4027
Contact via email

Gary Zunker

Contributing Writer



Thomas J. Langill

Ph.D.



Michael Fleming

Contributing Writer



Brad Vigar

Contributing Writer



Karen Schneider


TransFormance Group
157 Headquarters Plaza
North Tower, 8th Floor
Morristown, NJ 07960


Phone: 404-888-9628

Joanne Kelley

Managing Director
TransFormance Group
157 Headquarters Plaza
North Tower, 8th Floor
Morristown, NJ 07960


Phone: 404-888-9628
Contact via email

Bruce Fenton

Contributing Writer



Howard Cary

Contributing Writer



Stephen St. Hilaire

Contributing Writer



Larry D. Smith

Contributing Writer



Steven T. Snyder

Contributing Writer



H. Arthur Link

Contributing Writer



Mike Petersen

Contributing Writer



Lawrence Green

Contributing Writer



Frank Brennan

Contributing Writer



Richard Grylis

Contributing Writer



Paul Tamlin

Contributing Writer



Jenifer Sopko

Contributing Writer



Håkan Hellbergh


Bahco North America Inc.
P.O. Box 2036
Scranton, PA 18501


Phone: 800-828-9893
www.bahco.com

Tim Malarky

Contributing Writer



Satoru Asai

Keishi Taki



David S. Luther

Contributing Writer



Mike Erickson

Contributing Writer



Johannes Ulrich

Contributing Writer



Chuck Summerhill

Contributing Writer



Thomas Driggers

Contributing Writer



Dr. Mohamed Hashish

Contributing Writer