August 28, 2013
Bystronic Inc., an Elgin, Ill.-based supplier of laser cutting, waterjet cutting, and bending equipment participated in the Fab and Steel Processing Expo hosted by its dealer, Sominn Machinery Sales, in Dodge Center, Minn., in July. More than 230 people attended the multiday event at Sominn's 30,000-sq.-ft. facility, supported by more than 20 sheet metal fabrication equipment suppliers and featuring tours of local steel supplier McNeilus Steel.
Bystronic demonstrated its Xpert 150 press brake, featuring dynamic crowning, dynamic sheet thickness detection, LED optical bend guiding, high-speed ram, and the ByVision bending control with 22-in. touchscreen interface.
Visitors to the steel supplier plant saw in-house fabrication capabilities that included two BySpeed Pro 6,000-W laser cutting machines and two ByStar 4025 L 6,000-W, 8- by 26-ft., large-sheet-format laser cutting machines with automated load and unload capabilities.
Sominn represents Bystronic in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.