STAMPING Journal is the only industrial publication dedicated solely to serving the needs of the metal stamping market. In 1987 the American Metal Stamping Association broadened its horizons and renamed itself and its publication, known then as Metal Stamping.

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For the past 20 years, STAMPING Journal has proudly been a strategic partner with job shop owners, part suppliers, OEMs, tool and die makers, and press operators. STAMPING Journal is the only magazine dedicated to providing metal stamping professionals with cutting-edge technologies, industry trends, best practices, and news to help them run their businesses more efficiently.

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Meet the Editor

Kate Bachman is STAMPING Journal editor. She is responsible for the overall editorial content, quality, and direction for STAMPING Journal. In that role, she edits and writes technical, case study, and feature articles; pens a monthly commentary; and composes and manages regular departments in the magazine.

Bachman has more than 20 years of experience as a writer and editor in the manufacturing and other industries.

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