Latest Video

Upcoming Events

Upcoming events for Metalforming Magazine!

Free E-Newsletters

Sent bi-weekly to inform you of happenings within the metalforming industry.

SIGN UP HERE

Start receiving newsletters and gain access to all content throughout the site.

 
 

MetalForming Magazine

January 2008 Issue

Volume 42, Number 1


> View Digital Issue

> Not a subscriber? Subscribe Now!

 

Cover Article

Precision Sheet Processing Pays Big
by Lou Kren
...for United Performance Metals, a service center that, with its new cut-to-length line, can supply stainless-steel blanks more quickly and with tighter tolerances than ever before.

 

Articles

Special Report: Metalforming in the Southeast
by Lou Kren
For automotive, appliance and more, the Southeast United States has become a hot bed for metal-product production, and states like Alabama and Mississippi are leading the way.
Productivity Up, Material Consumption Down--What Could be Better?
Rome Tool & Die stamps flatter parts, conserves material and enhances operator safety by installing a new coil-feeding system.
Inline Inspection Counts on Custom Conveying
by Brad Kuvin
Customer satisfaction goes through the roof for metalformer Tella Tool & Mfg. after the firm integrates automated inline visual inspection--with portable, custom conveying solutions--of challenging stampings.
You May Qualify for the R&D Tax Credit
by Morton H. Gutman and Frank J. Garafalo
Read on to find out how your company can estimate its potential cash benefit from an R&D credit, which can be some serious money, and go about getting it.

 

Tooling Technology

Cr-Si Springs Produce Productivity Bounce
by Brad Kuvin
With a surge in the use of multiple-out dies, and a 25-percent increase in the number of tools being run in their stamping plant, Oberg's die maintenance group looked for a spring solution to keep the tools in the presses longer between maintenance cycles. The answer came with an upgrade to chrome-silicon die springs.

 

Commentaries

A Toast to the New Year
Editorial by Brad Kuvin
Do You Use 1008/1010-Grade Steel?
The Science of Forming by Stuart Keeler
Buying Metal-Stamping Dies--Part 1
Tooling by Design by Peter Ulintz
The Wireless Pressroom
Metalforming Electronics
A Successful Business Owner's Dilemma: How to Invest Accumulated Cash Profits
Blackman on Taxes by Irv Blackman
Employee Actions and Inactions in the News
You and the Law
Manufacturing--Forever on the Move
BackTalk

 

Departments

Tech Update

Safety Update

Tooling Update

New Products

Free Literature

Spotlight

 

News Fronts

Facilities

Internet

Agreements

Certifications

People

Associations

 

 

Visit Our Sponsors

Most Viewed Articles