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June 2014

Wednesday, June 04, 2014
 
<center> <!-- email header --> <table style="font-family: Arial; color: #5a3916; font-size: 11px; width: 600px;" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="9" align="left" valign="top"><img src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/header.jpg" style="display: block;" alt="Fabricating Quarterly Newsletter" width="600" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" width="15"><img alt="" src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/space.gif" style="display: block;" height="1" width="15" /></td> <td style="text-align: left;" align="left" valign="top" width="100"> June 4, 2014 </td> <td style="text-align: right;" align="right" valign="top"><strong><em>Fabricating Product News</em></strong><br /> <a href="http://www.fabricatingproductnews.com/subscription/form.asp" style="color: #1a65ae; text-decoration: none;">Subscribe</a> | <a href="http://www.fabricatingproductnews.com/home/advertise.asp" style="color: #1a65ae; text-decoration: none;">Become a Sponsor</a> |</td> <td align="left" valign="top"><a href="https://twitter.com/FabProdNews" target="new"><img alt="" src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/fb_fpn.jpg" border="0" /></a></td> <td style="text-align: right;" align="right" valign="top"><strong><em>MetalForming</em></strong><br /> <a href="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/circ/form.asp" style="color: #1a65ae; text-decoration: none;">Subscribe</a> | <a href="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/about/advertising.asp" style="color: #1a65ae; text-decoration: none;">Become a Sponsor</a> |</td> <td align="left" valign="top"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/MetalFormingMagazine" target="new"><img alt="" src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/mf_fb.jpg" border="0" /></a></td> <td align="left" valign="top"><a href="https://twitter.com/MetalForming" target="new"><img alt="" src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/mf_twitter.jpg" border="0" /></a></td> <td align="left" valign="top"><a href="http://www.linkedin.com/groups/MetalForming-magazine-3936643" target="new"><img alt="" src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/mf_li.jpg" border="0" /></a></td> <td align="left" valign="top" width="15"><img src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/space.gif" alt="" style="display: block;" height="1" width="15" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <!-- read all about it --> <table style="font-family: Arial; color: #666666; font-size: 11px; line-height: 17px; width: 600px;" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="3" align="left" valign="top"><img src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/read_all_about_it.jpg" style="display: block;" alt="Our Lead Story" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top"><img alt="" src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/space.gif" style="display: block;" height="1" width="15" /></td> <td style="text-align: left;" align="left" valign="top" width="470"><a href="http://www.themetalsurgeon.com/2014/05/1938-chevrolet-pepsi-truck-custom-build-part-10/" style="color: #1a65ae; font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; line-height: 20px;">Watch the “Metal Surgeon” Restore a 1938 Chevy Pepsi Truck</a><br /> <span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Complete with <a href="http://www.themetalsurgeon.com/2014/05/1938-chevrolet-pepsi-truck-custom-build-part-10/" style="color: #003399; text-decoration: none;">dozens of high-quality photos and step-by-step sheetmetal-fabrication details</a>, self-proclaimed metal surgeon Jon Bingham takes website visitors through a series of posts documenting his restoration of a beautiful, one-of-a-kind 1938 Chevrolet Pepsi Truck. On this extraordinarily talented metal fabricator’s to-do-list: front-end build, fender finishing, panel restoration of the original inner grill housing panel, upgrades to the inner-fender support panel and creation of a custom hood, and plenty more. </span></td> <td align="left" valign="top"><img alt="" src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/space.gif" style="display: block;" height="1" width="15" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <!-- sponsors #1 --> <table style="font-family: Arial; color: #666666; font-size: 11px; line-height: 17px; width: 600px;" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="7" align="left" valign="top"><img src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/sponsors.jpg" alt="A Word From Our Sponsors" style="display: block;" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td rowspan="2" align="left" valign="top" width="29"><img alt="" src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/space.gif" style="display: block;" height="1" width="15" /></td> <td align="left" valign="top" width="265"><a href="http://www.samco-machinery.com/" style="color: #1a65ae; font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold; text-decoration:none;">Samco Machinery: Your Best Choice for Custom Engineered Rollforming Equipment</a><br /> <a href="http://www.samco-machinery.com/"><img src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/assets/issue/Fabricating/SponsorImages/SamcoLogo.jpg" alt="Samco" height="37" vspace="10" width="195" /></a><br /> <span class="searchmatch"><a href="/industry-showcase/profile.asp?id=021096">Samco Machinery Ltd.</a></span> has over 40 years of experience in engineering and manufacturing roll forming equipment. 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How about reflective materials? </span> </p> <p><br /> <a href="http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/business-journal/2014/05/27/manufacturer-adds-jobs-expansion/9617097/" style="color: #1a65ae; font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; line-height: 20px;">Any Shop Can Buy New Equipment. What Sets Fabricators Apart?</a><br /> <span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">An article in the <em>Sioux Falls Business Journal</em> introduces us to full-service sheetmetal fabricator Westland Manufacturing, and tells an impressive tale of how and why the firm has embarked on an aggressive expansion plan. Launched in 1995, Westland is nearing completion of a 20,000-sq.-ft. expansion, to keep up with burgeoning sales—“Our first-quarter sales were up 35 percent over last year,” says company vice president Matt Erfman. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">“The difficult part for people in our industry is to get<a href="http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/business-journal/2014/05/27/manufacturer-adds-jobs-expansion/9617097/" style="color: #003399; text-decoration: none;"> positioned with the right customers and then having the focus to listen to them</a> and exceed their expectations,” Erfman continues. “If somebody has the money, they can get the machines, but the relationships we have with our key customers are very important and we have to nurture them.” </span></p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </td> <td rowspan="3" align="left" valign="top"><img alt="" src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/space.gif" style="display: block;" height="1" width="15" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <!-- Upcoming ERP Events --> <table style="font-family: Arial; color: #666666; font-size: 11px; line-height: 17px; width: 600px;" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="7" align="left" valign="top"><img src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/upcoming_erp_events.jpg" alt="Upcoming ERP Events" style="display: block;" width="600" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" width="33"><img alt="" src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/space.gif" style="display: block;" height="1" width="15" /></td> <td align="left" valign="top" width="175"><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; color: #666666;">Key Events & Seminars for Fabricating professionals. Stay ahead of the curve!</span></td> <td align="left" valign="top" width="35"><img alt="" src="http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/campaign/newsletters/FabQuarterly/2014/EveryIssue/space.gif" style="display: block;" height="1" width="15" /></td> <td align="left" valign="top" width="324"><span style="color: #9c6225; font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;"> > </span> <a href="http://www.aws.org/conferences/2014HeatTreatmentConf.html" style="color: #1a65ae; text-decoration: none;">Heat Treatment Conference (Dallas, TX)</a> - August 12-13 <br /> <span style="color: #9c6225; font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;"> > </span> <a href="http://www.congress.nsc.org/NSC2014/public/Content.aspx?ID=2336&sortMenu=107001&utm_source=google&utm_medium=CPC&utm_term=safety%20conference&utm_content=safety%20conference&utm_campaign=2014%20Congress%20-%20Registration" style="color: #1a65ae; text-decoration: none;">2014 National Safety Council Congress & Expo (San Diego, CA) </a>- September 13-19 <br /> <span 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