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Siempelkamp Consolidates in Krefeld, Germany

Thursday, December 11, 2003
 
Hydroforming-equipment supplier Siempelkamp Pressen Systeme announced that it is closing its R&D (hydroforming-die technology and prototyping) facility in Aalen, Germany, and will concentrate its operations in Krefeld, Germany. The company also announced it will intensify its strategic alliances with group members Strothmann (feeder technology) and ATR (industrial electronics) in order to produce complete production lines. For more, visit www.siempelkamp.com.


Empire Purchases Name,
Designs of Blast-Room Supplier

Thursday, December 11, 2003
 
Empire Abrasive Equipment Co., Langhorne, PA, has acquired intellectual properties of Hoffman Blast Room Equipment, Inc., giving Empire exclusive rights to market Hoffman products. In addition, Empire, a producer of air-blast equipment, has acquired rights to all Hoffman blast-room designs. For more, visit www.empire-airblast.com.

Feed Lease Delivers Servo Feed
to Capitol Technologies

Wednesday, December 10, 2003
 
Capitol Technologies, Inc., South Bend, IN, has taken delivery of a new servo roll feed from Feed Lease Corp., Rochester Hills, MI. The Model RF 4 x 42 feed, handling cold-rolled steel to 42 in. wide and 0.060 in. thick, will be used on a tryout press. Features include 4-in.-dia. crodon-surfaced feed rolls and a pull-through straightener. Sealed-for-life double-row ball bearings mean that the feed has only one grease point. Dual pneumatic cylinders provide roll lift and pilot release. The feed is mounted on an adjustable-height cabinet with a four-roll curve section, a remote jog pendant and adjustable edge guides. Controls include a PLC-based drive package and allow feed-length adjustment on the fly. For more, visit www.feedlease.com.

 

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