Latest Video

Upcoming Events

Upcoming events for MetalForming Magazine!

Free E-Newsletters

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

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


Hot Off the Press


Hydraulic Tryout Press Headed to VW Die Shop

Monday, February 11, 2008
The Volkswagen plant in Braunschweig, Germany, will soon have a new hydraulic tryout press in its die-making shop. The new press, a 16,000-kN model from Dieffenbacher, will have a moving bolster and a bed size of 5000 by 2500 mm. It will be equipped with a four-point drawing cushion, ram cushion, impact damping, ram parallel-motion control and a PC control system. The press should hit the floor in September 2008. Learn more at

Atlas Website Catalogs
Stamping Accessories, Transfer Tooling

Monday, February 11, 2008
Atlas Technologies, Inc., Fenton, MI, has launched a second website,, dedicated to spotlighting its metalforming accessories and transfer-press finger tooling. Customers can use a shopping-cart feature on the site to build requests for quotation, and submit the requests directly to Atlas’ components department. The website also provides a list of global locations with e-mail links, an Ask the Experts forum, downloadable equipment drawings and emergency service information.

Finn-Power Acquired by Italy's Prima Industrie

Friday, February 8, 2008
The board of directors of Prima Industrie S.p.A., Collegno, Italy, has agreed to acquire Finnish company Finn-Power, a manufacturer of sheetmetal-fabricating equipment. Prima manufactures 2- and 3-D laser-cutting machines. Finn-Power has headquarters in Kauhava, Finland, manufacturing facilities in Finland and Italy, and subsidiaries in Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, Spain, the United States and Canada. It manufactures punch presses, integrated punching and shearing cells and punch-laser cells, automatic bending cells, laser-cutting machines and related material-handling equipment. Learn more at and


Visit Our Sponsors