AutoForm Engineering, Zurich, Switzerland (and Troy, MI), has opened a new subsidiary in Brazil, and appointed Fabio Henrique Vieira the office’s general manager. The firm also named a new general manager for its office in Germany—Christof Stech, who replaces Dr. Bart Carleer, promoted to corporate technical director. AutoForm provides die-making and metalforming software for product manufacturability, cost calculation, die-face design and virtual process optimization; www.autoform.com.
Coe CTL Line Up and Running in India
Friday, March 11, 2011
Reliance Fabricator and Engineers, a steel service center in Faridabad, India, has installed a new cut-to-length line from Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, MI. Featured equipment includes a ServoMaster 24-in. servo roll feed rated to 465 ft./min., a 250-series power straightener, a 10,000-lb.-capacity coil reel and a pneumatic production shear rated to 60 strokes/min. Material capacity: 0.090 in. thick by 24 in. wide, at 45,000-psi yield strength, 70,000-psi tensile. Line speed tops out at 160 ft./min. More at www.cpec.com.
New Coil-Processing Lines Headed to Belgium, Australia