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German Building-Products Fabricator Adds Seventh Blanking Line
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Schrag Edging Profiles, a German manufacturer of press-brake-formed purlins, box gutters and other profiles for industrial and commercial buildings, has commissioned its seventh Schuler blanking line. The line includes a decoiler, Vario straightener, coil laminator, roll feed, Vario hole punch and cut-to-length shear, and handles coils to 12 metric tons and 1600-mm wide. Sheet thickness range: 0.75 to 4.0 mm. More at www.schulergroup.com/; Schrag is online at www.schrag.eu/.
OMCO Expanding Rollforming Operations
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Custom rollformer OMCO, Wickliffe, OH, has broken ground on a 42,000-sq.-ft. expansion to its facility in Pierceton, IN. The $6.7 million project will increase plant capacity by more than 50 percent, and will welcome new rollforming lines as well as the redesign of existing lines; www.omcoform.com/.
Fabricator Adds Waterjet-Cutting Machine, CNC Press Brake
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Custom metal fabricator Wiley Metal Fabricating, Inc., Marion, IN, has added two new pieces of equipment to its stable—a Mach 3 4040b waterjet-cutting machine from Flow, and a Bystronic Xpert 275-ton press brake. The waterjet machine features a 50-hp 60,000-psi pump and 13- by 6-ft. cutting table. The press brake has a 161-in.-long bed and features Wila tooling. More at www.wileymetal.com/