Hot Off the Press
Service Center Launches E-Commerce Site
Wednesday, May 10, 2006
Steel service center Denman and Davis, Clifton, NJ, has launched www.ddsteel.com
, offering extensive e-commerce options. It promises intuitive setup to help customers locate products and services quickly, for optimum cost control and improved processing. Users of the site gain real-time inventory information, as well as information on available production services, including CAD/CAM design, cutting, forming and subassembly. A Buy Online feature offers real-time price quotes.
Redesigned Website Offers Tooling Solutions
Tuesday, May 09, 2006
De-Sta-Co, Madison Heights, MI, has launched its redesigned website at www.destaco.com
. The site features the firm’s array of workholding, automation and electric products. It also houses an Engineering Resource Center, highlighting sales and distribution, service and support, training and other services. Users can search for products by part number, product category or model number, and can easily locate a local distributor. A 3D CAD library allows engineers to configure an individual 3D model from the firm’s wide range of clamps, grippers, slides, rotaries, tool changers and feed escapements.
Rockford Toolcraft Expands, Again
Monday, May 08, 2006
While celebrating its 30th anniversary, Rockford Toolcraft Inc., Rockford, IL, a tool-and-die and metal-stamping company, has announced its 17th building expansion. Its new 30,000-sq.-ft. addition gives the firm a total of 275,000 sq. ft. in two buildings. The expansion will soon house two giant Verson stamping presses that will run together end to end for a combined tonnage of 4400 tons and a left-to-right bed length of 27 ft. Providing material to the presses will be a new Feed Lease (Rochester Hills, MI) coil line capable of feeding high-strength steel to 0.50-in. thick by 60 in. wide. The building addition will also house a new tempering furnace, from BeaverMatic, Inc., Rockford, IL.