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Roll-Feeder Ills Cured at Automotive Stamper

Monday, June 24, 2013

Williams-Bayer Industries, Westland, MI, a manufacturer of CNC bent tubing, catalytic converter shells, exhaust pipes and other metal stampings and assemblies, recently experienced productivity and quality issues related to its coil-processing equipment.  After an evaluation by a Coe Press Equipment service team, the firm learned that the feeder’s side blocks were misaligned and that the rollers on the feeder and the straightener were in need of repair. Coe shipped the equipment back to its factory in Sterling heights, MI, where a crew ground the rollers back to spec and coated them with a new matte chrome finish. They also replaced the bearings and adjusted the side blocks to ensure true alignment of the feeder to the die. More at; Williams-Bayer is online at

Red Stag Launches Updated Website

Monday, June 24, 2013
Click over to the newly updated website of Red Stag Engineering & Automation, Waupaca, WI, to learn about the company’s 50-plus year history of providing automated metalforming solutions. Read 12 case-study summaries; learn more about the firm’s equipment offerings, including hydraulic double- and triple-acting deep-draw presses from 500 to 16,000 tons, die carts and die splitters; and watch a video of Red Stag’s intelligent hydraulic cushion in action in a mechanical press;

Dayton Progress to Offshore Punch-Blank Production

Thursday, June 20, 2013
To illustrate the synergy created from its acquisition earlier this year by Misumi Group of Japan, Dayton Progress, Dayton, OH, has announced plans to acquire punch blanks from the Misumi factory complex in Vietnam. The Misumi plant is in the process of expanding and adopting the Dayton Progress blank-making process, to help realize all of the benefits of economy of scale. Dayton Progress notes that there will be no impact to the 500-plus jobs at its Dayton location. . More at


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