For more information or to RSVP for Next Generation Leaders Day, contact PMA’s Mandy Basel at 216/901-8800 or

  • 2008 Awards of Excellence in Metalforming—PMA will present its annual Awards of Excellence in Metalforming on April 1, honoring innovators in the areas of design, training and education, productivity, product development, safety, quality and process control. The prestigious awards distinguish winners from the competition and recognize employees for a job well done. This event is open to Next Generation Leaders as well.
METALFORM 2008 Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, Birmingham, AL

Exhibit Hours
Tuesday, April 1—9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday, April 2—9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, April 3—9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Conference Hours
Tuesday, April 19 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wednesday, April 29 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday, April 39 a.m.-1 p.m.

Online Registration
For show and conference registration, visit and click on REGISTER NOW. The site provides exhibitor and product listings, a floorplan, and conference details as well as hotel and travel information.
  • PMA Educational Foundation Student Day—PMAEF Student Day, scheduled for April 3, invites students and teachers to learn more about the wide array of career opportunities available in the metalforming industry.

• PMA Educational Foundation Fundraising Bingo—At METALFORM, everyone on the floor has an opportunity to go home a winner in the PMA Educational Foundation’s fundraising bingo game. Attendees will receive a bingo game card upon registration, with the squares sponsored by participating METALFORM exhibitors. To win, attendees must visit enough squares (exhibitor booths) to complete “BINGO” two times with two complete vertical or horizontal rows. Winning cards will be entered into prize drawings.

PMAEF thanks the following companies for sponsoring its fundraising bingo game (as of February 11):

Accurate Die Design, Inc.
A-G Tool & Die Co.
Balluff, Inc.
Banner Engineering Corp.
Dallas Industries, Inc.
Dayton Precision Punch
Federated Insurance
Feintool Cincinnati
KMT Waterjet Systems Inc.
Littell International
MetoKote Corp.
Modern Chemical Inc.
Penn United Technologies, Inc.
Plexus Systems, Inc.
Precision Steel Warehouse, Inc.
Skyline Manufacturing
Stamco Industries
Superior Die Set Corp.
William Sopko & Sons
D.A. Stuart
Waukesha Tool & Stamping, LLC

Industry-Related Terms: Die, Form, Point, Transfer
View Glossary of Metalforming Terms

Technologies: Management


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