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30 years based on ongoing engineering support, excellent quality control and attentive customer service,” says Steve Kempf, CEO of Lee Spring. “This fits our culture perfectly and adds significantly to our customer presence in Califor- nia. We both believe this acquisition will help serve Clark Spring’s customers with expanded spring capabilities and products.”
includes forming, cutting, hydroforming and diecasting dies, as well as fixtures and a range of services.
Harig’s fineblanking and stamping operations have been incorporated into the Sko-Die Morton Grove facility, with recently installed equip- ment including four Feintool fineblanking presses (two 160-ton and two 250-
designed responsive website,, that makes the company’s proto- typing and production capabil- ities available to engineers and product managers work- ing on any, tablet or desktop.
Schuler Acquires Die Manufacturer Aweba
Sko-Die Buys Fineblanker and Stamper Harig Mfg.
Schuler AG has acquired German die builder Aweba, pending a standard antitrust review.
Sko-Die, Inc., Morton Grove, IL, a manufacturer of custom steel laminations and heavy-gauge metal stampings, has acquired the fineblanking and metal-stamping business of Harig Manufacturing Corp. Harig makes precision parts for the automotive, appliance, power-tool, aerospace and controls industries.
The Aweba takeover is Schuler’s second major acqui- sition in the past year. In 2015, the German-based forming- equipment company acquired a majority stake in Chinese press manufacturer Yadon.
ton). These presses can run parts from 0.060 to 0.375 in. thick, circular parts to 5 in. OD and straight parts to 8 in. long. Two deburring systems also have been moved into the facility, and two of Harig’s experienced operators have joined the Sko-Die staff.
The new site features a cleaner layout and simple-to- use navigation, and details the company’s core compe- tencies and deliverables, including functional proto- types, low-volume production and service/recall-parts man- ufacturing. It also highlights the variety of manufacturing technologies and resources the company offers, including stamping, fabricating, CNC machining and plastic injec- tion molding. The site also pro- vides detailed information on the variety of components and assemblies produced through
 Aweba, founded in 1882, supplies international cus- tomers in the automotive and electrical industries, as well as machine and plant manufac- turers. Its product portfolio
New Website for 3-Dimensional Services
The 3-Dimensional Servic- es Group, Rochester Hills, MI, has launched a newly
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