Art Hedrick, owner of the training and consulting firm Dieology, located in Greenville, MI, is a journeyman tool and die maker with more than 35 years of metalworking experience. For over 16 years, Art authored the Die Science column in Stamping Journal® and monthly articles published on TheFabricator.com®. Art, a past instructor at General Motors University, has received many training and education awards and has chaired stamping councils with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers as well as the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association. Art has conducted more than 150 stamping and tool and die related seminars for trade organizations and private companies. Currently, he has more than 175 clients and is active in metal-stamping training and consulting worldwide.