Hot Stamping Experience and Tech Tour 2022


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Tuesday, November 29 - Wednesday, November 30, 2022 | Novi, MI

MetalForming magazine and the Precision Metalforming Association are proud to deliver this one-of-a-kind event that provides a unique opportunity to dive deeply into the ever-expanding world of hot stamping. Gaining popularity among automotive OEMs and Tier suppliers, as well as other industries, hot stamping is becoming a go-to process for the production of lighter and safer vehicles.

In addition to the timely and impactful presentations, attendees will view hot stamping in action at the GNS North America facility.

Event will take place at the Hyatt Place Detroit Novi hotel.

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  • DAY 1

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    1:00 p.m.
    Registration Opens, Display Area Open

    2:00 p.m.
    R&D Update: Recent Developments in Hot Forming of Steel and Aluminum
    Eren Billur, Technical Manager, Billur Makine and Billur Metal Form
    Danny Schaeffler, President, Engineering Quality Solutions, Inc. and Chief Content Officer, 4M Partners, LLC

    3:00 p.m.
    Presentation and Speaker Information to Come

    4:30 p.m.
    Reception/Display Area Open

  • DAY 2

    Wednesday, November 29, 2022

    8:00 a.m.
    Breakfast / Display Area Open

    8:45 a.m.
    Presentation and Speaker Information to Come

    10:00 a.m.
    Presentation and Speaker Information to Come

    10:45 a.m.
    Break

    11:00 a.m.
    Presentation and Speaker Information to Come

    11:45 a.m.
    Best Practices for Laser Cutting of Hot Stamped Parts
    Yama Fedai, Key Account Manager and Industry Manager, Trumpf North America

    12:30 p.m.
    Lunch / Display Area Open

    2:00 p.m.
    Tour of GNS North America
    7261 Commerce Blvd #4287, Canton, MI 48187

    • Press-hardened steel stamping lines, featuring robotic material handling and automation, with vertically stacked ovens and hydraulic press capacities ranging from 500 to 800 tons.
    • Trumpf 8030 series, five-axis laser-cutting cells used to perform secondary operations such as hole/slot cutting and trimming of non-developed trim edges.
    • Assembly weld cells, in both flexible and purpose-built configurations. Capabilities include robotic material handling, carried and non-carried resistance welding, robotic gas-meta-arc welding, and automated inspection and traceability.
    • Non-weld fastener-application cells robotically applying clinch studs and nut clips.

    • GNS North America reserves the right to restrict tour access based on competitive concerns.

    3:15 p.m.
    Adjourn

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Eren Billur

Eren Billur

Technical Manager, Billur Metal Form

After studying at Baskent University and Virginia Commonwealth University, Eren ...

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Eren Billur

Eren Billur

Technical Manager, Billur Metal Form

After studying at Baskent University and Virginia Commonwealth University, Eren Billur graduated and received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University in 2013. As a successful researcher at the Center for Precision Forming, he was responsible for the coordination of sheet forming research. His focus is set on comprehensive topics such as material characterization, sheet metal forming processes and finite element simulations. Eren worked as an Assistant Professor of Automotive Engineering at Atilim University, between 2014 and 2018. He is now technical manager of Billur Makine and Billur Metal Form companies, both located in Ankara, Turkey. He has authored/co-authored more than 20 scientific papers (including proceedings) and contributed to four books, including "Hot Stamping of Ultra High Strength Steels," published in late 2018.
Yama Fedai

Yama Fedai

Key Account Manager & Industry Manager, TRUMPF Inc.

Bio coming soon.

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Yama Fedai

Yama Fedai

Key Account Manager & Industry Manager, TRUMPF Inc.

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Daniel Schaeffler

Daniel Schaeffler

President, Engineering Quality Solutions, Inc.

Danny Schaeffler has spent his 30-year career focusing on materials selection fo...

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Daniel Schaeffler

Daniel Schaeffler

President, Engineering Quality Solutions, Inc.

Danny Schaeffler has spent his 30-year career focusing on materials selection for sheet metal product applications, stamping tooling buyoff, hands-on formability analyses, and manufacturing process improvement. He is the founder and president of Engineering Quality Solutions, and is passionate about training new and experienced employees at manufacturing companies about how sheet metal properties impact their forming success. Schaeffler wrote PMA's MetalForming magazine column, The Science of Forming, for four years, and now writes the Metal Matters monthly column. Through his other company, 4M Partners, Schaeffler wrote and published “Sheet Metal Forming—Engineering and Business Management.' Schaeffler serves on the SAE International Metals Technical Committee responsible for specifications, and is past president of the North American Deep Drawing Research Group. Danny is the Metallurgy and Forming Technical Editor of the WorldAutoSteel Advanced High Strength Steel Application Guidelines.

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May 26 - October 28

Non-Member: $300 per person

PMA Member: $150 per person

October 29 - November 15

Non-Member: $399 per person

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November 16 - November 30

Non-Member: $449 per person

PMA Member: $249 per person


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Hyatt Place Detroit Novi

46080 Grand River Ave. | Nov, MI | 48374

Rate: $129 per night plus applicable taxes

Book your rate online or by calling 800-233-1234 and using code G-PSIH by Monday, November 7, 2022, or until sold out to receive the discounted group rate.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received a minimum of seventy-two (72) hours prior to arrival for full refund. Cancellations received less then seventy-two (72) hours prior to arrival will forfeit one (1) night room and tax

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