Sponsoring Hot Stamping Experience and Tech Tour

2019 Sponsorship Packages

Attendees of this one-of-a-kind conference will have a unique opportunity to dive deeply into hot stamping and to get close to the action. They'll also tour the entire facility to view five-axis laser trimming of hot-stamped parts, robotic resistance-spot welding of hot-stamped parts, and much more.

Sponsorship Packages

    Gold (3 available)

  • One full-page ad in the August issue of MetalForming magazine
  • 10-minute company introduction at the conference
  • Tabletop display at event
  • Three tickets to the event, additional tickets $99
  • 250 x 250 pixel button ad on MetalForming magazine's website
  • Company logo on the following:
    • Promotional e-mails
    • Event print ads in the June, July and August issues of MetalForming magazine
    • Promotional postcard
    • Signage at event
  • Company mention on MetalForming magazine's Twitter feeds and Facebook pages
  • Detailed list of attendees

    Silver

  • One half-page ad in the August issue of MetalForming magazine
  • Tabletop display at event
  • Three tickets to the event, additional tickets $99
  • 250 x 250 pixel button ad on MetalForming magazine's website
  • Company logo on the following:
    • Promotional e-mails
    • Event print ads in the June, July and August issues of MetalForming magazine
    • Promotional postcard
    • Signage at event
  • Company mention on MetalForming magazine's Twitter feeds and Facebook pages
  • Detailed list of attendees

For more information or to sponsor this important event, contact: Damon Wolf, sales manager, at 216-901-8800 ext. 136 or dwolf@pma.org.

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Hot Stamping Experience Webinar Series

Virtual Event

Attendees of this unique webinar series will dive deeply into hot stamping. They’ll take part in six webinars focusing on topics such as process control, die design and development, laser blanking and resistance welding. Attendees also will take part in a virtual tour of the American Tooling Center hot-stamping facility—courtesy of Diversified Tooling Group—to view hot stamping in action.

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Mike Austin

Mike Austin

Director - Mfg. Engineering, Diversified Tooling Group, Inc.

Mike Austin is Director of Manufacturing Engineering for Diversified Tooling Gro...

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Mike Austin

Mike Austin

Director - Mfg. Engineering, Diversified Tooling Group, Inc.

Mike Austin is Director of Manufacturing Engineering for Diversified Tooling Group, whose American Tooling Center operation supplies hot stamping dies to automotive OEMs and suppliers. Mike has headed up the hot stamping development activities team at DTG for the last 7 years including the installation of their AP&T Hot Forming Press Cell, Prima LaserNextfive-axis laser cutting cells, and hot stamping focused metallurgical lab. Mike has 47 years of industry experience in automated processes for hot forming and cold stamping, has authored a number of papers and is a frequent speaker on metalforming subjects.
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.
Christian Koroschetz

Christian Koroschetz

CTO, AP&T Group

Christian Koroschetz is chief technology officer at AP&T, and a member of the ex...

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Christian Koroschetz

Christian Koroschetz

CTO, AP&T Group

Christian Koroschetz is chief technology officer at AP&T, and a member of the executive management team. He is responsible for the development of AP&T's product, technology and IP portfolio and its respective services. AP&T supplies metal forming companies globally with complete production solutions as well as standalone forming presses, linear automation robots and forming dies.
Ion Mendia

Ion Mendia

Product Manager, Blanking, Laser Blanking and Cut-to-Length Lines, Fagor Arrasate USA, Inc.

Ion Mendia has a degree in mechanical engineering from Mondragon University, and...

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Ion Mendia

Ion Mendia

Product Manager, Blanking, Laser Blanking and Cut-to-Length Lines, Fagor Arrasate USA, Inc.

Ion Mendia has a degree in mechanical engineering from Mondragon University, and has been with Fagor Arrasate S.Coop for 8 years, working as a mechanical designer and in R & D. He has been the Product Manager for Blanking, Laser Blanking and Cut-to-Length Lines for the past year.
Ray Michelena

Ray Michelena

Certified Welding Technician, T. J. Snow Company

Ray Michelena has more than 20 years of experience with resistance welding. As ...

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Ray Michelena

Ray Michelena

Certified Welding Technician, T. J. Snow Company

Ray Michelena has more than 20 years of experience with resistance welding. As one of T. J. Snow Company's resistance welding seminar instructors and service techs, he travels to metalworking plants nationwide. He is also the company's safety director and chief pilot.
Jeff Morgan

Jeff Morgan

Welding Engineer, T. J. Snow Company

Bio coming soon.

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Jeff Morgan

Jeff Morgan

Welding Engineer, T. J. Snow Company

Bio coming soon.
Dan Polto

Dan Polto

Sales Engineer 3d Systems, Prima Power North America, Inc.

Dan Polto is a sales engineer, 3D laser systems, at Prima Power North America. ...

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Dan Polto

Dan Polto

Sales Engineer 3d Systems, Prima Power North America, Inc.

Dan Polto is a sales engineer, 3D laser systems, at Prima Power North America. He is part of a team responsible for the sales and support of multiaxis laser cells from Prima Power, serving customers in the automotive market as well as companies in prototyping and in the agriculture, aerospace, military, appliance and construction markets. Dan has 27 years of Industry experience in lasers, welding and EDM, as well as in materials and company management.
Daniel Schaeffler

Daniel Schaeffler

President, Engineering Quality Solutions, Inc.

Danny Schaeffler, with 30 years of materials and applications experience, is c...

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Daniel Schaeffler

Daniel Schaeffler

President, Engineering Quality Solutions, Inc.

Danny Schaeffler, with 30 years of materials and applications experience, is co-founder of 4M Partners, LLC and founder and president of Engineering Quality Solutions (EQS). EQS provides product-applications assistance to materials and manufacturing companies; 4M teaches fundamentals and practical details of material properties, forming technologies, processes and troubleshooting needed to form high-quality components. Danny is the metallurgy and forming technical editor of the next release of the AHSS Applications Guidelines available from WorldAutoSteel and is a columnist for The Science of Forming in MetalForming magazine.
Tom Snow

Tom Snow

President, T. J. Snow Company

Tom Snow is Chairman of T. J. Snow Company, Chattanooga, Tennessee. A Certified...

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Tom Snow

Tom Snow

President, T. J. Snow Company

Tom Snow is Chairman of T. J. Snow Company, Chattanooga, Tennessee. A Certified Resistance Welding Technician (CRWT), he has 47 years of experience in the specialized field of resistance welding machinery. He will be joined by Jeff Morgan, Welding Engineer, and Ray Michelena, CRWT, Seminar Instructor.

Registration Info

This webinar series is FREE to attend. Registration includes all presentations and virtual plant tour.


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Please contact Alison Miller at amiller@pma.org or 216-901-8800 with any conference registration questions.