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MetalForming Delivers FABTECH

Thursday, November 14, 2013
MetalForming Delivers FABTECH

Stamtec Celebrates 25 Years at FABTECH with Live Demo
Booth No. S4673

Stamping Line to Make Golf Divot Tools/Bottle Openers for Booth Visitors
   Exhibiting at Booth #4673, leading press manufacturer STAMTEC will celebrate its 25th year at the annual FABTECH show with live demonstrations of a stamping line featuring a STAMTEC S2-176 mechanical straight side press. The fully operational stamping line will be set up to produce net-shaped golf divot tool/bottle openers, which will be given a to observers. With the S2-176 at the center, the press line will also include a Stamtec by Tomac compact feedline, an Omnilink 5100-APC press control with 806 terminal, a Forwell quick die change system, and a stamping die created by BTD Manufacturing.
   Stamtec representatives will also be available on site to discuss Stamtec’s new SDS Series, Direct Drive, Two-Point Straight Side Servo presses.

Lincoln Electric
Booth No. N1111, N1125,
N1425, N1411
Lincoln Electric
If you are a manufacturer that is considering automating any of your operations, you owe it to yourself to have a conversation with Lincoln Electric at the upcoming FABTECH 2013. You will see how Lincoln is positioned with the expertise to help your company automate, regardless of your starting point.

Spraying Thicker Lubricant with an Airless Nozzle
Booth No. S4314

Pax Products, Inc., located in booth S4314, will be demonstrating different methods of performing in-die lubrication. The animated display will show a variety of s to incorporate lubrication directly into the die and methods of spraying extremely thin and thick lubricants by utilizing a new style of nozzle that can be retrofit onto existing lubrication systems.

Booth No. S4567

Bohler-Uddeholm Corporation is a provider of special tooling steels, heat treatment, and coating services to the metalforming industry. Key tooling grades include our Powder Metallurgical Uddeholm Vanadis 4 Extra; our PM M4 called Bohler S693 Microclean; and our PM A11 (10 % Vanadium) Steel called Bohler K294 Microclean. Visit us!

Hold, Carry and Release
Bunting Magnetics/
Booth No. S4652

Bunting Magnetics
Bunting® MagLift Permanent Magnetic Lifters are powered by blocks of high-energy magnetic material. Our MagLifters can move your product more efficiently than any other manual or mechanical method. Bunting® Magnetic Lifters have a safe Work Load for cold rolled mild steel ranging from 275 lbs to 4,400 lbs. For more information visit

Stamp Out Downtime & Win a Digital Control Upgrade with Dynamatic®
Booth No. S4238

Dynamatic logo
In booth S4238, meet Dynamatic® and see why Eddy Current makes more sense than VFDs for variable speed stamping applications. Learn about our Digital Control Upgrades, CES Press Drives, and Factory Remanufacture services - then enter to win a free Digital Control Upgrade for your existing Eddy Current variable speed press!

ABC Metals
Booth No. N592

ABC Metals
ABC Metals is the largest independent distributor of non-ferrous rolled products in North America! We offer short lead times and the ability for you to reduce your working capital and risk through our Se[Cu] re program. Low camber on tight tolerance narrow strip is our processing specialty. We provide copper, aluminium, stainless, carbon steels and various coatings for a comprehensive material supply solution.

FABTECH 2013 is here, and it's your best bet for meeting and collaborating with your colleagues and potential partners.

Creating a SERVO-Optimized Pressroom—
SEYI to Show the Knowhow at FABTECH

Booth No. S4325

SEYISEYI America stamping presses is pleased to announce its cooperation with Linear Transfer Systems and P/A Industries in bringing together the latest advancements in servo press, servo transfer, and servo feed technology in booth #S4325. Using a five-stage transfer die, SEYI will demonstrate the production of 3" deep drawn and embossed metal cups, made from .078" x 6" CRS. Visit the SEYI America booth and take a the knowhow to set-up and run an advanced servo pressroom system, from inputting slide motion parameters for each die station, to encoding and timing the transfer and feed system. More information

Visit MetalForming magazine and Fabricating Product News
at the PMA Booths No. N1900 and S4641.

MetalForming magazine, the official publication of the Precision Metalforming Association and FABTECH's metalforming industry, covers the North American stamping and fabricating industries keeping you up-to-date with the latest news on metalforming techniques and management solutions. Stop by to pick up your FREE copy or to subscribe.

CAE Plug-in for Siemen’s NX Streamlines Costs Estimation
ETA/Booth No. S4717

ETAETA will release its new BSE-in-NX module at the upcoming FABTECH show. DYNAFORM’s Blank Size Engineering module, specifically for the NX environment, is a complete toolset for accurately predicting flat blank profiles, optimal nesting layouts, forming feasibility and material usage for formulating accurate quotes for 3D part models. It is accessed within Siemens’ NX digital product development software, via an NX toolbar.
   BSE-in-NX is used to determine accurate blank profiles for even the most complex part geometry, including components with significant material stretch or undercut conditions. It also features an integrated nesting solution, including options for '1-up,' '2-up,' '2-pair,' 'mirrored' and 'multiple blank' nesting configurations.
For more information, please email

Register for the 3D Printing with Metals Webinar

3D WebinarJoin MetalForming magazine and PMA December 12, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. EST for the 3D Printing with Metals webinar. Learn the latest developments in 3D printing and how the technology is applied in the metalworking industry. Hear presentations from Dr. John Lewandowski, professor, Case Western Reserve University and Todd Rockstroh, consulting engineer, GE Aviation.

The Newest Innovative Design and Programming Software Available to Zig-Zag Servo Feed Users
Dallas Industries, Inc./Booth No. S4415

DallasA New Compact Design for versatility in both Standard and Special Applications. Exclusive Updated features available on "Profile-Select" Servo Feeder controls.
"Auto Comp Feed Speed" Feature:
   Automatic Speed Compensation available when increasing the press speed when running in Profile-Select mode.
"Time Based Indexing" Feature:
   SERVO PRESS or HYDRAULIC PRESS USERS in Profile Mode can set the Dallas Servo Feed to run using "MILLI-SECONDS" (of press time) versus degrees of conventional Crank Angle to match their custom ram motion to produce parts.

Don't Miss the Stamping Conference Sessions at FABTECH!

Offering practical knowledge you can use right a, the stamping sessions at the 2013 FABTECH Conference are focused on the best practices, emerging trends and proven solutions you need to be the strongest competitor in your market. You also can attend the opening session, keynote presentation, general session and other presentations free, all included with your stamping session registration. Register now!

The Engine Behind the Manufacturing Economy
Booth No. S4322

PLEXPlex powers modern manufacturing with the first ERP cloud built specifically for the plant floor. Businesses that use Plex run smarter, leaner, more efficiently and are als ready for what is next. Manufacturers need technology centered on the plant floor—systems that automatically improve alongside their business to meet current and future challenges. Plex products enable a company to manage its supply chain, capture quality control data and maximize the efficiency of machines on the shop floor in real-time—virtually anywhere in the world. Visit Booth #S4322 for the Plex View and Brew, Monday, 4-6PM and Tuesday, 3-5PM.

Win a Carhatt Gift Card

CarharttStop by PMA's booth N1900 for a chance to win a $250 Gift Card for use at any Carhartt-owned retail store. Carhartt, America’s premium work wear apparel brand since 1889, is the choice brand of skilled tradesmen and craftsmen.


Monday, November 18,10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 19, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 21, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Educational Programs

In addition to the exhibits, FABTECH 2013 also will present more than 100 educational sessions on the latest trends in stamping, cutting, finishing, fabricating, tube and pipe and welding, as well as courses for managers. View the complete educational program at

Networking Events

Happy Hour—Tuesday, 3:00-5:00 p.m., on the show floor of the North and South Halls

Cocktails and Comedy—Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.—Several improv-style comedians will take the FABTECH Theater stage to entertain attendees. Complimentary beverage tickets and admission are provided for these networking events with your FABTECH event registration.

Kick Off FABTECH Week with 5K Run & Support PMAEF

Join PMA and the FABTECH show partners in Chicago on Sunday, November 17, for the second annual RUN4MFG 5K. Whether you run, jog or walk, you will be doing more than just making a healthy start to your FABTECH week. Proceeds from the 5K run support the PMA Educational Foundation. Register now as part of the PMA team or create a team representing your company.

Keynote Speakers

The festivities get under at 9:00 a.m. on Monday morning, November 18, with a keynote presentation from Alan Beaulieu, president of ITR Economics. Beaulieu's talk, titled "Navigating the Fiscal Reality," will take a look at what's really going on in the United States and in markets that impact the metalforming industry. Located in the Grand Ballroom (S100) free and open to all attendees, Monday, November 19, 9:00-10:00 a.m.

On Tuesday, November 19, another keynote presentation titled "Accelerating Performance Through Flawless Execution," by Scott A. Kartvedt, Executive Consultant, Afterburner, Inc. Flawless Execution is a continuous improvement model that was born and bred in the zero tolerance-for-error world of military aviation and elite-group combat operations where failure is not an option. Located in the FABTECH Theater, Grand Concourse, 8:30-9:30 a.m.


See also: SEYI America, Inc., Stamtec, Inc., ABC Metals, Inc., Dallas Industries, voestalpine High Performance Metals Corp., Bunting Magnetics Co., Plex Systems Inc., Lincoln Electric Co., Pax Products, Inc.

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