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MetalForming Delivers FABTECH 2015

Friday, November 6, 2015
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MetalForming Delivers FABTECH

November 9-12, 2015

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

With more than 1500 exhibits and an expected 40,000 attendees, FABTECH has grown to become one of the largest industry expos, showcasing world-class suppliers and the latest industry products. This four-day event also provides learning opportunities beyond the exhibits with educational sessions, expert-led presentations and product demos highlighting the latest industry trends and technology in the metalforming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

We look forward to meeting you at FABTECH. Visit the Precision Metalforming Association at Booth S4873 or N17000 and enter to win a $250 Amazon gift card.


Simple ERP Inspires Better Business, Booth S4925


Simplicity is powerful. The right ERP solution can deliver unprecedented ease-of-adoption, more accurate, more transparent—more powerful—information, in real-time, so you’re able to focus on what matters most to your business—building better relationships. To learn more, visit us at FABTECH at Booth S4925!

Aida-America, Booth S4724


Not only will AIDA-America display the largest servo stamping press ever at a FABTECH exhibition, but there will be two more AIDA servo presses on the show floor, stamping parts.

Too Much For Just One Booth, Visit S4524 & S4724

Across the aisle from the DSF-M2-4000, in Booth S4524, there will be an AIDA DSF-C1-1500, 150-ton gap frame servo press. This press will be demonstrating an HSLA blanking operation and AIDA's "Silent Blanking" stroke profile.

Next to AIDA-America's booth will be HYSON Products, Booth S4522, which has partnered with AIDA to display a DSF-C1-2000, 200-ton gap frame servo press integrated with HYSON's latest in servo die-cushion technology. This demonstration will feature a difficult-to-draw part and the benefits stampers can gain by using an AIDA DSF servo press and HYSON servo die cushion.

High Performance Servo Press, Booth S514


Komatsu offers the most complete line of mechanical stamping presses for the stamping industry, both mechanical and servo drive. Press capacities range from 35 to 4000 tons, single- and multi-point connections in both gap and straightside designs. As the world leader in servo-driven mechanical presses, more than 4,500 single-point and multi-point straightside servo presses are installed. Servo presses feature automatic slide position and die height repeatability with accuracy in microns, fully programmable slide velocity in any direction, and consume 30% less electrical power than a conventional mechanical press. We will exhibit the H2W 200, two-point servo press and coil line producing parts.
Komatsu America Industries

1701 Golf Road
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Free Book Signing by Reshoring and Manufacturing-Policy Experts
Scott Paul, president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), and Harry Moser, founder of the Reshoring Initiative, co-authors of the book "ReMaking America," will be available to sign their book at FABTECH 2015. Stop by the AAM booth, C-825, to talk with them about the future of American manufacturing. Edited by award-winning journalist Richard McCormack, the book demonstrates how American manufacturing can thrive and grow if U.S. lawmakers enact meaningful policy change. Here’s their book-signing schedule:
Monday, November 9—Harry Moser
11:00 am-noon.; 2:00-3:00 pm
Tuesday, November 10—Scott Paul and Harry Moser
10:00 am-noon; 1:00-3:00 pm


Amada Makes Automation Accessible. Booth S901


Visit Amada at FABTECH Booth S901 and witness how you can maximize your green light on time. Amada’s automated solutions will enable you to:
  • Increase productivity and profits
  • Reduce lead times and costs
  • Achieve precise repeatable results
  • Maximize machine utilization

As the global leader, Amada is uniquely equipped to meet all of your punching, bending and laser cutting needs. Visit us in Chicago and verify for yourself… regardless of your specific challenge, Amada has the solution to ensure that your green light stays on.

Floor Mounted, Electrically Driven, Oscillating Conveyors, Booth S4512

Pax Products

Pax Products will be demonstrating multiple types of conveyors including their EGD "shaker" type conveyor. These conveyors are typically utilized to take parts and scrap out of a press but Pax's new, floor-mounted EGD unit is designed as a cost-effective alternative for removing scrap from below the press.
Pax Products:

Shop Edge Software Enhances Android Application,
Booth S4022


Shop Edge presents our native Android application with impressive features that empower managers and shop floor employees by offering simplified data entry and easy access to decision-making metrics. The app makes full use of your device capabilities including the camera and alerts, and provides integration with the powerful Android platform.

Stamping Track Delivers Oodles of Valuable Expertise
The PMA Technical Seminar & Conference Task Force again delivers an A-1 set of Stamping Track presentations for visitors to FABTECH. Among them are sessions on forming-simulation software, press maintenance, guidelines for stamping aluminum alloys and advanced high-strength steels, in-die fastener installation, die protection and sensor basics, and quality management for press shops.
Here’s your Schedule at-a Glance.


Visit SERAPID in Booth S4106


SERAPID, the leader in full service quick die exchange, will exhibit at FABTECH 2015. SERAPID offers a full line of hydraulic clamping, bolster extensions, die rollers, lifters, carts and custom transfer systems featuring push-pull technology. Visit our booth at C14902 in the METALFORM pavilion to discuss your current QDX™ application.

Raise the Bar with Your Quality Assurance Process, Not Your Costs! Booth S3406

Virtek Vision

Virtek will showcase the LaserQC system during FABTECH at Booth S3406.

Virtek's LaserQC quality-inspection system scans parts in seconds, reverse engineers old parts in minutes and provides inspection reports so you don't have to!

LaserQC delivers the kind of bottom-line benefits that help your shop build and retain business—faster turnaround, increased throughput, lower costs per part, reduced scrap and rework, and, ultimately-higher customer satisfaction. Promotional pricing available for show attendees only; ask for details at Booth S3406

Precision Metalforming Association,
Booths N17000 & S4873


The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) is a proud co-sponsor of the 2015 FABTECH Expo and we are looking forward to hosting you at our most successful show to date.

Visit PMA at Booths N17000 and S4873 to find out how we can work for you! Middle-market manufacturers of metal parts, assemblies and end products, along with Tier-one manufacturers and OEMs look to the Precision Metalforming Association to help connect them with the right people, information and services to grow their businesses and, ultimately, make them more profitable.

Subscribe to New 3D Metal Printing Magazine
3D Metal PrintingThe Precision Metalforming Association has partnered with MecklerMedia to launch 3D Metal Printing magazine. This exciting new publication targets designers, engineers, executives and others in industries where applications for metal additive manufacturing promise to rapidly expand—aerospace, automotive, tooling, power generation, medical and other industries. For more information, visit Booths N17000 or S4873.


See also: Epicor Software Corporation, Aida-America Corporation, A Subsidiary of AIDA Engng LLC, Komatsu America Industries, LLC Press Technology Division, Amada North America, Inc, Pax Products, Inc., ShopEdge Software Inc., Serapid, Inc., Virtek Vision International

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