Better die lube application means a better bottom line. Read our article or visit Industrial Innovations in booth D45146 to learn how our industrial lubrication systems can save you money and improve quality. Products include Pro-Mix™ line-side and plant-wide proportional mixers, Spra-Rite™ fluid distribution systems, Reclaim- Pro reclamation systems, and spray boxes, roll coaters, spray nozzles, quick-disconnect products.
that have successfully reshored products, parts or tooling made
primarily by metal forming, fabricating, casting or machining, including
additive manufacturing, may enter the 3rd National Metalworking Reshoring Award,
sponsored by Reshoring Initiative, Precision Metalforming Association,
National Tooling and Machining Association and Association for
In manufacturing your money is made on the shop floor. Learn how an MES System can keep your shop floor operating at peak performance to achieve “zero defect” production, increase work center run time and more.
The Destiny of Manufacturing podcast presents press expert Jeff Fredline, from Meco Corp.,
who shares his insights on the future of automotive, including lighter
vehicles and autonomous controls, and their impact on manufacturing
processes. Also discussed: the importance of training and workforce
Since 1969, Heyco Metalshas rolled out high-precision, light-gauge coil and strip. Now celebrating its 50th anniversary,
the company excels in copper, copper alloys and stainless steel as it
continues a proven commitment to pristine surface quality, short lead
times, exact specifications and unparalleled value for customers.
and economic concerns have led to an increased interest in the
realization of a lubricant-free forming technology. Some applications
require dry forming. Seeking such technology, a group of researchers has tested the suitability of surface coatings for dry forming of aluminum.
Technologies Ltd (ITL), the UK-based developer of Hot Form Quench (HFQ)
technology, an advanced lightweighting solution for high-strength
aluminum structures, has announced astrategic partnership with Telos Global, provider of tooling and components to the automotive sector.
Precision Spray Control technology, from Spraying Systems Co.,
ensures the proper volume of lubricant is applied, even when line/press
speeds or dies change. Precision application eliminates waste of costly
lubricants and quality problems caused by inconsistent coverage.
Maintenance downtime due to oil mist is eliminated, worker safety is
improved and operating costs are decreased.
Farmington, CT-based Trumpf, Inc. has opened its 20,000-sq.-ft. technology center in Costa Mesa, CA, where the company’s precision laser, punch and bending capabilities are showcased in the center’s showroom.
Kick off 2020 with a must-attend, info-packed event, the Metal Stamping and Tool & Die Conference, January 28-29 at the Nashville (TN) Airport Marriott. Presented by the Precision Metalforming Association in association with MetalForming
magazine, the conference features keynote presentations, educational
breakout sessions for stamping and tool and die, exhibits and a
networking reception for more than 200 attendees and sponsors. Track
sessions feature new, emerging, evolving and maturing technologies and
industry trends that are impactful to metal-stamping, die-design and
with leading manufacturing experts at SOUTHTEC, at the epicenter of
Southeast manufacturing. Find ideas for new products and the latest
technology to build them. Connect with like-minded professionals who can
help your business thrive. Experience the power of Southeast
manufacturing by attending SOUTHTEC!
Head to Greenville, SC, for the Women in Manufacturing (WiM) PEAK South Conferencetaking
place Monday, October 28. This conference for women working in
manufacturing (and the men who support them!) will offer learning and
networking opportunities, including a keynote presentation, plant tours,
breakout sessions led by experts, and more!
The 3rd annual WiM Automotive South Conference
will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, in Greenville, SC. This
day-long conference will include keynote presentations by industry
leaders like Carrie Uhl, VP of Purchasing and Supply Chain with Magna
International, an engaging panel discussion, breakout sessions,
networking opportunities, and more!
October: FABTECH Show Issue, Quick Die Change, Automated Storage, Loading and Unloading, Arc Welding, Software for Manufacturing, IoT November: Die Protection/Press Controls, Mechanical
Presses, Waterjet Cutting, CNC Punching & Tooling, Resistance
Welding, Safety Update, Market Report: Appliance,MetalForming's Women of Excellence. December: PMA Awards of Excellence, Automation,
Quality/Inspection, Folding/Bending Technology, Cutting, Arc Welding,
Materials & Coatings, Additive Manufacturing, Metal Stamping/Tool
and Die Conference