The new OptiFlex® Pro from Gema gives you the highest charging power in the industry at 110,000 V / 110 μA, allowing you to coat faster and more efficiently. Plus you can manage your application process in real time by using Gema’s exclusive E-App, for total connectivity. More power, more quality, more control. For more information visit www.optiflexpro.com.
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
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.
While an increasing number of companies project an improvement in near-term business conditions, the majority remain uncertain and are bracing for a decline, according to the Precision Metalforming Association’s monthly Business Conditions Report.
Use the “Blank” portion of Logopress3F flattening software
for SolidWorks to generate a flat blank (and formability data) in
seconds with just a few clicks. Results are generated as a standard
SolidWorks sketch using only lines and arcs (No splines!).
the past decade, hot stamping has gained a foothold in North America,
as more and more automotive OEMs and their Tier suppliers adopt the
technology. To help metal formers and fabricators stay on top of the
technology, MetalForming magazine debuts its Hot Stamping Experience and Tech Tour, September 17 in Michigan. Event presenters and representatives of hot stamping equipment provide an inside look at the current state of the technology and where it’s headed.
Exair’s Adjustable Spot Cooler
is the low cost, maintenance free solution to a variety of industrial
spot cooling problems. With the turn of a knob, you can select
temperatures from minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit to room temperature. Web
site offers detailed information, downloadable drawings and PDF
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 thousands of leading manufacturers in critical industries at
WESTEC 2019, Sept. 24-26 in our new location, Long Beach Convention
Center. Take part in complimentary educational sessions, including
Knowledge Bars, keynote addresses and new-product demonstrations, and
advanced technologies such as additive manufacturing at our Smart
The Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show, Canada’s largest trade show and conference for advanced manufacturing technologies, cutting-edge equipment, best practices and industry connections, returns to The International Centre in Toronto, September 30 to October 3.
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!
metal formers--one a Tier One and Two automotive supplier and the
other, a manufacturer of door-trim hardware--with different
manufacturing challenges arrive at the same solution: servo press feeds.
Energy Market Report
Metal forming and fabricating power the energy sector and, in turn, the entire economy.
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,Metal Forming and Fabricating 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