feeding certainly can complicate things and require increased capital
investment, yet improved material utilization and the ability to
cost-effectively produce complex parts can lead to a quick return on
investment. And, feeding blanks allows stampers to continuously run
their presses, optimizing overall equipment effectiveness.
ATI Industrial Automation’s AOV-10 Robotic Orbital Sander is the ideal robotic solution for surface preparation and finishing. With built-in compliance, the AOV-10 is well-suited for many different robotic application types—even those that require a light touch. Visit www.ati-ia.com/AOV to learn more.
In this paper we address where air leaks commonly occur, leak detection methods, and practical advice for an audit and repair plan. We’ll explain why an ongoing leak detection and repair program can be one of the most cost-effective measures your company can use to lower energy costs
has received a Supplier of the Year 2022 award from one of its
customers, Kirchhoff Automotive, in the category of Capital &
Tooling. Arku coil lines from its Baden-Baden, Germany, facility have
proven their value in the production halls of Kirchhoff Automotive since
2002, at factories on three continents.
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.
October 5-6 are the dates for The Industry 4.0 Experience for Metal Formers and Fabricators, presented by MetalForming magazine
and the Precision Metalforming Association. Held in Schaumburg, IL, and
virtually, the conference is designed to educate managers and engineers
working in metal forming and fabricating plants on the latest in
digital and plant-floor connectivity technologies for manufacturers.
Transporter® Switch Series (TPS) Magnets are ideal for use where vacuum cups and grippers are used for lifting and moving steel sheets, blanks, parts, and assemblies in automated press-to-press transfer or robotic "pick and place" applications. They are perfect for clean room environments. NO dirty air exhausted to the atmosphere.
Mark your calendar as MetalForming
and the Precision Metalforming Association deliver the 4th annual Hot
Stamping Experience and Tech Tour, November 29-30, 2022, in Novi, MI.
This event provides a unique opportunity to dive deeply into the
ever-expanding world of hot stamping, highlighted by a tour of the GNS
North America hot stamping facility in Canton Township, MI.
EuroBLECH 2022, the 26th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition, takes place October 25-28, 2022 at the Hanover Exhibition Grounds in Germany. Around 1,300 exhibitors from 39 countries already secured their stand space at the world’s leading trade exhibition for the sheet metal working industry, covering a total net exhibition space of over 88,000 square metres. The ticket shop is now open.
Delta Computer Systems, Inc., Battle Ground, WA, in celebration of its 40th yr. in business, has debuted a refreshed company logo to promote a new brand: Delta Motion. The branding reinforces the firm’s ongoing focus on the industrial motion-control market and promotes consistency along with its website address, deltamotion.com.
Position your company as an industry leader when you utilize PMA resources—ITR Econ Trends reports, trade publications, One Voice and FABTECH trade shows. A PMA membership will provide your company and all of its employees with a range of valuable industry resources that are designed to help you become more connected, more informed, more efficient, more competitive and ultimately more profitable.
On October 2nd, 2014, President Obama issued a proclamation declaring the first Friday of October as National Manufacturing Day. Under the direction of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), and its workforce-development and education partner The Manufacturing Institute, since 2016, this year’s event occurs on October 7.
Chicago Rolls Out the Red Carpet for IMTS 2022 IMTS–The International Manufacturing Technology Show, the largest and longest-running industry trade show in the Western Hemisphere, runs every other year at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. This year’s edition, September 12-17, will host thousands of the creators, builders, sellers and drivers of manufacturing technology, all looking to connect and find inspiration.