magazine and the Precision Metalforming Association for this two-day
event October 5-6 in Schaumburg, IL, and online, which promises to guide
small to midsized metal forming companies as they transform their
operations and adopt leading-edge technology to help overcome struggles
with material and workforce challenges.
COE straighteners effectively address coil set in dual and triple phase steels, as well as crossbow in many situations. Our Science Behind the Solution™ data calculators ensure our machines will meet your requirements. Let us calculate the best solution for your shop at FABTECH, booth #B5729.
Ben Stewart, vice president of product strategy for Plex Systems, on
October 18 from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT for Driving Profit Through Operational
Rigor and Data Visualization, a free webinar powered by MetalForming
magazine. Stewart will share how to execute a smart-manufacturing
strategy to optimize data, resources and processes for the best
profitable outcome. Register now.
surface mount Pile Driver provides 20% more sensing distance, yet
requires only 1/10th the mounting space. The standard cable is
cut-resistant and immune to cutting fluids and oils, while weld-immune
models resist molten metal spatter. Surface mount Pile Driver can be
flush mounted in your fixtures and tooling.
to the September 2022 Precision Metalforming Association Business
Conditions Report, metal forming companies, while continuing to expect
little change in business conditions for the next three months, report a
rebound in average daily shipping levels. Thirty-two percent of those
surveyed report an increase in shipping levels (compared to 19 percent
in August), while only 17 percent report a decrease in shipping levels
(compared to 30 percent in August).
Gain repeatable, predictable, digital quality delivery—every time. Plex Quality Management System (QMS) helps process and discrete manufacturers meet strict industry and customer compliance with a closed-loop digital system of record.
Software, Inc., a provider of 3D manufacturing-visualization and
cloud-collaboration technology, has been selected as a supplier to Deere
& Company, a manufacturer of agricultural, forestry, and other
heavy equipment and an Industry 4.0 innovator. Deere employees will use
Vertex to access the state of the factory, service needs for equipment,
for forecast planning, and to gather information about how equipment
functions in real time.
We want to be your favorite supplier. Unist manufactures advanced coil stock lubrication systems. Whether it be prior to a purchase or needing product support, Unist believes getting you the help you need should be easy and painless. Receive fast, in-house support, support via phone, email, or web chat. Need a quick refresher? Check out our collection of how-to’s and overview videos. We are continuously producing new content based on customer feedback. Stocked parts ship within 2 business days and full systems average a 2 week lead time. We know industrial manufacturing is a hands-on experience, if you need it, we can be at your location for training, installation or technical support.
Curious how your press line can benefit from precision roller lubrication?
in conjunction with the Women in Manufacturing Association, is seeking
nominations for its 7th Annual Women of Excellence in Metal Forming and
Fabricating Awards, to run as a special section in the December 2022
issue. The section will feature and honor those selected as a means to
recognize and promote the importance of women in the metal forming and
fabricating industries. The nomination deadline is October 14.
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.
From October 10-12, 2022, Women in Manufacturing will host its 2022 Summit in Atlanta, GA, promising three days filled with plant tours at leading manufacturing facilities, professional-development sessions, roundtable discussions on important topics and inspiring keynotes—all while engaging and interacting with peers through social and networking events.
Software Solutions, provider of business-management products and
services, has announced two acquisitions on behalf of its manufacturing
division. The acquisitions include Erie, PA-based Data Inventions, maker
of the Alora machine-intelligence platform, and Meadville, PA-based
Lojic, maker of Lojic Dashboards, a customizable dashboard product that
assists manufacturers in creating and displaying real-time dashboards
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.
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.