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Two consulting and analysis firms estimate the aerospace industry’s worth at $838 billion. Included in their industry definition: myriad stamped and fabricated parts. In other words, all systems are go for increasing metal forming opportunities.
what Bill Adler, president and CEO of Cleveland-based Stripmatic
Products and past chairman of the Precision Metalforming Association,
has to say about the importance of engaging workers and employee
training; the future of electric and autonomous vehicles; the impact of
collaborative robotics, artificial intelligence and automation in
general; and more.
Since 1969, Heyco Metals has 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.
Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) has announced the addition of
32 courses, including Spanish versions, and three licensing options to
METALFORM EDU, the only online training program designed for workers in
the metal forming industry.
more metal formers and fabricators test the waters, with some going
all-in, on additive manufacturing (AM) for metal and nonmetal part, tool
and workholding applications, MetalForming’s sister publication, 3D Metal Printing magazine, offers info-packed conferences exploring AM and its capabilities. Next up: 3D Metal Printing Experience and Tech Tour, August 6-7 in Novi, MI. This event enables attendees to interact with industry experts, learn about the latest technology developments and hear case-study applications. They also will participate in exclusive plant tours of Ford’s Advanced Manufacturing Center and Linear AMS, witnessing 3D metal printing machines in action.
Branford Group has partnered with Dura Automotive to auction surplus
assets of its Stockton, IL, facility. Online bidding opens August 12,
2019, at 9 a.m. (CDT). Featured items include SSDC Presses by Minster,
Servo Feed Lines, Tishken Rollform Lines, Robotic Welders and more.
metal formers leverage growth in the Mexican market, this info-packed
event takes place August 21-22 at the Grand Fiesta Americana Queretaro,
Mexico. Session topics include maintenance practices and procedures for
the pressroom; safety guidelines for pressroom personnel; servo-press
technology; quick-die-change technology and procedures; and best
practices for transfer-system design, operation and maintenance. The
sessions, conducted in Spanish, benefit company executives as well as
engineers, technicians and operators.
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 resulting positives from upgrading controls on three presses keep this construction-tools manufacturer on top in its field.
ERP Bring Tier-One Auto Supplier Together
With an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system implemented and
expanding, this supplier can better monitor process and movement across
departments and across its supply chain, and make real-time,
Hot Stamping, Servo Technology, Tool Steel, Laser Cutting,
Folding/Bending Technology, Arc Welding, Safety Update, Hot Stamping
Experience September: Hydraulic Presses, Press Feeds, Surface
Preparation, CAD-CAM/Nesting Software, Resistance Welding, Materials
& Coatings, Additive Manufacturing, Market Report: Energy, Servo
Technology Experience October: FABTECH Show Issue, Quick Die Change, Automated Storage, Loading and Unloading, Arc Welding, Software for Manufacturing, IoT