Mursix Corp., Yorktown, IN, has promoted Jeff Frost to president. Frost, formerly the company’s director of operations, will report to CEO Todd Murray. As president, Frost will focus on improving processes and expertise to help Mursix customers remain competitive in their markets, while also leading efforts to grow the company’s business in new markets, including the electric-vehicle and medical-device industries.
Stamtec builds presses specifically for these market segments, as well as traditional markets for stamping presses: • Mechanical and servo presses from 35 tons to 3,300 tons. • Built by our own employees in our own factories • 72,000 sq. ft. facility in Manchester, TN (near Nashville) • Complete press-line integration and project management • Competitive pricing, quick delivery with over 60 machines in stock.
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PMA and MetalForming magazine’s popular Metal Stamping and Lubrication Technology Conference is all set for March 29-30, in Cincinnati, OH. Note that the hotel deadline for the conference has been extended to Thursday, March 17.
This information-packed event, taking place at the Hyatt regency
Cincinnati, will feature keynote presentations, educational sessions for
stamping and lubrication technology, exhibits and a networking
reception for more than 200 attendees and sponsors. Sessions feature
emerging, evolving and maturing technologies and industry trends that
are impactful to metal stamping, die design and die construction
Heyco Metals – your light and medium gauge resource for stainless steel and copper coil and strip – formulates optimal processes for customer needs, then documents and seamlessly duplicates desired results on future runs. Our expertise with PPAP protocols makes us a trusted part of your production chain. Ask about trial orders.
Sotok, executive vice president of global operations at Trans-Matic,
shares his business-management insights with Brad Kuvin, MetalForming’s editorial director, as part of Kuvin’s monthly Q&A with industry leaders. Based in Holland, MI, Trans-Matic was the first deep-draw metal stamping company in western Michigan. Today, with additional plants in China and Mexico, it operates high-speed transfer presses from 5 to 600-ton capacity.
“We have aligned the global organization to pursue a couple of ideas, one being investigating various Industry 4.0 disciplines to help improve our performance,” says Sotok.
AMUG Conference brings a unique experience to additive manufacturing
where attendees are eager to share insights. Designed to facilitate
information exchange between AM users, the conference brings together
individuals of all experience levels. Register now and save $400.
Chicago, Illinois, April 3-7, 2022.
former Marion Manufacturing, Cheshire, CT, announced that its quality
manager, Katie Barry, has been recognized as a 2022 STEP Ahead Honoree.
The STEP Ahead Awards celebrate women in science, technology,
engineering and production careers who have made outstanding
achievements in their companies and communities.
Designs in Steel (GDIS) is set to return to a live format, May 18 at
the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI. From the American Iron
and Steel Institute, GDIS celebrates its 20th year in 2022 as the
signature North American event where automotive engineering, design,
technology and academic leaders provide insight on the latest trends and
material applications on new cars and trucks.
Kelly Springer, Metal Flow Corp.’s president and chief executive officer, joins host Lisa Ryan on The Manufacturers’ Network podcast to discuss simple, yet effective strategies that manufacturers can employ to retain employees.
plans for FABTECH Mexico, in Monterrey, May 3-5. The event delivers
more than 500 exhibitors presenting the latest in technology and
solutions to more than 8000 attendees from Mexico and Latin America.
and stiffness represent important properties of engineered components,
but they have different meanings and describe different phenomena. Using
these terms interchangeably may lead to incorrect conclusions. Simply
put: Strength is a plastic response to loading, while stiffness is an
elastic response. How Do You Manage a Young, Relatively Uneducated Workforce? Let’s face it, many metal forming and fabricating companies now are asking relatively young, new employees to make critical decisions on the shop floor, daily. The challenge then, is how to manage this new workforce as it climbs the learning curve. How do managers make these new employees listen and provide opportunities for them to learn and grow, and to do so quickly?
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