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New Cut-to-Length Line at RC Trailer

Friday, October 21, 2016

Coe Press Equipment has designed, shipped and installed a CTLMaster cut-to-length line with film-applicator station at RC Trailer, Middlebury, IN, to help manufacture aluminum trailers. The 54-in. wide line is comprised of a standard, motorized coil reel and servo roll feed with the special film-applicator station as well as a pull-through straightener with nonmarking chrome finish rolls, and electro-mechanical shear and hydraulic scissor-lift table.

“RC Trailer produces a variety of trailer styles requiring blanks in many different sizes,” says Steve Donnay, Coe’s director of sales and marketing. “By having this new blanking line inhouse, it can better control its operations, and reduce inventory and processing costs.”

The line can process 40,000-psi aluminum coil from 0.030 to 0.040 in. thick, and produce blanks from 57 to 102 in. long and 24 to 49 in. wide. In addition to the equipment, Coe provided installation, startup services and training. 

For more information on Coe’s cut-to-length systems, visit

New VP of Product Strategy for

Thursday, October 20, 2016, an online manufacturing marketplace, has hired Allan Sweatt as its vice president of product strategy. In this role, he will focus on the firm’s global online manufacturing marketplace and develop enhancements designed to improve members’ experiences, increase their returns on investment (ROI) and help them discover new revenue streams. enables sourcing professionals and engineers to locate manufacturers for CNC machining, injection molding, metal stamping, metal fabrication and many other processes. 

Bermo Launches QOTE Onsite Quotation Services

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Bermo Inc., a Minneapolis, MN, manufacturer specializing in metal fabricating, stamping, welding and assembly, has launched Quoting On-Site to Excel (QOTE), a value-added service that provides customers with prices at their locations, thus reducing customers’ quoting cycles. With the services, customers have direct, uninterrupted access to Bermo’s estimators for onsite pricing as well as closer proximity to designer counterparts.

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