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LVD Strippit Opens Sales/Service Subsidiary in Mexico

Thursday, March 16, 2017
 

LVD Strippit, Akron, NY, has opened LVD Strippit Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., a dedicated sales and service subsidiary in Querétaro, Mexico. The operation offers local sales and technical support for LVD Strippit’s laser-cutting, punching, bending and software products.

“As the Mexican market for machine tools continues to evolve, we recognize the importance of having dedicated resources in Mexico,” says Sylvain Lefebvre, sales manager for the new subsidiary and most recently North America marketing manager for LVD Strippit. “With increased manufacturing activity and in order to service our customers more efficiently and provide more value to them, we saw the need for this office.”

For more on LVD Strippit and its offerings, visit www.lvdgroup.com/us.

Seyi Partners with ABB for Automated Press Systems

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
 

Stamping-press builder Seyi Machinery has announced that it is partnering with robotics supplier ABB to provide robotic press cells and lines. The two are working strategically to offer automated production solutions and apply Seyi’s Intelligent Stamping Line Control System.

“Through the years, ABB has been an important partner for Seyi in developing automation systems,” says Claire Kuo, Seyi chair and CEO. “With the increasing customer requirements for automation, we have solid faith that win-win outcomes can be expected based on the cooperation between ABB and our company.”

A demonstration cell has been set up at Seyi’s headquarters in Taoyuan, Taiwan, that shows Seyi’s most advanced servo press, the SDG2-400 straight-side crank-servo press, paired with ABB’s six-axis IRB6700 robot with a seventh linear axis, and its SD1-200 solid-frame crank-servo press paired with ABB’s six-axis IRB4600 robot.


Free Wilson Tool Webinar: Create Retainers In-House

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
 

On April 5 at 1 p.m. CST, Wilson Tool International will offer a 45-min. free webinar on creating custom retainers in-house. The White Bear Lake, MN-based manufacturer of tooling systems for punch presses, press brakes, and punch and die components for the stamping and tableting industries will provide information on how die builders can create or modify custom retainers in-house using Wilson Tool’s HP Accu-Lock retainer inserts. Using the retainer inserts, stampers can eliminate the need for specialized tooling, jigs and fixtures to create a ball-lock holder, according to company officials.

Presenters include Wilson Tool sales engineers Pat Lefevre and Brett Wilcutt. To register, click here.

 

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