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Schuler Breaks Ground for Innovation Tower

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Press-technology provider Schuler has broken ground on the Schuler Innovation Tower, a 12-story engineering and technology center that will provide space for 750 employees, at its headquarters in Goppingen, Germany.
“This is a commitment to a high-tech business location in Germany,” says CEO Stefan Klebert. “The name Schuler Innovation Tower reflects our determination to always be at the cutting edge of technology. In order to maintain this leading position, we need to provide our staff with the best-possible working conditions and high-quality workplaces, which create a pleasant environment and space for new ideas.”
The tower is due for a spring 2017 completion.

Four Coil Lines to Lear in Mexico

Monday, August 17, 2015
Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, MI, announced that it has received orders for four new coil-processing lines from Lear Mexican Seating Corp. for installation at the company’s Saltillo location. All of the systems will feed new Aida presses being installed at the facility.
Two of the lines are designed to process coil stock to 24 in. wide in thicknesses from 0.039 to 0.125 in. These systems each consist of a 24-in. servo roll feed with a ServoMaster Touch controller, 24 by 14-ft. threading table, heavy-duty straightener, and a 15,000-lb. and 24-in.-wide-capacity coil reel. The third system consists of the same equipment, but is configured to handle coil stock to 36 in. wide and to 0.125 in. thick.
The fourth system is for coil to 48 in. wide and can process coil from 0.039 to 0.118 in. thick. It features a 48-in. servo roll feed with a ServoMaster Touch controller, a 48 by 14-ft. dual threading table, and a 20,000-lb., 48-in.-width-capacity coil reel. This heavy-duty straightener features an alligator style peeler-dekinker station for hands-free threading of the coil strip.
Each of the new systems features Coe’s new HD-series straighteners designed for processing advanced high-strength steels. The company also will provide installation, startup and training for each of the lines. For more about Coe’s offerings, visit

Kent Corp. to Rep. DieTronic Lube Systems

Friday, August 14, 2015
Kent Corp., North Royalton, OH, has announced an agreement with DieTronic Lubrication Systems of Sant’ Angelo Lodigiano, Italy, to become the exclusive North, South, and Central American representative for the company’s line of antirust machinery.

DieTronics’ product line consists of antirust machinery for the stamping and tube-and-pipe industries, where it currently has more than 200 machines in operation worldwide. Its LCP Antirust machine enables inline application of protective oil onto the surface of pipes and profiles. Oil is applied proportionally to mill speed by the encoder feedback circuit, which measures line speed and adjusts oil feed. This allows a controlled amount of protective oil to be applied consistently to the pipe or profile.

Kent Corp. provides entry equipment, strip end welders, accumulators, high-speed cold saws and tube-mill consumables to the tube-mill, rollforming and stamping industries. For more, visit


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