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MetalForming Delivers FABTECH 2016

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MetalForming Delivers FABTECH

November 16-18, 2016

Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV

FABTECH brings a wealth of innovation and technology solutions to Las Vegas, NV, November 16-18, 2016. More than 28,000 attendees and 1300 exhibiting companies are expected to gather once again to celebrate manufacturing at its best. The event also provides educational sessions and expert-led presentations covering the latest trends and technology in the metalforming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.


High-Performance Servo Press, Booth C17070


Komatsu offers the most complete line of mechanical stamping presses for the stamping industry, both mechanical and servo drive. Press capacities range from 35 to 4800 tons, single- and multi-point connections in both gap and straight-side designs. As the world leader in servo driven mechanical presses, more than 4,900 single-point and multi-point straight-side servo presses are installed. Servo presses feature automatic slide-position and die-height repeatability with accuracy in microns, fully programmable slide velocity in any direction, consume 30 percent less electrical power than a conventional mechanical press. We will exhibit both 2 point and single-point servo presses and coil line producing parts.
Komatsu America Industries
1701 Golf Road
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Moeller Precision Tool's New Nashville Facility, Booth C17084


Moeller Precision Tool & Metal Working Supply are pleased to announce the grand opening of a new, Southeastern USA advanced manufacturing service center located in metropolitan Nashville, TN. With more than 30,000 sq.ft. of ultra-modern production floor space and a wide array of factory-new, state-of-the-art CNC equipment, MPT/MWS stands ready to serve the region’s most demanding requirements for punches, die buttons, retainers, nitrogen gas springs, mechanical die springs, guideposts, bushings, and numerous other precision die components. Contact Dave Lanese, Vice President of Sales - Moeller South ( with questions or inquiries: 3048 Owen Dr.
Nashville, TN 37013

Servo Presses Demonstrate In-Die Tapping, HSLA Blanking, Productivity Improvements at FABTECH Las Vegas 2016,
AIDA-America, Booth C17024


AIDA-America, Dayton, OH, USA, will demonstrate industry leading servo-press technology in booth C17024 at FABTECH Las Vegas 2016.
   Two AIDA DSF series servo presses will be on display, powered up and stamping parts at this year's FABTECH event. Visitors to AIDA's booth will see a DSF-C1-1500, 150 Ton Servo Gap Frame Press blanking HSLA material and a DSF-N2-3000, 300-ton unitized-frame servo press as part of a full production line with a progressive-die application.
   AIDA-America associates will be available to share examples of production optimization driven by AIDA DSF servo presses used in the stamping industry and discuss how these infinitely programmable presses can help maximize stampers' productivity and profit in the press room.

Vegas—host of FABTECH 2016, where opening keynote speaker Sugar Ray Leonard sets the stage by explaining how preparation, focus, discipline, determination and attitude give all of us the power to win. After Leonard fires up the FABTECH crowd, on Wednesday morning, November 16 (9-10 a.m.), the doors will open to the show's 550,000 net sq. ft. of exhibit space, where attendees will gain access to more than 1300 equipment suppliers showcasing more than 500 new products for our industry.

The event, taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, also provides educational sessions and expert-led presentations covering the latest trends and technology in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

FABTECH 2016 Show Hours
• Wednesday, November 16: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
• Thursday, November 17: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
• Friday, November 18: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


ABC Metals, Booth C14052

ABC Metals

ABC Metals is the largest independent distributor of non-ferrous rolled products with three locations across North America! We provide access to more than 95 percent of global copper alloys, as well as aluminum, stainless, carbon steels, and various coatings, resulting in a comprehensive material supply solution uniquely suited to your needs. Our 'Se[Cu]re' programs mitigate commodity volatility risk and coupled to our short lead times allow for you to reduce your inventory investment.

Maximum Production Flexibility, Booth C17078


Maximum production flexibility thanks to freely programmable stroke heights and movement sequences. Clear increase in output in comparison to conventional mechanical presses. Higher return on investment. Ideal for high-strength steel forming. Better part quality and die life spans thanks to slide movement sequences, which are optimally adapted.

Laser Projection with a High Degree of Speed and Accuracy,
Booth C19019


Virtek's Iris SPS Spatial Positioning System guides welders through the assembly process—ideal for heavy machinery manufacturers. Virtek's LaserQC® inspection system accurately inspects and measures parts—ideal for job shops, gasket fabrication and transportation manufacturers. Let us show you how we can assist you in your process so you can continue to focus on your business. Visit with us at FABTECH Booth #C19019 in Las Vegas Nov 16 - 18, 2016. For more information please visit our NEW website at

In addition to the opening keynote, FABTECH attendees have access to numerous special presentations, keynotes and panel sessions, including:
• State of the Industry Panel Session: Post-Election Analysis, November 16, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
• Women of FABTECH Breakfast with Tech Tour, November 17, 7:30 a.m.
• Development Trends in Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing, November 17, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
• Advanced Manufacturing: Creating Competitive Advantages for Fabricators, November 17, 1:30 p.m.
• RUN4MFG 5K Walk/Run, November 18, 7 a.m.
• Shop Talk with "Counting Cars" Cast, November 18, 9 a.m.
• Welders Without Borders: Welding Thunder Team Fabrication Competition, November 16,
   9 a.m.-5 p.m., and November 17, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.


Affordable and Scalable ERP,
Booth C19075


A full-featured manufacturing ERP solution doesn’t have to break the bank. With flexible hosting options and modular infrastructure, IQMS offers ERP that is comprehensive, scalable and within budget. Learn why metal processors rely on IQMS manufacturing ERP to increase visibility, efficiency and profits. Visit us at FABTECH booth C19075!

BRAND NEW - Special Springs LLC Phone App, Booth C20078

Special Springs

Available for iPhone and Android. Easily convert competitors' part numbers to Special Springs' corresponding parts. Seamlessly check stock availability for inventory. Quickly request a quote for any Special Springs part(s). Debuting at FABTECH 2016 at booth C20078. Free gift with every download at the show.

Precision Metalforming Association,
Booths C20000 and C15080


Visit PMA at Booths C20000 and C15080 to find out how we can work for you! Middle-market manufacturers of metal parts, assemblies and end products, along with Tier-1 manufacturers and OEMs look to the Precision Metalforming Association to help connect them with the right people, information and services to grow their businesses and ultimately, make them more profitable.

PMA's technical sessions on state-of-the-art metalforming technology allow attendees to learn from leading industry experts, exchange best practices and explore new technologies. Here we present highlights from PMA’s metalforming sessions scheduled during FABTECH 2016.

To view PMA's list of sessions visit MetalForming magazine.


See also: Aida-America Corporation, A Subsidiary of AIDA Engng LLC, ABC Metals, Inc., Komatsu America Industries, LLC Press Technology Division, Moeller Precision Tool, Schuler Incorporated, Virtek Vision International, IQMS Manufacturing ERP & MES, Special Springs LLC


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