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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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November 16-18, 2016

Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV

• 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.

You know that staying on the pulse of current industry trends and technologies gives you a competitive edge. That's why the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) is proud to be an official show partner of FABTECH, the largest North American exhibition integrating metalworking technologies including stamping, metalforming, fabricating, tube and pipe, welding, cutting, finishing and other related processes.


The Manufacturing Cloud ERP System with a 95% Subscriber Renewal Rate, Booth C15035


A manufacturing ERP solution with joyful customers? It’s unbelievable but true—more than 1300 plants in 20 countries renew their Plex Manufacturing Cloud subscription year after year.
   Manufacturers love the Plex Manufacturing Cloud because it:
• Lowers their cost of installing, maintaining and supporting their software—in year one and every year after
• Allows them to take advantage of new functionality the minute it becomes available. They’re always up-to-date and never have to endure tedious upgrades
• Offers 99.985% uptime and enterprise-class security at a low, predicable cost.
Visit FABTECH booth C15035, or click here to learn more.

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 two-point and single-point servo presses and coil line producing parts.
Komatsu America Industries
1701 Golf Road
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

NEW Die-Spring Distribution Center Serving the Western U.S., Booth C18049


No matter where you are in the U.S., we've got you covered. Now the Western U.S. can enjoy the same speedy delivery. Our new Torrance, CA facility houses an extensive inventory of Danly-branded compression springs for immediate shipment to customers and distributors west of the Mississippi River. With extended service hours, faster delivery times and reduced freight costs, this new facility promises better service to Dayton Lamina customers in the Western states.
Our new distribution center on the West Coast offers:
• Faster delivery and reduced freight charges
• Extended operating hours for same day shipments
• ISO, JIS, and interchangeable versions of competing brands
• Custom materials, lengths, diameters, rates & coatings available upon request
Call: 800-652-6462

With more than 1300 exhibits and 28,000 attendees, FABTECH has grown to become one of the largest industry expos to showcase world class suppliers and the latest products and developments. This three-day event also provides learning opportunities beyond the exhibits with educational sessions, expert-led presentations and product demos highlighting cutting-edge industry trends and technologies.

What are you looking forward to most at this FABTECH Expo? Click here to tell us what you’re most excited to do and see this year.

For 75 years, PMA has been actively working to provide our more than 850 members with the resources and industry information they seek to help them increase visibility, improve productivity and optimize their bottom lines. Visit PMA at booths C20000 or C15080 to find out how we can work for you!


United Aluminum Begins Second Century of Aluminum Innovation, Booth C15079

United Aluminum

From humble beginnings as a scrap dealership in New Haven CT in 1891, United Aluminum entered the rolling business in 1915 and continues to bring innovation to the rolling industry today. United Aluminum Custom Rolled® aluminum coil has made United the supplier of choice for any size order, Custom Rolled® to precise tolerances and delivered fast. United ships orders of any quantity across the country and around the world in as fast as a few days. Offering a wide variety of alloys, tempers, finishes, coil sizes and special processing, United Aluminum stands ready to meet your Custom Rolled® aluminum-coil needs.

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.

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.


Women of FABTECH Breakfast with Tech Tour
Join Women of FABTECH on Thursday, November 17, from 7:30 - 10:30 a.m. in room N101 for a networking breakfast celebrating the importance of women in the manufacturing sector. This event aims to foster relationships and encourage dialogue between suppliers and practitioners in the field. This event includes a continental breakfast featuring keynote speaker Jennifer Cipolla, Center for Additive Technology Advancement Leader at GE, and guided tech tour on the show floor. The event is sponsored by American Welding Society (AWS), Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA), SME, Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) and Women in Manufacturing (WiM). Click here to register.


Increase Productivity Through Modernization, Booth C17078


Modernization of all Schuler presses for more productivity.
Our Services—your benefits:
• Increase productivity of the press
• Improved equipment availability
• Spare part availability
• OEM specifications
• Latest legal specifications
• State-of-the-art technical specifications
• Enhanced OEE

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

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!

One Team. One Goal.
Rally your teams and join the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) at Forming Our Future: PMA's Leadership Conference and Annual Meeting, March 8-11, 2017. More than 200 senior leaders will gather together in Dana Point, CA, for four days of networking, education and presentations, and tackle the key challenges manufacturing leaders face today.

Key topics for discussion as part of the leadership conference will include: attracting and retaining top talent, materials impacting your business, emerging technologies, government regulations, and leadership excellence.

Visit the event website for a complete agenda of programs and activities and a list of esteemed speakers that include former world-champion quarterback, broadcaster and entrepreneur Joe Theismann and entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author and winner of season one of NBC's The Apprentice Bill Rancic.

It's an exciting time to be a part of the metalforming community. Join us as we celebrate our MVPs, develop a solid game plan and prepare our teams to win now, and in the future!


See also: Plex Systems Inc., Komatsu America Industries, LLC Press Technology Division, DAYTON Lamina Corporation, United Aluminum Corp., Virtek Vision International, Schuler Incorporated, Aida-America Corporation, A Subsidiary of AIDA Engng LLC, ABC Metals, Inc., IQMS Manufacturing ERP & MES


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