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MetalForming Delivers FABTECH 2013

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
MetalForming Delivers FABTECH

STAMTEC celebrates
25 years at FABTECH
Booth No. S4673

STAMTEC invites you to visit them at FABTECH, booth S4673, November 18-21 in Chicago. Featured will be a stamping line producing net-shape golf divot tool/bottle openers:
• STAMTEC S2-176 Straight Side
• STAMTEC by Tomac Compact
• Omnilink 5100-APC Press Control
  with 806 terminal
• Forwell Quick Die Change System
• Stamping die by
  BTD Manufacturing

Lincoln Electric
Booth No. N1111, N1125,
N1425, N1411
Lincoln Electric
If you are a manufacturer that is considering automating any of your operations, you owe it to yourself to have a conversation with Lincoln Electric at the upcoming FABTECH 2013. You will see how Lincoln is positioned with the expertise to help your company automate, regardless of your starting point.

See a Demonstration of Epicor Manufacturing ERP Software at FABTECH
Booth No. S2152

If you're evaluating ERP software to run your business or wanting to replace your current solution, visit Epicor Software at FABTECH. There you'll learn how Epicor solutions can increase efficiency, reduce costs and streamline your manufacturing operations.
• Personalized Software
• Solution Engineer Q&A
• Prizes & iPad Mini Givea

Sensors for extreme
Booth No. S4343

Balluff's new flatpack SteelFace weld immune inductive sensors, with their one piece stainless steel housings and weld slag resistant coatings, are designed and built tough to survive longer in your most abusive welding and stamping applications.

New, Smaller Electric Shaker Conveyor
Booth No. S4314

Pax Products will be displaying a new, smaller version of their electrically driven, EGD conveyor. This oscillating type conveyor utilizes a motorized, elliptical gear drive (EGD) to convey parts and scrap out of the press area. This patented design eliminates the free clearance inherent in most shaker conveyors, which provides a robust, airless system with high conveying speed.

ABC Metals
Booth No. N592

ABC Metals
ABC Metals is the largest independent distributor of non-ferrous rolled products in North America! We offer short lead times and the ability for you to reduce your working capital and risk through our Se[Cu] re program. Low camber on tight tolerance narrow strip is our processing specialty. We provide copper, aluminium, stainless, carbon steels and various coatings for a comprehensive material supply solution.

Bunting ® MagSlide ® Conveyors
Booth No. S4652
Bunting MagneticsHorizontal to inclined, Bunting MagSlide conveyors are ideally suited for removing small parts, chips and scrap from machining centers throughout your plant. The 4-1/2" frames come in 10", 12", 15" and 18" widths. For demanding applications Rare Earth Magnets are substituted for the standard Ceramic magnets. For more information call 316-284-2020.

FABTECH 2013 is here, and it's your best bet for meeting and collaborating with your colleagues and potential partners.

Creating a SERVO-Optimized Pressroom—
SEYI to Show the Knowhow at FABTECH

Booth No. S4325

SEYISEYI America stamping presses is pleased to announce its cooperation with Linear Transfer Systems and P/A Industries in bringing together the latest advancements in servo press, servo transfer, and servo feed technology in booth #S4325. Using a five-stage transfer die, SEYI will demonstrate the production of 3" deep drawn and embossed metal cups, made from .078" x 6" CRS. Visit the SEYI America booth and take a the knowhow to set-up and run an advanced servo pressroom system, from inputting slide motion parameters for each die station, to encoding and timing the transfer and feed system. More information

Special Events

The festivities get under at 9:00 a.m. on Monday morning, November 18, with a keynote presentation from Alan Beaulieu, president of ITR Economics. Beaulieu's talk, titled "Navigating the Fiscal Reality," will take a look at what's really going on in the United States and in markets that impact the metalforming industry. Located in the Grand Ballroom (S100) free and open to all attendees, Monday, November 19, 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Another special event planned for FABTECH includes the als popular and well-attended State of the Industry Executive Outlook. Attendees will hear industry updates from executives representing each of FABTECH's sponsoring organizations—the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA), the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association (FMA), the American Welding Society (AWS) and the Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI). Located in the FABTECH Theater, Grand Concourse, Monday, November 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

On Tuesday, November 19, another keynote presentation titled "Accelerating Performance Through Flawless Execution," by Scott A. Kartvedt, Executive Consultant, Afterburner, Inc. Flawless Execution is a continuous improvement model that was born and bred in the zero tolerance-for-error world of military aviation and elite-group combat operations where failure is not an option. Located in the FABTECH Theater, Grand Concourse, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

The Engine Behind the Manufacturing Economy
Booth No. S4322

PLEXPlex powers modern manufacturing with the first ERP cloud built specifically for the plant floor. Businesses that use Plex run smarter, leaner, more efficiently and are als ready for what is next. Manufacturers need technology centered on the plant floor—systems that automatically improve alongside their business to meet current and future challenges. Plex products enable a company to manage its supply chain, capture quality control data and maximize the efficiency of machines on the shop floor in real-time—virtually anywhere in the world. Visit Booth #S4322 for the Plex View and Brew, Monday, 4-6PM and Tuesday, 3-5PM.

Connect to Share Knowledge and Solutions

That's the theme of FABTECH 2013—where the industry connects to share knowledge and solutions. North America's premier metalforming and fabricating exhibition runs November 18-21 at McCormick Place, in Chicago, IL. More than 30,000 metalforming and fabricating professionals are expected to be there. Where else can you compare solutions from 1500-plus exhibitors in one place, find tools for your metalforming company to use to improve quality and productivity, and learn s to increase profits, all in one place, at one time?

Visit MetalForming magazine and Fabricating Product News
at the PMA Booths No. N1900 and S4641.

MetalForming magazine, the official publication of the Precision Metalforming Association and FABTECH's metalforming industry, covers the North American stamping and fabricating industries keeping you up-to-date with the latest news on metalforming techniques and management solutions. Stop by to pick up your FREE copy or to subscribe.


Monday, November 18,10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 19, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 21, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Educational Programs

In addition to the exhibits, FABTECH 2013 also will present more than 100 educational sessions on the latest trends in stamping, cutting, finishing, fabricating, tube and pipe and welding, as well as courses for managers. View the complete educational program at

Networking Events

Happy Hour—Tuesday, 3:00-5:00 p.m., on the show floor of the North and South Halls

Cocktails and Comedy—Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.—Several improv-style comedians will take the FABTECH Theater stage to entertain attendees. Complimentary beverage tickets and admission are provided for these networking events with your FABTECH event registration.

Don't Miss the Stamping Conference Sessions at FABTECH!

Offering practical knowledge you can use right a, the stamping sessions at the 2013 FABTECH Conference are focused on the best practices, emerging trends and proven solutions you need to be the strongest competitor in your market. You also can attend the opening session, keynote presentation, general session and other presentations free, all included with your stamping session registration. Register now!

Kick Off FABTECH Week with 5K Run & Support PMAEF

Join PMA and the FABTECH show partners in Chicago on Sunday, November 17, for the second annual RUN4MFG 5K. Whether you run, jog or walk, you will be doing more than just making a healthy start to your FABTECH week. Proceeds from the 5K run support the PMA Educational Foundation. Register now as part of the PMA team or create a team representing your company.


See also: SEYI America, Inc., Stamtec, Inc., Plex Systems Inc., Pax Products, Inc., Lincoln Electric Co., Epicor Software Corporation, Balluff, Inc., ABC Metals, Inc., Bunting Magnetics Co.


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