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Tube Bender Tooling

Tube Bender Tooling

By Metal Stamping

The tool & die machining industry is strong, vibrant, and growing in the United States and worldwide. It supplies precise machine-made parts to many industries including medical, automotive, aerospace, defense, electronics, industrial machinery, telecommunications, agriculture, food processing, and more. Skilled tool & die machinists are key to this thriving metal stamping industry. They work with…

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military benefits of metal stamping

Military Benefits from Metal Stamping

By Metal Stamping

It may surprise some people to know that the global market for metal stamping is predicted to reach nearly $300 billion by 2025. That’s a huge number but it makes sense given the many industries in which metal stamping plays a key role including consumer electronics, electrical, industrial machinery, telecommunications, automotive, aerospace and military. Metal…

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women in manufacturing

Women in Manufacturing

By Manufacturing

The time has come for women in manufacturing to become common. According to the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte, women represent about 47% of the workforce but only 29% of the manufacturing industry. That is a vast pool of untapped talent, and get this, there are projected to be more than 2 million total jobs to…

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Metal Stamping Simulator

By Metal Stamping

Metal stamping is an important manufacturing process that transforms sheet metal into flexibly designed, custom, cost-efficient parts with tight tolerances. Metal stamping is used in a wide range of industrial applications including aerospace, automotive, electronics, medical, telecommunications, agriculture and military. This much-in-demand industry continues to see stamping improvements including design simulation. The advantages of metal…

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The Career Path of a Tool and Die Machinist

By Machine Tool

For people in their employment years, having a good job goes beyond paying bills and sustaining life. It’s clear that job quality is very important to a person’s happiness and well-being. Job satisfaction leads to employee loyalty, engagement and retention. Said Confucius, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a…

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What’s New with Tool and Die?

By Manufacturing

Tool and die makers and machinists are essential employees in the wider world of manufacturing. They have a particularly significant role in manufacturing automation.  They are the individuals who make dies, jigs, molds, fixtures, cutting and machine tools, and various other tools and parts used in the processes of manufacturing. The tools and dies produced…

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How the Metal Stamping Industry Has Evolved in the United States

How the Metal Stamping Industry Has Evolved in the United States

By Machine Tool, Manufacturing, Metal Stamping

Metal stamping is a manufacturing process used widely in the United States and throughout the world because it can efficiently produce thousands of identical parts, made to exacting specifications and often to extremely tight tolerances. Manufacturing using metal stamping has been in use in the United States for nearly 130 years and today, the metal…

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What are the Advantages of Progressive Die Stamping vs. Transfer Die Stamping?

Advantages of Progressive Die Stamping vs. Transfer Die Stamping

By Metal Stamping

Fabricating complex metal parts in former days was both inefficient and costly. It required a manufacturer to repeatedly change the tool in a single press or use multiple presses, each performing a single action to produce one part. Today’s high-performance metal stamping facilitates the production of better quality, high-precision parts both faster and more cost-effectively…

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