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Monday | 07 November, 2016 | 3:00 pm

A suitable square

Diehl Tool’s Accu-Square process fits K-K Tool & Design’s needs

Wednesday | 07 September, 2016 | 12:41 pm

Without defect

Automated die face design provides early feasibility for sheet metal stamping models

Wednesday | 03 August, 2016 | 12:43 pm

Hardware hack

Hinge tooling on the punch press helps eliminate secondary operations

Thursday | 03 December, 2015 | 9:37 am

The List for lockers

When school is out, manufacturer ramps up locker production with rolling pinchers that cut down reliance on shearing

Thursday | 12 November, 2015 | 1:01 pm

Fast and furious

Supplier helps manufacturers beat the pressure cooker created by short lead times and shorter delivery schedules

Thursday | 06 August, 2015 | 3:08 pm

The daily grind

Job shop finds more time to grind with new milling machine technology

Wednesday | 08 April, 2015 | 12:40 pm

Adaptability advantages

Adjustable hardware reduces needed tool changes

Monday | 10 November, 2014 | 3:00 pm

Absorbing impact

Having the right supplier can neutralize tooling breakdowns

Tuesday | 09 September, 2014 | 10:28 am

Flattening the competition

Electric device manufacturer improves accuracy, reclaims lost time with tooling software app

Tuesday | 20 May, 2014 | 9:46 am

Timely weld expertise wins converts

Industry demands swift reaction and results to stay competitive

Tuesday | 22 April, 2014 | 1:02 pm

Bridging the gap

Supplier expands support using aggressive growth, providing soup to nuts to keep fabricators up and running

Thursday | 21 November, 2013 | 2:40 pm

A question of value

With A-G Tool and Die’s switch to lean manufacturing, it re-evaluated—and reconfirmed—the wisdom of using presquared material

Monday | 22 April, 2013 | 3:01 pm

Tools for the trade

Tailored turret tooling keeps production flowing with the help of short setup time

Wednesday | 22 August, 2012 | 2:23 pm

Casting call

The tool and die industry is in need of skilled workers

Monday | 23 April, 2012 | 12:28 pm

Shedding scrap

A simple device solves a stamping scrap problem for Rotor Clip

Friday | 02 March, 2012 | 9:08 am

Going mobile

Gordon Zemnickas takes tool-sharpening services directly to fabricators with his mobile shop

Thursday | 26 January, 2012 | 12:39 pm

Strong finish

Coating technology increases uptime, trims costs for tool-and-die company

Tuesday | 20 December, 2011 | 11:37 am

Going deep

Fabricating tools for the oil sector requires tight tolerances and engineering expertise

Tuesday | 04 October, 2011 | 1:46 pm

Metal to art

An ironworker helps to create one-of-a-kind choppers

Monday | 01 November, 2010 | 3:25 am

Triumphing over tough times

Manchester Tool & Die transforms its business model and gains new customers

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