February 2019

ATKIN AUTOMATION CELEBRATES TENTH ANNIVERSARY AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR SHUNG-DAR

By | February 21st, 2019|Uncategorised|

Atkin Automation, part of Group Rhodes based in Wakefield, UK, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary as the UK and Ireland distributor for Taiwanese company Shung-Dar Industrial Co. For the past decade Atkin Automation has been a distributor for Shung-Dar’s growing range of coil stamping and processing equipment for carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminium processing plants.  Today, the full product portfolio includes automatic slitting lines, cut-to-length lines, combined lines and multi-blanking lines. Shawn Yang of Shung-Dar, Pete Anderton, Director of Atkin Automation parent co. Group Rhodes, Mark Ridgway [...]

ROEMHELD: Variety of Carrying Consoles for Quick Die Exchange on Presses / Reduced Delivery Terms for Driven and Undriven Consoles / All-in-One Solutions for the Forming Industry

By | February 19th, 2019|Uncategorised|

ROEMHELD: Variety of Carrying Consoles for Quick Die Exchange on Presses Reduced Delivery Terms for Driven and Undriven Consoles All-in-One Solutions for the Forming Industry Hilchenbach, 19 February 2019. If large and heavy dies have to be exchanged on presses, carrying consoles are useful and comfortable handling aids. With a comprehensive range and reduced delivery times, ROEMHELD initiates a product campaign. Production process optimisation allowed the Group to reduce the manufacturing time to four weeks. Suspended, displaceable carrying consoles The carrying consoles facilitate the positioning of dies placed [...]

AP&T’s experts: “Our solution for hot forming of car body parts in high-strength aluminum can result in weight savings of up to 40 percent ”

By | February 11th, 2019|Uncategorised|

What were the results when AP&T developed its revolutionary and award-winning production line for hot forming of aluminum? And what are the most important advantages? Read what the experts have to say here: To meet increasingly strict government requirements regarding CO2emissions, the automotive industry has, for many years, been working to reduce fuel consumption and the climate impact of newly manufactured vehicles by taking various measures to reduce weight. New materials, new design and manufacturing methods have made possible lighter parts and components, resulting in reduced vehicle weight. In this, [...]