October 2020

Press Tools Innovative Guiding Technology – Kaller Case Study

By | October 14th, 2020|Member News, Press Tooling|

As the metal stamping industry evolves, it requires press tools that can keep up with it. These days, production demands have increased in terms of managing new sheet metal materials and time efficiency, which has made the already challenging forming operation even harder to perform than before. When stamping sheet metal, lateral movements appear in the press tool. Because of those, tool guiding elements are also required, to save the gas springs from breaking. Due to these new production demands, the gas spring guiding technology also needed to improve. Lightweight [...]

September 2020

MPPS installs first SIMPAC Press line in the UK

By | September 21st, 2020|Member News|

MPPS as the UK Sales and Service Agent for SIMPAC Mechanical and Hydraulic presses has just installed an automated press line at a leading manufacturer of central heating products. The line includes four 300 tonne Solid Frame Mechanical Presses with Blank Destack / Feeder and Inter-press Shuttle Transfer system. MPPS project managed and provided personnel and heavy lifting equipment for the unloading of the equipment from delivery vehicles, unpacking, then transporting and positioning of the presses within the factory using twin VersaLifts. Working within the constraints of Covid-19 conditions MPPS [...]

January 2020

Bruderer UK’s order book boosted by end of political uncertainty

By | January 16th, 2020|Power Press, Press Tooling|

Investment in manufacturing is on the rise following the General Election according to one of the UK’s leading suppliers of precision high-quality stamping and forming technology. Bosses at Bruderer UK are predicting a buoyant 2020 after it revealed a £3million pipeline of projects that include the installation of the latest precision high-speed stamping presses and one high tonnage Zani machine for clients involved in the aerospace, automotive, construction and renewables sectors. Adrian Haller, Managing Director, believes a majority Government has helped to remove some of the uncertainty shrouding industry and [...]

December 2017

AP&T Metal-Forming Bulletin – December 2017

By | December 5th, 2017|Press Tooling, Uncategorised|

AP&T receives 2017 Quality Innovation Award  AP&T, which is headquartered in Ulricehamn, Sweden, has received yet another prestigious award for its unique production solution for the forming of high-strength aluminum. The 2017 Quality Innovation Award was conferred by SIQ — Swedish Institute for Quality.  » READ MORE AP&T part of cooperation project regarding sensors used during hot forming of high-strength aluminium  The car, aviation and space industries increasingly require stronger and lighter components which can contribute to more energy-efficient utilization and a higher degree of safety. To meet these requirements, [...]

AP&T Metal-Forming Bulletin – October 2017

By | December 5th, 2017|Press Tooling, Uncategorised|

AP&T presents its latest sensation for the first time at well-attended event in Ulricehamn On October 4 and 5, around 70 representatives from different parts of the global car industry gathered at AP&T in Ulricehamn. The program included the unveiling of two new sensations that enable lighter, safer and more energy efficient cars to be manufactured. Both of AP&T’s new innovations — process technology for forming high-strength aluminum and the company’s new servo hydraulic press — are setting a new standard in the industry. » READ MORE   Globally unique [...]

March 2017

Innovative year for forward-looking AP&T

By | March 14th, 2017|Press Tooling, Uncategorised|

“How can we help generate persistent profitability for our customers?” For AP&T, the answer is obvious: through innovation. Over the past year the company has launched several innovative products and services that enable higher productivity and lower environmental impact in the metal forming industry. Read more > Baxi in the UK chooses automation from AP&T British Baxi, which manufactures boilers and water heaters, has chosen the new generation of automation equipment from AP&T. Among other things, the order comprises a new SpeedFeeder press robot and a control system upgrade for [...]