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Cost Reduction Help from Roller Die + Forming

Over the last 70+ years, Roller Die + Forming has been making custom and standard shapes in our tooling department. We’ve build up a standard library of over 3,800 shapes. As a result, when a customer picks from our library of standard tooling, we are able to significantly reduce the cost of tooling for a part. For example, we just saved a customer over $75,000 in tooling costs since they […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Does Powder Coating Work?

How Does Powder Coating Work?
At Roller Die + Forming, we offer a number of finish services to complement our metal forming process. Finishing services are available and useful for applications where the metal needs a coating to provide a smoother feel, a shiner look or needs to be a different color altogether.

This smooth finish can be accomplished some different ways. The most common are liquid coating and powder coating. At […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Raw Materials|0 Comments

Roller Die is Working Out in Sports Stadiums

Roller Die + Forming’s Louisville, Kentucky facility is currently producing bleacher seats for a football stadium. While we are always in the process of producing a wide variety of parts, it’s fun occasionally to think about how a part will be used for the enjoyment of members of our team and many hundreds of thousands of other individuals. Football season may still be half a year away, but we’re already […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Roller Die News|0 Comments

Roll forming and the Office Furniture Market: A Perfect Match

Some manufacturing processes and end products were simply made for each other.  Roll forming metals and the contract office furniture share such a natural relationship.  Contract office panel manufacturers must meet a variety of customer needs when it comes to design and functionality.  Roller Die + Forming recognizes these variations necessitate multiple lengths, hole patterns, and structural integrity – all of which must meet strict industry standards.

Roller Die + Forming’s […]

By |January 17th, 2017|Roll Forming|0 Comments

How does Roll Forming Work?

Roll forming is our passion here at Roller Die + Forming. Roll formed material is often the chosen process for shaping metal because it provides a great and accurate product for a reasonable price. The roll forming process is also highly efficient and when you have a clear understanding of extent of what we can do, it opens a world of possibilities to help meet your production needs.

Before we begin […]

By |January 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Excellence in Engineering at Roller Die + Forming

The engineering staff here at Roller Die + Forming boasts over 170 years of combined roll forming experience. We understand the art and magic that goes into making roll formed parts. Every day, we use this real-world experience to work with customers to find ways to help reduce startup costs, reduce piece pricing, and improve on part quality. Having this interaction and support available at the onset of the manufacturing […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Continuous Improvement|0 Comments

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By |December 21st, 2016|Roller Die News|0 Comments

Roll Forming: a Sustainable Manufacturing Process

“Sustainability” has grown to become an essential business strategy in manufacturing and is important to the team at Roller Die + Forming.  Shareholders continually push manufacturers for evidence of their sustainable practices[i].  As a result, manufacturing companies are investing heavily in bringing their products, process, and plants up to certified sustainable levels as well as purchasing components supporting the same attributes.  Maintaining a sustainable business practice has become a way […]

By |December 16th, 2016|Continuous Improvement|0 Comments

Roller Die Supports USA Cares

The team at Roller Die + Forming is choosing to support USA Cares again this year as part of our holiday philanthropy efforts. Many of our employees are veterans and we want show that we appreciate their service and care about what happens to military personnel when they return from overseas.

Many servicemen need on-going treatment or run into financial difficulties when transitioning from life in the military to life as […]

By |November 28th, 2016|Roller Die News|0 Comments

Roll Formed Parts in the Truck Trailer Market

The Roll Forming process is particularly valuable when the customer’s volume increases exponentially over press brake. Usually, at this point, Roll Forming becomes more affordable for the volume of the job can be completed faster with less labor cost per piece. In addition to this, Roll Forming allows for more complex profiles than traditional press brakes.
Roller Die + Forming and the Truck Trailer Market
Roll Forming can be used in the Truck […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Current Roll Forming Projects|0 Comments