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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]