While increasing sales numbers is a priority for all manufacturers, actually achieving the high sales numbers you’re after can create some unintended problems when it comes to metal stamping cost and inventory management. The greater your sales numbers are, the more of a challenge it will be to manage your supply chain. Follow these tips to make sure you don’t run out of metal stamping supplies right when you need […]
If your organization is in the market for custom metal components, with all of the different options available to you, you might feel overwhelmed. At Roller Die + Forming, we believe in offering our customers a wide variety of options to meet their manufacturing needs, which is why we are proud to offer both metal stamping and metal roll forming services. However, we also understand there are certain situations where […]
In commercial metal forming, sustainability isn’t just another buzz word. Of course, it’s great for organizations that work in the metal forming industry to promote greener practices, but there are also very practical advantages to sustainability that you can start enjoying soon, including greater flexibility and cost savings. In this post, we’ll discuss how your organization can best promote sustainable metal forming processes.
Balancing Competing Priorities
Organizations face a paradox when it […]
Press brake tooling is one of the oldest and most commonly-used processes for manufacturing metal parts and products in different shapes. With minimal tooling and setup, the machine can create products of different shapes using ‘V’, ‘U’, and other dies and punches.
However, choosing the right press brake tooling is important not just to enhance productivity, but to minimize setup times without risk of accidents or deformation of equipment. Keep the […]
With many processes available for creating a high-quality metal part, manufacturers face a challenge—choosing the right process.
Simply put, manufacturers will have to determine whether they should opt for roll forming over stamping or vice versa for manufacturing finished products. With both options offering significant advantages, the wrong decision can prove to be a very expensive mistake for the manufacturer.
Basic Principles of Roll Forming
Custom roll forming involves the incremental alteration of […]
I wanted to let everyone know that as of March 14th we acquired Pyramid Mouldings of Green Cove Springs Flordia. This will give us, an additional 3 plants in the United States, and a Location in Mexico.
We are very execited about this acquisition, for it brings together two great companies in the Roll Forming space.
If you have any questions please feel free to call H. […]
Last week, American Metal Market published an important article regarding stainless prices in the month of February. We’d like to inform our trusted customers and blog readers of specific raw material price increases: […]
Here at Roller Die, our awareness of steel market activity is crucial. Many of our blog entries are dedicated to the topic. Our knowledge dictates our timing — the goal is to purchase when prices are lowest, to pass savings on to our customers. Plan your projects soon; steel prices are changing. Please see the letter below from our vendor, Kenwal Steel, regarding an anticipated price increase:
“…All of the other […]
Most of the integrated mills are full for March on Cold Rolled. We were busy rushing our March orders to the likes of AK and Severstal yesterday. Mittal is currently on lead times but everything I hear tells me that they are full for March. USST is still a questions mark. Have heard that their larger mills(like US Gary) are already closed for march but a couple of their […]
Last week, I read a report from Goldman Sachs that said that we have seen the bottom in the steel prices for carbon based products for the year. This was report was shortly followed by e-mails from the mills to notify us that they will begin raising prices starting January 1 2010.