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Roller Die is Ready to Work

With many businesses locked down in quarantine and the economic outlook uncertain, businesses in manufacturing and supply are checking in with their supply chains, vendors, and customers to see where problems are likely to arise. Roller Die made several changes as we saw Covid-19 coming to ensure that we are in a strong position for the months ahead. From protecting our team to ensuring that we have the materials and [...]

Roller Die Supplies Critical Parts to Help our Hospitals and Keep our Infrastructure Strong

Every week, representatives from different departments within Roller Die, from sales and customer service to operations and finance, gather to discuss current projects and what is in our pipeline. Over the last month, the increasing impacts of Covid-19 is a topic that has been front and center on everyone's mind . What will the impacts be for us and for the larger economy? For our suppliers and customers? How long [...]

Roller Die Keeps Parts Running

In these uncertain times, everyone is cleaning everything they touch and trying to think through business contingency plans to ensure the economy keeps going and supplies continue to get where they’re most needed. After all, appliances will still break, cars and trucks still need repair, and boxes still need handling. Roller Die Keeps Parts Running For Our Clients Roller Die + Forming has the capacity to help you meet your [...]

Roller Die Can Help Overcome Supply Chain Problems

The team at Roller Die + Forming has been closely watching the development of the coronavirus. Our hearts go out to the people in China and other countries already struggling with this outbreak. In a global world, events on the other side of the globe can have effects all the way around. While we wait to see how the repercussions of the coronavirus play out, the team at Roller Die [...]

Large Volume Custom Roll Forming: DIY or Outsource?

When it comes to customers who need large volume custom roll forming services, we often find that they try to do it in house first. They buy the roll forming machines, source the raw materials, and train staff on how to run the machines. Over time, they often end up at our door because, while they can do it themselves, Roller Die offers some major advantages. Higher Volume Material Sourcing: [...]

Roller Die Monitors Steel Pricing

The market for raw materials is always changing and these movements in price are driven by a number of different factors. While President Trump’s tariffs on aluminum and steel is a much-publicized driver of market prices, as well as his trade negotiations with countries around the world, there are a number of other factors that drive the current pricing of steel and the Roller Die team pays attention to them [...]

Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, What Do They Actually Mean?

News articles are floating around claiming everything for tariffs and trade wars spell the end of current economic prosperity to tariff’s barely impacting prices for consumers. While the price of raw materials is undoubtedly increasing, there is still variability in the market. This means that companies that purchase raw materials, like Roller Die + Forming, are watching the market closely and working to get the best possible prices for customers. [...]

Thoughts on Tariffs and Economic Incentive

Of the many reasons discussed when the Trump administration implemented the steel tariffs, one important consideration was boosting the national steel industry. This has the dual purpose of ensuring that our country can produce a certain amount of needed materials within our country rather than being reliant on overseas production and trade allies. Tariffs are also designed to boost our economy and offer higher quality jobs to citizens. Economies are [...]

Changes to the Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, What Does It Mean for Roll Forming?

President Trump decided not to extend the deadline that exempted trading partners including Canada, Mexico, and the EU from the tariff on steel and aluminum enacted in March. Other countries have become added to the list that face volume limits on the amount of steel they can bring into the U.S. Previously, Canada, Mexico, and the EU became excluded as a show of good faith as the U.S. re-negotiated trade [...]

Roller Die Uses Many Different Materials

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTDFzMtgO1g While Roller Die + Forming mainly talks about running standard carbon steel through our roll form process. We can actually run a number of different materials for our customers. It’s important for our engineering team to know exactly what material we are rolling. Different materials have different strengths and so are easier or harder to bend and maintain their shape differently. In addition to carbon steel, we typically run stainless [...]