Increase production and save material. Seems like a double win for the sheet metal shop.
Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group
When we think 4,000-ton hydraulic presses, making sheet metal body panels comes to mind.
Think of this: steel or aluminum blanks are picked up by two robots and placed on a conveyor belt.
Multi-function die design and process advances hit lightweighting targets.
When we’ve written about the Red Dot Awards in the past, it has typically been about Peter Schreyer managing still another win for Kia.
Continental AG and Federal-Mogul Corp. each captured a pair of Automotive News PACE Awards Monday night for technologies deemed among the auto industry's most innovative.
"This is an old plant" says Miro F. Suga, director, Stamping Business Unit, Vehicle Operations, Ford Motor Company. He's talking about the Dearborn Stamping Plant, which is on the property that's known as the Rouge Complex, a series of facilities that is essentially being focused on the Dearborn Truck Plant, one of the operations that is producing the important F-150 pickup.