SUTHERLAND NEWS

BLOOMBERG: Manufacturing Pickup Signals Boost to U.S. Economic Growth

BLOOMBERG: Manufacturing Pickup Signals Boost to U.S. Economic Growth

American factories powered up in June at the fastest pace in nearly three years, with robust advances in production, orders and employment that indicate a firming in the economy, data from the Institute for Supply Management showed Monday.

By Sho Chandra, Bloomberg

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MANUFACTURING TODAY: COMPLETE SOLUTIONS

MANUFACTURING TODAY: COMPLETE SOLUTIONS

Trenton forging adds to its capabilities and focuses on continuing education to remain a leader in closed-impression die forgings.

By Jannis Hoppe-Spiers, Manufacturing Today

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METAL FORMING MAGAZINE: FROM PUSHBUTTONS TO TOUCHSCREENS

METAL FORMING MAGAZINE: FROM PUSHBUTTONS TO TOUCHSCREENS

At FABTECH, Sutherland introduced its new I-Press AB Plus control, kicking its I-Press control, introduced in 2011, up a notch.

By Brad Kuvin, Metal Forming Magazine

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FF JOURNAL: DEALING WITH REVERSE TONNAGE

FF JOURNAL: DEALING WITH REVERSE TONNAGE

Mark Sutherland, president of Sutherland Presses, explains how to protect your investment.

By Tom Klemens, FF Journal

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PRESS TERMINOLOGY

PRESS TERMINOLOGY

We are pleased to provide you and new members of your team the following glossary to better understand metal forming presses. Typical press operations and other terms referring to press features and functions are defined below: 

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ECCENTRIC PLUNGER GUIDED STRAIGHT SIDE STAMPING & FORMING PRESSES

ECCENTRIC PLUNGER GUIDED STRAIGHT SIDE STAMPING & FORMING PRESSES

Eccentric Plunger Guided Straight Side Presses are by far the strongest and most precise stamping presses the industry has to offer.

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SERVO DRIVEN HYDRAULIC PRESSES

SERVO DRIVEN HYDRAULIC PRESSES

Sutherland Presses offers a full range of Servo Driven Hydraulic Presses from 100 to 3000 ton. The advantages with our Servo Hydraulic system include, faster speeds, full adjustable speeds, adjustable pressure control and adjustable travel of slide or cushion stroke.

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CONNECTED ENTERPRISE FOR THE METAL STAMPING INDUSTRY / I-PRESS AB PLUS

CONNECTED ENTERPRISE FOR THE METAL STAMPING INDUSTRY / I-PRESS AB PLUS

The Connected Enterprise represents a paradigm shift in manufacturing that is equal to the shifts that occurred with the adoption of the computer, and the development of the internet.

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APEX CENTER DRIVE TWO POINT STRAIGHT SIDE METAL STAMPING PRESSES

APEX CENTER DRIVE TWO POINT STRAIGHT SIDE METAL STAMPING PRESSES

The KS2-SERIES "Apex Center Drive" two point straight sides are ideal for large die areas when off-center loads are or may be present.

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GAP FRAME PRESSES JUST GOT A LOT COOLER, MARK SERIES "GENERATION II"

GAP FRAME PRESSES JUST GOT A LOT COOLER, MARK SERIES "GENERATION II"

2016 is a big year at Sutherland, as we are celebrating our 70th year and extremely proud of our new "GEN-II"  MARK SERIES single point gap frame presses.

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INFORMATICS & I-PRESS: The Heart of Automated Metal Stamping Cells

INFORMATICS & I-PRESS: The Heart of Automated Metal Stamping Cells

INFORMATICS & I-PRESS: The Heart of Automated Metal Stamping Cells. When you make large capital...

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SMALL BED PRESSES FOR HEAVY LOADS

SMALL BED PRESSES FOR HEAVY LOADS

SMALL BED PRESSES FOR HEAVY LOADS - Forming, Forging or Hot Heading often times requires a lot of force in a small concentrated area. 

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I-PRESS AB PLUS THE LATEST IN FULLY FEATURED & SAFE PRESS & AUTOMATION CONTROLS

I-PRESS AB PLUS THE LATEST IN FULLY FEATURED & SAFE PRESS & AUTOMATION CONTROLS

The I-PRESS control was originally developed by Sutherland Presses in 2011. The thinking behind it was to deliver a press & control that would be ready right out of the box for both single hit and automated operations.     

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NEW CALIFORNIA PRESS PREP CENTER

NEW CALIFORNIA PRESS PREP CENTER

What do you get when you put the Best Press Company & Trucking & Rigging company together ? One Awesome Alliance !! New California Customer Prep Center in La Mirada California.

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LATEST IN FORGING TECHNOLOGY

LATEST IN FORGING TECHNOLOGY

The 1600 ton Sutherland Hot Forge Press below was just signed off and accepted by one of our customers in Mexico. This is a great example of our mid size hot forging presses. Click Here to see our full range of Hot Forge, Cold Forge and Hot Heading Presses.

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GERMAN AUTOMOTIVE GIANT BUILT THE WRONG CAR, WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT

GERMAN AUTOMOTIVE GIANT BUILT THE WRONG CAR, WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT

My story pales to the VW announcement on the "Clean Diesel" or not so clean.This September we had the great pleasure to take a private tour of the main Mercedes plant in Sindelfingen Germany. Of course being in the metal forming industry...

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PEOPLE POWER

PEOPLE POWER

Based out of California, Sutherland Presses is heading for it's 70th year in business. Three 3 generations, an incredible team of co-workers, knowledgeable distributors and superior service partners, the people make the difference.

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FAB SHOP BRACES FOR SUCCESS WITH NEW STAMPING PRESS

FAB SHOP BRACES FOR SUCCESS WITH NEW STAMPING PRESS

Ever since former NBA star Mitch Kupchak (current Los Angeles Lakers general manager) first donned a knee brace manufactured by Townsend Design, sales for the company have skyrocketed.

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THE FACE OF NEW FORGING & TRIM CELLS

THE FACE OF NEW FORGING & TRIM CELLS

We have just completed another forge and trim installation. Shown above is our 1000 ton hot forge press...

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SUTHERLAND PRESSES - SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY FACILITY HAS RAMPED UP

SUTHERLAND PRESSES - SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY FACILITY HAS RAMPED UP

Our small press facility (330 ton and below) is on target for one hundred (100) presses per month. The key to this is our ability to pull frames and components from our inventory.

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SEE US AT NORTH AMERICAS LARGEST FAB - STAMPING & FORGE TRADE SHOWS

SEE US AT NORTH AMERICAS LARGEST FAB - STAMPING & FORGE TRADE SHOWS
  • Forge Fair, Cleveland Convention Center, April 14-16, 2015   more info >
  • Fabtech / Metalform Mexico, Monterrey Convention Center, May 5-7, 2015   more info >
  • Fabtech / Metalform, Chicago Convention Center, November 9-12, 2015   more info >
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FABTECH METAL FORM ROCKS AT THE SUTHERLAND BOOTH

FABTECH METAL FORM ROCKS AT THE SUTHERLAND BOOTH

The recent Fatech - Metalform show in Atlanta was a huge hit for Team Sutherland. Our under power display included three (3) Sutherland Presses and two (2) KC Presses. It was an unusually strong show for attendee traffic, from the minute the show started...

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AIR FLOW BEST PRACTICES FOR OPTIMUM CLUTCH & BRAKE PERFORMANCE

AIR FLOW BEST PRACTICES FOR OPTIMUM CLUTCH & BRAKE PERFORMANCE

Another common and overlooked area on stamping presses: is the air supply and exhaust system for the clutch & brake system. In most cases the air supply and clutch brake units are up high and protected with guarding, reason for being overlooked.

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COOL CAR CUTAWAY

COOL CAR CUTAWAY

This is a great visual tool for an inside look into Metal Stampings, Hydro formed and Forge Parts. In today’s efforts to make automobiles more fuel efficient, lighter and safer, creates many challenges for automobile makers and component suppliers.

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FINANCING OF METAL STAMPING PRESSES

FINANCING OF METAL STAMPING PRESSES

SUTHERLAND PRESSES, Los Angeles & USEF / US EQUITY FUNDING, Boston have formed an alliance to offer competitive leasing packages for all Sutherland metal forming and processing equipment.

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HOW CEMCO, A CALIFORNIA COMPANY AUTOMATED FLOOR JOIST MANUFACTURING

HOW CEMCO, A CALIFORNIA COMPANY AUTOMATED FLOOR JOIST MANUFACTURING

The cold-formed steel industry's competitive environment is driving today's manufacturers to streamline operations and adopt technologies to increase efficiency and add value to end products. California Expanded Metal Products...

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MAINTENANCE TIPS FOR STAMPING PRESSES - ACB

MAINTENANCE TIPS FOR STAMPING PRESSES - ACB

Improperly adjusted Air Counter Balance Pressure will cause excessive wear and damage to your stamping press. Crazy, when you think about it, that a component that cost less than $50.00 creates damage that can cost tens of thousands of dollars in damage?

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