Sutherland News

SUPER DUTY PLUNGER GUIDED MECHANICAL STRAIGHT SIDE PRESSES - 300 TO 1200 TON CAPACITY

The EHW (eccentric, heavy, wide bed) series of presses has been refined and redefines the latest in mechanical press technology. Our design is far superior when compared to crankshaft type presses.

THANKFUL FOR THREE GENERATIONS AND 74 YEARS

Our story spans three generations of the Sutherland family, with a legacy of innovation and service that continues to this day.

FABTECH GROUND SWELL AT SUTHERLAND SERVO HYDRAULIC BOOTH

A smashing success and fun times using our 330 ton Servo Hydraulic Press for can smashing sessions. When it comes to a flatness award, the HD1-330 earned its stripes.

SUTHERLAND PRESSES AT FABTECH

SEE THE LATEST IN ENERGY SAVING SERVO HYDRAULIC AUTOMATED PRESSES AT FABTECH

I-PRESS® SERVO HYDRAULIC PRESSES

I-PRESS® SERVO HYDRAULIC PRESSES – CONTROLS FIRST PHILOSOPHY, I-PRESS® is taking industries to new levels of control, performance.

Forging Technology Advances

With over 70 years in business and 58 years of importing metal forming & forging solutions, we have a vested stake in our customers production capabilities.

I-PRESS® CONTROLS FOR SERVO HYDRAULIC PRESSES

I-PRESS® controls for servo hydraulic presses for composite & metal forming / new technology.

A LITTLE PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER

The Fun of Manufacturing Solutions From the Shop Floor to the Top Floor. Most people see the end product, an automobile, refrigerator, golf cart, computer, cell phone, light switch etc... Not at Sutherland.‍

From the Archives: Bracing for Success with Townsend Design

A look back at a fantastic collaboration with a medical knee-brace manufacturer in Bakersfield, CA.

From the Archives: 'Perfect Parts' for Cemco

A look back at a feature article for FF Journal detailing Sutherland's turnkey line for an innovative steel framing manufacturer.

NEW VIDEO: I-PRESS® and Connected Enterprise

Sutherland Presses VP of Sales Ray Fausz explains the concept of Connected Enterprise as demonstrated by the I-PRESS® control system

New Video Series: I-PRESS® HYDRO

To get a comprehensive look at every feature of the I-PRESS® HYDRO system, we’ve created the first entry in the Sutherland Presses Education Series of videos.

Reverse Tonnage - Part 3: Give Your Press a Lift

The thump, thump, thump of your press is the heart beat of your company. To keep that heart beat strong your operators need to be sure to make the proper setups and adjustments on your press as required for each job.

Reverse Tonnage - Part 2: Know Your Limits

While Reverse Tonnage is a fact of life today it is well understood and it adverse effects can be controlled. In this issue we will examine how much Reverse Tonnage is acceptable.

Reverse Tonnage - Part 1: Are You Beating Your Press to Death?

In this multipart series on Reverse Tonnage also referred to as “Snap-Through” we will examine the root cause of this issue and its adverse effects on both your press and your tooling.

FREE PDF: Press Maintenance Logs

These printable log sheets will help organize and streamline your internal maintenance checks for your presses.

NEW VIDEO: I-PRESS® Review with Ray Fausz

Sutherland Presses VP of Sales Ray Fausz provides an overview of the I-PRESS® platform in this new video

FORGING: Partners in Precision

A mechanical forging operation finds a collaborator in its pursuit of quality and accuracy in machine design and performance. - Forging, August 2017

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

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

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

FF JOURNAL: DEALING WITH REVERSE TONNAGE

Mark Sutherland, president of Sutherland Presses, explains how to protect your investment. By Tom Klemens, FF Journal

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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

• Forge Fair, Cleveland Convention Center, April 14-16, 2015 • Fabtech / Metalform Mexico, Monterrey Convention Center, May 5-7, 2015 • Fabtech / Metalform, Chicago Convention Center, November 9-12, 2015

FABTECH METAL FORM ROCKS AT THE SUTHERLAND BOOTH

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

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.

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.

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.

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...

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?

THANKFUL FOR THREE GENERATIONS AND 74 YEARS

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

FABTECH GROUND SWELL AT SUTHERLAND SERVO HYDRAULIC BOOTH

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

SUTHERLAND PRESSES AT FABTECH

I-PRESS® SERVO HYDRAULIC PRESSES

Forging Technology Advances

I-PRESS® CONTROLS FOR SERVO HYDRAULIC PRESSES

A LITTLE PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

From the Archives: Bracing for Success with Townsend Design

From the Archives: 'Perfect Parts' for Cemco

NEW VIDEO: I-PRESS® and Connected Enterprise

New Video Series: I-PRESS® HYDRO

Reverse Tonnage - Part 3: Give Your Press a Lift

Reverse Tonnage - Part 2: Know Your Limits

Reverse Tonnage - Part 1: Are You Beating Your Press to Death?

FREE PDF: Press Maintenance Logs

NEW VIDEO: I-PRESS® Review with Ray Fausz

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

FORGING: Partners in Precision

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

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

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

MANUFACTURING TODAY: COMPLETE SOLUTIONS

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

METAL FORMING MAGAZINE: FROM PUSHBUTTONS TO TOUCHSCREENS

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

FF JOURNAL: DEALING WITH REVERSE TONNAGE

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

PRESS TERMINOLOGY

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

ECCENTRIC PLUNGER GUIDED STRAIGHT SIDE STAMPING & FORMING PRESSES

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

SERVO DRIVEN HYDRAULIC PRESSES

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

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

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

APEX CENTER DRIVE TWO POINT STRAIGHT SIDE METAL STAMPING PRESSES

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

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

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

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

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

SMALL BED PRESSES FOR HEAVY LOADS

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

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

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

NEW CALIFORNIA PRESS PREP CENTER

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

LATEST IN FORGING TECHNOLOGY

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

GERMAN AUTOMOTIVE GIANT BUILT THE WRONG CAR, WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

PEOPLE POWER

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

FAB SHOP BRACES FOR SUCCESS WITH NEW STAMPING PRESS

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

THE FACE OF NEW FORGING & TRIM CELLS

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

SUTHERLAND PRESSES - SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY FACILITY HAS RAMPED UP

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

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

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

FABTECH METAL FORM ROCKS AT THE SUTHERLAND BOOTH

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

AIR FLOW BEST PRACTICES FOR OPTIMUM CLUTCH & BRAKE PERFORMANCE

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

COOL CAR CUTAWAY

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

FINANCING OF METAL STAMPING PRESSES

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

HOW CEMCO, A CALIFORNIA COMPANY AUTOMATED FLOOR JOIST MANUFACTURING

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

MAINTENANCE TIPS FOR STAMPING PRESSES - ACB

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.