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Membership Services Seminar

Estimating Metal Stamping Dies Seminar

Radisson Nashville Airport
1112 Airport Center Dr.
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: 615-889-9090
Wednesday, March 02, 2016, 7:30 AM CST
Wednesday, March 02, 2016, 4:00 PM CST
For more information, contact (PMA Technical Programming Manager)
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Achieve More Consistent Die Estimates!

Event Details

Experience this intense one-day exploration into the planning and estimating of metal stamping dies. Topics to be covered during this program include:

  • Die and press specifications
  • Die estimating formulas
  • Die quoting metrics
  • Die types and application
  • Estimating delivery time
  • How to develop a fair and consistent method for issuing the RFQ
  • Information required to estimate and quote dies
  • Production part material specifications
  • Profit and pricing of the die
  • Progressive carrier design
  • Working with 2D and 3D part files
  • And much more!

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Jeff Bennett, President, Tool Planners Inc., will guide attendees through an actual die quote from start to finish and show how to quickly budget die prices directly from the part drawing.

*Additionally, PMA will be holding its High Cost of Inaccurate Costing Seminar on March 3. Extend your stay and attend both programs. Those who register for this program also may register for the Costing Seminar at a discounted rate of $149.


March 2
7:30 a.m.   Continental breakfast
8:00 a.m.   Presentation
12:00 p.m. Lunch provided
12:45 p.m. Presentation
4:00 p.m.   Adjourn

Seminar Location

Radisson Nashville Airport - seminar location (this hotel is sold out of regular sleeping rooms)
1112 Airport Center Dr.
Nashville, TN  37214

Alternate accommodations (not affiliated with PMA program) located across from the Radisson
Holiday Inn Express
1111 Airport Center Dr.
Nashville, TN 37214
800 315 2621 (Reservations) 1-615-8831366 (Front Desk)Registration Information

Registration Estimating Metal Stamping Die Seminar Only
Members $449 
Nonmembers $649

*Both: Estimating Metal Stamping Die Seminar and High Cost of Inaccurate Costing Seminar
Members $598 
Nonmembers $798

*If you wish to attend both seminars, receive a discounted registration rate of $149 for the Costing Seminar.  This option is available when you click on the "register" button below.  Prior to payment you can add this additional opportunity.