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Metal Stamping and Tool & Die Conference



The 2018 Metal Stamping and Tool & Die Conference, presented by PMA in association with MetalForming magazine, will feature keynote presentations, educational breakout sessions for stamping and tool and die, exhibits and a networking reception for more than 150 attendees and sponsors. 


Signature Sponsor


Track sessions will feature new, emerging, evolving and maturing technologies and industry trends that are impactful to metal stamping, die design and die construction companies.




AIM Computer Solutions

Alro Steel

AP&T North America - Sponsor

Balluff - Sponsor


Die Cad Group

DTC Products Corp.


Falcon Tool Company

Feed Lease - Sponsor

FIBRO Inc. - Sponsor

Formtek, Inc. - Sponsor

Fortech Products, Inc.


Hitachi Metals

Jacar Systems

Kent Corporation


Laser-View Technologies

Moeller Precision Tool - Sponsor

Sangiacomo Presses Americas LLC

Schuler - Sponsor

SEYI America, Inc. - Sponsor


Stamtec - Sponsor

Superior Die Set

Tower Metalworking Fluids


Whitworth Tool Inc.

Wintriss Controls Group LLC


Who Should Attend?                                    



Engineering Managers, Directors, VPs

Die Designers

Tool & Die Makers



Operations Managers, Directors, VPs

Tooling Engineers

Toolroom Managers

Maintenance Managers


See what attendees had to say after last years’ conference:

“The conference offered a great opportunity to develop some networking and vendor contacts as well as to benchmark and understand technical capabilities and needs for my company.”
Tom M.

“Having the knowledge base of some of the stamping industry’s leaders in one place to talk and learn about what other people are doing was just awesome. “
Dan B.

“The conference helped me understand current industry trends and boosted my sense of urgency in implementing new programs in the coming year.”
Rocky N.

“This conference was a huge success – presenting and learning about new technology and developments that take metalforming to the next level of success. The workshop-like setting fostered direct engagement with industry leaders and discussion of practical solutions and ideas. The focus was on how to transform companies to meet the challenges of tomorrow.”
David B.

“Very good networking environment yielding many opportunities to connect.”
Shawn G.

“It was an awesome fast-paced experience showcasing the latest industry advancements! The speakers made me think about how we do things now and then actually showed us ways to improve.”
Bob G.

“I think this might have been the best PMA conference I have been to. The keynotes were excellent and the presentations were broad-reaching and current. Well done!”
Justin F.

“One of the best PMA events that I have attended. Every presenter was very knowledgeable on their topics.”
Dave L.