Metal Stamping and Tool & Die Conference

Metal Stamping and Tool & Die Conference


All times are eastern.

Day One - Tuesday, January 26, 2021

12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Welcome and Introductions

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Opening Keynote

North American Manufacturing: Opportunities and Challenges for the Tooling Industry

Laurie Harbour President & CEO, Harbour Results, Inc.

1:20 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.


Handling Stress in the Manufacturing Environment Without Stressing Out!

Jeff Fredline Senior Sales Engineer, Meco

2:25 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.

Fundamentals of Mechanical Presses – Conventional vs. Servo

David Diaz-Infante Servo Application Engineer, Nidec Press & Automation

3:25 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Day One Conclusion / Adjourn


Day Two - Thursday, January 28, 2021

12:00 p.m. – 12:05 p.m.

Welcome and Introductions

12:05 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.

Strategies to Form High-Strength Aluminum Components

Eren Billur Technical Manager, Billur Makine, Ankara, Turkey

1:10 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.

How to Ensure You’re Using the Right Lube for the Application

Bob Anderson Technical Services Manager, Tower Metalworking Fluids

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tribotesting for Metalforming Lubricant Applications: What Stampers Need to Know

Ted McClure Technical Resources Manager, Sea-Land Chemical Co / SLC Testing Services

3:00 p.m.

Day Two Conclusion/Adjourn


Day Three - Tuesday, February 2, 2021

12:00 p.m. – 12:05 p.m.

Welcome and Introductions

12:05 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.

Strengthening Your Die Maintenance Program

Peter Ulintz Technical Director, Precision Metalforming Association

1:10 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.

Modeling Friction and Lubrication in Sheet Metal Simulation

Kidambi Kannan Engineering Manager, AutoForm

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Fluid-Related Regulations Impacting the North American Metal Forming Industry

Neil Canter Certified Metalworking Fluid Specialist, and president/owner, Chemical Solutions

3:15 p.m.

Day Three Conclusion / Adjourn


Day Four - Thursday, February 4, 2021

12:00 p.m. - 12:05 p.m.

Welcome and Introductions

12:05 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Tracking Critical Data and Monitoring the Lubricant Application Process for Manufacturing 4.0/IoT

Kyle Billin Key Market Specialist, Unist, Inc.

12:55 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.

Effects of Lubrication and Surface Finish in Forming Aluminum Alloys

Hyunok Kim Technical Director, EWI
Paul Bosler Product Manager Auto OEM Forming & Steel Mills, Fuchs Lubricants

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Fighting Corrosion: A Common Enemy Around the Globe

Kevin Buckner South Central Regional Sales Manager, KYZEN Corporation

2:45 p.m.

Thank you / Adjourn



Marianne Sichi

Technical Program Manager

(216) 901-8800
Email Marianne

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