6/14/2015 Western Roofing Expo - Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, NV - June 14-17, 2015 - Booth 306
4/9/2015 International Sign Expo - Mandalay Bay Convention Ctr. - Las Vegas, NV - April 9-11, 2015 - Booth 503
2/24/2015 International Roofing Expo - Morial Convention Ctr. - New Orleans, LA - February 24-26, 2015 - Booth 1661
1/26/2015 AHR Expo - McCormick Place - Chicago, IL - January 26-28, 2015 - Booths 1710 & 1723 & 1724
1/10/2015 Tube Arabia - Dubai International Conv. & Exhib. Ctr. - Dubai, UAE - January 10-13, 2015 - Booth 2ZB160
Formtek,Inc. participated in the national Manufacturing Day event again this year. The national event took place across the U.S. on Friday, October 3rd. Formtek’s event kicked off at their facility in Warrensville Heights, Ohio.
The President of Formtek, Darren Muchnicki opened the event welcoming the nearly 400 students and other Northeast Ohio companies and colleges that Formtek hosted at their event. Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge representing the 11th District for the State of Ohio and Mayor Bradley D. Sellers of Warrensville Heights spoke at the opening ceremonies.
The State of Ohio Treasurer’s office, presented Formtek with a ‘Proclamation’ for an outstanding contribution to manufacturing and the skilled trades industry, and participation in the National Manufacturing Day event. Additionally, representatives from the offices of Ohio Governor John Kasich and US Senator Rob Portman were in attendance, to support Ohio’s Manufacturing infrastructure.
Formtek being the host of the event invited other Northeast Ohio companies to spread awareness about U.S. manufacturing and improve the perception of manufacturing careers by having live demonstration and being available for student questions. Lincoln Electric brought their Vertex Mobile Trailer and Virtual Reality Welding system. Rapid Prototype + Manufacturing LLC (rp m), breaking new ground in manufacturing, brought their uPrint 3D printing machine. Force Robot LLC had their Touch Robot which is part of a new age of manufacturing. Below is a list of manufacturers and colleges that participated.
- American Spring Wire
- Force Robot LLC
- Lincoln Electric
- Meyer Products
- NSL Analytical
- Rapid Prototype Manufacturing LLC (rp m)
- Satellite Gear
- Warrensville Heights Chamber of Commerce
- Auburn Career Center
- Case Western Reserve - Engineering
- Cuyahoga Community College - Engineering and Engineering Tech
- Lakeland Community College
- Lakeland College Tech Prep
- Tri-C 3D Digital Design Manufacturing Tech Program
Yoder Manufacturing of Cleveland, Ohio, has recently received an order for a QVW-150 Fiber Laser Welded Tube Mill for producing decorative stainless components up to 1-1/2” (38 mm) diameter. The complete system consists of an entry end, forming machine, fiber laser welder with twin-spot welding head, sizing machine with integrated double cut shear system, brush deburring system and a triple head center-less finishing system - all fully integrated for easy operation. The mill also includes a unique ID marketing system, so the tubing coming off the mill will be complete, ready to be accurately located and welded into the customers fabricating assembly.
Yoder is a designer and builder of equipment, tooling and systems for metal forming, tube and pipe and heavy industrial material handling applications. Yoder can provide engineered to order and off-the-shelf manufacturing solutions that increase production capacity and efficiency of your factory through integrated, streamlined processes, automation, and faster machines. Yoder is part of the long-established companies that make up the Formtek Group, each with a well-known name and a history of providing innovative, reliable equipment to the metal forming and metal processing industries. As a single source provider, Formtek, www.formtekgroup.com, continues to supply our customers with the highest quality equipment, parts and service available in the industries it serves.