Pella, Iowa-based Trick-Tools has announced its acquisition of ProLine Metal
Shaping Tools, Erlanger, Ky. Trick-Tools
will continue to manufacture and distribute ProLine planishing hammers,
MiniMax power hammers, and Pullmax
and CP-style tooling.
Unison Ltd., a manufacturer of tube
bending machines and simulation software, has entered a joint venture with
Pneuform Machines Ltd. leading to full
integration within the Unison family of
companies, joining Yorkshire CNC and
Ingenium Integration. The joint venture will add a variety of small-diameter
tube and wire bending machines to Unison’s portfolio.
Advanced Metal Etching, Ligonier,
Ind., has revised its website, www.
metaletching.com, with a new design
and simplified navigation. The website
features new product and processing
images and updated information on
the company’s photochemical etching
capabilities, industries, and process/
The site also features a company pro-
file, contact information, blog posts,
and a request a quote form. Visitors
can sign up for news, updates, and blog
articles. The company supplies photo-
chemical etching services for thin, flat
metal parts for prototype and produc-
tion requirements to such industries as
stamping, electronics, medical, com-
puter, and aerospace.
Cidan Machinery, a manufacturer
of sheet metal fabricating machinery
with U.S. operations in Peachtree City,
Ga., has redesigned its website at www.
cidanmachinery.com. The site now al-
lows visitors to select a machine, cus-
tomize the features that best meet their
needs, and submit it for a quote. Other
new features include an events page
and a contact form to schedule training.
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n;Improved angular consistency n;Control distortion of holes and slots near bend lines
n;Form even shorter flanges n;Consistently form short or tapered flanges
n;Improve productivity— n;Virtually eliminate die marking
eliminate secondary operations