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Wednesday, October 05, 2011


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Formtek Fall Newsletter

 Updated Formtek Website

We are pleased to announce the newly updated Formtek Group website. 

 Formtek Group Website 5


See us at Fabtech in Chicago

It's trade show season!  While you are planning your trips, be sure to stop and see us at any of the following events to answer questions about your upcoming machinery needs.

Fabtech International
Booth Number 1301 (and 3123)
Chicago, Illinois
November 14-17, 
Click Here for Free Attendee Passes

North America's largest metal forming show is coming up.  Visit us at the show to see how Formtek's roll forming and tooling solutions can solve your manufacturing needs.

While at Fabtech, take time out to meet the leaders of FMA's new Young Professional's Council (YPC) in an atmosphere where you can relax, refresh and connect.  This new group of 18-35 year-old industry members is dedicated to relating with the next generation, squashing perceptions of outdated manufacturing concepts and driving industry forward.  Join the pre-game festivities following Fabtech on Monday, November 14th at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Wacker Drive in the Truffles Room.  This is the FMA Headquarters Hotel and the festivities will begin promptly at 6:30pm.  Call             888-394-4362       to RSVP and be entered in the raffle for a team jersey of your choosing!  $10 donation suggested to support the youth activities of FMA's Foundation, Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs (NBT)*

*NBT inspires the next generation of manufacturers, inventors and entrepreneurs through manufacturing summer camps and scholarships.


Available Stock Machine

Dahlstrom Roll Former In-Stock
Formtek has the following Dahlstrom roll former in-stock and available for quick delivery to capitalize on the 2011 tax incentive!

Dahlstrom 400-18 (2007)
  - Eighteen (18) Forming Stations
  - 12" Roll Space
  - 4" to 7" Vertical Adjustment Range
  - Equal Gear Ratio
  - 1½" Diameter Roll Shafts
  - 25 HP Variable Speed AC Drive System for 100 FPM Base Line Speed

For more information, contact to discuss your application and a quotation.


Recent Shipments

Formtek Installs Roll Forming System for Cable Tray

Formtek recently delivered a roll forming system for the manufacture of cable tray components.  The pre-punched roll forming system combined the expertise of Rowe press feed equipment, Yoder rafted roll forming machine and Hill Engineering custom hydraulic cutoff system, to provide the customer a high-speed production system for their cable tray components.  See the video of the machine at Video of Cable Tray.  For more information, contact

Yoder Delivers Pipe Mill Entry EquipmentYoder Pipe Mill

Yoder recently delivered new entry equipment for a customer's existing 6-5/8" Pipe Mill.  The new double holddown, double peeler system is an upgrade from the customers original setup.  With hands-free threading, the new equipment adds the capability of peeling off top or bottom, to accommodate the burr direction of incoming material and a thickness capacity of 3/8", high-strength steel.  For more information,

See us on Facebook

Formtek can now bring you updates on Facebook.  Any news updates, press releases, trade shows and events will be updated on Facebook.  Click on our profile and "friend" us to get our updates in your news feed!

 Rely on the Strength of Formtek

This recession has hit everyone in the metal forming industry; including our customers, competitors and vendors as well as us.  Additionally, there have been several casualties of idling, restructure and liquidations.  Among these casualties are companies with names similar to ours, such as FormTech, which have no relation to the Formtek Group.

With the financial backing of our parent company, Mestek, Inc., the Formtek Group has maintained a strong balance sheet to weather the storm of this recession.  You can be sure to count on us now and in the future for your metal forming needs, whether it is new equipment, parts or service, we are here for you.


   Fabtech 2011  

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