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FABTECH Exhibit Showcases Precision Tooling

FABTECH 2019 is just a memory now, but we came away with many opportunities to build on for the future. This year’s show was held in Chicago and offered a chance for us to showcase our manufacturing growth and products. Our team expressed our dedication to headed and ball lock punches, along with numerous [...]

By |2019-12-02T15:16:29+00:00November 18th, 2019|General, Ironworker Tooling, Precision Tooling|

See Our Precision Tooling at FABTECH 2019

It’s nearly time for FABTECH, the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industry’s biggest trade show held this year in Chicago, and we’re looking forward to seeing everyone and sharing information on our great precision tooling capabilities. Our precision tooling is perfectly suited for a wide range of applications, including: Stamping Automotive Appliance Truck [...]

By |2019-10-22T19:44:21+00:00October 22nd, 2019|General, Precision Tooling|

Honoring the Scotchman Ironworker Tradition

For over 50 years, Scotchman Industries Inc. has been a trusted name among ironworker manufacturers, and American Punch has been pleased to provide replacement Scotchman punches, dies and shear blades from our very beginning. A proud made-in-America manufacturer based in Philip, S.D., Scotchman offers more than a dozen ironworker models in three distinct styles, [...]

By |2019-09-13T15:49:03+00:00September 13th, 2019|General|

Precision Tooling for Today & Tomorrow

With 2019 passing the halfway mark, it’s a great time to look back at American Punch’s start in ironworker tooling as well as our expansion into precision tooling. In the Beginning When Bill and Bob Olson founded American Punch in 1990, they knew there was a better way to provide tooling for the ironworkers [...]

By |2019-07-25T13:34:55+00:00July 25th, 2019|Precision Tooling|

Specialty Tooling from American Punch at NASCC 2019

We’ve recently returned from NASCC 2019, which provided a great opportunity for us to exhibit our specialty tooling for the structural steel industry. Held in St. Louis this year, the Steel Conference is billed as the industry’s premier educational and networking event, bringing together structural engineers, structural steel fabricators, erectors, detailers, and architects. Conference [...]

By |2019-05-13T19:41:56+00:00May 13th, 2019|General, Ironworker Tooling, Structural Steel Tooling|

Meeting Our Punch and Die Customers’ Lean Manufacturing Needs

As more and more of our customers adopt lean manufacturing techniques, American Punch is taking definitive steps to ensure we continue to meet their punch and die needs. With our customers’ move to lean manufacturing, we’re now filling smaller punch and die orders on a more frequent basis. Customers no longer order hundreds of [...]

By |2019-01-02T14:54:17+00:00December 17th, 2018|General, Ironworker Tooling|

Precision Tooling Gains Notice at FABTECH 2018

FABTECH 2018 proved to be another great experience for American Punch, with interest in our precision tooling capabilities running high. Of particular interest were our standard and made-to-order headed, ball lock, ejector and pilot punches, as well as press fit, shoulder and ball lock buttons. Booth visitors also were impressed with the accuracy and [...]

By |2018-11-20T17:11:39+00:00November 20th, 2018|General, Precision Tooling|

See Ironworker Tooling from American Punch at FABTECH

FABTECH 2018 is nearly here, and we’re getting our ironworker tooling ready for the show. The expo is billed as North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event. FABTECH is the perfect opportunity for you to see firsthand the great tooling we design and manufacture for our customers. We’ll be at Booth [...]

By |2018-10-16T17:20:16+00:00October 16th, 2018|Ironworker Tooling|

Special Tooling Delivers When Last-Minute Design Change is Needed

When an American Punch customer realized it needed a design change, the request for special tooling came at the last-possible minute: The shop had already completed punching all 48,000 units for the project. Only as assembly was about to begin, it became clear that the 26mm round hole indicated in the original print needed [...]

By |2018-07-11T16:19:39+00:00June 15th, 2018|General|

See our Structural Steel Tooling at NASCC

See our tooling up close and personal at NASCC 2018! We look forward to two things in early April: Opening day and the annual NASCC Steel Conference. American Punch is excited to once again exhibit at this year’s conference, set for April 11-13 in Baltimore. We’ll be spotlighting the products and services that engineers [...]

By |2018-04-05T21:25:47+00:00April 5th, 2018|General, Ironworker Tooling|