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Peddinghaus and American Punch: Shared Values & Commitment

Peddinghaus and American Punch: sharing a comittment to customer service and producing quality products. Peddinghaus Corporation has been a leader in structural steel fabrication technology since its founding in 1903. Branching out into ironworkers in 1931, the company has consistently provided important innovations for the structural steel and metal working industries. These include a [...]

By |2020-03-09T13:11:30+00:00February 27th, 2020|General, Ironworker Tooling|

Introducing the Punch Pack– Ironworker Punch and Die Kit

Introducing the Punch Pak Punch and Die Kit When our customers speak, we listen. One of the most frequent questions we get when people order ironworker tooling is if we have punch and die kits that could meet their standard requirements. Other customers admit they know they need additional punch and die sizes but [...]

By |2020-02-19T19:25:47+00:00January 19th, 2020|General, Ironworker Tooling|

Decade in Review for Ironworker & Precision Tooling

Decade in Review for Ironworker & Precision Tooling With 2020 nearly at our doorstep, it’s worth taking the time to look at the last decade and the tremendous changes we’ve undertaken here at American Punch. To start, let’s step back to 2008 and the start of the Great Recession, which hit the steel fabrication [...]

By |2020-01-02T14:32:22+00:00December 30th, 2019|General, Ironworker Tooling, Precision Tooling|

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, as [...]

By |2020-02-19T19:31:59+00:00September 13th, 2019|General|

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|

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|