Efficient Bending with Electric Press Brakes By Lynn Stanley (Reposted from the FF Journal)
Comeq’s electric press brake reduces material handling and setup times for fabricators
October 2011 – Despite a fluctuating global economy and on-again, off-again gains in U.S. manufacturing, Boltswitch Inc., Crystal Lake, Ill., and CR Metal Products, St. Louis, are finding ways to raise profit margins. Their strategies included investing in a Safan electric press brake. The move helped the two companies squeeze greater efficiencies from their bending operations with some surprising results.