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Automatic Feed Company (AFCO) has named Joe Andriette as director of sales and marketing, responsible for providing strategic leadership over these areas of the company. This includes coordinating and implementing sales and product development across existing customers as well as new domestic and international markets.
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Automatic Feed Company (AFCO) has named Derek Faber as manager for the company’s AIM™ (Automation Integration Manager) software offering. In this position, Faber will be responsible for supervising the AIM technical team and supporting all AIM customer installations. AIM encompasses a range of manufacturing management software that provides visibility into information from the factory floor...
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Automatic Feed Company (AFCO) announces its in-stock equipment program, designed to improve program launch times for automotive customers. AFCO keeps an inventory of its precision cassette levellers, manufactured to stock and ready for completion to customer specifications within a short delivery time.
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Automatic Feed Company (AFCO) announces its drives and controls upgrades for coil processing equipment, which increase production output while lowering energy usage and costs. One customer’s recent switch from DC to AC drives on their cut-to-length line and stacking equipment has achieved a 76% cost and power consumption savings.
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Automatic Feed Company’s (AFCO) coil-fed high pressure hot water washers eliminate oil and contamination on aluminum and various metals that can cause visible part defects during the stamping process. These washers strip away any particles above 20 to 40 microns (.000788” to .001576”) and greater from the material to improve surface quality.
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Automatic Feed Company’s (AFCO) coil-fed lubricant brush washers feature low pressure spray headers and counter-rotating brushes to clean debris off stock while leaving a fresh oil film on the material to optimize surface quality prior to the forming process. This ongoing cleaning and control of the lubricant oil helps to improve quality and productivity.
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Automatic Feed Company (AFCO) has announced its new heavy gauge straighteners designed for processing steel up to, and even beyond, 0.50” thick materials. The robust construction and capacity of this machine makes it well suited for manufacturers of heavy gauge steel applications such as truck and automotive frames, wheels, and other heavy vehicle components. With...
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Automatic Feed Company (AFCO) has announced the availability of its vacuum in-die conveyors that can remove multiple blanks through the exit end of the press, eliminating the need for side-out conveyors or side stackers as well as increasing productivity. Based upon a standard Automatic Feed design, the sizing of the conveyor system is adapted to...
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Automatic Feed Company (AFCO) announces the availability of its newest generation of bundle turnovers, also known as inverters, which automate the process of flipping over an entire stack of material 180-degrees bottom over top. This equipment eliminates the difficult task of flipping over metal blanks by hand or by crane, reducing the potential of damage...
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Automatic Feed Company (AFCO) announces the availability of its newest generation of precision cassette levelers. These levelers are designed specifically for advanced and ultra-high-strength steel, tailor welded blanks, and surface critical steel and aluminum. In addition to a wide range of material types, they provide superior flatness for a wide range of material widths, thicknesses, and...
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