roll forming

Greg Knight Acquires Komppa Machinery Group Inc.

Business to be Renamed Knight Manufacturing. Milwaukee-based business owner Greg Knight has acquired Komppa Machinery Group Inc. (KMG), a Brookfield-based manufacturer of roll forming machinery. Marcus Poppler has joined Knight as a minority owner of the company. The company is to be renamed Knight Manufacturing, and will continue to manufacture roll...

Bradbury Group Forms Alliance with LaserCoil

The Bradbury Group has entered into a strategic alliance with LaserCoil Technologies LLC (Napoleon, OH). Through this agreement both companies will promote turnkey coil fed laser blanking solutions to their traditional markets. “Adding laser blanking to our capability is a great extension of our product offering,” said Bradbury Vice President of Sales...

The changing landscape of roll forming

The explosive growth of regional metal roll forming businesses in the U.S., coupled with an influx of foreign raw material has had a significant impact on established companies that once exclusively supplied wall and roof panel for the metal construction industry. Rural Builder interviewed two established companies—McElroy Metal and Everlast Roofing...

Roofinox Stainless Steel Chosen For Coastal & Marine Environments

Lifetime Tool & Building Products of Winchester, Virginia, will be sourcing material for the stainless steel version of its highly popular Ultimate Pipe Flashing from Roofinox America, the U.S. arm of Roofinox International, a leading supplier of quality stainless steel specifically designed for roofing and roll-forming in Europe. Lifetime Tool &...

Samco Machinery Offers High-Performance Auto Adjust Panel Line

Samco Machinery has introduced an “on-the-fly” auto adjust panel line with stiffening ribs. This is a continuous and high performance roll forming line with a blank feeding operation. The line can run variable speeds from 0 up to maximum 200 feet per minute via variable frequency drive. Top speed is based...

New Tech Machinery Involved In Unique Project

When it comes to metal roofing, oftentimes projects materialize that require a second look. Metal allows builders to incorporate colors and designs that would not have had such an impressive outcome with any other material. Portable roll forming manufacturer New Tech Machinery, located in Denver, Colorado, recently came across a project...

Roll-Kraft honored by visit from Ohio Supreme Court Justice

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon L. Kennedy visited Roll-Kraft on her recent trip to northeast Ohio.  She met with Roll-Kraft president, Chuck Gehrisch, and several other of the company’s management team.  She toured the Roll-Kraft headquarters facility in Mentor, Ohio, and closely observed the operation of the twenty-first century manufacturing plant. ...

Curveline offers new marketing tools

Curveline has developed new marketing tools designed to assist with the educational efforts of Curveline’s roll former customers. Dennis Klocek, Curveline’s Technical Manager, stated, “Curveline is a third party processor for the entire roll forming industry. So, so we want to provide the necessary tools our customers need to promote their...

ATAS Adds New Equipment

Allentown, Pa. – ATAS International, Inc. has added a Finn-Power E5 Compact Express Servo Electric Turret Punch Press to its headquarters facility. The machine is designed for punching, notching, nibbling, forming and bending. It accommodates 48- by 96-inch sheets and can nibble complex shapes at a speed of 800 hits per...