Join us next Wednesday, March 8, as leading roll forming expert, Paul Tiefenthal, leads us in an important presentation on the basics of the roll forming industry. Roll forming isn’t a single process carried out on a single type of system, but a family of processes performed on a variety of systems. Learning about roll forming is a matter of learning about roll forming lines, the processes they perform, and the roles and capabilities of auxiliary equipment including seam welders, and more. Discover all this and more details about what makes roll forming an indepth process.
Meet our Presenter Paul Tiefenthal:
Paul is an advanced roll form tooling engineer on the roll form tooling development team at Meta Tool Technologies (MTT), a global, full-service supplier of roll form tooling, stamping dies, prototypes, injection molds, and fixtures. Paul’s team is responsible for developing next generation processes and tooling as it pertains to roll forming. Previous experiences include Shape Corporation, where he led new tooling projects as well as the development of advanced tooling designs and processes, and with Tru-Tech Tool and Machine Corporation as Vice President of Engineering where he was responsible for the design and integration of roll forming systems for many industries. Paul is a member of and a Past Chairman of FMA’s Roll Forming Council.
For over 50 years, The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International®, (FMA) has been advocating for the growth and sustainability of the North American metal processing, forming, and fabricating industries. They work toward uniting thousands of metal fabrication professionals to move the industry forward through valuable training programs, industry-exclusive networking events, market-leading publications and trade shows.To secure the future of metal fabrication, FMA encourages students to pursue manufacturing careers through camps and scholarship programs that develop some of the industry’s brightest minds.
*** Entries are being accepted for FMA’s 2023 FMA and CNA Safety Awards through March 6, 2023. One of metal fabrication’s most prestigious honors, awards recognize manufacturers’ commitment to accident prevention, safety in the workplace and employees’ safe work habits. Click HERE for program details and how to submit. The top finalists and award winners will be recognized during FMA’s Safety Conference this May 9-10, 2023.